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 Produced by MJIC Media – sponsored by Marijuana Investor Summit & Cannafundr.com

Regulation of California’s medical marijuana has been implemented. How will it affect growers, manufacturers, dispensaries and everyone operating in what is already the largest legal market in North America? California agriculture leads the country, and marijuana is a lead crop that will only get larger.

Day 1
03 Mar 2016
Day 2
04 Mar 2016
Day 3
05 Mar 2016

When The Grows Meet The Pros

Challenges, barriers and benefits of partnerships between the industry and traditional investors. As the burgeoning cannabis industry continues to expand we are seeing unexpected partnerships emerge. Long time cannabis industry...
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Amy Margolis

KEYNOTE: New California Regulations – Overview

California’s newly enacted Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act (MMRSA) will allow businesses to operate as FOR PROFIT businesses when it goes into effect on January 1st, 2016.  Estimates sizing...
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Assemblyman Rob Bonta

How the Industry Views MMRSA – California Cannabis Industry Association

After almost 20 years, the California State Legislature reached a historic agreement on a comprehensive framework for the regulation and licensure of medical cannabis and medical cannabis products in California...
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Amy Jenkins

California Business Models – Dispensaries After MMRSA

Opportunities and roadblocks for operators and investors in California.
Brennan Thicke
Marty Higgins
Jen Gentile
AJ Gentile

How California Sales and Use Tax Law Can Prevent Your Business From Obtaining a State License

California’s enactment of the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act ushered in the framework for what will be the most comprehensive regulatory scheme for state-sanctioned cannabis enterprises in the state...
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Mike Parnes

California Business Models – Land Use And Zoning For Operators

California’s landmark, new Medical Marijuana legislation, has created a sandstorm of controversy surrounding local permitting; operators and local cities and counties are just starting to traverse the unknown and deal...
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Pamela Epstein

AUMA – Current Update On California Recreational Use

Learn about how the leading initiative to The Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) will streamline regulation and taxation for both non-medical and medical marijuana. Learn...
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Lauren Vazquez

Emerging Brands Showcase

SPONSORED BY: CANNABRAND Join us as we turn the Imperial ballroom into a major pitch event for emerging brands in cannabis. These are not investor pitches – these are pitches...
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David Weidenbach
Debby Goldsberry
Brennan Thicke
Marty Higgins
Jen Gentile
AJ Gentile
John Downs

California Business Models – Don’t Go It Alone with Licensing

Are you interested in acquiring a cannabis business license to cultivate, manufacture or dispense cannabis? Work with the industries best permit acquisition consulting firms Quantum 9 and CalCann Holdings to...
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Michael Mayes
Aaron Herzberg

Regulatory Compliance in Packaging

David Weidenbach leads a panel of recognized industry experts on the past, present and future of how packaging will help shape the industry. It’s not sexy but it is important...
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Alen Nguyen
David Weidenbach
Nick Kovacevich
Ross Kirsh

Investors and Operators – Beware of Pitfalls in Cultivation

Cultivation is the backbone of the cannabis industry. Currently over 85% of legal US cultivation is done indoors. If you are thinking of investing in a cultivation business, this seminar...
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Jennifer Martin

Environmentally Friendly Cultivation

Legal cannabis cultivation and consumption is attracting investments that are leading to more intensive, commercial cultivation practices. Intensive cultivation concentrates the need for resources including water and energy. As yields,...
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Craig Shell
Kurt Parbst

Green Rush Consulting

Many cannabis businesses operate in the shadows, taking on big risks in order to help patients. As California regulations evolve, these rebels need to become more professional, integrating compliance in...
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Zeta Ceti

Ed Rosenthal – Open Q&A

Ed Rosenthal (born Bronx, New York, 1944) is a California horticulturist, author, publisher, and Cannabis grower known for his advocacy for the legalization of marijuana use. He served as a...
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Ed Rosenthal
Randy Shipley
Randy Shipley

Facilities Management For Cultivators

As local and state regulations continue to evolve in California and other states, James Lowe with MJardin will explain how to take your potentially illegal outdoor and smaller “basement” grows...
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James R. Lowe

Closing – California Growers Association

Hezekiah will present insights and considerations for investing in the real value of California’s cannabis marketplace. For generations, California Growers have led the world in quality and quantity of cannabis...
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Hezekiah Allen