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North Coast Cannabis Industry Conference

May 9, 2017 7:30am11:00am
Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel & Spa, Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa, CA

Farella Braun + Martel is an underwriter of the North Bay Business Journal's inaugural North Coast Cannabis Industry Conference featuring keynote speaker Lori Ajax, chief of the Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation, and the addition of experts on local permitting and finance.

Farella's Ryan Lowther, chair of the firm's Cannabis Industry practice area, will moderate the panel: How to attract investment or invest in the industry.

Farella's Quinn Arntsen will moderate the panel: Challenges and success stories in the permitting process.

Event details and registration can be found here.

 The flyer for this even can be found here.

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