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Gold Rush Or Pyrite? Legalized Marijuana In Illinois

Monday, August 13, 2018, 6:15 PM until 9:00 PM
National Louis University

National Louis University
850 Warrenville Rd
Lisle, IL  60532

(888) 658-8632
Gregory G Gocek
Monthly in Western Suburbs
Registration is required
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• Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel, must do so by Wednesday, August 8. There is a no refund policy for late cancellation attempts or for no shows.

Gold Rush or Pyrite? Legalized Marijuana in Illinois

Which heavily entrepreneurial industry is now expected to grow fivefold in US sales to $50 billion over the next decade, yet is potentially subject to a comparably dramatic collapse? That’s legalized cannabis, towards which North American attitudes are evolving so substantially that Canada is set to be open for business nationwide in 2018 for recreational users.

This month will feature a CEO leading his firm in the industry’s medical segment that is permitted in Illinois. Manifesting that entrepreneurially desirable flexibility that has brought him EVP/General Counsel at a top US mortgage bank to his present role, he will offer his insights on his distinctive career journey and the characteristics and prospects of his developing business.


Charlie Bechtell, Cresco Labs LLC CEO/co-founder

Charlie is an attorney and corporate executive who developed premier expertise in regulatory affairs and compliance in a most stringently regulated US industry over his 8 years at Guaranteed Rate Inc.. He notes while he has changes subject matter, his vocational passion has risen. An adjunct lecturer at Northwestern U’s law school, he earned his BS at the University of Arizona and JD at DePaul U.

Moderator: Greg Gocek

Networking: 6:15 PM to 7 PM. Presentation starts at 7 PM.