V.I. Agriculture Commissioner designee Positive Nelson and 420Media are scheduled to host a sprawling cannabis conference and expo this summer to educate and support the territory’s move toward medical cannabis.

The event, known as CannaVal, will be held on St. Croix, and is designed to educate and empower the people of the territory while providing products and services to build the infrastructure of the medical cannabis, hemp, and cannabidiol industries in the Virgin Islands, according to a press release issued by the expo.