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Cannabis consulting firm to co-host second ganja conference in Barbados

Cannabis growing in a greenhouse (File photo)

Canadian-based firm Cannabis Global Consultants (CGC) said on January 28 that it is ramping up consulting services for start-ups, established businesses, and international governments.  The company will hold its first official event as co-host of the Barbados Medical Cannabis Conference in February.

The Medical Cannabis Conference which is in its second year will take place on February 22 to 23, in collaboration with the Barbados Medical Cannabis Licensing Authority and the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus.

CGC, in its conference announcement on Tuesday, indicated that it is a Canadian-based company, with about 15 years of combined experience, consults on cultivation, regulatory compliance, licensing, facility design/operations, security, distribution, and business strategy. 

The company also does educational conferences and offers services in traceability, seed-to-sale and quality technology, GACP and EU-GMP compliance certifications.

Partners are Lauren Booklin, Shlomo Booklin, David Hyde, and Sarah Seale, who came together for the launch of the 1st Annual Barbados Medical Cannabis Conference in Barbados last year.

Companies expected to be present at the 2020 conference include ripKurrent, Sangreen USA Inc, Marigold PR, Ethical Image, A&L Canada Laboratories Inc., and other prominent cannabis sector companies. 

The event aims to explore the benefits and safe use of medical cannabis, supported by panel talks from expert industry speakers, it is outlined.

Guest speakers listed include Shantal Munro-Knight from the Barbados Cannabis Licensing Authority; Dr Damian Cohall, who is the Deputy Dean of Pre-Clinical Sciences and Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology at The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill; and  Andrew Wilson, seed-to-sale technology specialist from Grower IQ, in addition to other cannabis industry leaders.

Cannabis Global says it aims to assist in the development of cultivation, regulatory compliance, licensing, facility design/operations, security, distribution, and business strategy for companies in the sector.