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.

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 .

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..

VIDEO: The Cannabis Industry’s Banking Crisis – Explained

Posted on: June 16th, 2018 by admin No Comments

The cannabis industry faces many hurdles along the path to federal legalization.

America’s Own Homegrown Industry

Posted on: June 16th, 2018 by admin No Comments

Co-authored by NCIA and BDS Analytics It all begins with the humble plant. The fastest-growing industry in the United States relies 100 percent upon the simple cultivation and harvesting of one plant, cannabis sativa — its buds, its leaves, and the diversity of organic compounds the plant provides, including THC. If the plant is grown indoors, as..

VIDEO: Spotlight on California Cannabis Industry Association

Posted on: April 9th, 2017 by admin No Comments

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

Posted on: April 9th, 2017 by admin No Comments

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

Posted on: April 9th, 2017 by admin No Comments

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…

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