Marijuana: Capitalizing on a Budding Opportunity

Monday, Oct 8 | 9:15am – 10:15am

Location: Pavilion 11
Track: Government Relations
Recommended Audience: 500+ Stores

Nine states plus the District of Columbia currently allow recreational use of marijuana, while over 30 allow medical use. Even though marijuana is still illegal at the federal level, legislation in this area is spreading. The convenience industry is one of many that is impacted by this growing category. Attend this session to learn how convenience retailers are legally benefitting from recreational marijuana through accessories, CBD and other cannabis-adjacent categories. The panelists will discuss what is happening in the marketplace – from the history and current legal situation to the production and distribution of this product and other related (legal) products. This session is for anyone wanting to learn more about this category. Get ready!

Marketing Director
iSEE Store Innovations
The Convenience Group, LLC
Director of Trade Marketing and Brands
Smoker Friendly International
Owner/Operator; GM
High Tide Ranch; Landrace Farms
Partner; General Counsel
Steptoe & Johnson LLP; NACS