Just a few weeks before the slated legalization of Marijuana by the federal government, a huge event regarding the cannabis industry is coming to Saint John.
It's being presented by Civilized and the World Cannabis Congress is expected to bring more than 350 industry, thought and celebrity leaders from a number of countries when it takes place June 10-12th.
Civilized Founder and Publisher Derek Riedle tells CHSJ News says we have come a long way as far as the cannabis industry is concerned
"California legalized medically in 1996, Canada followed about a decade later, but the pace of social change is something we have really, really seen increase over the past few years." says Riedle.
The provincial Finance Minister Cathy Rogers announced $150,000 in funding through ONB and Saint John-Rothesay MP announced $125,000 in funding.
For details on the event click here