The 2018 Farm Bill and the Return of Hemp to American Farms

Posted on: January 10th, 2019 by admin No Comments

by Michelle Rutter, NCIA Government Relations Manager HISTORY Farming and agriculture has long been a part of North American history. When the Great Depression hit in the 1930’s, both President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Congress knew that the United States would struggle until the agriculture industry became prosperous again. As a result, many New Deal programs dealt with farming, but arguably the most notable agriculture related legislation was the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, which was the first version of what we know today as simply the “Farm Bill” that is updated roughly every five years

VIDEO: Member Spotlight – NuLeaf Dispensary

Posted on: January 10th, 2019 by admin No Comments

In this month’s video member spotlight, we visit with NuLeaf Dispensary in Las Vegas, Nevada. Adult-use cannabis was legalized in the state on January 1, 2017, though licensed dispensary sales were slowly implemented throughout the year

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.

Hemp: One of the Nation’s Oldest, and Now Newest, Agricultural Commodities

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

by Michelle Rutter, NCIA’s Government Relations Manager HISTORY Farming and agriculture has long been a part of North American history. When the Great Depression hit in the 1930’s, both President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Congress knew that the United States would struggle until the agriculture industry became prosperous again. As a result, many New Deal programs dealt with farming, but arguably the most notable agriculture related legislation was the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 , which was the first version of what we know today as simply the “Farm Bill” that is updated roughly every five years

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

Medical marijuana shops in Detroit operating without authorization from state – WXYZ

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

WXYZ Medical marijuana shops in Detroit operating without authorization from state WXYZ DETROIT – Earlier this year, the state delivered cease-and-desist letters to more than 200 medical marijuana businesses; more than 150 of those businesses are in Detroit. Despite those letters, a handful of those businesses are still operating without …

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 »

The 6000-Year History of Medical Cannabis – Visual Capitalist (blog)

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

Visual Capitalist (blog) The 6000-Year History of Medical Cannabis Visual Capitalist (blog) Today's infographic comes to us from MedReleaf, and it focuses on the medical uses of cannabis discovered by many cultures over time. With uses dating back to Ancient empires such as Rome, Egypt, and China, it helps to put into perspective recent legal …

Clearfield Medical Marijuana Testing Lab Nears One Year Since Approval – GANT News

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

GANT News Clearfield Medical Marijuana Testing Lab Nears One Year Since Approval GANT News CLEARFIELD – ACT Laboratories, one of two state-approved medical marijuana testing centers approved in 2017, is nearing the one-year post approval status mark.

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…

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