Sep 28 Business Breakfast: Cannabis: From the Shadows to a Billion Dollar Pharmaceutical Industry

THIS EVENT IS CO-SPONSORED BY THE NSTC BIOSCIENCES GROUP

Speaker: James Kurnick, M.D., Founder and CEO of MassMedicum

Sponsor: Gordon W. Ulen, CPA

Registration and Networking begin at 7 a.m.; Program at 7:45.

Late Registration (after online registration closes): Walkins always welcomed; advance registration preferred.

Description

James Kurnick, M.D., Founder and CEO of MassMedicum, is a physician / scientist with an interest in assuring the same principles applied to conventional medications are followed for development of cannabis-based therapeutics.

Dr. Kurnick’s company, MassMedicum Corp, is one of the first 15 companies to receive a provisional licenseapproval from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to operate a Registered Marijuana Dispensary (RMD). Current market estimates forecast the Massachusetts medical marijuana market to grow to nearly $80 million in 2016, and possibly over $1 billion at full maturity.

Dr. Kurnick will discuss the historical and current cannabis market from pre-historic times until 1937 when it was Federally banned in the United States, and its more recent development into a the multi-billion-dollar industry.

About Mass Medicum Corp.

MassMedicum Corp., is one of the first 15 companies to receive a provisional license approval from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to operate a Registered Marijuana Dispensary (RMD) with up to three dispensary locations within the state.. The Company is in Phase 3 (the final phase) of licensing.

Location

PEABODY MARRIOTT
8 Centennial Drive
Peabody MA USA

Date and Time

Begins: 09/28/2016 07:00 AM
Ends: 09/28/2016 09:00 AM

Our Speaker:


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James Kurnick, M.D., is a Massachusetts Licensed Physician with
over 30 years of academic research at Mass General Hospital which included a key role in the creation of a successful drug for the treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. In an enterprise that is not affiliated with MGH, Dr. Kurnick has developed an interest in assuring the same principles applied to conventional medications are followed for development of cannabis-based therapeutics. Dr. Kurnick received an A.B. in Biology and a M.Ed. from Harvard University, and a M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine.

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Sponsored by:

Ulen & Bennett Associates

Ulen & Bennett Associates, CPA’s, located in Haverhill and Danvers, MA, with a seasonal office in Hampton Falls, NH, is a full-service CPA firm focusing on business and personal taxation. We provide individual tax preparation with the personalization that software packages can’t. We keep up-to-date with the changing tax laws, as well as your changing life events, such as the birth of a child, a new business, new home, or inheritance. Our business clients range from sole proprietors to C-Corps. We are attentive to their individual needs, from tax impact on investment decisions to the choice of benefit plan. As a CPA firm, we adhere to ethical standards and codes of professional conduct established by governmental bodies and peer organizations. We have developed this website to keep you up-to-date with the latest tax law changes and tax planning strategies.

We provide bookkeeping and payroll services to small and medium-sized businesses.

In conjunction with our investment affiliate, Retirement-Concepts, we strive for present and future tax efficiency as we work to achieve your financial objectives. Where else can you sit down with your CPA and investment advisor at the same time?

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  • Tax Return Preparation
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  • Transaction Structuring
  • Business Consulting
  • Retirement plans,
  • IRA’s, other financial needs
  • Personal and business owner life and disability insurance
  • Accounting & Bookkeeping Services
  • Payroll Service

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