NCIA Update From Capitol Hill

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

NCIA’s team in Washington, D.C. and our allies in Congress have been busy advancing cannabis reforms on Capitol Hill over the last couple of weeks. The Congressional appropriations process for the FY2019 federal budget is well under way and cannabis has been at the center of some of the debates around government spending.

VIDEO: Member Spotlight with Canndescent

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

In this month’s member spotlight, we visited with CEO Adrian Sedlin at his cultivation and processing facility in Desert Hot Springs, California. His company Canndescent has been acclaimed for its unique, modern packaging designs.

Our Members in Action at NCIA’s 2018 Cannabis Industry Lobby Days

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

by NCIA Editorial Staff The cannabis industry has seen exponential growth in the mainstream support for regulated cannabis markets from both sides of the political aisle. This progress is a direct result of the relationships NCIA has built on Capitol Hill, as well as the personal stories told by our members each year at our…

Member Blog: The Cannabis Industry Requires New Security Thinking

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

by Tom Dillon, S2 Security Corporation The legal medical and adult-use cannabis market has grown to an estimated size of 7.1 billion dollars. With this growth comes an array of new opportunities and challenges for cultivation centers and dispensaries. These entities are looking for solutions to ensure they meet regulatory requirements, secure their facilities and..

NCIA Announces Board of Directors Election Results!

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

National Cannabis Industry Association members have voted in the association’s annual board of directors election and nine candidates have been elected to serve on the board for the 2018-2020 term.

South Carolina Voters Approve Medical Marijuana Question On Democratic Ballot – Forbes

Posted on: June 13th, 2018 by admin No Comments

Forbes South Carolina Voters Approve Medical Marijuana Question On Democratic Ballot Forbes Its passage comes on the same day that a key U.S. Senate subcommittee moved for the first time ever to include protections for state medical marijuana laws in base Justice Department funding legislation

Medical Marijuana Would Bring Steep Tax, Unknown Amount for Schools – Oklahoma Watch

Posted on: June 9th, 2018 by admin No Comments

Oklahoma Watch Medical Marijuana Would Bring Steep Tax, Unknown Amount for Schools Oklahoma Watch Patients in Oklahoma will pay one of the highest tax rates for medical marijuana among the 30 states that currently offer it if State Question 788 is approved by voters this month, according to an Oklahoma Watch analysis. That's because the Oklahoma …

Medical marijuana rally to be held at Andrew Park Saturday – Norman Transcript

Posted on: June 9th, 2018 by admin No Comments

Norman Transcript Medical marijuana rally to be held at Andrew Park Saturday Norman Transcript The event, featuring live music and several speakers discussing the potential legal and medical impacts of State Question 788, will run from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m

Colorado school nurses can give medical marijuana to students – New York Post

Posted on: June 8th, 2018 by admin No Comments

New York Post Colorado school nurses can give medical marijuana to students New York Post Colorado's governor green-lit a law this week allowing school nurses to administer non-smokable medical marijuana to students whose parents have granted then permission to do so.

A football recruit uses medical cannabis for epilepsy. He says it cost … – Washington Post

Posted on: June 2nd, 2018 by admin No Comments

Washington Post A football recruit uses medical cannabis for epilepsy. He says it cost …

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