Wednesday, June 20th - General Meeting

First off we had Tanya Mantooth, 8x Regional Emmy Award winner, CEO and Artistic Director of the San Diego Intl Film Festival coming to discuss the whole new cannabis division they are organizing for the next film festival!

Finishing us off was Russ T. Nailz who did some hilarious stand up for us as his infamous Kron Burgundy! He has opened for other famous acts such as Jerry Seinfeld. A great time was had by all.

May 16th, 2018 - General Meeting
  • Gary Robbins, San Diego Union-Tribune Reporter, discussed his recent reporting on cannabis in San Diego. 

  • Robert Bryan, UCSD research outreach specialist, discussed the groundbreaking research UCSD is conducting on impaired driving when it comes to cannabis.

  • Congressman Dana Rohrabahcer discussed his plans to introduce a bipartisan, bicameral bill to decriminalize cannabis at the federal level.

April 18th 2018, General Meeting 
  • Timothy Schaefer, Deputy State Treasurer for Public Finance, discussed the future of banking for cannabis businesses. 

  • Carolyn Chase from EarthWorks gave us a complete summary of what to expect at EarthFair.

  • Jesse Jurado with SugarLeaf consulting provided an informative update on insuring cannabis businesses.

March 21st, 2018 General Meeting
  • Chuck Lowery, Deputy Mayor of Oceanside, discussed the potential new ordinance there.

  • Mike Levin, one of the leading candidates for Congress in California's 49th district, discussed his campaign and his support for cannabis.













General Meeting: February 21st, 2018

  • Tommy Hough, Candidate for San Diego City Council in the 6th District

  • Jen Campbell, Candidate for San Diego City Council in the 2nd District. 

  • Sponsored by Cannabis Real Estate Consultants (CREC) and Chula Vista Private Security.

General Meeting, January 17th, 2018

  • Christopher Siegel, ACP President. 

  • Chuck Lowery, acting mayor, City of Oceanside.

  • Sponsored by Interstate 710 and BLY CPA.

Holiday Mixer, December 6th, 2017

  • A night of festive networking, new connections and a licensing/regulatory update from Lance Rogers -- Greenspoon Marder 

General Meeting, November 29th, 2017

  • Former Assembly Member and Candidate for San Diego County Board of Supervisors Lori Saldaña. 

  • Jessica McElfresh of McElfresh Law Inc. 

  • Imperial Beach Council Member Mark West.  

General Meeting, October 25th, 2017

  • Timothy Schaefer, Deputy State Treasurer. 

  • Ali Fakhri, CEO/Founder of EventHi. 

  • Ammar Campa, Candidate for Congress (CA-49).

  • Jordan Beane, Candidate for San Diego City Council in the 2nd District.

  • Matt Strabone, Candidate for County Assessor/Recorder/Clerk. 

September 14th, 2017, Fall Mixer

  • San Diego Cannabis Industry Association will be hosting a Fall Mixer with many top cannabis organizations present! 

August 16th, 2017 General Meeting

  • ACP President Chris Siegel. 

  • Legislative Updates on ballot initiatives from Cynara Velasquez.

  • Albert Velazquez, Senior Policy Advisor - Chula Vista Mayor Mary Salas.

ACP at SD Pride Weekend Hillcrest 

  • Pre/during/post Friday's Stonewall Rally and Saturday's Pride Parade!!! We will also be there for a Sunday morning wake and bake recovery sesh! 

June 21st, 2017, General Meeting

  • Kelvin Barrios, Representative for Councilwoman Georgette Gomez

  • Sapphire Blackwood, political co-chair of the San Diego Human Rights campaign. 

May 17th, 2017, General Meeting

  • Nathan Fletcher, Candidate for SD County Board of Supervisors, District 4. 

  • Dave Myers, Candidate for San Diego County Sheriff. 

April 22nd, 2017, First Annual Cannabis Village at EarthDay!

February 22nd, 2017, General Meeting

  • Legislative update on measures L and U from Cynara Velasquez.

Dallin Young's impactful "public comment" at the meeting of the San Diego City Council on 3/14/17

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