In November 2016, California voters approved the recreational use of marijuana which has ignited an entirely new industry throughout the state and on the Central Coast. The Chamber invites you to see in person a cannabis growing operation and to hear directly from local experts that are grappling with how medical and recreational marijuana will be regulated and enforced, and what impacts that will have on our economy.
Get an inside look at a rapidly changing industry and how new legislation will regulate this sector’s growth and distribution. Hear from those on the forefront of local policy development and how implementation intersects with state and federal laws.
Understand the impacts that the medical marijuana industry is having on jobs, dispensaries and access to care, and how the legalization of recreational marijuana is affecting the approaches taken by local government, law enforcement and the tourism industry.