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The State of Cannabis is a two day meeting of the minds where industry leaders, government, and regulators gather to create smart and sustainable cannabis policy.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this year's State of Cannabis conference has gone virtual and monthly (1st THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH)! Check this page monthly for updated speakers and panels.

May 7, 2020

Congressional Coffee Break

9:00 - 10:00 AM PST

Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) is a long time friend of the industry and was instrumental in getting us deemed essential. This accomplishment is by far one of the most important change in the cannabis industry.

Natalie Fertig, Congressman Lou Correa

Pitch Perfect: Securing Funding in the Age of COVID-19

10:15 - 11:15 AM PST

You’ve got an idea, a distressed asset, or a growing business that needs funding. How do you pitch it in the age of COVID 19?

Matthew Nordgren, Jordan Allen, Kyle Kazan, Gavin Kogan

We'll Win This Together: Organizing the Orgs

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST

Everything has changed because of the virus. It’s time for the industry to unite and push the envelope in Sacramento.

Jerred Kiloh, Jocelyn Lane, Johnny Delaplane, Melahat Rafiei, Terra Carver, Dallin Young, Nate Bradley

Never Let a Good Crisis Go To Waste

12:45 - 1:45 PM PST

This is our chance to do that, the biggest one we have ever gotten. And the best one we’ll ever get.

Jackie McGowan, James Anthony, Dominic Corva, Jackie Subeck, Steve DeAngelo

Essential Business: HR in the Age of COVID-19

2:00 - 3:00 PM PST

Kara Bradford, Peggy McGuire, Janis Pressley, Down Knepper

Financial Relief for the Cannabis Industry

3:15 - 4:15 PM PST

You never receive what you don’t ask for – so try asking! Information and capital are your greatest weapons right now.

John Schroyer, Nancy Skinner, Codie Sanchez, Dustin Moore, Omar Figueroa

Essential Business: HR in the Age of COVID-19

4:30 - 5:30 PM PST

It's going to be difficult to get any bills through the state legislature this year unless it's about COVID 19 and solutions. Join this strategy session with some of our top lawmakers. 

David Bienenstock, Rob Bonta

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