How Art & Entertainment Are Crucial In Destigmatizing Cannabis

Mar 16, 2021

10:15am – 11:10am CT

Weed + Grub examines how artists are essential in shifting cannabis culture from the fringe to mainstream. This panel is a deep dive into art and effective messaging surrounding cannabis legalization. What role do music, film and theater play in legalization? How can we discuss the damage that the War on Drugs has wreaked on communities of color, while inviting people to enjoy the positive aspects of the plant? Does legal weed need to lighten up?
Weed + Grub is one of the top cannabis, comedy and culture podcasts in the country. In this session, we'll discuss how humor, creativity and authenticity are crucial for effective messaging. “Weed + Grub are true experts in comedy and marijuana” - Vulture

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Open Mike Eagle

Auto Reverse Records

Laganja Estranja

Laganja Estranja LLC

Mike Glazer

Weed+Grub

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Panel

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Transforming the Entertainment Landscape

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Advanced