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Rewriting Cannabis Drug Testing Policies

Description: As cannabis becomes increasingly legal and accepted in the US and beyond, organizations from Amazon … , contradictions still exist, as demonstrated very publicly when a positive cannabis test eliminated … a promising future of work, sports, and democracy where order, productivity, and cannabis coexist.
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Mar 14, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm
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Ballroom AB
Cannabis vs. the Opioid Crisis?

Description: Emerging research tells us cannabis can be an effective painkiller, but what does that mean … capabilities, but is cannabis strong enough to replace our medical reliance on opioids — or at least … policy expert, delves into a future where Americans are leveraging cannabis — and other substances
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Mar 15, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm
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Room 400-402
Diversity Drives Profit: Investing in Cannabis

Description: The conversation about diversity has become the norm in many industries. With hopes the cannabiscannabis market is only worth a third of the legacy market. Legal market's growth and sustainability … investment style and will share what metrics they use when investing in diverse cannabis founders.
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Mar 15, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm
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Salon A
Cannabis Evolution: Culture, Equity & Opportunity

Description: Since "recreational" cannabis was first legalized in Colorado and Washington states in 2012 … daily. Alongside all this change, however, some aspects of cannabis culture have remained stagnant … : in particular, the general demographics of the cannabis economy and the ongoing impact of the War … on Drugs on low-income communities and people of color. This unique panel features cannabis
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Mar 19, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm
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Ballroom EF
Maximizing Small Business Engagement in Cannabis

Description: As mainstream cannabis consumption reaches new records year-over-year, smaller brands and retailers … , executives from leading cannabis e-commerce and digital marketing companies will discuss how local
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Mar 15, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am
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Salon A
Puff, Puff, Pass: Equity in Cannabis Legalization

Description: As the fastest-growing American industry, cannabis has offered new economic opportunities to people … legalize, crafting policies that help to create a fair and equitable cannabis industry has never been more … equity and justice within state cannabis legalization and identifies the 8 key policies that states … — and is a crucial voice as momentum around cannabis legalization continues to build.

Mar 13, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm
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Room 400-402
Nationwide Cannabis Legalization: Are You Ready?

Hash tags : #Ready4LegalCannabis?
Description: At this moment, 37 states have legalized cannabis for medical use and 18 states (including many … major cities/markets) have cannabis legalized for full adult usage, with several in the former group … is allowed in almost all states as well. As such, it's just a matter of "when," not "if," cannabis … , there will be enormous changes within the cannabis industry itself of course but also ripple effects across
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Mar 14, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm
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Salon A
The Cannabis Futurists: 5 Predictions for 2050

Description: accelerated the legalization and mass adoption of cannabis products around the world as consumers … that will redefine the way consumers’ relationships with cannabis, leading to new consumer needs, behaviors, and purchase patterns by 2050.
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Mar 16, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm
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Room 18CD
The Future of Cannabis Consumption & Hospitality

Description: As the acceptance of cannabis continues to grow, one of the most impactful places consumers … will interact with cannabis in the future is at the dining table. From licensed hospitality lounges … , to high-end private dining experiences, to innovative products and form factors that make social cannabis … consumption an elevated affair, the future of cannabis hospitality is more sophisticated than stoner.
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Mar 15, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm
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Salon A
The Evolving Language of Cannabis Equity

Description: Transforming the cannabis industry lexicon. The vocabulary of the cannabis industry has long been … with Angslinger's sinister use of "marijuana" to turn a nation against the cannabis plant and to vilify people … and private sectors of the cannabis industry largely ignored terms such as "Social Equity" and "Legacy … market". Many pioneering advocates were simply fighting for more diversity in legal cannabis … and reparative investments with the new cannabis tax revenue, prioritizing the most-harmed communities
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Mar 14, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm
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Room 400-402
The Future of Culture & Regulated Cannabis

Hash tags : #LegacyCannabis
Description: begin to legalize cannabis. The POC communities who built the cannabis industry during the 80+ years … , underground cannabis operators are the last in line to get a legal license. What corporate cannabis … doesn’t understand is that cannabis and its success in the legacy market are not without the culture
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Mar 14, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am
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Salon A
Cannabis: the Next Frontier in CPG

