THURSDAY, AUG 7: First-Ever National Cannabis Industry Association Event in New York Will Feature Senator Savino, Assemblyman Katz, & Industry Leaders

July 31, 2014

Manhattan event to feature keynote discussions on New York’s Compassionate Care Act and the state of the legal marijuana industry in New York and federally

New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014

The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) will host its first-ever event in New York on Thursday, August 7, from noon to 4pm at the Eventi Hotel in Manhattan.

Featuring keynotes by State Senator Diane J. Savino (D-Staten Island) and State Assemblyman Steve Katz (R-Yorktown), the event will include lunch and in-depth discussions on the recent passage of the Compassionate Care Act and the work NCIA is doing federally to advance a legitimate and responsible cannabis industry.

NCIA has nearly 700 member-businesses nationwide and hosts events throughout the country to build a legal cannabis community founded on best practices, responsibility, and sustainability. At its first-ever event in New York, NCIA invites cannabis professionals to learn the latest surrounding medical marijuana policy at the state and federal levels. The event is sponsored by Ideal 420 Soil, a provider of targeted soil and materials for cannabis cultivation. Tickets are $300.

In addition to Senator Savino and Assemblyman Katz, attendees will hear from:

  • Aaron Smith, executive director of NCIA
  • Richard Yost, co-founder of Ideal 420 Soil, and
  • Jane West, executive director of Women Grow, a national organization for women in the cannabis industry

Members of the media are invited to attend. Please RSVP to events@thecannabisindustry.org.

New York Educational Luncheon and Fundraiser

Hosted by NCIA and Sponsored by Ideal 420 Soil

Thursday, August 7

Noon to 4pm

Humphrey at Eventi Hotel

839 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY

Tickets – $300 (includes lunch & cocktail reception)

Registration, Detailed Agenda, and More Information


The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) is the largest cannabis trade association in the U.S. and the only organization representing cannabis-related businesses at the national level. NCIA promotes the growth of a responsible and legitimate cannabis industry and works toward a favorable social, economic, and legal environment for that industry in the United States.

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