Looking for something to do this week other than sit on the couch? Go down the rabbit hole and get your 420 on! From elevated yoga to Cannabis Social’s Vegas night to compliancy workshops– there’s lots of opportunities to partake in the greenery. Here’s a list of the herbal happenings in SoCal that’ll immerse you in the blossoming, smoky community. Just remember: You must be at least 21-years-old to attend events (unless stated otherwise) and have a valid doctors recommendation. Oh, and don’t medicate and drive!
California Cannabis Licensing Seminar
Need the 411 on cultivation? This is seminar is for you. The Freedom of Information Series at Hitman Coffee Shop in Downtown Los Angeles is hosted by lawyers who specialize in cannabis regulation and ocmpliancy. This weeks lunch edition will focus on state licensing and what your canna-business needs to do in order to get licensed.
When: Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 2pm
Where: Hitman Coffee Shop; 659 South La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Tickets: $15 (Click here for tickets)
Yoga and Cannabis in Beverly Hills
The Dr. D crew is holding an elevated yoga session at their luxury event house in Beverly Hills for those looking to get their namaste on. Prior to the meditative sesh, Dr. D. will explain the science behind how and why cannabis is used as a natural pain reliever. You’ll get a tutorial on the session’s featured product, which is a high-end vape pen and cannabis oil. The 90-minute Yin Yoga (sometimes referred to as “slowga”) class will not only explore the finest cannabis, but it’ll also help unite your body, mind and soul through deep, restorative stretches and meditative contemplation.
When: Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 7pm
Where: Beverly Hills; address given to ticket purchasers only.
Tickets: $60 (Click here for tickets)
Cannabis Cultivation Licensing Application Workshop
Learn how to apply for a California state-issued cannabis cultivation license at this free training session hosted by CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing, a division of the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The workshop will go over how to use the state’s new online cannabis-cultivation licensing application system, as well as provide details on eligibility, required documents, compliance rules, site requirements, and more. This training workshop on cannabis cultivation licensing is one of 10 offered across the state this year. Seating is limited; registration is only available via the online Eventbrite form, linked under “register here” below.
When: Thursday, Dec. 7 at 12:30pm
Where: UC Riverside – Palm Desert Center; 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Building B114-B117, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Tickets: FREE! (Register here)
Puff, Pass & Paint
This 2-hour Puff, Pass & Paint class supplies all you’ll need to get your pain on. Although the event is sponsored by Alchemy Vape Pens, the event is BOYC (bring your own cannabis) in order to comply with local laws. That said, this event is a consumption event, and it’s encouraged to bring your own so you can imbibe freely and get yourself into a creative zen space via herbal delights. Attendees will receive exact address of location after purchase of ticket to comply with local laws for consumption-friendly spaces. Non-refundable/non-transferable.
When: Friday, Dec. 8 at 7pm
Where: 604 W Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90015
Tickets: $49 (Click here for tickets)
Vegas Night with The Cannabis Social
CALLING ORANGE COUNTY CANNABIS LOVERS! This event is for you if you’re into experiencing the herb with class, style and luxury. You can expect to mingle with celebrities, investors, top cannabis executives and your favorite brands while recreating the best aspects of Vegas. Enjoy cannabis, cuisine, culture, and music while supporting an important issue: The Las Vegas shooting. A portion of the night’s proceeds will go to victims of the Los Vegas shooting. What’s better than getting high with cool people for an important cause? If you’re looking for a fun way to spread the message of love and peace, this is it.
When: Friday, Dec. 9 at 7pm
Where: Time Nightclub; 1875 Newport Boulevard, #B245, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Tickets: $100 (Click here for tickets)
710 College Cannabis Cultivation & Oil Processing Workshop
At 710 College’s live seminars we provide you with a two-day full-package of teachers on every type of extraction process as well as marketing, law, and cultivation. You can expect to get lessons from award winning extractors, cultivators with know-how in seed vs. clone, hydro vs. soil and indoor vs. outdoor; and attorneys with extensive regulation and compliancy experience.
When: Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 9-10 at 10 am
Where: 1043 S. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Tickets: $200 (Click here for tickets)
Cannabis 4 The Cause: PTSD & CTE Discussions
If you’re into cannabis science, this event was made for you. The goals for this session are to provide highlights on the crucial role of the endocannabinoid system in protecting against post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and understanding the neurobiological mechanisms that underlie the onset and development of PTSD. What about other brain injuries– can cannabis help? This session will also focus on discussing research, milestones, and protocol to help prevent additional brain injury. It will cover current research and development on cannabinoid therapy intended to act as a preventative and therapeutic modality for treating Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). Speakers will include: Heather Manus–RN, from Nature Nurse Health; Ken Sobel JD, from Nature Nurse Health; Brian Krumm CNP, from Harmony Psychiatric, LLC.; and Kyle Turley, Retired Professional NFL Player, founder of Neuro Armor.
When: Saturday, Dec. 9 at 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Where: San Diego State University’s Montezuma Hall; 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 9218
Tickets: FREE! (Register here)