NEW JERSEY: NJ Cannabis Media will host the inaugural New Jersey Cannabis Summit, “Growing a Sustainable Industry in the Garden State,” Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township.
The keynote speaker will be Barbara Brohl, the former executive director of the Colorado Department of Revenue who helped to develop legislation and rules around regulatory and enforcement matters for the marijuana industry.
Brohl, currently a principal at B J Brohl Strategies, where she consults on drug policy strategies for the 21st century, will be joined at the event by speakers and panelists representing a broad cross-section of the industry that includes: Shaya Brodchandel, chief executive officer of Harmony Dispensary; Jeff Brown, assistant commissioner, Medicinal Marijuana Program, New Jersey Department of Health; Bob Daino, chief operating officer of Acreage Holdings; Dianna Houenou, policy counsel of ACLU-New Jersey; Devra Karlebach, chief executive officer of GTI New Jersey; Skip Motsenbocker, president and co-founder of Floris Capital Management LLC; Leise Rosman, chief operating officer of 4Front Ventures; Tara Sargente, owner and founder of Blazin’ Bakery; George Schidlovsky: president of Curaleaf New Jersey; Beth Stavola, chief operating officer and president of MPX NJ; Sean Stiefel, founder, Navy Capital LLC and Bert Steinman, mayor of Ewing Township.
New Jersey Cannabis Summit – current sponsors include Brach Eichler, Connell Foley, Riker Danzig, Norris McLaughlin and Pennoni – will highlight the opportunities and obstacles in this multi-billion-dollar industry in the Garden State. It will focus on doing business in an industry that faces unique issues – especially while marijuana remains prohibited at the federal level.
The all-day event, which will begin with breakfast at 7:30 a.m., includes panels on: Establishing a legal and compliant cannabis business; the application process; access to capital – funding options for your cannabis business; opportunities and obstacles in running a dispensary; opportunities and obstacles in manufacturing; and opportunities and obstacles in growing.
For more information and tickets: www.bit.ly/njcannasummit