The Future of Cannabis in Retail On-Demand

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Legal cannabis sales are projected to grow to $40 billion by 2025, with marijuana accounting for the bulk of the market, according to Nielsen.

As the number of states with legal cannabis use grows—34 states have medical marijuana use laws, and 11 states and the District of Columbia allow adults 21 and older to use marijuana for recreational purposes—convenience retailers are wading into this emerging opportunity to continue to serve their customers, who are looking to satisfy a variety of need states.

To build on this momentum, NACS gathered an exclusive group of 50 convenience and fuel retailers and suppliers in Las Vegas on December 10, 2019 to explore “The Future of Cannabis in Retail,” the first NACS one-day pop-up event.

Missed the event? Purchase on-demand session recordings (streaming video format) from the Cannabis pop up to gain insights and perspective on what you need to know about this emerging market.

SKU: N3000084

Sessions Include

  1. The Burning Platform and Why We Are Here? | Henry O Armour, Ph. D., President and CEO, NACS
  2. A Cannabis Primer: Hemp, CBD, THC, & More | Melissa Vonder Haar, Emerging Categories Journalist, Industry Journalist
  3. Case Studies: Who Is Selling Today | David Brookshier, Laboratory Director, Landrace Brands; Ryan Sevigny, Owner, High Tide Ranch | Executive Director, Landrace Brands; Brandon M. Wiegand, Regional General Manager, The+Source | NV Organic Remedies; Trevor Fencott, President & CEO, Fire & Flower Holdings Corp 
  4. Impact on Your Business: How Will Key Categories and Employees Be Affected? | Lori Stillman, VP, Research, NACS; Don Rhoads, The Convenience Group | Landrace Brands; Ryan Sevigny, Owner, High Tide Ranch | Executive Director, Landrace Brands; David Dornak, Partner, Las Vegas, Fisher Phillips LLP
  5. What’s Stopping Us: Legislative and Regulatory Restrictions | Scott Sinder, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  6. How Retailers Succeed | Henry O Armour, Ph. D., President and CEO, NACS 

For a complete look at session descriptions from the NACS Pop Up, click here.

(Please note: Sessions by Rick Maturo of Nielsen, Dr. Nick Jikomes of Leafly and Jeremy Bergeron of Alimentation Couche-Tard are not included.)