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Cannabis Business Groups Raise Over $50,000 for California’s Fire Relief Efforts This Week

Cannabis Business Groups Raise Over $50,000 for California’s Fire Relief Efforts This Week

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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National Cannabis Industry Association Statement on Senate Appropriations Approval of Medical Marijuana Protections

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — National Cannabis Industry Association executive director Aaron Smith issued the below statement in response to the Senate Appropriations Committee’s approval by voice vote today for the renewal of medical marijuana protections in the Department of Justice budget.

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California Cannabis Czar Lori Ajax Announced as Keynote Speaker for California Cannabis Business Conference – Sept. 21-22 in Anaheim

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.

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Sweeping Bipartisan Marijuana Bills Introduced in Congress

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators and representatives introduced seven measures to advance more sensible cannabis policy at the federal level. The bills covered a broad range of issues related to resolving the tension between state and federal cannabis laws.

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Business Leaders Form New Group to Support State-Based Cannabis Trade

DENVER, March 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A coalition of companies related to the legal cannabis industry have announced the formation of the New Federalism Fund (NFF), an effort dedicated to working with Congress and the administration to protect current state-based regulatory systems for the legal cannabis industry.

Has Recreational Marijuana Use Become Too Big To Jail?

Has Recreational Marijuana Use Become Too Big to Jail?

Enforcing marijuana laws: FNC’s Alicia Acuna on concerns the Trump Administration may get tougher on enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana use.

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National Cannabis Industry Association Statement on Press Secretary’s Comments Regarding Trump Administration Marijuana Policy

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — National Cannabis Industry Association executive director Aaron Smith issued the following statement in response to Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s comments regarding the Trump Administration’s marijuana policy in the press briefing today:

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NCIA Statement on Confirmation of Sen. Sessions for Attorney General

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9. 2017 /Weed Wire/ — National Cannabis Industry Association executive director Aaron Smith issued the following statement in response to Senator Jeff Sessions’ confirmation as new U.S. Attorney General.

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MedMen CEO Joins Policy Council at National Cannabis Industry Association

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Adam Bierman, co-founder and chief executive of Los Angeles-based cannabis firm MedMen, has been tapped by the industry’s top trade organization to help lead its efforts in shaping federal marijuana policy.

Pro-Marijuana Groups Respond to Sessions' Confirmation Hearing

Pro-Marijuana Groups Respond to Sessions Confirmation Hearing

Following the U.S. Senate confirmation hearing for Attorney General nominee and anti-marijuana stalwart Jeff Sessions, pro-pot groups like National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws and the Marijuana Policy Project responded with a blend of skepticism, concern and hope.

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NCIA Statement on Sen. Sessions’ Comments Today Regarding Marijuana Policy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — National Cannabis Industry Association executive director Aaron Smith issued the following statement in response to Sen. Jeff Sessions’ comments about the federal approach to marijuana policy in today’s Attorney General confirmation hearing.

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NCIA Launches “We Are The Cannabis Industry” Campaign with Profiles, Digital Ads

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) today launched We Are The Cannabis Industry, a campaign designed to tell the stories of real people who work in America’s legal marijuana industry and highlight how the emerging business sector is creating significant benefits for both individuals and the economy.

The Fast Moves on MassRoots Inc(OTCMKTS:MSRT) as Pot Stock Sector Booms

The Fast Moves on MassRoots Inc as Pot Stock Sector Booms

MassRoots Inc(OTCMKTS:MSRT) describes itself as one of the largest technology platforms for the regulated cannabis industry. MSRT is at the right place at the right time as the pot sector has been seeing huge growth in recent months as medical MJ products in the U.S. alone are projected to generate up to $35 Billion by 2020.

PBS News Hour: What's Next For Marijuana Legalization

PBS News Hour: What is Next for Marijuana Legalization?

On November 8, multiple states legalized the use of marijuana for either recreational or medicinal purposes — thus marking a major shift in U.S. drug policy. William Brangham speaks with Taylor West of the National Cannabis Administration and Jonathan Hudak of the Brookings Institution about marijuana law and how it might evolve under President-elect Donald Trump’s upcoming administration.

California

Newsom Says Pot Legalization in California ‘Not a Done Deal’

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is telling supporters of the Adult Use of Marijuana Act legalization is not a sure thing. The Adult Use of Marijuana Act is expected soon to be set for November’s ballot, but Newsom, speaking to the National Cannabis Industry Association’s convention in Oakland, Calif., on June 21, 2016, said that does not guarantee its passage.

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In Anticipation of Legalization, Investors Hear Marijuana Pitches in Oakland June 19-20

OAKLAND, Calif., June 1, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — More than 200 high net worth investors from around the world eager to invest in the fastest growing industry in America will gather in Oakland, CA at the Oakland Marriott City Center for a two day Shark Tank-like pitch forum on Sunday, June 19th and Monday, June 20th, hosted exclusively for members of The Arcview Investor Network.

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National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) and BDS Analytics Partner to Serve NCIA Members with Valuable Industry Data

DENVER, May 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Members of the National Cannabis Industry Association will be getting a valuable new benefit, thanks to a ground-breaking partnership with leading cannabis market intelligence firm BDS Analytics.

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100+ Cannabis Business Leaders on Capitol Hill for NCIA’s Annual Lobby Days

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Next week, cannabis industry leaders from across the country will travel to Washington, D.C., for the National Cannabis Industry Association’s sixth annual Lobby Days.

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Florida Estimates Medical Marijuana Profit

In November, Florida voters will head to the polls to cast their ballots either in favor or opposed to a state constitutional amendment aimed at legalizing medical marijuana. Because this is a constitutional amendment, and not a ballot initiative, the measure requires 60 percent of the vote to pass.

Action Alert

Action Alert: House Voting on Banking

Within just a couple hours, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on two amendments to the Financial Services Appropriations bill that could affect the ability of cannabis businesses to access banking services. We need your help.

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Soil, Sustainability & Sun Illuminate Cannabis Business Summit

DENVER – The honeymoon phase for legal marijuana continues in Colorado. The National Cannabis Industry Association wrapped up its first-ever Cannabis Business Summit on June 25, 2014. The two-day convention, June 24-25, brought cannabis experts, inventors, consultants and investors together in the Colorado Convention Center in downtown Denver.

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Cannabis Business Summit’s Denver Debut

Marijuana business owners are getting Rocky Mountain High in Denver this week. The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting their first-ever Cannabis Business Summit. The summit takes place June 24- 25, 2014, at the Colorado Convention Center. According to the summit’s official website, it is intended to give marijuana business owners the chance to exchange ideas, discuss best practices, and learn about regulations, policies and legislation.

Marketing

Marijuana Marketing Meets Opposition

People want to know what the legal cannabis market will look like. Some talk about price while others talk about quality, and then there are those that just want toke with friends. A topic that is often overlooked is marijuana marketing.

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Mainstream Groups Give Birth To “Big Pot”

After a long and bitter struggle, cannabis advocates are beginning to enjoy a newfound legitimacy; as cannabis continues to become more mainstream, the industry built around it looks to organize itself. One of those organizations looking to fill that gap is the National Cannabis Industry Association. Founded in 2010 by Aaron Smith and Steve Fox, the NCIA is the first trade organization of its kind.


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