Third annual cannabis convention rolls out this weekend

People interested in exploring business opportunities in Maine’s emerging cannabis industry are encouraged to attend the third annual Maine Cannabis Convention set for Oct. 14 and 15 at the Portland Sports Complex.

As Maine becomes the eighth state to legalize recreational marijuana, the Maine Cannabis Convention will explore how laws will be shaped, what business opportunities are available and how Mainers can ensure that local economies benefit from this industry. The convention is expected to draw more than 2,000 attendees, 120 industry exhibitors and more than 100 local and national speakers, according to a release from the convention organizers.

The two-day event will feature a programming track for cannabis business, careers and medicine, and a track for DIY cannabis. Session topics include how to start a career in cannabis; complying with new laws; cooking with cannabis; running a bud breakfast; medical cannabis uses and more. Attendees will also be able

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