Babson Cannabis Symposium 2015 – Redefining Entrepreneurship at Babson
A grand announcement: Babson Cannabis Symposium will be held on April 26th, 2015 from 10 am – 5 pm at Markey Commons. This event ranks Babson among the foremost colleges to have founded a Cannabis Club.
The club’s vision is to expose students at Babson College to the marijuana industry in a professional setting. Stakeholders in the club include doctors, lawyers, and entrepreneurs with experience in the industry. James He, evening MBA student and founder of the Babson Cannabis Club looks forward to setting this club up for the long haul so that Babson can sustain this space for Cannabis entrepreneurship year-after-year. The Babson Cannabis Symposium is already underway and is shaping up to be an exciting one. The theme of the Symposium is “uplifting health” and focuses on the medical uses of marijuana along with insights into the value driven marijuana industry.
A report from Greenwave Advisors on the emerging legalised marijuana industry, projects that legal cannabis could be an industry bigger than the NFL by 2020 with revenues of $35 billion if marijuana is legalised at the federal level. The report cites that 12 states plus DC will have legalised recreational marijuana in that time, with medical marijuana markets in 37 states. Currently, 23 states have legalised medical marijuana, and two have legalised the plant for recreational use. The legal marijuana industry generated roughly $1.53 billion in revenues in 2013.
With the growing opportunity and promise that this market holds the launch of the Babson Cannabis Club has caught us at a perfect moment. Let’s all be a part of an entrepreneurial disruption at Babson during this exciting and historic time!
Tickets are now available at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9996812.