Destination Kaua'i, Hawaii for Dec. 1-3 Cannabis Confab

The International Cannabis Business Conference is heading to Hawaii. Kaua'i that is, on Dec. 1-3, at the Grand Hyatt in Koloa. It's the destination conference of 2017.

Doug Benson will be the subject of the "Celebrity Interview," conducted by CelebStoner's Steve Bloom. The musical act is Reggae Best Album Grammy winners Morgan Heritage. This is perfect, since Hawaiians love reggae.

Others booked to speak include Hawaii State Senator Will Espero (D-Oahu), Aaron Smith, Ed Rosenthal, David Downs, DJ Muggs, Drake Sutton-Shearer, Evan Eneman, Mary Patton, Dean Arbit, Brad Lane, Native Wayne Jobson, Robin Swinney, Jamie Shaw, Jim Baudino, Meg Owen, Robert Laurie, Bibiana Rojas, Rachel Kurtz, Michael Robbie, Russ Jacobs, Kevin Jodrey, John Perricone, Dave Branfman, Helen Cho, Mike Lickver, Darryl Hudson, Andre Borque, Caleb King, Dan Hempey, Lukas Behal, Greg Smith, Dustin Barka, Mark Lustig, Robin Rabinovich, Steve Koskie, Jamie Pearson, Paul King, David Gibb, Kohel Haver, Seth Adler, Brian Staffa and Alex Rogers.

U.S. Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) will also appear via Skype. Gabbard will welcome attendees on Dec. 1. That afternoon NCIA executiuve director will interview Rohrabacher. The Benson interview follows that. On Dec. 3, Rosenthal, known in cultivation circles as "The Guru of Ganja," will receive a lifetime achievement award for "cannabis awareness."

Here's the schedule:

Dec. 1 - VIP Reception featuring Doug Benson

Dec. 2 - Day One of the conference

Dec. 2 - After Party featuring Morgan Heritage

Dec. 3 - Day Two of the conference

Dec. 4 - Golf tournament

Purchase discounted tickets here. Use the code cs420

Listen to "We Are" from Morgan Heritage's new album, Avarkedabra, below.

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.