The Hempfest Cannabis expo brought everything to a standstill in downtown Edmonton venue with both buyers and sellers flocking the venue. The event was for the first time held in the country since Cannabis was made legal in October 2018. More than 60 participants in the industry came in to showcase their products as well as seek and or provide information to other participants. The expo also aimed at helping both buyers and sellers connect with the industry by finding or creating new relations that will help them further their knowledge about marijuana and its beneficial use to both individuals and the community at large.
Since the legalization of the drug for both medicinal and recreation use, there has been a lot of change in public perception towards it asserted the expo founder Sacha Hockenhull. So much interest has been directed to marijuana as people seek more information about its use and benefits. Hucknall went on to say that, its the public interest that has changed in the event and not legalization. According to him, legalization only changed the enforcement with AGLC having the responsibility of ensuring compliance with the industry.
With 3 sixty secure company providing security services to the industry, the rate of growth has been impressive with the industry realizing new clients every single day. Being one of the nations at forefront seeking the acceptance of cannabis globally, Canada has made tremendous steps in legalizing and shaping its industry.
It is owing to some challenges facing the industry, there a lot to learn about growth, insurance and safe transportation of cannabis.
At the Hempfest cannabis expo, consumers, entrepreneurs, job seekers, patients, and leaders were all brought together to learn more about one of the most valuable plants on the planet. The industry leaders and experts brought new knowledge and skills and were engaged in presentations and discussions about the growth and beneficial use of cannabis. Marijuana considered one of the fastest growing industries in Canada, thanks to the Hempfest cannabis expo which has seen its popularity grow beyond borders.