Saturday, 5-6:30 pm Rm 7
California was the first state to establish a medicinal marijuana program enacted by Prop 215 in 1996 and SB 420 in 2003. In 2016, Proposition 64 titled, The Adult Use of Marijuana Act, passed. It legalizes “specified personal use and cultivation of marijuana for adults 21 years of age or older” and much more. Section 9 “provides for the production and processing of industrial hemp as a small scale to large scale agricultural crop and manufacturing resource.”
This diverse panel of cannabis and hemp professionals will discuss the multi-faceted cannabis plant and developing federal policy and law, grower’s rights, cultivation, neighborhood dispensaries, public and industry education, and industrial farming as a result of recent state legislative and electoral developments.
Moderator Linda Delair, LEED AP, is a Green Building Consultant, U.S. Green Building Council Redwood Empire Chapter board member, and California Outreach Coordinator for Hempstead Project HEART, who advocates for a healthy and thriving.
Julianna Carella founded Auntie Dolores in 2008, providing safe access to gourmet cannabinoid edibles for medicinal cannabis patients and pets with delicious flavors, consistency of dosage, and super food ingredients for synergistic wellness and balance.
When Ganjapreneur-celebrity Matthew Shotwell’s dispensary in Vallejo was raided in 2012 he turned his experiences into Discovery Network’s reality TV show Weed Country. Today he is a leader in organic growing and supply chain methodology.
Constance Finley, founder and CEO of Constance Therapeutics, was inspired by her own personal experience with a chronic illness. After nearly dying from the pharmaceuticals prescribed to help alleviate pain and inflammation caused by a rare autoimmune disease, Finley turned to medicinal cannabis for relief.
Dress Wedding is co-founder of Harborside Health Center. As general manager and CFO, he solves complex banking and business challenges. As director of free holistic services, he institutes support groups for seniors and CBD patients.
Attorney Patrick Goggin has waged battle on the front lines of industrial hemp and general cannabis reform for two decades. He sits on Vote Hemp’s board and is working to implement hemp research in California.