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Why Meeting Planners Should Care About Cannabis

With marijuana legalization laws changing rapidly, a number of issues surrounding the substance can impact events.

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The fast-changing legal status of cannabis has introduced some important issues for meeting professionals. These include ensuring that attendees know the rules on cannabis consumption in the meeting location, the proliferation of events related to the legal cannabis industry and what exactly CBD is — and how it can be integrated into an event.

"Will we be seeing bud bars at receptions or marijuana-laced edibles in swag bags? Will pot tastings be the new wine tastings?," asks Barbara Peterson in M&C's recent cover story. While her answer is "probably not," her article explores where cannabis is playing a role in events and how planners should be approaching this burgeoning industry. 

To discuss these points and more, Barbara joined us for the latest episode of Eventful: The Podcast for Meeting Professionals. Check out what she learned in her deep dive into this subject and remember to subscribe on iTunesSpotifyStitcherGoogle Podcasts and anywhere else you listen to podcasts.