Cannabis and Hemp Academia Town Hall


Saturday, October 26


11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Moderated By:

Brett Greene, Research Administrator, Center for Drug Discovery, Northeastern University


Joe Gilmore, Co-Founder & President, Massachusetts Recreational Consumer Council; Nadir Pearson, Graduate Student, Brown University; Founder/CEO, SMART (Student Marijuana Alliance for Research & Transparency); Dr. Marion McNabb, CEO & Co-Founder, Cannabis Community Care & Research Network (C3RN); Founder, MASS Hemp Coalition; Dr. Steve White, Professor, Management & Markeeting, UMass Dartmouth

Many U.S. universities have begun adding cannabis and hemp courses to their curricula.  Whether in the plant sciences, law, public affairs, medicine, biology, and many more disciplines, cannabis is finding its way into academia at every turn.  Is cannabis in the classroom a fad? Or will this billion dollar industry  continue to spread to New England Universities?