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NCIA Member Profile: Avalon Realty Advisors

Mar 23, 2014 No Comments

NCIA Member Profile: Avalon Realty Advisors About: Avalon Realty Advisors is a commercial real estate management and consulting company specializing in property and construction management, brokerage and consulting services to the Medical Marijuana/Recreational Marijuana industries and mainstream businesses. Cannabis Industry Sector: Real Estate NCIA Member Since: 2014 Led by: Jason Thomas How do you uniquely… Read More

NCIA Accepting Nominations for Board of Directors Election

Mar 22, 2014 No Comments

The National Cannabis Industry Association’s annual board election begins April 30. As the only national trade association for the cannabis industry, NCIA prides itself on the democratic system it employs to select the Board of Directors who are tasked with overseeing the organization’s budget and strategic plan. Any current Sustaining NCIA member may run for… Read More

NCIA Announces National Cannabis Business Summit – June 24-25 in Denver

Mar 22, 2014 No Comments

NCIA is launching its first national conference, The Cannabis Business Summit, June 24-25 in Denver, Colorado. The summit will offer cannabis business leaders a national stage to discuss best practices and business developments from around the industry. The summit will include more than 35 sessions, more than 800 attendees, and an exhibition floor featuring more than… Read More

NCIA’s 4th Annual Lobby Days Take the Hill by Storm

Mar 22, 2014

On Wednesday, March 12, more than 60 cannabis industry professionals from across the country descended on our nation’s capital for NCIA’s 4th Annual Lobby Days. Led by NCIA director of government relations Michael Correia, these members spent two full days meeting with Congressional members and their staffs to talk about the critical federal issues facing… Read More

Colorado’s Legal Marijuana Stores Post $45M in January Sales

Mar 22, 2014 No Comments

Colorado’s legal cannabis businesses brought in $45 million in sales and $3.5 million in tax and fee revenue for the state during the historic first month of legal retail sales, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue. The figures, announced on March 10 by state officials, show that Colorado’s dispensaries brought in approximately $14 million in adult-use cannabis sales, and approximately $31… Read More

Federal Guidance Begins to Open the Door on Banking for the Industry

Mar 22, 2014 No Comments

Last month, the U.S. Departments of Justice and Treasury followed through on long hinted-at guidance intended to provide a roadmap for financial institutions to provide services to state-compliant cannabis businesses. It was a dramatic step in the ongoing effort to give legal marijuana businesses the same access to basic banking services that any other American… Read More

2014 Northeast CannaBusiness Symposium Presentations

Mar 18, 2014 No Comments

NCIA’s 2014 Northeast CannaBusiness Symposium was held in Boston on March 15, 2014. The presentation slides for each of the symposium’s speakers are provided here.

NCIA Blog Guest Post Guidelines

Feb 4, 2014 No Comments

- NCIA encourages member companies and allied nonprofit organizations to submit educational guest posts for the blog. – Guest posts are educational in nature and directed toward an audience of cannabis business professionals. – Guest posts are no shorter than 500 words and may contain external links, images, video, and other forms of content. -… Read More

NCIA Member Profile: Edible Events

Feb 4, 2014 No Comments

About: Edible Events Co. is a full-service event-planning company specializing in cannabis event production. They are currently producing monthly, ticketed cannabis-friendly “BYOC” all-inclusive catered events, held in high-end, private spaces throughout Denver. Cannabis Industry Sector: Corporate Cannabis Event Production Founded: 2013 NCIA Member Since: 2014 Led by: Jane West, LLC Edible Events is one of… Read More

New NCIA Bylaws Allow Board Election Voting by All Members

Feb 3, 2014 No Comments

The National Cannabis Industry Association’s board of directors conducted its quarterly meeting in mid-January in Las Vegas. The board approved an annual budget and provided input on the overall strategy of the association. Additionally, the board approved one exciting change to NCIA’s bylaws — granting an additional benefit to many of our members by opening… Read More

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