Description: products. However, there are limits to the physical and emotional effects of these offerings. Cannabis … demand for cannabis may soon redefine what CPG is capable of. In this panel, cannabis executives … will discuss what the future of mainstream cannabis experiences looks like, the specific barriers
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Mar 15, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm
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Salon E
Investing in the Growth of the Cannabis Industry

Description: the cannabis was over 20 years ago to present day. The growth of the Cannabis industry is undeniable … color on the cannabis ecosystem and help align what has happened in the past years to what's ahead. We … to energize the audience into what the cannabis industry has ahead.
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Mar 14, 2022
11:30am – 12:30pm
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Room 400-402
Technology: The Key to Growing the Cannabis Industry

Description: Technology is the backbone of the legal cannabis industry, and it is evolving and adapting … at an exponential pace – even during the global pandemic. The success of the cannabis industry is entirely … deep dive into the nuances of the cannabis plant and consumer behavior while navigating compliance … . The unique demands and needs of technology in the cannabis industry serve as a case study for other … emerging sectors and ultimately begs the question, "what's next?" in cannabis and beyond.
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Mar 15, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm
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Room 400-402
Entry to Exit: Keys to Long-Term Cannabis Success

Description: Launching a cannabis business is difficult enough, but achieving long-term success in this uniquely … of key considerations and common mistakes made when starting a cannabis company, expanding a current … business into cannabis or joining an existing cannabis company – and how to avoid pitfalls. You’ll also
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Mar 14, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am
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Room 400-402
Kelly Perez

Bio: Kelly Perez, MSW is the co-CEO/founder of Cannabis Doing Good (formerly kindColorado), the co … -founder of the Cannabis Impact Fund. Trademarked, Cannabis Social Responsibility (CSR), puts into action … , purpose-driven cannabis partnerships to support racial equity/justice, positive community impact … , and environmental sustainability. CSR helps to shift the cannabis narrative---from the War on Drugs … benefit, and cannabis is a model of circular economics. She believes every cannabis company has
Company: Cannabis Doing Good And The Cannabis Impact Fund

Cannabis Doing Good And The Cannabis Impact Fund
Co-Founder
The Sentence of Michael Thompson

Description: is finally up for clemency. In 1994, he was arrested for selling three pounds of cannabis to a close … after Michigan legalizes the recreational use and sale of cannabis. The film follows Michael’s … on drugs has caused on communities and explores paths forward as national Cannabis legalization gets closer to becoming a reality.

Documentary
World Premiere
Kyle Thrash, Haley Elizabeth Anderson
Dasheeda Dawson

Bio: Dasheeda Dawson is a global cannabis advocate, award-winning Fortune 100 business strategist … , and bestselling author of "How to Succeed in the Cannabis Industry" featured across multiple outlets … for philanthropic and for-profit corporations. For over five years, she has worked as a cannabis-focused … , and media outlets across the country. Currently, Dasheeda is the City of Portland Cannabis Program … licensing, compliance, and equity initiatives for the city’s cannabis industry. Supported by ongoing

City Of Portland OR
Cannabis Program Manager
Constructive Capitalism and Sacred Medicines

Description: How can experiences and insights catalyzed by cannabis and psychedelic medicines inspire and inform … indigenous stewards of healing plant medicine traditions? Will conscious cannabis consumers honor the sacred … in cannabis and sustain regenerative craft cannabis farmers? Join David Bronner of Dr. Bronner’s

Mar 16, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm
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Salon E
Gateway Drug for Social Change

Description: Cannabis has long existed as a dichotomy in America, simultaneously being utilized as powerful … communities and communities of color. Today, cannabis is a Gateway Drug for Social Change, serving … and Embarc Co-Founder Dustin Moore for a discussion on how reforming cannabis policy is fundamental to the future of our democracy.
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Mar 14, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm
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Room 400-402
Christopher Dell'Olio

