Cannabis Conference 2.0: "The State of Cannabis," has been coined the marijuana event for grown-ups where ongoing state and local cannabis policy issues in California are explored over two days of lively speakers, workshops, panels and networking opportunities. The event is sponsored by C.A.R.E. (Cannabis, Awareness, Research & Events), a foundation for marijuana education. Susan Soares, executive director of C.A.R.E. organized and curated this second annual stellar event that hosted Cannabis' finest aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA!
The Cannabis industry is incredibly complex and rapidly changing. Business leaders, elected officials and regulators wade through legalization and legislation continuously affecting its and the industry player's evolution. Many of the leaders from California legislature attended including keynote speaker CA Senators Kevin De Leon and Scott Wiener, Assembly Member Rob Bonta, and Michael Steinmetz, Founder, Flow Kana,
“With more visionaries than vaporizers, the State of Cannabis delivers meaningful dialogue from seasoned industry professionals in an environment designed to welcome aspiring entrepreneurs, advocates, and consumers alike. Hosted on the ship the Queen Mary, the conference uniquely illustrates the juxtaposition of tradition embracing progress…with a few ghost stories thrown in for good measure,” Andre Bourque, Cannabis Blockchain Executive, Journalist, Forbes Magazine
There were panels set up from 9am to 5pm, a cocktail hour and an after party, many ideas were shared. To cap it all off, there was also a fantastic after party with entertainment. We are already looking forward to attending next year’s event...all aboard!