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

New Bill: The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act

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

In the 115th Congress, there are more cannabis reform bills than ever before — dozens, as a matter of fact! Let’s take a closer look at one of the newest reform bills that was just introduced today ! Bill : The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act Introduced by : Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) What It Does: This bill would create federal, safe harbor protection for veterans and their doctors when using or recommending medical cannabis in states where it is legal. In order to provide our nation’s veterans immediate relief from opioid abuse, the bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to conduct research on the effects of medical marijuana on veterans in pain, and to research the relationship between state-sanctioned medical cannabis programs and any reduction in opioid abuse among veterans.

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

Partner Blog: From Fashion Lifestyle to Cannabis – A Natural Move?

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

NCIA is giving away a limited number of tickets to the inaugural Hall of Flowers show happening next week in Santa Rosa. It’s shaping up to be one of the must-see B2B events in the cannabis space for premium brands and industry innovators, all thanks to the fashion and lifestyle industry vets running the show.

What Recreational Cannabis In Mass. Means For Medical Marijuana … – WBUR

Posted on: June 26th, 2018 by admin No Comments

WBUR What Recreational Cannabis In Mass. Means For Medical Marijuana ..

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…

Medical marijuana industry aiming to establish testing standards – WPEC

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 by admin No Comments

WPEC Medical marijuana industry aiming to establish testing standards WPEC DAVIE, Fla. (CBS12) — Before pharmaceutical drugs hit the market, they go through rigorous testing. The pills in your medicine cabinet right now had several hurdles to clear before you got them.

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.

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