The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly General Membership Luncheon Thursday June 21 at La Quinta Inn and Suites of Salisbury beginning at 12 p.m. The featured speaker will be Professor Shad Ewart of Anne Arundel Community College, discussing the cannabis industry in Maryland.
During his presentation, Ewart plans to elaborate on job creation in the Maryland cannabis supply chain, economic development and job opportunities in the ancillary business of the industry, as well as what the future hold may hold including challenges and adult and recreational use.
Ewart has been a professor and administrator at Anne Arundel Community College since 2001.
Prior to that he was a professor of business at Mount Vernon College in Washington, DC. At Anne Arundel Community College, he has served as Department Chair and Director of Business Programs. He has also been responsible for the design and developments of the first course to explore the entrepreneurial opportunities created by the legalization of cannabis for medical use in the state of Maryland. He is currently developing the first college credit program for those interested in entry level jobs in the cannabis industry.
Tickets for the luncheon are $25 for Chamber members and $35 for future members. They can be purchased online at salisburyarea.com or by contacting Director of Events Lauren Barnas at 410-749-0144.