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Jay Rosenthal

June 20, 2018 by Speakers' Spotlight

Gaining Insight into the Budding Cannabis Industry

Jay Rosenthal, co-founder and president of the Business of Cannabis, joined us to share insight into the $22 billion cannabis industry heading to Canada after legalization passes this summer. He says Canada is positioned to be the hub of the global cannabis sector and discusses the impact this will have across the country.

Learn more about this budding industry in this fascinating video:

Jay Rosenthal has a 20-year career at the intersection of media, business, politics, and policy — especially as it relates to heavily regulated industries. As the co-founder and president of Business of Cannabis, Canada’s authoritative source for news and analysis of the cannabis industry, he provides context and insight into this dynamic and ever-changing Canadian sector.

In his information-packed talks, Jay explains key differentiators between cannabis regulations in Canada and the United States; the promise of medicinal cannabis; and what the future has in store for Canada as a world leader in the cannabis industry. He also looks at the impact that cannabis may have on workplaces, and the burgeoning cannabis market as it pertains to entrepreneurs, technology, finance, and trade.

Jay is a sought-after media commentator on cannabis related issues, and has appeared in The Globe and Mail, and on CBC Radio, BNN and Breakfast Television. He is also a contributor to The Huffington Post and Civilized Life.

Interested in learning more about Jay and what he can bring to your next event? Email us at info@speakers.ca.