The 2017 World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo was a huge success!

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We want to give a special thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo!

Close to 3,000 people attended the event, which featured about 150 different vendors, several keynote speakers, cannabis workshops, and an array of panel discussions with industry leaders.

Join us next year as we continue our coverage on topics like the use of cannabis to treat opioid addiction and the medical benefits of cannabis among professional athletes and children. For more information on how to purchase tickets, advertise with us, or become a sponsor for next year’s conference, please call 888-316-9085 or email

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World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo

Friday April 21, 2017General Admission12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Friday April 21, 2017VIP Event and All Day Expo12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Friday April 21, 2017Expo VIP5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Saturday April 22, 2017General Admission10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday April 22, 2017CME Course (Ticket Required)11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Featured Cannabis Workshops, Presentations & Events

  • How Can I Cook With Cannabis?
  • Med-Tech, Data & How It Can Advance the Industry
  • Medical Cannabis for Children
  • Cannabis Testing & Quality Control
  • Alternative Cannabanoid Treatments with CBD
  • From Opioids to Cannabis
  • International Legalization Opportunities that Come With It
  • Professionals Entering Cannabis Industry
  • Pennsylvania Update
  • Cannabis for Veterans
  • Ag-Tech & Building a Sustainable Industry
  • Update on Banking
  • Angels, Funds & Family Offices
  • Activism & How Businesses Get Involved
  • Topicals, Tinctures, Capsules, Edibles
  • Becoming a Caregiver 101
  • Industrial Hemp & the Opportunities Outside of CBD
  • Government Movers & Shakers
  • First Time Cannabis Patients
  • Creating a Lasting & Sophisticated Brand
  • Extraction Discussion & Best Practices
  • Before Dispensary Doors Open
  • Higher Education & It’s Role in the Industry
  • Canada, Impact & Opportunities
  • Building a Diversified Industry
  • Compliance and Credibility, the Evolution of Cannabis Testing
  • Researchers Conversation
  • PotBotics Workshop
  • Lexaria Private Session
  • Cannabis & Social Media
  • Cannabis Education, Research, & Commercialization
  • Investing Into Cannabis Research
  • Athletes for CARE
  • Exploring the Legislative and Regulatory Landscape for Cannabis
  • Live Presentation from Dr. Cyril Wecht
  • Live Remote Broadcasting with Q 92.9 FM
  • Cannabis Commodity vs. Cannabis Quality
  • 280E Tax Law
  • Children & Cannabis
  • Canadian Success in Marijuana
  • Lexaria Hemp & Technology Talk
  • Compassionate Certification Centers
  • Greenhouse Ventures Announcements
  • Professional Athletes & Cannabis
  • Live Remote Broadcasting with Bob FM
  • Meet & Greet with Ricky Williams
  • Entertainment by Sound Molecule Productions
  • Cocktails, Beer & Libations
  • Live Interviews with the Cannabis Reporter
  • Physician/Provider Medical Marijuana CME Course

Who Attended this Conference?


Health Care Providers


Guest Speakers

Product/Service Pitchers


Need Help Planning for Next Year’s Conference?

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