New SXSW track recognizes budding opportunities in cannabis industry

As state laws about marijuana progress in the Unites States, investors, businesses and cannabis-savvy individuals have high hopes for a cannabis industry movement deemed the “Green Rush.”

South By Southwest, not one to be left behind the curve, upgraded cannabusiness from a mere trend to a full track for 2019. From March 14–16, SXSW will offer sessions that explore cannabusiness and how it intersects with sustainability, wellness and more. The sessions will be open to all SXSW badgeholders. 

Entrepreneurs already in the cannabusiness space said it was only a matter of time before SXSW included cannabusiness as a track. Robert Flannery, founder and CEO of Dr. Robb Farms, said it fits in well into SXSW culture. 

“SXSW has always been a place for forward-thinking individuals to come together and discuss what’s going on in their worlds,” Flannery said. “Cannabusiness is absolutely perfect for that.”

Flannery is speaking in a SXSW panel about starting a cannabusiness

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