Cannabis Almanac: 420 Events August 14-20

Cannabis Almanac: 420 Events August 14-20

Get your toke on this week! (Photo Credit: Taylor Hamby)

So you want to get your 420 on this week? From manifesting your visions with DMT and cannabis to medicated yoga to growing your own budding plants– the grass is very green in the canna-world this week! Here’s a list of herbal events happening in SoCal that’ll immerse you in the blossoming, smoky community. Just remember: You must be at least 21 years old (unless stated otherwise) and have a valid doctors recommendation if you attend events that involve using cannabis. Oh, and don’t medicate and drive!

Here’s the week through budding lenses:

Introduction to Cannabis Business Compliance

If you’re in the cannabis industry you’re going to need to understand the ins and outs of compliancy, which can be difficult because the laws of the land are changing every day. It’s also especially daunting if aren’t fluent in legalese. Thankfully there are events (like this one!) dedicated to helping people maneuver through this chaotic, confusing time. Wednesday night’s compliance education will help you understand what you need to do (and what you shouldn’t do) in order to run a successful (and, thus, compliant) cannabis business in California.  You can expect to dive into state and local regulations, and you’ll leave with with tools and insights on what you can do immediately to get your business ready. Experts from 4Leaf Consulting and Evergreen Law will be the ones leading the discussions.

When: Wednesday, August 16 at 6:30 pm.

Where: 811 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Tickets: $20 (Click here for tickets)

Cannabis Career Institute: Los Angeles

An array of topics will be discussed in regards to the different avenues of cannabis. From state requirements of how to become a patient to growing cannabis for collectives to knowing the difference between a collective and a cooperative to creating a business plan– the cannabis career institute is designed to help you find your niche. There will be a lecture on cannabis marketing, canna-law, cooking with the herb and growing, too.

When: Wednesday, August 16 at 10am-7pm

Where: 555 Universal Dr., Los Angeles, CA 91608

Tickets: $350 (Click here for tickets)

Southern California Cannabis Business & Investment Group Member Meet Up

This edition of SCCBIG is focusing on retail and dispensaries. Learn about who is providing in your area, what they specialize in, their in store programs and more. The dispensaries participating are: Kush Collective, Paxton, BSE, Emerald Room and Wall St. Collective. More will be added to the list!

When: Wednesday, August 16 at 6pm

Where:  3150 Wilshire Blvd 3rd Floor Los Angeles, CA 90010

Tickets: $10 (Click here for tickets)

cLAB LA : Insurance in the Cannabis Space

Like banking, insurance is pretty much non-existent in the world of cannabis. And if some insurance groups are offering their services to cannabis companies, it’s more than likely a shady situation. Thursday night’s discussion revolves around this issue and what can be done. The Legal Learning Series is dedicated to providing higher continuing legal education programs and offering legal experts, consultants, service and technology providers the opportunity to educate the community.Attendees of the Legal Learning Series include top level professionals: lawyers, judges, administrators, paralegals, legal assistants, case managers, litigation support managers and legal consultants.

When: Thursday, August 17 at 7pm

Where: 1150 S Olive St., Los Angeles, CA 90015

Tickets: $75 (Click here for tickets)

Manifesting Visions: Extended-State DMT and TransCannabis Research

The Aware Project hosts a series of monthly Psychedelic Awareness events in Los Angeles and San Diego. Their goal is to create a connected and educated community that feels passionately about balancing the conversation about psychedelics.In the Manifesting Visions presentation, Daniel will share his experience on working with cannabis as a psychedelic (TransCannabis) and how we can use transformational journeys with cannabis and breathwork to treat trauma and PTSD on a large scale for societal healing. Daniel will discuss how this practice supports new paradigm research on Extended-State DMT (DMTx), why DMTx research is important to psychedelic society, and how extended experiences in the DMT-scape could lead to a new revolution in psychedelic sciences.

