Ben Lewinger

Ben Lewinger

Ben Lewinger is a public affairs professional with a history of working on projects that have moved New Mexico forward. He is currently the executive director of the New Mexico Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, a membership organization representing producers, manufacturers, and cannabis-adjacent businesses across NM, dedicated to the responsible growth of the cannabis industry. Ben will be discussing the potential economic development the cannabis industry offers to New Mexico right now, and the hurdles that accompany it. What are the well and lesser known challenges, how do we resolve them, and what can we expect the day after cannabis is no longer a scheduled illegal drug?