SXSW Wants You To Vote On Dozens Of Marijuana And Psychedelics Panels For 2022 Event

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The annual South By Southwest (SXSW) festival has become a hub for conversations around marijuana and psychedelics in recent years—and voting is now open for people to decide exactly what kinds of discussions they hope to hear on the issue at next year’s event. There are nearly 100 proposed panels on drug-related topics that the public can choose from. Voting started on Tuesday and ends on August 26. And in a sense, the proposals reflect real-world developments. Many of the cannabis panels, for example, focus on social equity in the industry. Meanwhile, there are about five times as many proposed psychedelics panels for 2022 compared to 2021, a sign of the growing reform movement happening in that community. Unlike in past years, however, SXSW did not create a designated track for cannabis events. But, still, there are 64 marijuana-related panels to chose from this round, whereas last year people had 48 options on the topic. What do you want to see at the 2022 #SXSW Conference? Browse proposals and let us know! PanelPicker Community voting is now open. — SXSW (@sxsw) August 11, 2021 Here’s an overview of some of the notable marijuana and psychedelics panels that are up for votes to be included in the March event:  Marijuana Redefine Equity In Cannabis With Access & Wealth This is one of numerous proposed panels dedicated to the need for equity in emerging marijuana markets. Journalist Amanda Chicago Lewis would join executives from alcohol delivery services, wine makers and infusion specialists to discuss issues such as how to promote minority participation in the cannabis industry.

“Cannabis legalization has highlighted the importance of equity in the industry, which many believe is either charitable work, or simply shaping public policy,” a description of the session says. “As legalization expands to…

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