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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

September 3, 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. 

Click on the speaker's name for video: Rep. Lou Correa, Jerry Carlos, Rep. Scott Peters, Rep. TJ Cox, Dave Cortese, Liam O'Mara, John Laird, Alex LeeSteve Young, Chris Bubser, Sepi Shyne, Dave Kim

Local Ballot Measures

12:30 - 1:30 PM PST

Knowing what is going on in each locality is a BIG job in our Golden State. It's an ever-changing roadmap 

Hirsh Jain, Sean Kali Rai, Jessica McElfresh, Sabrina Fendrick UCBA BPG, Jackie McGowan

2020 Smoke the Vote in California

1:45 - 2:45 PM PST

Candidates are starting to realize that the cannabis voter bloc is very powerful. We've assembled some of the best experts in breaking down the issues that are important to the cannabis movement.


Dale Gieringer, Dallin Young, Caity Maple, Kyle Jaeger, Karen O’Keef

Drug War 2.0

3:00 - 4:00 PM PST

How the newly regulated market left out social justice and created new demand for enforcement.


Tauhid Chappell, Neill Franklin, David Berger, Jerred Kiloh, Omar Figueroa

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