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PABJ Presents: The CannAtlantic Cannabis Conference

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Quorum at the Science Center

3675 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Celebrate the country's first Mid-Atlantic Cannabis Conference focused on education and equity within the cannabis space.

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AND VENDOR SCHEDULE

SATURDAY - DAY 1 - APRIL 4, 2020

9 a.m. - Doors Open | Registration Begins

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Opening Remarks And Statements

11 a.m. 12 p.m. - West Virginia state of the state report

12 p.m. - 1 p.m. - Complimentary lunch / Vendor Space Promotion / Networking

12:00 - 1p.m.: Lunch, learn and fireside chat: Medical Marijuana, vaping and the medical landscape of cannabis

1 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Virginia state of the state report

2 - 3 p.m. - Mid-Afternoon Programs: Expungement walkthrough | Community and Coalition Engagement 101

3 - 4 p.m. - Maryland state of the state report

4 - 5 p.m. - New York state of the state report

6 - 11 p.m. - Afterparty networking event

SUNDAY - DAY 2 - APRIL 5, 2020

9 a.m. - Doors Open | Registration Begins

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Opening Remarks And Statements

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Delaware State of The State report

12 p.m. - 1 p.m. - Complimentary lunch / Vendor Space Promotion / Networking

12:00 - 1p.m: Lunch, learn and fireside chat: The state of cannabis media and engaging with journalists

12 - 4 pm - Defenders Association expungement clinic and pardon clinic

1 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Pennsylvania State of the State report

2 - 3 p.m. Mid-Afternoon Programs: Know your Grow | Pardon walkthrough

3 - 4 p.m. - D.C. state of the state report

4 - 5 p.m. New Jersey State of the state report

7 - 11 p.m. VIP After Party At Mello Cafe

VENDING AREA SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

9 a.m. - Doors Open, Registration Begins

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Conference Opening Remarks And Statements

12 p.m. - 1 p.m. - Complimentary lunch / Vendor Space Promotion / Networking

1 p.m. - 2 p.m - 5 minute “get to know me” opportunity for vendors on first floor + corporate sponsors

2 - 3 p.m. - Raffle hour (Time may be changed)

Saturday - 3 p.m. - 4 p.m - Why understanding the War on Drugs is critical in regards to legalization

Sunday - 3 p.m. - 4 p.m - Highs and Lows of being a cannapreneur

Formal details of the Conference

As of 2019, 34 states, including Washington D.C., Guam and Puerto Rico have legalized cannabis to some capacity. Eleven of those states have now legalized cannabis for adult use.

With Pennsylvania lawmakers, community members and businesses now actively discussing adult use legalization, and both Governor Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman publicly endorsing cannabis legalization, the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ) is excited to participate in this prime opportunity to not only inform Philadelphians on what cannabis legalization means, but to also investigate the scope of these movements at a regional level, where other states with medical marijuana programs and legalization movements play key roles in influencing how Pennsylvania acts.

Dialogue and education makes for a more informed public. To achieve this media outlets must be conscious and understand the nuance, context and dynamics of issues that affect underrepresented communities.

Thus, PABJ is organizing the CannAtlantic Cannabis Conference as an educational opportunity to bring community leaders, policy makers, business owners, journalists, patients and curious minds from across the Mid-Atlantic region to discuss the need for more coverage and education on cannabis legalization and ways to improve the media, and communities, understanding of ongoing movements happening in our region.

Join us, and our growing list of presenting partners, to learn how legalization efforts are underway in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia and D.C.

Each presenting partner will give an educational "State of State" report. Attendees will learn about different legalization efforts happening in the region, difficulties and successes community members are facing in the region, how the media is covering legalization in various states and solutions and suggestions on how we can improve and spread our knowledge to highlight issues that continue to go overlooked or underreported -- issues that tend to affect minority populations.

Presenting partners include: DelawareCAN, CannaCultural Association, North Star Liberty Group, Virginia NORML, Marijuana Policy Project, DACO, Pure Genesis, Doctors for Cannabis Regulation, Jackson Kelly Law Firm and Forbes Law Office.

Corporate sponsors include: Cresco Labs, Herbology, Minorities Cannabis Business Association, Momed, Illera and Marijuana Matters

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