Monday, March 26, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM PDT
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UNLV Student Union Ballroom
4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154

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Natalie Keeney 
The Nevada Independent 

IndyForums: State of Pot 

A discussion of federal, state & local marijuana laws and the state of the marijuana industry in Nevada.

You fell in love with IndyTalks - now introducing IndyForums, a series of public conversations on policy.

A raft of federal and state laws. 
17 Nevada counties.
 Dozens of municipalities.
500,000 customers.
So how's that working...?
And what's next for the industry?

Join us
Monday, March 26 
5:00 to 8:30 p.m.


5:00   Cocktail Party (cash bar, complimentary appetizers)

6:05   Welcome to State of Pot!

6:10   Indy Editor Jon Ralston, Indy Reporter Michelle Rindels and Nevada Dispensary Association Executive Director Riana Durrett provide a brief history of legalization and policy rundown.

6:30  Panel 1 - Rules, Regulations, Compliance and Law Enforcement

Richard Pocker - Former U.S. Attorney and Partner at Boies Schiller Flexner

Melissa Kuipers Blake - Attorney & Shareholder at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Will Moschella - Attorney & Shareholder at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck and former Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice


7:30  Panel 2 - Trends & Troubles in a Fast-Growing Industry

John Ritter - Board Member, NDA and TGIG LLC aka THE GROVE

Neal Tomlinson - Managing Partner at Hyperion Advisors

Amanda Connor - Principal, Connor & Connor PLLC

8:30  After-event Mix & Mingle

This event is open to the public. Preferred seating will be provided for Indy members. Registrations will max out at 500. 

Free parking will be available in all Student spaces on campus. We recommend parking at the Gateway parking garage (#89 on the map) or Lot H. Both are near the UNLV Student Union.

Silver sponsor:


Bronze sponsors:


Sonny Newman

Inyo Fine Cannabis

Reef Dispensaries 

Green sponsors:


 Oasis Cannabis

The Grove

 Euphoria Wellness


IndyForums is a series of dialogue-driven events that occur throughout the year. The Nevada Independent is a nonprofit, nonpartisan news source serving the Nevada community. We are supported entirely by our readers, members and charitable donations. While there is no cost to attend IndyForums events, your donation will help us stay alive now and in the future.