Positioning Tribes for Success in Hemp and Cannabis at #NAFOAFall19


Positioning Tribes for Success in Hemp and Cannabis at #NAFOAFall19

September 17, 2019

The Other Green Economies: Positioning Tribes for Success in Hemp and Cannabis

Trying to make sense of the hemp and cannabis industries, but don't know where to start? Come learn about economic opportunities in hemp and what to do with all of that cash from cannabis during two sessions at our 2019 Fall Finance & Tribal Economies Conference.

Room to Grow: Economic Opportunities in Hemp
In 2022, the hemp-derived Cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD, market is expected to reach $7 billion in sales. However, with most corner stores and big box retailers already in the market, will there be room for tribes to participate, or are alternatives a better option for tribes? This session will discuss the existing markets, how tribes can position themselves to participate, as well as provide an open discussion for approaches to the growing season and to developing tribal plans needed for USDA.

Need A Bigger Mattress? The Challenges of Managing a Cash Heavy Cannabis Operation
The cannabis industry in America is developing and growing every day, but the reality of managing a cannabis operation is much more complicated and uncertain – especially in Indian Country. With more questions than answers, tribes are having to figure out best practices for structures, cash management, and compliance as they go. Our expert panelists will help attendees make sense of starting a tribal cannabis business operation, as well as examine whether the current legislative strategies will work to address the unique issues facing the tribal cannabis industry.
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