The History of Appropriations

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

by Michelle Rutter, Government Relations Manager Congress doesn’t spend much of their time on passing legislation, but one exception is how much time they spend on the nation’s annual spending bills.

Committee Blog: California Regulations Public Comment Period Nears Close – Act Now!

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

by Lauren Mendelsohn ( Law Offices of Omar Figueroa ), Juli Crockett ( MMLG ) and Michael Cooper ( MadisonJay Solutions LLC ) from  NCIA’s State Regulations Committee Do you have views on the regulations that will govern California’s cannabis industry? If so, California’s window for the public to make comments on the proposed permanent industry regulations is about to draw to a close.

Member Spotlight: Tidal Royalty Corporation

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

In this month’s member spotlight, we hear from Paul Rosen, CEO of Tidal Royalty Corporation , a Toronto-based company providing financing for U.S. licensed cannabis operators looking to expand their operations.

Member Blog: 5 Things You Can Do While Waiting for License Approval

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

By Steve Flaks, VP of Sales, BioTrackTHC Your state passed a cannabis legalization bill and licensing applications are underway! Hooray! Now, you’re gearing up to start your canna-business. With your business plans in-hand and your application sent in, the fee paid, there is nothing to do now but wait… or you can prepare. These 5 steps can help ensure your business is ready for a successful, stress-free opening day, and beyond

Member Blog: Raising The Bar – Setting New Standards and Building Public Trust

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

by Jill Ellsworth,  MS, RDN, CEO and founder of Willow Industries In 1991, professors Harry G. Levine and Craig Reinarman published an article in the healthcare journal The Milbank Quarterly titled, “From Prohibition to Regulation: Lessons from Alcohol Policy for Drug Policy.” In their study, they note the quiet effectiveness of an industry that has regulated itself without issue since 1934. “ The leaders of the major alcohol industries, just like other members of the economic establishment, have a strong investment in maintaining order and obedience to law

Top Five Reasons to Attend Cannabis Caucuses

Posted on: September 15th, 2018 by admin No Comments

Registration is complimentary for members and 15% off for non-members NCIA’s increasingly popular Cannabis Caucuses are intimate meet and greet events that pop up in eight of the most burgeoning cannabis markets every quarter. We launched this event series two years ago so that our members can get in touch with NCIA staff, make connections with other industry professionals and learn about important federal policy updates impacting our industry

Member Blog: Know Your Regulations, Know Your Labels

Posted on: September 15th, 2018 by admin No Comments

by  Gary Paulin, Director of Sales of Lightning Labels , and their strategic partner, Kristen Savage, principal of Highmark Data Agility, timely data and printing performance drive cannabis label compliance Ability to move quickly, accurately, and competitively is the lifeblood of cannabis purveyors.

Veterans are left out of medical marijuana protections | TheHill – The Hill

Posted on: June 27th, 2018 by admin No Comments

The Hill Veterans are left out of medical marijuana protections | TheHill The Hill Veterans need Trump's leadership to remove the barriers preventing them from legal access to medical cannabis. and more »

Will Oklahoma legalize medical cannabis? Voters decide Tuesday – Marijuana Business Daily

Posted on: June 27th, 2018 by admin No Comments

Marijuana Business Daily Will Oklahoma legalize medical cannabis ? Voters decide Tuesday Marijuana Business Daily Oklahoma voters will decide Tuesday whether the Bible Belt state will legalize medical cannabis

Here’s the 6,000-year history of medical marijuana – Business Insider – Business Insider

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

Business Insider Here's the 6,000-year history of medical marijuana – Business Insider Business Insider Canada recently legalized marijuana use, becoming the second nation in the world to do so. Here's a look at medical uses for cannabis that have been found in … and more »

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