Cannabis Calendar For the Week of October 27: Infused Products, Sell SMaRT and more

A new round of Sell-SMaRT classes, the responsible cannabis vendor training program collaboration between NCIA and Cannabis Trainers, has been scheduled for today -- and that's just the first of many marijuana-related activities on this week's calendar.

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In addition to today's Sell-SMaRT classes, further sessions are scheduled for Wednesday, November 19, and Wednesday, December 10. All classes will take place from noon to 5 p.m. at Dixie Elixirs, 4990 Oakland Street, and cost $97 for NCIA members and $147 for nonmembers. Visit to learn more or sign up.

The Infused Product and Extraction Symposium starts today with a cocktail and networking reception and runs through Wednesday, October 29; it'll be held at the Hyatt Regency Tech Center, 7800 East Tufts Avenue, and will include best practices, legislative discussions and more. Visit for details. On Tuesday, October 28, you can find gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunafon on Cannabis Network Radio at 7 p.m. He'll participate in a question-and-answer session with the 710 PAC (political action committee), so listeners can learn more about his cannabis platform. Tune in to to hear what he has to say. The Colorado chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will host its annual Brand Challenge on Tuesday, October 28, and this year, the challenge revolves around pot; the theme is "Standing Out in a Field of Cannabis Edibles and Other Brand Challenges of Legalization." Guest panelists (Stacey Stegman of DIA, the Denver Post's Ricardo Baca and Joe Hodas of Dixie Elixirs) will discuss an array of topics related to marijuana and branding at the Oxford Hotel Theater at 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 for students and $35 for the general public; learn more at

New marijuana rules will go into effect this Thursday, October 30; we have a summary of what you can expect in our post headlined "Inside Colorado's New Marijuana Rules."

The next Puff, Pass & Paint event, where you can explore your creativity in a cannabis-friendly atmosphere, is scheduled for Thursday, October 30, from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is $50. Visit or e-mail [email protected].

Find more cannabis-related events in our calendar listings.

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