Bio: Christopher Dell’Olio is a cannabis software entrepreneur currently serving as the CEO and co … -founder of WebJoint, the leading cannabis delivery software platform for cannabis retailers and brands … cannabis delivery market, raising $2.2m in capital to execute this vision. Under his leadership … , WebJoint has become the industry standard for cannabis delivery technology, powering over 30 … % of licensed and operating cannabis deliveries in California and processing over $161 million in cannabis

WebJoint
Ceo
Christine De La Rosa

Bio: was recently named one of the 22 Cannabis Leaders Who Will Shape the Industry in 2022, in 2021 she … Most Influential Women in Cannabis in 2020. As a thought leader and one of the most sought after … advisors in the cannabis industry she sits on the advisory boards of Tetragram, Regennabis, and Cannabis … Doing Good. She was recently appointed to the Board of the National Cannabis Industry … of Gender Parity in the C-Suite and co-author of Pathways to Equity Ownership in the Cannabis Industry

The People’s Group
CEO / founder
Debra Borchardt

Bio: Debra is the Co-founder and Executive Editor of the cannabis financial news website Green Market … to be very knowledgeable about the cannabis universe. Debra is an award-winning journalist … that frequently appears on lists of notable leaders in the cannabis industry. In addition to the Green Market … Report, she is a co-founder of the cannabis executive women's networking group, Industry Power Women … , She is also a board member of the cannabis newswire AxisWire.

Green Market Report
Founder & Editor
Global View: Weed on the World Stage

Description: Globally, there are four major sectors of the cannabis market poised to dominate the worldwide … stage: industrial hemp, CBD wellness, medical cannabis and the adult use/recreational market. All … of the global cannabis market on these four fronts. They’ll discuss how regulations are predicted
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Mar 14, 2022
4:00pm – 5:00pm
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Salon A
Exploring Cannabinoids in the Future of Medicine

Description: When life gives you a plant as powerful as cannabis, don’t just roll a joint — make medicine … of nanotechnology and DNA testing and mapping in personalized cannabis medicine. Listen to industry … leaders discuss the increasing sophistication of cannabis pharmacology and the remarkable diversity
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Mar 14, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm
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Salon A
Dustin Moore

Bio: cannabis for a decade. He served as Deputy Campaign Manager for Proposition 64, which legalized adult … use cannabis in California and created the first framework for licensed cannabis events. Since … that time, Dustin has co-founded one of the fastest growing independent cannabis retail companies … in California, served as Chief Compliance Officer for the world’s longest-standing cannabis festival … and competition, and now serves as Chief Strategy Officer for Embarc Events, which provides cannabis concessions at some of North America’s largest festivals.

Embarc
Partner
Vladimir Bautista

Bio: Vladimir Bautista is a formidable advocate and leader in the cannabis space. He is the co-founder … that is synonymous with cannabis culture. With 22 years in the legacy market under his belt and being Born … deep relationships with the international cannabis elite and his successful experiences in music … , hospitality, and event production. Vlad provides corporate cannabis access to the authentic NYC cannabis … other based on a mutual love of the cannabis plant. Happy Munkey has gone to be recognized by media

Happy Munkey
Ceo / Co-Founder
Shayda Torabi

Bio: Shayda Torabi is the Co-Founder and CEO of RESTART CBD, Texas' premier cannabis brand. Born … educators and retailers of cannabis in the industry. In fact, Shayda was recently named Best Hemp … Educator, Advocate, and Influencer by the Texas Hemp Awards, and is the host of a cannabis and marketing … in the cannabis industry and leverages her background in technology and marketing to help navigate … the cannabis industry connecting the consumer to high-quality cannabis products and education. You can connect with Shayda at @theshaydatorabi.

RESTART CBD
Rachel Burkons

Bio: Rachel Burkons is a culinary cannabis educator, activist and content creator who elevates … the conversation around cannabis by exploring it through the lens of hospitality, food, and beverage. After … more than a decade in the wine and spirits industry, Rachel co-founded cannabis hospitality group

Altered Plates
Co-Founder
Mentor Session: Aaron Sweat (Humboldt Social)

Description: Meeting with this mentor is highly recommended if you're interested in Architecture, Entrepreneurship, Cannabis, CPG, and Policy.

