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in the weeds - Legalized Recreational Marijuana and How It Will Impact Portland.

  • Higher Grounds 45 Wharf Street Portland, ME, 04101 United States (map)

In The Weeds - Legalized Recreational Marijuana and How It Will Impact Portland.

This event offers attendees the chance to learn about a topic that could have a dynamic effect on Portland's business community from 3 individuals who are shaping its policy and tracking the economic impacts: Senator Mark Dion, former State Rep Diane Russell & Industrial Real Estate Expert Justin Lamontagne. This event combines 4 things that are very important to PROPEL's core values:

  1. Learning about changes in business
  2. Networking
  3. Supporting a new local business (Higher Grounds Coffee Shop)
  4. Free beer

Due to the size of the venue we can only sell 35 tickets - It will likely sell out quickly. Click here to buy your tickets now!

What, Where, When:

Date: 2/22/2018

Time: 5:30PM

Place: Higher Grounds - 45 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101

Ticket Price: $10 Early Bird Tickets Now Thru 2/5/2018, $15 After. Ticket Price Includes Free Beer.

Profits will go to fund the Maine Ambassador Program.


5:30-6:30PM: Open Networking - Meet and get to know some of the other local professionals keeping themselves abreast of this rapidly-evolving business environment!

6:30-6:40PM: Meet the New Business Owner - Hear from Mark Barnett, Owner of Higher Grounds, about why he came home to Maine to open a new business in Portland, and the part he's playing in the redevelopment of Wharf Street.

6:40-7PM: Hear from candidate for Governor and State Senator Mark Dion.

7:00-7:10PM: Hear from local Real Estate Broker Justin Lamontagne.

7:10-7:20PM: Hear from candidate for Governor and former State Representative Diane Russell.

7:20-7:30: Q&A with our guest speakers.

Earlier Event: December 11
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