• February 22, 2017

    Work and Well-Being in the Colorado Cannabis Industry: Project Results

    By Kevin M. Walters, MS and Gwenith G. Fisher, PhD, Colorado State University Who works in the Colorado cannabis industry? What are health and safety issues that these workers face? How can we optimize well-being among cannabis workers in Colorado? These are some of the questions that our research team had as we conducted our project,…

  • February 21, 2017

    Members of Congress Announce Bipartisan Cannabis Caucus

    by Michelle Rutter, Government Relations Manager On February 16th, the House of Representatives took another step towards recognizing the need for federal reform of cannabis laws. Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Jared Polis (D-CO), and Don Young (R-AK) announced their newly formed Congressional Cannabis Caucus. The bipartisan coalition will focus on issues like…

  • February 16, 2017

    VIDEO: The Importance of Making Your Voice Heard in D.C.

    NCIA Deputy Director Taylor West delivers this month’s video newsletter, encouraging you to get involved and make your voice heard to the new administration and new Congress. As NCIA prepares for our 7th Annual Cannabis Industry Lobby Days, there’s never been a more important time to speak up for your business and the industry we’re building…

  • Raising Money 101: Accredited Investors and Fundraising in the Cannabis Industry

    By Charles Alovisetti and Michael Heyward, Vicente Sederberg LLC When raising capital from outside investors, companies are faced with several choices regarding terms, structure, filings to make or not make, and type of investor, among other decisions. One choice – whether or not to include unaccredited investors – should be easy to make. For the…

  • February 2, 2017

    Growing With Our Members: NCIA’s Membership Department in 2017

    By Meredith Bower-Holt, Director of Membership and Development 2017 is well underway and all current NCIA members should have received their annual membership mailings. We hope you took a few minutes to review the contents of the folder, which contains information relevant to you and your business. As NCIA’s new Director of Membership & Development,…

  • January 24, 2017

    Member Spotlight: Cannabase

    In this month’s NCIA Member Spotlight, we speak with Jennifer Beck, co-founder and Managing Director of Cannabase, a wholesale cannabis marketplace and technology dashboard. Cannabase is headquartered in Denver, serving more than 75% of marijuana licenses in Colorado, with plans to expand nationwide in 2017. Cannabase Cannabis Industry Sector: Wholesale Distribution, Technology NCIA Member Member Since: 2014 Tell…

  • 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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