NCIA Update From Capitol Hill

Posted on: June 25th, 2018 by admin No Comments

NCIA’s team in Washington, D.C. and our allies in Congress have been busy advancing cannabis reforms on Capitol Hill over the last couple of weeks. The Congressional appropriations process for the FY2019 federal budget is well under way and cannabis has been at the center of some of the debates around government spending.

Video: Another Successful NCIA Lobby Days

Posted on: June 25th, 2018 by admin No Comments

NCIA’s Aaron Smith re-caps another successful Cannabis Industry Lobby Days! Watch this video to hear more about NCIA Members’ experiences and why you should plan to join us next year in D.C. Are you an industry leader looking to invest in continued national advocacy for the industry but not yet a member of NCIA? NCIA’s…

Top 5 Reasons to Attend NCIA’s Quarterly Cannabis Caucuses

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 by admin No Comments

by Rachelle Lynn Gordon, NCIA Editorial Staff NCIA is proud to announce the return of our Quarterly Cannabis Caucus series this July.

Committee Blog: Packaging Design Considerations

Posted on: June 17th, 2018 by admin No Comments

by NCIA’s Packaging and Labeling Committee Elise Grosso, Cannabis Marketing Association; and Rachel Kane, Sure Lock Packaging, Inc. The following topics are areas to be aware of while creating and designing packaging

VIDEO: Member Spotlight with Canndescent

Posted on: June 17th, 2018 by admin No Comments

In this month’s member spotlight, we visited with CEO Adrian Sedlin at his cultivation and processing facility in Desert Hot Springs, California. His company Canndescent has been acclaimed for its unique, modern packaging designs.

Our Members in Action at NCIA’s 2018 Cannabis Industry Lobby Days

Posted on: June 17th, 2018 by admin No Comments

by NCIA Editorial Staff The cannabis industry has seen exponential growth in the mainstream support for regulated cannabis markets from both sides of the political aisle. This progress is a direct result of the relationships NCIA has built on Capitol Hill, as well as the personal stories told by our members each year at our…

The Cannabis Business Banking Crisis

Posted on: June 17th, 2018 by admin No Comments

By Rachelle Lynn Gordon, NCIA Editorial The fledgling legal cannabis industry has faced numerous challenges since California voters made the state the first to approve the plant for medical use in 1996. Since then, an additional 29 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis for either medical and/or adult-use purposes yet it still… The post The Cannabis Business Banking Crisis appeared first on The National Cannabis Industry Association .

Apply for an NCIA Committee for the 2018-19 term!

Posted on: June 17th, 2018 by admin No Comments

Coming off a strong and productive year of Committee work, NCIA is excited to announce that we are accepting applications for the 2018-19 Committee term. We need your skills, passion, and wide-ranging perspectives to build upon our energetic, inclusive, and innovative committees. NCIA committees are an opportunity for our members to get engaged in specific..

Member Blog: The Cannabis Industry Requires New Security Thinking

Posted on: June 17th, 2018 by admin No Comments

by Tom Dillon, S2 Security Corporation The legal medical and adult-use cannabis market has grown to an estimated size of 7.1 billion dollars. With this growth comes an array of new opportunities and challenges for cultivation centers and dispensaries. These entities are looking for solutions to ensure they meet regulatory requirements, secure their facilities and..

NCIA Announces Board of Directors Election Results!

Posted on: June 17th, 2018 by admin No Comments

National Cannabis Industry Association members have voted in the association’s annual board of directors election and nine candidates have been elected to serve on the board for the 2018-2020 term.

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