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FLORIDA CANNABIS COALITION ANNOUNCES CANNA-STOCK AT THE HARD ROCK - Friday, September 26th

FINAL MEDICAL MARIJUANA BUSINESS & EDUCATION SUMMIT OF 2014

TAMPA BAY, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Florida Cannabis Coalition announced today that the final installment of its 2014 medical cannabis event series will take place on Friday, September 26th at the Hard Rock Hotel in Casino in Hollywood, FL. The event is the first in Florida to feature the Washington D.C. based Marijuana Policy Project, the largest organization working solely on marijuana policy reform in the United States. Others speaking at the event include leadership from Florida NORML, political candidates an the CannaMoms, as well as Steep Hill Halent, the nation's original and leading cannabis testing facilities and licensing The MedMen. Tickets and a complete lineup are available through www.FloridaCannabisCoalition.com or by visiting the following link: http://fcc.ticketleap.com/cannastock/. The event begins at 10:30AM. Press is invited and encouraged to arrive early at 9:00AM.

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"Over the past five months we have worked tirelessly to bring the very best talent and experience from the medical cannabis world to so many Floridians eager to tap the potential of this amazing plant," said Tom Quigley, CEO of Florida Cannabis Coalition. "From Harborside Health Center's Steve DeAngelo, Gaia's Meg Sanders, Ebbu's Dooma Wendusch, Northwest Leaf's Tyler Makwart, and The Hope Clinic's Greta Carter, to Cannabinoid Specialist Dr. Wilson-King MD, The MedMen's Adam Bierman, Cathy Jordan, theCannaMoms, and some of Florida's top attorneys, we are very proud the high-quality of education and opportunity we have been able to provide. We are excited to cap off this series with some truly exceptional new speakers, fresh content and some major announcements for the future."

"This is way beyond what people normally think of as marijuana. This is cannabis, it's the future, and it's greater than anyone ever anticipated," said Pete Sessa, COO of Florida Cannabis Coalition. "It's healing the sick, providing sustainable agriculture, feeding the hungry, stimulating the economy, achieving social justice, decreasing drug-related mortality, making roads safer, and we have barely even scratched the potential of industrial hemp, the most versatile cover crop on Earth, which makes everything from concrete to sustainable raw material for 3-D printing. We are changing the world and we want everyone to be part of it!"

CannaStock is the culmination of the organization's five-part event series including the premier event in Ybor City, CannaBiz Day Orlando, CannaEd Day Boca Ratonand CannaDay Tampa Bay. Speakers include cultivator Brad Weinstock – Master Cultivator, Tyler Markwart – Author, Plant Scientist, Entrepreneur, Karen Goldstein & Carlos Hermida – Florida NORML, Dooma Wendschuh– Founder of Ebbu, Adrian Wylie – Florida Candidate for Governor, Bill Wohlsifer – Florida Candidate for Attorney General, Steve Edmonds – Hemp 4 Water, The CannaMoms, Dr. Wilson-King – Cannabinoid Specialist, John Markis – CPA, Adam Bierman - The MedMen, Tony Gallo - Loss Prevention Specialist, Adam Mintz - Steep Hill Labs and Kelley Crosson - Marijuana Policy Project among others.

Topics will include: CBD, THC, Charlotte's Web and Amendment 2; meeting patient needs; best business practices when entering into a startup opportunity; funding; risk assessment; cultivation; plant science; accounting (US Tax Code 280e and more); compliance & legalities; current activism and lobbying; licensing and much more.

Florida Cannabis Coalition is a membership-based organization providing a central touch-point for credible professional services, strategic guidance, planning and resources for those in the medical cannabis sector. Florida Cannabis Coalition is committed to the safe and successful implementation of and new medical cannabis laws throughout Florida and is comprised of only the most scrupulous individuals and organizations in the business community. Learn more at www.FloridaCannabisCoalition.com.

Media Contact: Peter Sessa, Florida Cannabis Coalition, 813-351-9784, [email protected]

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