Skip to main content

Cannabis Expo Returns to the Clubhouse

Thu, 08/18/2022 - 10:35
Cannabis is a hot topic on the East End, where the Towns of Southampton and Riverhead have both opted in to allowing retail cannabis sales and on-site consumpton lounges.

The Clubhouse in Wainscott will once again host the Hamptons Cannabis Expo on Saturday from 1 to 8 p.m., with a V.I.P. dinner and after-party at 8:30. The expo aims to connect would-be cannabis entrepreneurs with experts in the industry.

Exhibitors will talk about various aspects of the industry before Cedric Haynes, the associate vice president of public affairs for WeedMaps and the event's M.C., kicks off a program of discussions at 3:30 p.m. that will include a "land acknowledgement" by Chenae Bullock, who is managing director of the Shinnecock Nation's Little Beach Harvest cannabis business.

Tremaine S. Wright, chairwoman of the New York State Office of Cannabis Management, will be the keynote speaker at 3:45 p.m. Panelists throughout the afternoon will focus on advocacy, lending, accounting, insurance, investments, and psychedelics.

Tickets cost $200 and are available online at through tomorrow. Tickets for the after-party at 8:30 are an additional $200.

The event's organizers note that there will be no self-parking at the Clubhouse on Saturday. Attendees have been encouraged to car-pool or use ride-hailing services. Limited valet parking will be available for $40.

Tags cannabis


Powerful Storm Claims Yet Another Historic Elm

The mighty storm that blew through East Hampton Thursday morning felled a large limb from a historic elm tree — one of a dwindling number of such trees that help give East Hampton Village its character.

May 23, 2024

Students ‘Carry the Load’ for the Fallen

The local chapter of Whiskey Bravo, a nationwide youth organization that raises awareness of the kinds of support needed by veterans and active military personnel, took on the somber task this year of placing flags at the gravesites of East Hampton soldiers, and also walked a symbolic lap around the field at the American Legion to show their support.

May 23, 2024

Gaza War Draws Rival Protesters

Competing protests over the Israel-Hamas war on Sunday afternoon on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor were peaceful, if loud, when East End for Ceasefire encountered Long Island MAGA Patriots and the Setauket Patriots.

May 23, 2024

Your support for The East Hampton Star helps us deliver the news, arts, and community information you need. Whether you are an online subscriber, get the paper in the mail, delivered to your door in Manhattan, or are just passing through, every reader counts. We value you for being part of The Star family.

Your subscription to The Star does more than get you great arts, news, sports, and outdoors stories. It makes everything we do possible.