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..

Member Spotlight: W Vapes

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

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

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

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

Medical marijuana attorney plans cardholder seminars in Missoula, Kalispell – The Missoulian

Posted on: May 6th, 2012 by admin No Comments

A seminar for medical marijuana cardholders will soon be making stops in Missoula and Kalispell, in addition to other Montana cities. The seminar is hosted by Chris Lindsey, medical marijuana attorney based in Missoula and board member of the Montana Cannabis Industry Association.

National Patients’ Rights Association Seeks Input On Michigan Medical … – MarketWatch (press release)

Posted on: April 25th, 2012 by admin No Comments

DETROIT, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The National Patients’ Rights Association (NPRA) — a Michigan-based coalition of leading medical marijuana advocates working to protect patient rights — today announced it is seeking input from both members and all other interested parties to identify and discuss practical legislative framework that specifically addresses formally legalized medical marijuana dispensaries in the state of Michigan.

Pot’s high on agenda – Boston Herald

Posted on: April 9th, 2012 by admin No Comments

M edical marijuana advocates say they’ll take their “humanitarian” cause to the ballot if the Legislature won’t pass it, but top Bay State cops and prosecutors caution that using pot is not a victimless crime, and legalizing it could put Massachusetts at odds with the feds, who are still battling murderous drug cartels and growers. The issue is expected to heat up the Gardner Auditorium tomorrow, when the Joint Committee on Public Health holds a hearing on the initiative spearheaded by Richard Elliott Doblin of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies. “There’s no doubt about it: Either through the Legislature or a ballot initiative, there will be medical marijuana in Massachusetts,” vowed Doblin, 58, of Belmont, whose supporters gathered 80,710 certified voter signatures to make marijuana available as a painkiller to people with cancer, AIDS, glaucoma and other unspecified maladies

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