Executive Director, International Cannabis Farmers Association
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM - Understanding Vertical vs. Horizontal Integration in a Changing Legal Landscape
Kristin Nevedal is principal at The Nevedal Group, a small consulting firm specializing in compliance support for seasonal cultivators, temporary cannabis events, and the development of sustainable and regenerative educational programs. Kristin also serves as board chair of the International Cannabis Farmers Association, as a board member for the California Cannabis Industry Association where she chairs the agricultural committee, and is an appointee to California’s Cannabis Advisory Committee as a cannabis industry representative.
Kristin co-founded and served on the board of the Emerald Growers Association, which promoted the medicinal, environmental, social and economic benefits of lawfully cultivated sun grown medical Cannabis from California by advocating for public policies that foster a healthy and sustainable medical Cannabis industry. And as chair of the American Herbal Products Association Cannabis Committee’s cultivation working group, Kristin assisted in the development of cultivation model regulations and best practices for agency consideration. Kristin’s broad policy and advocacy experience also includes serving as a board member for the 420 Archives, and the Americans for Safe Access’ Patient Focused Certification Peer Review Board.