Mar 11, 2022
2:30pm – 3:45pm
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Brazos Room
Steve DeAngelo

Bio: Steve DeAngelo is a globally recognized cannabis thought leader and speaker who was dubbed “Father … of the Legal Cannabis Industry” by Mayor of San Francisco & Speaker of the California Assembly … decades on the front lines of the cannabis freedom movement. His most notable business achievements … ; the ArcView Group, the first dedicated cannabis investment network; and Steep Hill Laboratory … , the first cannabis testing facility. Most recently, in 2019 Steve was Founder of The Last Prisoner Project

Last Prisoner Project
Founder
Len May

Bio: As co-founder and CEO, Len May brings more than 25 years of cannabis and genomics experience … testing and precision cannabinoid formulations. A pioneer in the medical cannabis industry, May has … of the Cannabis Action Network and ​Board Member and Lifetime Member of California Cannabis … and how genetic expression plays a role in human experiences. May is the author of “Making Cannabis

Endocanna Health & Endo DNA
Co-founder and CEO
Sue 'n the DEA: Breaking the 50-year NIDA Monopoly

Description: to cultivate her own cannabis. After the presentation, attorney Matt Zorn approached her to see if he could
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Mar 15, 2022
10:00am – 11:00am
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Room 400-402
Chris Walsh

Bio: Chris Walsh served as founding editor of the cannabis news, market research and trade show firm … MJBiz and is now CEO. He hosts the Seed to CEO podcast and has been quoted as one of America’s foremost cannabis industry analysts by dozens of media outlets.

Marijuana Business Daily
CEO
Weedmaps Coffee Break

Description: Join Weedmaps, a leading online marketplace for cannabis consumers and businesses, for morning

Mar 15, 2022
9:00am – 10:00am
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Room 404
Presented by
Weedmaps
Helene Servillon

Bio: I'm a 5'1" Swiss Army knife and 5 year cannabis expert that has spent 8 years operating early stage … career pivot into cannabis x investing without having a prior finance background and worked for several … cannabis fund that invests in bold super performers with robust networks that have prior executive … -level management experience in cannabis or tangential industries. My north star is to get more … women and minorities into executive positions in cannabis and I saw a big need to have diverse

Journeyone Ventures
Founding Partner
Socrates Rosenfeld

Bio: of an Apache helicopter company. Socrates began using cannabis as a way to re-acclimate to civilian … life upon return from active duty, but found himself questioning the origins of cannabis since … Technologies- the e-commerce solution for legal cannabis retailers and brands.

Jane Technologies
Co-Founder And Ceo
John Kagia

Bio: John Kagia is a pioneering thought leader in the cannabis industry. Over the past seven years he … insights into the cannabis consumer, and led the first-of-its-kind analysis of global cannabis demand … -evolving cannabis industry, capitalize on emerging opportunities, hedge against risk, and predict market

New Frontier Data
Chief Knowledge Officer (Cannabis Industry; Head Of Industry Research, Advisor, Consultant, Educator)
Weedmaps Coffee Break

Description: Join Weedmaps, a leading online marketplace for cannabis consumers and businesses, for morning

Mar 14, 2022
9:00am – 10:00am
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Room 404
Presented by
Weedmaps
Lewis Koski

Bio: Lewis Koski has experience on both the public and private side of cannabis regulation. Currently … . cannabis markets. Prior to joining Metrc, he served as the Deputy Senior Director of the Colorado … and adult-use cannabis policy. His experience as a police officer and member of the Colorado Army … in the cannabis industry. In all of these roles, Lewis helped to safeguard the needs and concerns