When: Thursday, August 17 at 7pm

Where: The Collective HQ;  3770 Selby Ave., Culver City, CA 90034

Tickets: $15 (Click here for tickets)

Puff, Pass & Paint

Calling all creative cannabis users! This event is for you. No longer are wine and painting classes all the rage. It’s all about getting high and painting, and using the herb as a spark for artistic inspiration. Puff & Pass is the original cannabis and canvas class with events held all over the country. The event consists of a two hour puff and paint session with all art supplies provided. The event is BYOC (bring your own cannabis), and you must be 21-year-of-age or older to attend. The event will be sponsored by Alchemy Vape Pens.

When: Thursday, August 17 at 7pm

Where:  604 W Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Tickets: $39 (Click here for tickets)

Learn How to Grow Your Own Cannabis Plants

Sallie Reed, an artisan cultivator with 40 years of growing experience, will give attendees a hands-on approach to growing. What she teaches on Saturday will depend on class size, who is there, what the average level of experience is, etc., so bring your questions and don’t be shy! The more you put in with Reed, the more you’ll get out of it. What you can expect to learn are: Different stages of growing; nutrient and light needs at each stage; different cannabis strains and requirements for each stage; growing mediums, container types, nutrient brands, (toxin-free) pest control; processing flowers; drying times; trimming styles and cloning techniques. Oh and the best part of all is that each student gets some seeds to plant and grow at home! Probably doesn’t get much better than that.

When: Saturday, August 19 at 9am

Where: Location given to ticket buyers only.

Tickets: $25 (Click here for tickets)

CannaBliss and Mindfulness

Enjoy a night of connection, community, elevated yoga and a meditation class. There will be a 45 minute cannabis-enhanced yoga class followed by a seamless transition into a 30 minute elevated meditation. Complimentary flower and edibles will be provided for the practice, and there will be plenty of time before and after class to elevate, mingle, and get comfortable. A ticket reserves your space for the class. That said, arriving later than 7:15 will forfeit your space and walk-ins will have the opportunity to fill remaining spots. Must be at least 21 years old and have a doctors recommendation.

When: Saturday, August 5 at 7pm

Where: LaBrea area– exact address will be emailed after ticket purchase.

Tickets: $30 (Click here for tickets)

CannaBliss and Mindfulness

Enjoy a night of connection, community, elevated yoga and a meditation class. There will be a 45 minute cannabis-enhanced yoga class followed by a seamless transition into a 30 minute elevated meditation. Complimentary flower and edibles will be provided for the practice, and there will be plenty of time before and after class to elevate, mingle, and get comfortable. A ticket reserves your space for the class. That said, arriving later than 7:15 will forfeit your space and walk-ins will have the opportunity to fill remaining spots. Must be at least 21 years old and have a doctors recommendation.

When: Saturday, August 19 at 7pm

Where: Exact address will be given to ticket buyers only.

Tickets: $30 (Click here for tickets)

Cannabis Enhanced Yoga Workshop

This cannabis-enhanced yoga workshop is friendly to all levels of experience and is designed to promote relaxation and connection from within. It’ll start with a 30 minute education on cannabis from a representative staff of HERB cannabis delivery, followed by a short guided meditation. The class will then shift into a gentle vinyasa flow and wind down into yin and restorative yoga. There will be hands-on adjustments and massage using CBD essential oils.

When: Sunday, August 20 at 6:30 pm

Where: Evoke Yoga; 731 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90014

Tickets: $20 (Click here for tickets)

CANNABIS 101: The Truth About CBD

This event is part of a series geared towards informing and educating our members about all things cannabis and how it relates to MOVIDA’s Integrative Wellness Plan. Sunday’s meet up will revolve around an interactive discussion, basically uncovering the veil surrounding Cannabis CBD.You’ll leave with a better understanding of what CBD is, the various forms or methods of ingestion and how it can help you achieve your health and wellness goals safely.

When: Sunday, August 20 at 4pm

Where: Mead’s Green Door; 642 West Chapman Avenue, Orange, CA 92868

Tickets: Event is FREEEEE! (Click here for more info)

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