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…

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

Getting Blunt: Marching for the Legalization of Marijuana – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted on: May 4th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Along with the usual festivities of Cinco de Mayo this Saturday is a different kind of celebration, sponsored the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. Beginning at 2 p.m.

Marijuana: The Clinic raises $12000+ for MS Walk Denver – Westword (blog)

Posted on: May 4th, 2012 by admin No Comments

For the last three years, staffers at the Clinic have raised money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society — outreach that emphasizes a growing public acceptance and interest in using medical marijuana to treat the disease. This Saturday at the annual MS Walk Denver in City Park, the dispensary will present this year’s bounty: more than $12,000. Although thousands of MS patients are using medical cannabis to help manage their condition, the charity has personal meaning for Clinic grower Jay Price.

Boulder pot shop welcomes National Geographic’s ‘American Weed’ spotlight – Denver Post

Posted on: May 3rd, 2012 by admin No Comments

A Boulder medical marijuana dispensary is prominently featured in the National Geographic series “American Weed,” and while the shop’s owner is satisfied with the show, a former manager says he was misrepresented as a stereotypical stoner. In fact, a cable comedy show recently poked fun at University of Colorado graduate Alex Douglas for fumbling over sentences in the documentary series. Beginning in February 2011, the North Boulder Wellness Center gave camera crews full access to film its operations for about seven months

Boulder pot shop welcomes National Geographic’s ‘American Weed’ spotlight – Colorado Daily

Posted on: May 3rd, 2012 by admin No Comments

Boulder pot shop welcomes National Geographic's 'American Weed' spotlight Colorado Daily By Brittany Anas Camera Staff Writer A Boulder medical marijuana dispensary is prominently featured in the National Geographic series “American Weed,” and while the shop's owner is satisfied with the show, a former manager says he was misrepresented as …

Boulder pot shop welcomes National Geographic’s ‘American Weed’ spotlight – Daily Camera

Posted on: May 3rd, 2012 by admin No Comments

A Boulder medical marijuana dispensary is prominently featured in the National Geographic series “American Weed,” and while the shop’s owner is satisfied with the show, a former manager says he was misrepresented as a stereotypical stoner. In fact, a cable comedy show recently poked fun at University of Colorado graduate Alex Douglas for fumbling over sentences in the documentary series. Beginning in February 2011, the North Boulder Wellness Center gave camera crews full access to film its operations for about seven months

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