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Tamara Russekl, a native Philadelphian journalist, will be moderating a panel on the state of medical marijuana markets in an age of adult-use legalization. Be sure to learn about cannabis legalization in the Mid-Atlantic region by grabbing a free ticket to the CannAtlantic Conference on Sept. 26. “When you want to succeed as bad as

Steph Barnhart, co-founder of Oregon’s Cultivation Classic, will be discussing how event planners are navigating the covid19 pandemic. Be sure to learn about cannabis legalization in the Mid-Atlantic region by grabbing a free ticket to the CannAtlantic Conference on Sept. 26. On a lobbying trip to Washington, D.C., cannabis legislation champion Congressman Earl Blumenauer saw

Commissioner Title is a drug policy expert and attorney who currently serves as one of five commissioners on the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission, the agency that regulates the adult use cannabis market in the commonwealth. She will be delivering a keynote on the importance of staying informed to propel activism in the cannabis space. Commissioner

Ricardo Baca

Ricardo Baca is a 20-year veteran journalist, keynote speaker, TEDx veteran and thought leader in modern media and drug-policy circles. He’ll be delivering a keynote speech on the importance of cannabis and journalism, and why holding the government and industry accountable is important. Ricardo served as The Denver Post’s first-ever marijuana editor and founded news

Dr Rachel Knox

Dr. Rachel Knox is a co-founder of Doctors Knox, Inc., the American Cannabinoid Clinics and ADVENT Academy. She will be discussing the state of medical marijuana in an age of adult use legalization. Dr. Knox is also  medical committee chairperson and board member for the Minority Cannabis Business Association, member of the Cannabis Policy Oversight

Mona Zhang

Mona Zhang is a cannabis policy reporter for POLITICO and will be talking about the state of cannabis media during the CannAtlantic Conference. She joined POLITICO in 2019, when the publication launched a dedicated cannabis vertical under POLITICO Pro. Mona covers everything from state-level legalization efforts to the thorny federal regulatory issues facing hemp and

Jason Ortiz

Jason serves as the President of the Minority Cannabis Business Association which is the only nation-wide trade association comprised of and working for people of color in the cannabis industry.  In that role, he is the Project Lead for the MCBA Policy Summits and Drafting MCBA’s first-ever Model Legislation drafted completely by people of color.

Faye Coleman Representing New Jersey

Faye Coleman is co-founder & CEO Pure Genesis, LLC and will presenting New Jersey’s state of state cannabis report. With multi-national and multi-unit experiences stemming from supply-chain logistics, operations management, retail pharmacy, engineering, and emerging business strategy. Faye has partnered with the NAACP, Women Grow, Minorities for Medical Marijuana and has served on the Governor’s

Tyler McFadden Representing D.C.

Tyler McFadden is co-founder and principal at North Star Liberty Group, where she heads the federal affairs, communications, and campaign divisions. She’ll be presenting Washington D.C.’s state of state cannabis report. Check our schedule to see when her presentation is and be sure to register for our conference to participate! Before founding North Star Liberty,

Caroline Phillips, the founder of the National Cannabis Festival, will be discussing how cannabis event planners are navigating the covid19 pandemic. Be sure to learn about cannabis legalization in the Mid-Atlantic region by grabbing a free ticket to the CannAtlantic Conference on Sept. 26. Caroline is a public relations and event strategist with more than

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