Arizona Talks, an organization focused on influencing social change and education through innovative programs and events, in collaboration with Students for Sensible Drug Policy, will host “The Economics of Cannabis” from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on November 23 at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in Phoenix.
The event will focus on the latest science, laws, and cannabis business updates through an Arizona market lens.
“The Economics of Cannabis” panel discussions will include Cannabis 101, Cannabis in a Global Marketplace, and Stigma and Prohibition.
Featured speakers include:
Science & Research of Cannabis Panel: The compound, medical uses, history, new studies and ways of use.
Dr. Sue Sisely, MD, Scottsdale Research Institute
Derek Espinoza, director of education, Baked Bros
Business Panel: A Global Marketplace Current economic impact, Arizona’s business landscape, the Medical vs. Recreational markets.
Moderator: Ali Swenson – Phoenix New Times Panelists:
Laura Bianchi, Shareholder and Partner, Bianchi Brandt & Hale
Dawn Morris, Proteus 420
Ryan Hurley, Corporate Counsel, Copperstate Farms
Politics Panel: Stigma and Prohibition history of laws, anti-marijuana campaigns, and the legalization movement.
Moderator: Luige del Puerto, Arizona Capitol Times, Associate Publisher & Editor Panelists:
Stacy Pearson, Smart & Safe Arizona, Strategies 360
Geoffrey Lawrence, Reason Foundation, Senior Policy Fellow
Tickets are free for ASU students and faculty. Admission starts at $20. For information or to purchase tickets click here.