The State of Cannabis is an all 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
October 1, 2020
Tiny Town Hall Meetings
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST
A series of 15-minute town hall meetings with California candidates and politicians serving at the federal, state, and local levels.
Interviews by Nara Dahlbacka: Nancy Skinner, Rebecca Kaplan, Hakeem Brown, Ann Ravel, Sarah Davis, Brynne Kennedy, and Melissa Fox, Godfrey Santos Plata.
California Cannabis Taxes in 2020
12:15 - 1:15 PM PST
The Cannabis Industry is essential in CA and one of the few that has a chance of being recession-proof. But taxes are so high that it’s hard to be profitable and compete with the illicit market. We will hear from several different perspectives for a lively discussion.
The Battle of Local Control and the Delivery Lawsuit
1:30 - 2:30 PM PST
Prop. 64 guaranteed local control but it also declared that a local jurisdiction shall not prevent delivery of marijuana or marijuana products on public roads by a licensee acting in compliance with this division and local law as adopted under Section 26200.
Upcoming Cannabis Vote Inside United Nations - What You Need To Know
4:00 - 5:00 PM PST
In 2016 our team working in Geneva, Switzerland inside the World Health Organization succeeded in convincing the Expert Committee on Drug Dependence to take up its responsibility under the Single Convention [UN] drug control treaty to re-access Cannabis placement given the scientific evidence now in hand.
Closing Remarks by Congresswoman Barbara Lee
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM PST
Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13) offers her closing remarks.