Over 200 Attend Michigan Medical Cannabis Summit
The Michigan Medical Cannabis Summit was held on Thursday, April 26 at The Townsend Hotel in downtown Birmingham. Over 200 leaders from the medical cannabis community attended, including: physicians, medical professionals, commercial real estate speculators, state regulators, service providers, industry experts, and entrepreneurs.
A special keynote was presented by world renown plastic surgeon, Dr. Kongkrit Chaiyasate, of William Beaumont Hospital.
The esteemed panel featured subject matter experts: Venar Ayar, CEO of Ayar Law, Professor Zvi Benwich, Ben Gurion University, Shelly Edgerton, Michigan Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Dr. Jokubas Ziburkus, CEO of MediTaurus and Co-Founder of Canntelligence, and was moderated by Anqunette Saforh, a cannabis advocate.
The event was presented by Ayar Accounting, Signal Restoration Services, Tikun Olam, and Unloc and featured sponsor supporters Kejbou Insurance and The Reef.
Shelly Edgerton, Director of Michigan Licensing and Regulatory Affairs said, “Events like the Michigan Medical Cannabis Summit allow us to help advance LARA’s mission of creating an informed business network in the emerging medical marihuana sector. I was excited to take part in this very informative event that encouraged collaboration between medical professionals and emerging medical marihuana entrepreneurs.”
“It was a privilege for Tikun Olam to be a Presenting Sponsor for the Michigan Medical Cannabis Summit. This was a wonderful opportunity to bring together so many doctors, thought leaders and advocates with the aim of expanding everyone’s knowledge of the potential benefits of cannabis,” said Stephen Gardner, CMO of Tikun Olam USA. “Tikun Olam was pleased to share our unique perspective from over a decade of studies, research and clinical trials on this plant and look forward to further assisting the Michigan medical community and its patients in the future.”
Check out event pictures below!