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Tuesday, March 24, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:Cannabis101
In this session, our expert panelists will review recently enacted and pending federal legislation involving Tribal commercial cannabis, hemp production and sales, as well as the potential impact on cannabis enterprise development by tribes. ...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Mr.  Brendan Johnson
Partner
Robins Kaplan LLP
Panelist
Mr.  Jason Giles
Executive Director
National Indian Gaming Association
Moderator
Ms  Lael Echo-Hawk
Principal
MThirtySix, PLLC
Panelist
Tina Braithwaite
Owner / CEO
Sovereign Nations Cannabis
Tracks:
  • Panel Presentation

Tuesday, March 24, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:Cannabis102
In this presentation we’ll review areas of consideration for tribes entering the cannabis and hemp markets. Topics include: Banking challenges; selecting a business model; cultivation; manufacturing and retail; market analysis and revenue potential; inter-tribal business opportunities; and red flags and business challenges....
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Mr.  Dave Vialpando
Chairman
San Ysabel Gaming Commission
Panelist
Ernest Stevens III
Executive Director
Native American Tourism of Wisconsin
Panelist
Jeff Doctor
National Indian Cannabis Coalition
Panelist
Ted Kelleher
Attorney
Drummond Woodsum Strategic Consulting
Tracks:
  • Panel Presentation

Tuesday, March 24, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:Cannabis103
As long as cannabis remains a federally-controlled substance, confusion and ambiguity will continue to dominate the industry. In this presentation, we’ll review the legal risks involved in engaging in cannabis and hemp enterprise and strategies tribes can employ to minimize the risks of legal intervention in their cannabis and hemp... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Dale White
General Counsel
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
Moderator
Erick Giles
Attorney
Drummond Woodsum
Panelist
Mark Levitan
LevitanLaw
Panelist
Patricia Marks
Partner
Fredericks Pebbles & Patteron LLP
Tracks:
  • Panel Presentation

Tuesday, March 24, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:Cannabis104
This panel of experts will discuss what it takes for tribes to regulate their Cannabis and Hemp operations in 2020, including the legalities, regulatory foundation, compliance and enforcement. We’ll also discuss business models, cultivation processes and the environmental impact of growing cannabis and hemp on Indian lands. In addition to... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Mr  Andrew Hofstetter
Tribal Government Affairs, TGPN Chairman
BlueBird, CPAs,
Panelist
Ryan Burns
Partner
BlueBird, CPAs
Panelist
Seth Pearman
Tribal Attorney
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe
Panelist
Sharon Osuna
Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel
Tracks:
  • Panel Presentation

Tuesday, March 24, 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

  • Room: 16B - Mezzanine Level
  • Session Number:Cannabis105
In this session, we look at different approaches the Puyallup Tribe has used to develop their cannabis and hemp business. The one size fits all approach never worked in Indian Country and it doesn’t work here, but with perseverance and due diligence, the Puyallup Tribe has pursued a path that... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Presenter
David Bean
Puyallup Tribe
Presenter
Rich Able
CEO
Puyallup Tribal Cannabis Enterprises
Tracks:
  • Panel Presentation
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