Metrc
Chief Operating Officer
Nina Parks

Bio: love for art, community and cannabis. She approaches her life work of evolving systems that no longer … , rebellion and love for humans as a whole beings. Nina has since become an expert in cannabis & … ; cannabis social equity policy; her advocacy landed her recognition in High Times Magazine’s 100 … top influential people in Cannabis of 2018. Her Cannabis Equity advocacy was fueled … for women of color in the cannabis industry called Supernova Women with co-founders Amber Senter, Tsion

Amanda Siebert

Bio: of business and culture in psychedelics and cannabis. She is a regular contributor to Forbes and a senior … first book, “The Little Book of Cannabis: How Marijuana Can Improve Your Life”, was published … by Greystone Books in 2018 on the same day cannabis was legalized in Canada. The Toronto Star bestseller … was also named the #1-selling non-fiction cannabis book in the country. Her second book with Greystone … and medical uses of cannabis and other plant and fungi medicines to provide important context

Reporter
Kyle Kazan

Bio: , publicly traded California cannabis corporation ($GLASF). He began his career as a special education … of cannabis, and care for the well-being of people. Glass House has since become the most valuable … publicly traded single-state cannabis company in the U.S. After meeting Weldon Angelos, Kyle joined … and reintegration of all nonviolent cannabis prisoners to be both a personal mission and an obligation.

Glass House Brands
Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO
Javier Hasse

Bio: Javier Hasse (@JavierHasse) is a cannabis, hemp, CBD and psychedelics-focused reporter, currently … serving as Managing Director for Benzinga Cannabis and CEO of Spanish-language news site El Planteo … , a company he co-founded. His book, “Start Your Own Cannabis Business,” was published by Entrepreneur … cannabis, Javier is a published photographer and Billboard-charting rapper, featured on hip-hop albums

Benzinga, El Planteo
Managing Director, Editor and Journalist
Aaron Sweat

Bio: of knowledge and expertise in the fields of architecture, sustainability, cannabis manufacturing … , Aaron started his cannabis career in the Central Coast of California in 2016 working with municipalities … to develop their local cannabis regulatory framework with Surterra. Aaron built a multi-faceted … cannabis manufacturing and distribution company in Eureka, California. He executed a multi-state … and worked with dozens of cannabis farmers to develop their crops raw material into recognizable

Humboldt Social
Ceo
Sue Sisley

Bio: pioneering research and serving as volunteer medical director for over 40 state Cannabis Industry … cannabis samples to conduct FDA clinical trials. She is President of Scottsdale Research Institute & … /publishing positive outcomes on Cannabis for opioid reduction/substitution with her team at University … barriers blocking Cannabis research. Each petition was successful in chipping away at this 52 year … the privilege of growing her own Cannabis Flower for her own FDA-approved clinical trials. The acquisition

Scottsdale Research Institute
President and Principal Investigator
Combating the Censorship Crisis

Description: on many levels. Using cannabis as a case study, a lack of objective and reliable information, due … --and it's not just limited to cannabis. Old segments like liquor, and new ones like psychedelics, face the same
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Mar 13, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm
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Salon E
Sow Sustainable Cash Crop Seeds – Reap Social Good

Description: (GHB), which has one of the industry’s lowest carbon footprints, strives to produce cannabis … -economic divisions. Roughly 80% of U.S.-based cannabis cultivation occurs in indoor facilities designed … good. Researchers estimate that cannabis accounts for more than 1% of U.S. electricity consumption … energy-efficient and effective methods to ensure that cannabis can reach its potential as America’s … next sustainable cash crop. President and Chief Cannabis Officer Graham Farrar will share how his
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Mar 15, 2022
2:30pm – 3:30pm
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Room 400-402
Mikaela McLaughlin

Bio: with leading cannabis POS and e-commerce partners, springbig offers data-driven strategic marketing … Mikaela worked in sales and marketing outside the cannabis industry.

springbig
VP Of Business Dev
Colin Landforce

Bio: consumer brands from concept to shelf and led the growth of one of the largest cannabis distribution … of recreational cannabis and CPG, Colin’s thought leadership is widely recognized both inside and out … of the cannabis industry. Previously, he consulted a lineup of global consumer brands including

Unrivaled
Chief Technology Officer

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