CALIFORNIA CANNABIS CONFERENCE, MAY 24 2018
Join two dozen elected officials, industry experts, regulators and journalists on Thursday, May 24 for a day-long discussion about California’s Cannabis industry. We’ll look at the intersection of state, local and federal law, the regulatory framework, environmental impacts, banking and distribution concerns,and the evolution of the state’s Marijuana industry.
Check in, Coffee: 8:30-9:15AM
Tim Foster, Open California; Molly Dugan, Open California
Panel 1: Fiscal, Taxation and Revenue Issues; 9:30-10:30AM
Sen. Robert Hertzberg; Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones; George Runner, Board of Equalization; Tim Schaefer, Office of the State Treasurer
Moderated by Laurel Rosenhall, CALmatters
Panel 2: Local Governments, Licensing and Regulation; 10:50-11:50AM
Assemblyman Ash Kalra; Joe Devlin, City of Sacramento; Amy Jenkins, California Cannabis Industry Association; Caity Maple, WeDrop;
Moderated by Erika Smith, Sacramento Bee
Keynote by Lori Ajax, Chief of California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control; Noon
Introduced by John Howard, Capitol Weekly
Panel 3: Business, Marketplace and Economic Challenges; 1:00-2:00PM
Hezekiah Allen, California Growers Association; Juli Crockett, MMLG; Daniel Conway, Truth Enterprises; Richard Parrott, California Department of Food and Agriculture
Moderated by Rich Ehisen, State Net Capitol Journal
Panel 4: The Look Ahead; 2:15-3:15PM
Jim Araby, United Food and Commercial Workers, Western States Council; Robert Baca, Choices Distribution; David Quintana, Quintana Cruz Company; Lindsay Robinson; California Cannabis Industry Association
Moderated by Nick Miller, Capital Public Radio
#CACANNABIS will be held at: The Historic Sacramento Masonic Temple, Grand Ballroom, 1123 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
The registration rate is $199. Registration includes Lunch and all materials.
California Cannabis will be filmed for later broadcast by the California Channel.
No-cost scholarships are available for student and others for whom cost is an issue. Contact Kathy Brown, 916 444 7665, for more information.
For information regarding registration, including fee waivers, contact Kathy Brown, 916 444 7665 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For information regarding sponsorship and underwriting opportunities, contact Tim Foster at Capitol Weekly, 916 612 2613 or email@example.com
For information regarding content or speakers for this event, contact John Howard at Capitol Weekly, 916 444 7665 or firstname.lastname@example.org
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS: The California Endowment, The Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations, KP Public Affairs, California Professional Firefighters, UFCW Western States Council, Pandora, Associated Builders and Contractors of Northern California, Capitol Advocacy, The California Channel and The California Center.