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Watch Steve DeAngelo’s 2019 SXSW Featured Session “The Cannabis Renaissance: Science Validates Tradition” recorded live in Austin, Texas on March 15 2019.

Steve DeAngelo closes the case for the Opposition, as the sixth speaker of six in the debate, recorded live on March 15 2017.

Steve DeAngelo on the CannaTech stage as he examines the roots of the US cannabis movement, and the real life benefits being experienced in US states that have reformed their cannabis laws- and make an argument that the world can no longer afford not to end Prohibition, recorded live on April 29, 2018.

What does it take to create an award-winning dispensary? One word: Community. Steve DeAngelo, founder of the renowned Harborside Collective sat down with us to explore the valuable role dispensaries can play in their communities.  Recorded on April 4, 2018.

Steve sits down with Allen from Simulation. This is The Best Cannabis Clip on the Internet!  Simulation is rebirthing the public intellectual by hosting the greatest multidisciplinary minds of our time.   Recorded on November 26, 2018.

Harborside Health Center in Oakland, California, is the largest medical marijuana dispensary in the world, serving nearly 200,000 patients and distributing $25 million in cannabis per year. It does so out in the open, under the auspices of California law and Oakland’s regulatory regime. Recorded on July 6, 2015.

2019 Speaking Events

CanEx Jamaica Business Conference

Thu, Sep 26, 2019 11:00 AM
Sat, Sep 28, 2019 12:00 PM

Stay tuned for more information about Steve’s speaking times. Visit their website for more information.

NCIA’S 9th Annual Cannabis Industry Lobby Day

Tue, May 21, 2019 12:00 AM Thu, May 23, 2019 4:29 PM
Washington, DC

Join 300+ NCIA members at our 9th Annual Cannabis Industry Lobby Days in Washington, D.C. to advocate for our industry and forge a unified front with the industry’s most politically engaged leaders.


Thu, May 9, 2019 11:30 AM Sat, May 11, 2019 12:30 PM

Steve is confirmed to speak at ExpoCannabiz in Columbia. The event takes place May 9-11 2019. For more information please goto

CannaCiencia 2019 – Cannabis Science Symposium of the Americas

Friday, May 3, 2019
8:30 AM 9:00 AM
Hotel Tequendama

CannaCiencia is the cannabis science Symposium of the Americas, a two day scientific experience that gathers the world most renowned cannabis scientists, academics, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, industry insiders, policy makers, entrepreneurs and cutting age technology. This Symposium is designed to provide state-of-the-art education and training on the world advancements in the medicinal cannabis field.

O’Cannabiz Conference and Expo

Thu, Apr 25, 2019 11:30 AM Sat, Apr 27, 2019 12:30 PM
The International Centre

After appearing at SXSW Steve DeAngelo will be in good company at O’Cannabiz with Montel Williams, Henry Rollins, Ricky Lake and more!

Trailblazers Summit Series

Fri, Mar 29, 2019 5:30 AM Sun, Mar 31, 2019 6:30 AM

SXSW 2019 – Fireside Chat with Steve DeAngelo: Women’s Crypto Vixens

Saturday, March 16, 2019
4:20 PM 5:20 PM
Austin, Texas

Women’s crypto/tech investment event on Cannabis Day 3/16 with Steve DeAngelo.

SXSW 2019 – Speaker Connects with Steve DeAngelo

Friday, March 15, 2019
2:00 PM 3:00 PM
Hilton Austin

Following Steve’s main session on March 15 at SXSW 2019 come by to connect with Steve at 2pm – 3pm at the beautiful Hilton Austin.

SXSW 2019 – Featured Session – The Cannabis Renaissance: Science Validates Tradition

Friday, March 15, 2019
12:30 PM 1:30 PM
Austin, Texas

TCR traces the trajectory of cannabis from ancient medical text to modern lab; examines how modern science has validated the therapeutic uses cited in those texts; outlines the overlooked wellness benefits of cannabis (like extending patience, promoting tolerance, heightening appreciation of nature, encouraging introspection, resolving disputes peacefully & etc.); offers official statistics showing cannabis reduces alcohol & pharma sales, opioid overdoses, binge drinking, domestic violence and other socially harmful behavior; and argues those statistics and real life experience both suggest the plant could alleviate more intractable social problems like intolerance, sexism, violence—and just might be the last, best chance to we have to save Planet Earth.

SXSW 2019 – Featured Speaker Connect hosted by Steve DeAngelo

Thursday, March 14, 2019
5:00 PM 6:00 PM
Austin, Texas United States

SXSW Featured Speaker Connect hosted by Steve DeAngelo

Cannabis Now at SXSW!

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
2:00 PM 3:00 PM

Hear Steve speak from 2-3PM!

A second panel will begin on the HEMP TODAY stage at 2 p.m, with Senior Editor Ellen Holland moderating the conversation on “Marketing Marijuana: Branding Cannabis & Hemp.” Panelists will include: iconic cannabis entrepreneur Steve DeAngelo; branding guru and EVB CEO Daniel Stein, who has spearheaded numerous successful and innovative brand campaigns; Bloom Farms President of Sales and Distribution Sallyann Parker Nichols, an early adopter and adapter in the realm of legal cannabis, and Wick & Mortar’s Jared Mirsky, whose award-winning cannabis marketing and branding agency has made leaps and bounds in lifting the stigma surrounding the beautiful plant.

More info about this event here.