Member Blog: Cannabis and the Canadian Public Markets

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

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

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…

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

State assemblyman who voted against medical marijuana busted on pot charge – New York Daily News

Posted on: March 16th, 2013 by admin No Comments

New York Daily News State assemblyman who voted against medical marijuana busted on pot charge New York Daily News An outspoken state assemblyman who serves on the chamber's Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee — and voted against medical marijuana — has been busted for possessing pot, state police said Friday.

ThePuffingtonHost.com featuring Woody Harrelson’s "Adult" Vegan Brownies and … – San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Posted on: April 14th, 2012 by admin No Comments

ThePuffingtonhost.com aggregates medical cannabis news from around the world into one easy to navigate site. In addition they provide unique content from industry leaders like: Ed Rosenthal, Mamakind, Eddy Lepp, Marc Emery, Mickey Martin and more. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2012 ThePuffingtonhost.com aggregates medical cannabis news from around the world into one easy to navigate site

Obama’s Pot Flip-Flop Back in the News – Kush Magazine

Posted on: April 14th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Apr 12 2012 Major news outlets in the last few days have been covering stories about President Barack Obama’s flip-flopped stance on medical marijuana. These aren’t disgruntled pot websites, nor are they personal blogs; the word is out about Obama’s policies, and it’s not good.

The Business of Medical Marijuana – Reason Online (blog)

Posted on: April 13th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Reason Online (blog) The Business of Medical Marijuana Reason Online (blog) State leniency means that jail is much less likely—the feds account for less than 1% of marijuana arrests—but far from impossible. Opponents of medical – marijuana laws argue that the legislation is merely the thin end of the legalization wedge.

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