SEASIDE, Ca., March 6, 2019 – California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) will host the 17th Ethics and Responsible Business Forum Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 3-5 p.m. at CSUMB’s University Center. The Ethics and Responsible Business Forum is designed for students, professionals and community members to discuss and debate the ethical dilemmas associated with contemporary developments in society.
This year the forum will discuss the timely and relevant issue of cannabis legalization and commercialization. In a debate-style presentation, two renowned keynote speakers will respectively speak to the benefits and perils of cannabis legalization. Panelists with ethical, business, regulatory and health expertise will offer their viewpoints and raise pertinent questions on the issue.
Keynote Speakers Include:
The objective of the forum is to determine whether the benefits of legalization outweigh the costs. Some critical questions that may be raised include:
This year’s event is a collaborative event organized by CSUMB’s College of Business, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Science and the College of Health Sciences and Human Services.
Hosting open community events is in keeping with CSUMB’s role as a community resource, providing forums for provocative discussions that can impact thought and action on issues important to our community. Last year, over 320 students, faculty, and community members attended the event.
Is Cannabis "Good" Business? Experts present the pros and cons of the cannabis business, followed by a panel discussion with audience participation. Guest are invited to stay for a reception after to meet the speakers and enjoy light refreshments.