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Naturally Bay Area - Betting on Hemp & CBD in 2019 and Beyond

2019 Farm Bill Update

In a 386-47 vote, the House of Representatives approved a bill on Dec 12, 2018, which allocates billions of dollars in subsidies to American farmers, legalizes hemp, and bolsters farmers markets. President Trump signed the bill into law soon after. The industry is absolutely buzzing with emerging and established brands trying to wrangle the market and avoid the risk associated with this quickly evolving landscapes. Join us for an engaging conversation with a diverse panel of experts in the space.


Allen Hopper, Senior Counsel, Cannabis Practice Group at Leland, Parachini Steinberg, Matzger & Melnick, LLP

Martin Lee, Co-Founder & Director of Project CBD

Rhiannon Woo, Co-Founder of TraceTrust

Gabriel Youtsey, Chief Innovation Officer at University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources

Moderated by Jim Taschetta, Founder & CEO Akai Life and Naturally Bay Area Board Member

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