Article by Gage Peake, Leafly
The New York Real Estate Journal (NYREJ) will be hosting its first cannabis-focused summit, the “Cannabis in Commercial Real Estate Summit NYC” on May 4 in the Big Apple. The event will offer real estate entrepreneurs a chance to learn about the emerging cannabis commercial real estate market.
Here’s the funny part: It’s being held at Trump SoHo, one of the Trump family’s premier properties.
The fact that the cannabis real estate summit is being held at a Trump building may come as a surprise, as the leading voice on cannabis issues within the Trump administration, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, has been outspoken in his opposition to cannabis legalization. Trump himself, and the administration as a whole, have sent vague and conflicting messages about cannabis.