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International Cannabis Business Conference: Launch or Improve Your Cannabis Business

This unique event provides crucial information regarding cannabis commerce laws and insight into where the industry is headed.

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International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) for entrepreneurs, dispensaries, growers and industry professionals is Saturday, September 13th & Sunday, September 14th, 2014

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) is coming to Portland! It all takes place Saturday, September 13th and Sunday, September 14th at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon.

The conference features preeminent cannabis industry entrepreneurs such as Steve DeAngelo and Ed Rosenthal and political leaders like Congressman Earl Blumenauer and Sebastopol, California, Mayor Robert Jacobs. The event also features an exclusive industry exhibit hall.

“The International Cannabis Business Conference will provide great detail into opportunities on the ground now in states such as Oregon, Washington, Colorado and California. Additionally, we are proud to have speakers from countries such as Canada and Uruguay that are helping the cannabis industry grow globally,” stated Alex Rogers, who also serves as CEO of Northwest Alternative Health, one of Oregon’s most successful medical cannabis clinics.

“Attendees in the cannabis industry, or thinking of joining the industry will learn about current medical and recreational laws, and business opportunities in ancillary fields.” The conference includes presentations from Tom Burns, head of Oregon Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program and attorneys Leland Berger, Dave Kopilak and John Mansfield, who have extensive experience practicing law in Oregon.

Attorney Brian Vicente will provide legal information about Colorado’s booming cannabis laws while Robert McVay will explain Washington’s rules and regulations.

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Dominic Corva, Russ Belville, Dave McCullick, Diane Fornbacher, among others, will also cast light onto how cannabis commerce is working for entrepreneurs, patients and consumers. Troy Dayton will explain opportunities in the industry as well as ancillary fields.

Congressman Earl Blumenauer will detail the latest workings in Congress and how he sees the federal government moving forward regarding marijuana laws.

Oregon legislators Peter Buckley and Floyd Prozanski will explain the inner workings of implementing marijuana law reform at the state level, providing great advice to attendees, regardless of their state. “Marijuana laws are evolving in Oregon and across the country as a majority of voters now support regulating, legalizing and taxing marijuana,” states Anthony Johnson, Executive Director of the Oregon Cannabis Industry Association.

“It is important for industry participants to be extremely knowledgeable of the ever-changing rules and regulations and understand good neighbor practices.

"The International Cannabis Business Conference is providing great information that will help the cannabis industry succeed and responsibly create good jobs and generate additional revenue for their local communities.” Highlighted by keynote presentations from industry legend Steve DeAngelo and bestselling author and pioneering blogger, Andrew Sullivan, the International Cannabis Business Conference will provide valuable information and networking opportunities for attendees.

This entertaining and engaging event is not to be missed if you want to succeed in the emerging cannabis industry.

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