LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GB Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) announces that CEO John Poss and Chief Science Officer Dr. Andrea Small-Howard will be featured on panels at the Digital Hollywood's California Cannabis Forum at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles.
On October 17th, Dr. Small-Howard will be joined by biopharma research leaders from Phylos Bioscience and Tilray to discuss GB Sciences' groundbreaking innovations in treating neurological disorders, inflammatory disorders, cardiovascular disease, and chronic pain. In addition, Dr. Small-Howard will speak to the company's global research footprint, including a new collaboration with the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece to use cultivar analysis to determine treatment applications.
On October 18th, Mr. Poss will speak to GB Sciences' collaboration with the Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla & Cupeño Indians, a federally recognized tribe whose 25,000 acre reservation is located in San Diego County. In 2017, GB Sciences and Los Coyotes signed a memorandum of understanding to co-develop cultivation and manufacturing operations on tribal land. Mr. Poss will be joined by tribal leaders from the California Native American Cannabis Association (CNACA) to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing California's tribes in the cannabis market.
Their participation, which follows on Dr. Small-Howard's panel at September's "State of Cannabis" conference in Long Beach, reflects increased GB Sciences visibility and recognition in the California cannabis market.
Digital Hollywood debuted in 1994 and is among the leading entertainment trade conferences; and debuted its Cannabis Forum last year, following adult use legalization. Over 15,000 top executives in the film, television, music, technology and cannabis industries attend Digital Hollywood events annually.
Panel details are below:
Wednesday, October 17
1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
The Science of Medical Cannabis: Matching Strains, Potency and Dosage to Specific Diseases and Disorders
Dr. Andrea Small-Howard, Chief Science Officer, GB Sciences (GBS)
Jessica Assaf, Founder, Cannabis Feminist, co-founder, Hempia
Tim Blake, Founder and Producer, The Emerald Cup
Dr. Catherine Jacobson, Director of Clinical Research, Tilray
Sundarajan Mutialu, Chief Technology Officer and Co-CEO, AZENTIVE
Mowgli Holmes, PhD, co-founder, CEO, Phylos Bioscience
David Traub, Co-Founder, Epiphany Film Fund, Moderator
Thursday, October 18
The Luncheon at Skirball Center
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Native American Leadership in the Cannabis Industry
Tina Braithwaite, former, Chairwoman, Benton Paiute Tribe
John Poss, CEO, GB Sciences
David Vilapondo, Executive Director, Ilpay Nation, Santa Ysabel Tribal Cannabis Regulatory Agency and Interim Executive Director, California Native American Cannabis Association (CNACA)
Cameron Keluche, President and CEO, KelSie Biotech
Moderator - Amanda Chicago Lewis, Columnist, Rolling Stone
Event registration can be found here:
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GB Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) is a diverse cannabis company, focused on standardized cultivation and production methods; as well as biopharmaceutical research and development. The Company's goal is creating safe, standardized, pharmaceutical-grade, cannabinoid therapies that target a variety of medical conditions. To learn more about GB Sciences, Inc., go to: http://gbsciences.com.
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