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Attend Day 2 Of The Virginia Cannabis Conference

virginia normlThis weekend activists from Virginia and beyond are attending the Virginia Cannabis Conference. If you are in the area, I strongly encourage you to check it out. I hear Day 1 was fantastic. Below is the Day 2 schedule. You can find out more about the event at this link here:

Throughout the day: Poster sessions, Silent Auction, 50:50 raffle

  • 9:00-9:30: Welcome for day 2, review what we learned from day 1, reflections had over night
  • 9:30-11:30: Preparing for a Cannabis Economy (can take same approach as day 1, 9:30 AM outline)
    Sabrina Fendrick, NORML
    Jan Carlos Byl, CEO, MedCanna Consulting
  • 11:30-12:30: Keynote– Dr. Jahan Marcu, Ph.D., Vice Chair, Americans for Safe Access Multidisciplinary Scientific Advisory Board
  • 12:30-2:30: Lunch and Panel on Medical Cannabis in Virginia—what’s Next  (same panel approach as outlined on day 1, 11:30 activity, but with a specific focus on medical)
    Jahan Marcu—moderator
    Malik Burnett, Drug Policy Alliance
    Al Byrne, cofounder, Patients Out Of Time, Inc.
    Michael Krawitz, Executive Director, Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access
    TJ Thompson, President, Safe Access Virginia
  • 2:30-3:30: Taking Action Statewide and back to Your Community (A small group activity geared to help participants get to know others in their community and to develop an action plan (based on what we’ve learned) that we will use to move work forward on a local and state level)
  • 3:30-4:00: Wrap it up, thank yous, something to celebrate our progress