Jefferson to Host CannaVation Pitch Event for Medical Marijuana and Hemp Entrepreneurs: Philadelphia Inquirer

Jefferson is hosting a business pitch competition for entrepreneurs in the medical marijuana and hemp space, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported July 31. Applications are due Aug. 20, the one-day pitch event will be held Oct. 3.

“We want to see creative and different approaches to the industry, especially in ancillary businesses,” Zoe Selzer McKinley, director of entrepreneurship and social impact initiative at Jefferson’s Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp, told the Inquirer. “We’re looking for new ideas in grow systems or lighting or delivery or anything that will improve patient outcomes or improve the industrial hemp market in the U.S.”

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