With Floridians getting another chance to legally approve medicinal marijuana in the fall comes opportunities for the business minded to invest in the lucrative industry. To that end, Viridian Capital Advisors, LLC, a leading financial and strategic advisory firm dedicated to the cannabis industry, recently announced that the Viridian Cannabis Investment Series is coming to Ft. Lauderdale, as the first-ever cannabis investment conference in the state of Florida.

The conference, entitled Investing in the Emerging Cannabis Industry While Managing Risk, will explore opportunities and risks associated with a growing multi-billion-dollar industry. Presentations and networking sessions will feature leading companies, investors, scientists, and thought leaders from some of the fastest growing industry sectors, including: Real Estate, Security, Biotech, Cultivation & Retail, AgTech, Lab Testing, Consumption Devices, Infused Products, and Digital Media.

“In November 2016, Florida voters will have a second opportunity to vote for legalized medical marijuana,” said Scott L. Greiper, Viridian’s founder and President. “We thought it was the ideal time to bring the Viridian Cannabis Investment Conference to Florida, the first such investment conference in the state, and showcase some of the leading companies and thought leaders in the cannabis marketplace.”

Viridian also announces Hoban & Feola, the nation’s premier cannabis business law firm operating in several states including Florida, California, New York and Colorado, as the conference sponsor. At the conference, Hoban & Feola’s Managing Partner Bob Hoban will present a detailed overview of the current investment climate and opportunities in the cannabis industry. Hoban is an AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney who specializes in hempbased business operations, related litigation and regulatory counsel, and has litigated nearly every aspect of Colorado’s Marijuana Code. In addition, Hoban has successfully closed over 300 marijuana-related business transactions.

“Hoban & Feola provides unmatched legal services to a diverse cannabusiness clientele across the country,” says Robert Hoban, Managing Partner of Hoban & Feola Law Firm. “We are committed to a vision that ensures the continued growth and increased viability of the cannabis industry, promotes the highest level of professionalism, and delivers top-tier services to our clients. Viridian Capital shares this vision and our relationship with them will enable Hoban & Feola to build this in- dustry throughout the country in a variety of ways.”

The Viridian Cannabis Investment Conference takes place at the Westin Ft. Lauderdale on June 8. To register, go to: