Main Stage #2 - Regime Change and the Federal Landscape – Alternative facts and impact to Cannabis
12:00 - 12:50
Cannabis ballot initiatives won in eight of nine states in November 2016 – this is the largest shift forward in legalization, suggesting as a nation, we may have reached a tipping point leaving us speculating if an end to prohibition is near. Simultaneously, as the world watched in wonder, a new regime has taken power in Washington – leading our nation and the ‘free world.’ What impact, if any, will the new leadership and political climate have on the current state of legal cannabis – must we fear a backward step?
· Gerry Goldstein: JD, Lifetime Chair NORML Legal Committee & Criminal Defense Lawyer
· Joe DiSalvo: Aspen-Pitkin County Sheriff
· John Hunt: Serial Entrepreneur w/ businesses in media, cannabis & beyond
· MODERATOR: TBA
Main Stage #2
Main Stage #5 - The Economics of Cannabis – Perspective, taxation, illicit trade, and the true cost and potential of Cannabis
4:00 - 5:00
Gather details of the evolving landscape of cannabis legislation and taxation across the nation with a specific focus on the Pacific North West. Current trends in taxation, impacts on medical and recreational users, resurgence and persistence of unregulated trade, impacts to international trade and a pragmatic approach to taxation.
Main Stage #5
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