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CBD IN EUROPE AND BEYOND PANEL DISCUSSION moderated by Mary Patton ICBC Berlin 2018
CBD IN EUROPE AND BEYOND PANEL DISCUSSION moderated by Mary Patton ICBC Berlin 2018
CBD IN EUROPE AND BEYOND PANEL DISCUSSION moderated by Mary Patton ICBC Berlin 2018
CBD IN EUROPE AND BEYOND PANEL DISCUSSION moderated by Mary Patton ICBC Berlin 2018
CBD IN EUROPE AND BEYOND PANEL DISCUSSION moderated by Mary Patton ICBC Berlin 2018
CBD IN EUROPE AND BEYOND PANEL DISCUSSION moderated by Mary Patton ICBC Berlin 2018

CBD IN EUROPE AND BEYOND PANEL DISCUSSION moderated by Mary Patton ICBC Berlin 2018

International Cannabis Business Conference - 2018-05-03

CBD IN EUROPE AND BEYOND Panel Discussion moderated by Mary Patton - Cannabis Consultant CBD is not subject to the Narcotics Act in most European countries. This has led to a true run on CBD products in the course of the public discussion on medical cannabis. The medical potential, its legal status and recent studies on anti-psychotic and anti-inflammatory properties of the non-psychoactive cannabinoid have caused a plethora of CBD products not only in Switzerland, Austria and Germany but also worldwide. In 2016, the first CBD-rich hemp flowers received approval as a tobacco substitute in Switzerland. Mary Patton is a seasoned business executive and veteran cannabis activist whose professional career path has taken her from award-winning marketing campaigns, working with clients such as Intel and Sun Microsystems for L!VE Marketing, to high profile entertainment industry positions with KZOK FM Radio, Harpo Studios, Rhino Entertainment, and Amoeba Music, before settling full-time into the cannabis industry with a focus on policy reform and business development. What began as a volunteer passion project in the early 1990s, eventually became a life's mission when she left her career in media, marketing and entertainment, to join top cannabis lobbying organization, The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) as Director of VIP Relations in 2008. Combining business savvy with her production, marketing and communications skills, Ms. Patton enlisted and engaged high-profile celebrity advocates to speak out on cannabis prohibition, organized star-studded fundraising events and helped to change the social narrative and attitudes surrounding marijuana to advance the legalization movement. After leaving MPP, Mary worked with Gov. Gary Johnson's Our America Initiative, then joined his campaign team on his 2012 run for President of the United States. Since 2010, Ms. Patton has been a sought-after cannabis industry consultant, lending her expertise and advice to cannabis industry start-ups, many of which have gone on to become some of the top companies in the cannabis industry.