• January 19, 2017

    VIDEO: Member Spotlight with Shift Cannabis Co.

    This month, we introduce you to Travis Howard, co-founder of Shift Cannabis Co., a cannabis consulting firm for cultivators and retailers based in Boulder, Colorado. Travis explains his company’s values surrounding corporate social responsibility with an emphasis on boutique business models. Note: NCIA member profiles highlight members and stories within our cannabis industry community. They…

  • January 3, 2017

    Member Spotlight: THC Design

    To kick off 2017, we’re highlighting NCIA Member THC Design, whom you may have met as a sponsor of some of our Quarterly Cannabis Caucus events in 2016. Seth Hilsabeck, the company’s Chief Operating Officer and Head of Research & Development, tells us a bit more about THC Design, a family-oriented cannabis cultivation company based in California, and…

  • December 22, 2016

    NCIA Seeking Government Relations Coordinator (D.C.)

    NCIA is now hiring to expand our 12-person national team! We’re seeking a Government Relations Coordinator. The application process is detailed below. (Do not call NCIA’s office to apply or follow up.) Government Relations Coordinator: The National Cannabis Industry Association seeks a dynamic self-starter to excel as Government Relations Coordinator in a fast-paced, lean, and rapidly growing nonprofit…

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  • December 21, 2016

    A Year of Cannabis Learning: The 2016 Member Post Round-Up

    2016 has been another great year of connection, inspiration, and education within our growing industry. Some of the most valuable wisdom, insight, and learning in the industry comes directly from our members, and you can find it right here on NCIA’s blog. Today we look back at the year in Member Posts. Did you miss any the first…

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  • December 20, 2016

    Announcing NCIA’s 2017 Quarterly #CannabisCaucus Schedule

    Registration Now Open for NCIA’s 2017 Quarterly #CannabisCaucus event series! Following the successful first year of NCIA’s Quarterly Cannabis Caucus event series, we are excited to announce our 2017 schedule starting in January. Thank you to the 3000+ people across the country that attended throughout 2016 to network, hear from industry thought leaders and elected officials,…

  • December 14, 2016

    CBD Oil, the DEA, and the Law

    New action from the DEA today caused a stir among hemp and CBD producers. The action – the insertion of a new rule in the Federal Register regarding cannabinoids – could have serious consequences for CBD product makers. Bruce Barcott explains his plain-language take on the DEA’s action at NCIA Sponsoring member Leafly’s website. Is…

  • December 8, 2016

    Register today!
    NCIA’s Cannabis Industry Lobby Days – May 16-17, 2017

    Eager to get more involved in cannabis politics and make your voice heard? Wondering how you can help secure the future of our industry in a time of uncertainty? Good news! NCIA’s annual Cannabis Industry Lobby Days in Washington, D.C. are coming in May. It’s one of the most important ways you can stand up for cannabis reform…

  • Video Newsletter: The Challenges Ahead

    In our final video newsletter of 2016, NCIA’s Aaron Smith and Taylor West give an overview of our victories in eight states across the country, as well as the challenges ahead of us as we see a new administration come in to the White House. Hear more about the importance of NCIA’s work in the…

  • November 30, 2016

    Member Spotlight: LivWell Enlightened Health

    In December’s member spotlight, we speak with Neal Levine, who serves on NCIA’s Board of Directors, and is Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for NCIA Sustaining Member LivWell Enlightened Health. LivWell is a Colorado-based medical and adult-use cannabis dispensary with 14 locations across the state, employing hundreds of staff.   LivWell Enlightened Health Cannabis Industry Sector: Medical…

  • November 28, 2016

    Member Post: Raising Money 101 – Introduction to U.S. Public Cannabis Stocks

    by Charles Alovisetti, Vicente Sederberg LLC Most readers are familiar with the two major U.S. stock exchanges – the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ. But in the world of cannabis, almost all publicly traded companies are not listed on a stock exchange. Instead they trade over-the-counter (OTC). In fact, as of the date…