📅 Is Cannabis at a Crossroad? 🌿

We explore that, and more, in this week's newsletter

From crafting killer cannabis products in Massachusetts to fighting for social equity in New Jersey, this month is packed with awesome events for cannabis enthusiasts across the Northeast. Whether you're looking to learn, network, or just have a good time, we've got you covered.

  1. Cannabis Freedom Garden Party - Washington Township, NJ Join us for a blissful evening where local experts unpack the journey of cannabis products from farm to your fingertips. 🌿

  2. Green Market Report’s Women in Cannabis Summit - New York, NY Celebrate and empower women in cannabis with a day of insightful talks and networking. Innovation and inspiration guaranteed! 👩‍🌾🎉

  3. Cannabis Job Fair - Elizabeth, NJ Explore a variety of roles in the cannabis world, from budtending to extraction. Your green future starts here! 🌟

  4. Cannabis at a Crossroads - Boston, MA A crucial gathering for those looking to shape the future of cannabis. Hear from those at the heart of the industry! 🔍

Tuesday, May 7th @ 12:00p - Cannabis Workforce Initiative Program: SUNY ATTAIN- Troy, NY - FREE

Learn about New York's regulated cannabis market, processes from seed to sale, jobs available throughout the industry, and your rights. Event details >

Tuesday, May 14th @ 4:00p - Cannabis State of the State 2024- Buffalo, NY - $49

This "State of the State" will dive into what's working, what's not, what needs to happen next, and what those looking to get into the industry should consider before making the leap. Event details >

Thursday, May 16th @ 12:30p - Green Market Report’s Women in Cannabis Summit- New York, NY - $99

This summit promises to be an empowering and enlightening event, bringing together leaders, innovators, and changemakers in the cannabis industry. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of women in this space and explore opportunities for further growth and collaboration. All genders welcome! Event details >

Thursday, May 16th @ 6:00p - Third Thursday: East Cost Cannabis Friends - New York, NY - FREE

This is a friendly monthly gathering of cannabis industry operators and people who want to join or learn more about the industry. Event details >

Wednesday, May 8th @ 7:00p - Canna Yoga - Charlestown, MA - $40

Dinner at Mary’s Presents Canna Yoga. Enjoy restorative flow taught by Reggie Silver. Gift bags include a Papercrane Cannabis Preroll. Please bring your own mat. Event details >

Saturday, May 11th @ 9:00a - How to Make Successful Cannabis Products- Somerville, MA - FREE

Learn from members of the Blue River Terps team including Tony Verzura on how to develop successful cannabis products. Event details > 

Tuesday, May 14th @ 9:00a - Mint Cannabis Open Interviews- Belmont, MA - FREE

This is your chance to embark on a rewarding career path with a leader in the cannabis retail space. Event details >

Wednesday, May 15th @ 8:00a - Cannabis at a Crossroads- Boston, MA - $20

Join us as we hear from operators, legislators and other stakeholders about their experiences and what steps are needed to expand the cannabis industry’s growth in an equitable way. Event details >

Thursday, May 16th @ 3:00p - Mila Jansen Meet and Greet + Book Signing- Lee, MA - FREE

Join us for an incredible afternoon of conversation and book signing. "How I Became the Hash Queen" is Mila’s fascinating memoir that tells the tale of her unusual life and world travels. Event details >

Saturday, May 18th @ 9:00a - Royalties and Wholesale Contracts- Somerville, MA - FREE

Tony Verzura will describe what it takes to win wholesale contracts and royalties from existing licensees. The talk is designed for cannabis entrepreneurs that qualify or would qualify as an Economic Empowerment Priority Applicant or Social Equity Program Participant in the state of Massachusetts. Event details >

Saturday, May 18th @ 11:00a - Grand Opening! Trinity Naturals Cannabis Dispensary - Chelsea, MA - FREE

Don't miss out on special deals, giveaways, music, food, and more at our GRAND OPENING event. See you there! Event details >

Thursday, May 9th @ 10:00a - Cannabis Job Fair - Elizabeth, NJ - FREE

Attendees will be able to learn about the various employment positions available within the cannabis industry, including Cannabis Extraction Technician, Cannabis Manufacturing Technician, Budtender, Receptionist, Security, and Sales. Event details >

Tuesday, May 14th @ 10:00a - MCBA Equity Workshop Tour- Trenton, NJ - FREE

The Equity Workshop Tour is a national movement, aiming to fortify the presence and influence of social equity applicants and operators in the burgeoning cannabis sector. If you believe in the importance of building an ecosystem committed an equitable industry you're invited to join us for this intimate event. Event details >

Wednesday, May 15th @ 5:00p - Cannabis Freedom Garden Party- Washington Township, NJ - FREE

Join us for an evening of celebration dedicated to all NJ cannabis enthusiasts. The event will host local operators discussing the process on Getting Safe Products to Market. Event details >

Monday, May 6th @ 5:30p - Pennsylvania Cannabis Coalition Industry Reception- Harrisburg, PA - $50

PCC's Industry reception will provide an opportunity to network with industry partners, advocates and legislative champions. Event details >

Thursday, May 16th @ 10:00a - MCBA Equity Workshop Tour- Philadelphia, PA - FREE

The Equity Workshop Tour is a national movement, aiming to fortify the presence and influence of social equity applicants and operators in the burgeoning cannabis sector. If you believe in the importance of building an ecosystem committed an equitable industry you're invited to join us for this intimate event. Event details >

All Official NECANN Events

Friday, May 31st-June 1st - Chicago, IL

Friday, June 14-15th - Burlington, VT

Friday, September 6-7 - Atlantic City, NJ

Friday, September 20-21 - Grand Rapids, MI

Friday, October 4th-5th - Hartford, CT

Friday, October 25th-26th - Syracuse, NY

Friday, March 21-22, 2025 - Boston, MA

Wednesday, June 5th-6th @ 10:00a - Flower Expo MA- Greenfield, MA - $99.99

With a focus on professionalism, positive energy, and streamlined processes, we empower businesses and individuals to showcase their offerings, inspire innovation, and shape the future of cannabis. Event details >

Wednesday, June 5th-6th @ 10:00a - CWCB Expo - New York, NY - $100

The Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) is a business-to-business trade show event for the legalized cannabis industry. Event details >

Friday, September 6th @ 10:00a - TeeHC Open - Grafton, MA - TBD

This event is meant for everyone – golf enthusiast or not. Our team is excited to create a unique space with your help for those in the cannabis industry to feel welcome and engage in an entirely new way. Event details >

Friday, September 27th-28th @ 10:00a - Lucky Leaf Expo- Albuquerque, NM - $35

Join us at the Albuquerque Convention Center for the most anticipated cannabis event of the year! Discover the latest trends, innovations, and products in the cannabis world. Event details >

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Jason + Karen


DISCLAIMER: We don't vouch for any of these events. We may not even go to any of them ourselves. This newsletter is strictly educational and is not an endorsement of a company or product that may appear here. Please be careful and do your own researc


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