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Regulations Update from Sacramento – Expert Speakers

September 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cannabis Industry Event


Video from First Panel Available from Future Cannabis Project on Facebook.

Video from Second Panel Available from Future Cannabis Project on Facebook.

We’ll be discussing legislative topics including state licensing, distribution, Native American cannabis, compassionate use programs and more.


Grab a seat Now > Advance Tickets Are Only $15


More About Max:

While in the office of Assemblymember Bonta in 2015, Mikalonis staffed California’s landmark Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA).

Mikalonis has also been instrumental in drafting key legislation. Since leaving the Assembly, Mikalonis joined K Street and is receiving much acclaim as a policy expert across the nation from the New York Times to the Orange County Register.

Core Issues for Max include:

    • Native American Cannabis
    • Compassionate Use Programs
    • Resentencing and Expungement.

Additional Speakers:

Pam Epstein:

Pam and Max love nerding out on cannabis regulations! We’re providing a front-row seat to this important dialogue.

Pam is the founder of Greenwise Consulting and a prominent figure in cannabis business and legal concerns. She’s been effective in guiding municipalities through the legislative process and participated in the most recent LA hearing.

Of note, Pam serves as an adjunct professor, most recently teaching the first cannabis law course at Arizona Summit Law School.  Prior to her work in cannabis, Pamela founded the Sierra Club’s Environmental Law & Policy Clinic in San Diego.

Dr. Juli Crockett: 

Ms. Crockett is the Director of Compliance with MMLG consultancy and serves on the Board of Directors for the California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA).

Tina Braithwaite:

Tribal Chairwoman Utu Utu Gwaitu Paiute Tribe.
Co-Founder of California Native American Cannabis Association
Assisted in Crafting AB 924.

Dave Vialpando:

Chairman of the Santa Ysabel Tribal Gaming Commission and Executive Director of the Santa Ysabel Tribal Cannabis Regulatory Agency. Assisted in Crafting AB 924.

Ariel Clark:

Attorney and Founding Partner, Clark Neubert LLP.
A Native American from the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and
Chippewa Indians in Michigan, Ms. Clark initially attended law school to learn and practice Indian law. Clark Neubert LLP now works with tribes and operators to develop tribal cannabis projects.

Moderator Courtney Aura Freeman:

White Buffalo CEO, cannabis industry entrepreneur and consultant.

If your business would benefit from exhibiting at this event, get in touch using the form here.  Ask about our media kit and digital marketing sponsorship package.

Presented by:

White Buffalo and

This event will be recorded by our event production partner FutureCannabisProject.org so we can watch it later.

Advance ticket sales close 9/17 and are $20 at the door.

Solidarity is wheelchair accessible. They offer delicious cuisine and drinks.

See you there!

Courtney Aura Freeman


September 18, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Santa Monica, 90401 United States
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