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Aug 1, 2017 12:05 PM

Top 4 Marijuana Events to Attend in August

Spend the last month of the summer supporting the pro-marijuana movement in different parts of the world. Celebrate cannabis culture, get more educated about marijuana, and look for new career opportunities in one of the most fast-growing industries. Below is the list of the most important and long-awaited weed events that will take place in August.

Indo Expo

When: August 5-6, 2017

Where: Portland, OR

Indo Expo is one of the biggest marijuana-focused events that brings together weed industry professionals, entrepreneurs, policymakers, advocates, and activists. With over 250 exhibitors, this two-day show will help you learn about the newest trends and latest innovations in the cannabis industry.

The first day of the expo features B2B meetings only. If you are a marijuana professional, this is your chance for networking with the industry leaders and experts. On the second day, the show will be open to everyone over 18 years of age. Take this opportunity to learn more about medical and recreational cannabis, industrial hemp, and make the first step toward starting a new career in the marijuana industry.

Hanfparade

When: August 12, 2017

Where: Berlin, Germany

Support the pro-legalization movement by attending the upcoming Hanfparade in Berlin, Germany. Hanfparade is an annual pro-cannabis event where people show their support for the legalization of marijuana to the whole world.

Last year, there were around 13,000 participants from all over the globe. This year, the number of guests and supporters may be even bigger! This is your chance to show your support for the legalization of cannabis and draw more attention to the problem of cannabis prohibition.

Real Weed Fest 2017

When: August 26, 2017

Where: Shelton, WA

Celebrate the legalization of cannabis with like-minded people. Enjoy incredible music, delicious foods and drinks, and marijuana-friendly atmosphere at one of the biggest pro-marijuana events in Washington.

The festival will feature four musical performances, a side DJ stage, and up to 50 exhibitors from all over the country. For more details, go to the fest's webpage.

State of Marijuana

When: August 26-27, 2017

Where: Los Angeles, CA

The upcoming State of Marijuana will gather the most influential cannabis industry professionals, investors, advocates, and government officials from across the country. The conference will feature multiple panel discussions and business workshops for you to attend.

Among the topics that will be discussed:

  • the controversy between federal and local marijuana policies;
  • the secrets of the art of cannabis cultivation;
  • the most effective legal ways to protect your intellectual property when it comes to cannabis, and more.

For more details, visit the State of Marijuana's official website.

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