SANTA ROSA, Calif., Nov. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), the nation’s largest trade association representing legal marijuana businesses, and its California affiliate, California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA) hosted a fundraiser on the evening of Monday, November 6 in support of the Redwood Credit Union’s Fire Relief Fund.
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ANAHEIM, Calif., July 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA), California’s leading cannabis industry association, and the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), the only national trade association representing the legal marijuana industry, announce Lori Ajax, the first-ever appointed Chief of the Bureau of Cannabis Control in California (informally known as the “Cannabis Czar”) as the keynote speaker for the associations’ newly launched California Cannabis Business Conference, taking place at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA, September 21-22, 2017.
On June 15, 2017, the California State Legislature will vote on a state budget package, including a cannabis budget trailer bill.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Terra Tech Corp. (OTCQX: TRTC) (“Terra Tech”) or (the “Company”), a vertically integrated cannabis-focused agriculture company, today announced that its CEO, Derek Peterson, will participate on two upcoming cannabis industry panels. Mr. Peterson will be a panelist at the California Cannabis Industry Association’s (CCIA) 2nd Annual Policy Conference on March 7th, 2017, and MJIC Media’s 3rd Annual Spring Cannabis Business Expo on March 8th, 2017.
On Dec. 14, 2016, CannaCraft, a group of California-based cannabis companies raided this past summer, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark its approval from the City of Santa Rosa to open back up for business.
New Frontier Data estimates California’s marijuana industry will generate $7.6 billion a year in direct sales to consumers by 2020, and that’s not including sales generated when growers sell to processors and when processors sell to dispensaries.
On May 10, 2016, Dead & Company, a band including surviving members of the Grateful Dead and guitarist John Mayer, performed on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and used the opportunity to advocate for the legalization of marijuana.
On Feb. 23, 2016, Weedmaps, an online community connecting users to marijuana dispensaries, announced that Doug Francis had replaced Justin Hartfield as CEO of the company, with Hartfield now acting as board chairman for Weedmaps’ family of companies, including Marijuana.com.
In November 2016, Californians could vote to become the fifth state to legalize the cultivation and sale of recreational marijuana. In anticipation, the state Board of Equalization, which handles taxation and revenue, has proposed a state-run bank.