Highlights From NCIA’s Seed To Sale Show

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by Brooke Gilbert, Director of Events and Education NCIA’s inaugural Seed To Sale Show was a smashing success! Take a look at some of the highlights below, which made this a must-attend event for those in the cannabis industry: More than 2,200 attendees. The first ever Cannavation and Cannatech Awards, which recognized trailblazing individuals and… The post Highlights From NCIA’s Seed To Sale Show appeared first on The National Cannabis Industry Association .

Member Blog: Cannabis and the Canadian Public Markets

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By Charles Alovisetti and Brett Williams, Vicente Sederberg, LLC While the American cannabis industry ponders the strange twist of fate that was the 2016 election, our cannabis neighbors to the north are experiencing unprecedented levels of capital markets activity. There are now over thirty publicly listed cannabis companies in Canada trading on three different exchanges…. The post Member Blog: Cannabis and the Canadian Public Markets appeared first on The National Cannabis Industry Association .

VIDEO: Spotlight on California Cannabis Industry Association

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In this month’s NCIA video newsletter, we headed to Sacramento to attend the California Cannabis Industry Association‘s 2nd Annual Policy Conference. CCIA is NCIA’s state affiliate in California.

NCIA & MCBA Announce Partnership and #CannaBizSummit Scholarships for 2017

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The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) and the Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) are pleased to announce the formalization of a partnership where each organization will support the other’s work. MCBA exists “to create equal access and economic empowerment for cannabis businesses, their patients, and the communities most affected by the war on drugs,” and..

NCIA Accepting Nominations for Board of Directors Candidates

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NCIA is now accepting nominations for eligible candidates to run for its board of directors through April 21, 2017. As the cannabis industry’s only national trade association, the National Cannabis Industry Association is a nonprofit organization run for and by its members, so we hope you’ll take advantage of this opportunity to get involved in…

Member Blog: Cannabis Branding Faces Uncertain Future

Posted on: April 8th, 2017 by admin No Comments

by Mark Lusky, Lightning Labels When it comes to cannabis labels and cannabis packaging, and for that matter everything branding-related, the marijuana industry is a many-splendored riddle. On one hand, the industry’s avant-garde nature and offerings lend themselves to eclectic and eccentric designs. On the other hand, a demand-heavy marketplace, lack of branding sophistication, and…

NCIA’S Quarterly #CannabisCaucus Event Series Continues!

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by Brian Gilbert, Events Manager NCIA started the year off with the continuation of our Q1 Quarterly Cannabis Caucus event series, this time seeing us return to the 8 strongest regions visited throughout 2016.

Member Spotlight: W Vapes

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This month, we checked in with Dr. Juli Crockett of W Vapes, a vaporizer and extraction brand that originally launched in California, and is a Sustaining level member of NCIA. W Vapes was named one of the “Best Vape Cartridges” of 2016 at the California Chalice Cup. Juli also sits as a Co-Chair on NCIA’s recently…

A Closer Look at the “Flurry” of Cannabis Legislation in Congress

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by Michael Correia, NCIA Director of Government Relations Last week, we saw Congress introduce a flurry of marijuana related legislation, with many aspects directly affecting the cannabis industry. Taking the lead on bill introductions were cannabis champions Rep. Earl Blumenauer and Sen

Member Blog: 5 Critical Keys to Cannabiz Marketing Success

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by Lisa Hansen, VP and GM of Plaid Cannabis Marketing It’s such a thrilling time to be an up and coming cannabis company.

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