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North Coast Cannabis Industry Conference

December 10, 2020 10:00am11:30am

Farella Braun + Martel is proud to underwrite the North Bay Business Journal's 2020 North Coast Cannabis Industry Conference series. This live virtual event will explore new opportunities and challenges to the medical, recreational, and related cannabis businesses north of the Golden Gate.

The keynote speaker is Nicole Elliott, Senior Advisor on Cannabis to Governor Newsom.

Farella's Cynthia Castillo will give a brief overview of litigation trends in the cannabis industry.

Farella's Ryan Lowther will moderate a "State of the Industry" panel discussion featuring:

  • Paul Cebulak, VP Client Success for Confident Cannabis 
  • Ross Gordon, Policy Director for Humboldt County Growers Alliance
  • Kristi Palmer, Co-Founder of Kiva Confections
  • Christian Sweeney, President, Lab Operations for Sonoma Lab Works

In case you missed it, you can view the August event, here.

Firm Highlights

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