We hosted a fantastic day long event in Portland, Oregon that taught our attendees the legal requirements of operating in Oregon, starting and operating a canna-business, accounting for medical and recreational marijuana sales, 280E, how to survive a federal or state audit, and how to build a national cannabis brand.


09:30am-10:00am Sign In & Breakfast

10:15am-11:10am Session 1: Paul Loney explains Measure 91, HB 3400 & what it means to you and your canna-business.

11:15am-11:45am Legal Panel and Q&A:  Nusheen Bakhtiar from Dope Magazine moderates a legal Q&A panel with Paul Loney from Oregon Marijuana Law, Don Morse, the Director of the Oregon Business Council, and Bradley Steinman, Green Business Law.  

11:45am-12:30pm: Catered Luncheon

12:30pm-2:00pm Session 2: Mario and Simone from New Era CPAs, walk you through cannabis accounting, understanding IRC 280E, how to operate in an all cash business, and developing the best strategy for your business.

01:50pm-02:35pm Session 3: James Hunt explains what it takes to survive a federal and state audit, Working Outside of Oregon and What That Means To Your Business.

02:40pm-03:25pm Session 4: Luke Zimmerman addresses licensing agreements for IP in the cannabis industry and the future of IP and cannabis.

03:30pm-04:15pm Finance & Business Q&A:  Josh Kincaid, Founder and CFO of Super Chronic Cafe moderates a finance & business Q&A panel with the afternoon speakers.

04:15pm-04:30pm Bernard Chamberlain from Emerge Law sheds some light on what Emerge has seen so far in the legalized marijuana world, and what they predict to see in the future. 

04:30pm-04:35pm Final Thoughts