Panelists

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Troy Kaplan

Verano
Director of New Markets

Troy Kaplan, Esq., Verano Director of New Markets, is the nation’s most successful cannabis license application writer, authoring winning cannabis license applications for 150+ operations across 15 US states and territories. The State of NJ recently awarded Verano one of the six new cannabis licenses for New Jersey. 

He has extensive, real-world experience in the medical and recreational cannabis space as an attorney in California, New York and New Jersey, and as a licensing and regulatory consultant across the US and Canada, successfully advising dispensaries, cultivators and processors in many of the most highly-regulated, state-run medical and recreational cannabis jurisdictions in the world. A respected leader in the industry, he is actively sought by lawmakers and program regulators to draft proposed cannabis legislation and regulations and he is an in-demand speaker, moderator, writer and board member for cannabis and law industry conferences, seminars, journals and professional organizations.