(PRWEB) July 30, 2014
Cannabis Professional University announces that world-renowned medical cannabis research expert Dr. Robert Melamede, a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, has been added to the list of speakers at the Cannabis Business Seminar in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sunday August 3 from 9 am until 5 pm at the Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel.
Dr. Melamede is the retired Chairman of the Biology Department at the University of Colorado, where he continues to teach and research cannabinoids, cancer, and DNA repair. Dr. Melamede is recognized as a leading authority on the therapeutic uses of cannabis, and has authored or co-authored dozens of papers on a wide variety of scientific subjects. He is currently the President & CEO of Cannabis Science Inc., a pioneering U.S. biotech company that is focused on developing pharmaceutical cannabis products.
Legal medical cannabis sales are expected to eclipse the $8 billion per year mark by 2018. CPU is dedicated to preparing individuals who wish to participate in the legal cannabis industry and its ancillary businesses. Cannabis Professional University is widely respected across the country for its responsible approach to cannabis career education.
Dr. Melamede joins a group of expert speakers who are scheduled to appear including:
Suzanne A. Sisley, MD: Cannabis Clinical Researcher; Professor, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Perry Parks, CW 4 US Army Retired: Spokesman for Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access and North Carolina Cannabis Patients’ Network
Rod Kight: Attorney and Cancer Survivor; Medical Cannabis Advocate
Vanessa West: General Manager of Metropolitan Wellness Center, Washington D.C. Medical Cannabis Dispensary
Corey Barnette: Principal at District Growers and Cultivator for Metropolitan Wellness Center, Washington D.C. Medical Cannabis Dispensary
Ben Scales: Author of North Carolina Medical Marijuana Legislation and Candidate for Buncombe County District Attorney
Scotty Levy, CPA: Levy & Levy, CPAs, MMJ Accounting Services
George Ward: President of East Tennessee NORML
Tickets for the event are available in limited quantities and may be purchased online at http://cannaprou.org/. Prospective attendees can email questions to study(at)cannaprou(dot)org or call Cannabis Professional University at (417) 766-9777.