Please join the National Cannabis Industry Association today!
For as little as $100 per month, you will not only enjoy the benefits described below (and more in the future), but you will also increase the power of the industry itself by banding together with your fellow business people and entrepreneurs.
Alone, you are just one business. as part of the National Cannabis Industry Association, you will be part of a recognized economic force in this country. Our total is so much greater — and so much more influential — than the sum of our parts.
Please join at one of the three membership levels below so that your voice will be included in the growing chorus of industry leaders that make up NCIA.
Dues: $1,000 annually or a $100 monthly pledge.
This is a basic membership plan that includes national representation for your business, promotional listing in association materials and eligibility for member discounts.
Dues: $2,500 annually or a $250 monthly pledge.
This preferred membership plan grants eligibility to vote in NCIA board elections and includes all to the benefits of a Regular Membership.
Dues: Beginning at $5,000 annually or a $500 monthly pledge.
This premium membership plan includes eligibility to serve on the NCIA board of directors, access to exclusive industry events, high-profile listing in association materials, and all to the benefits of a Sponsoring Membership.
The National Cannabis Industry Code of Conduct
This voluntary industry code of conduct sets out specific standards of conduct for members of the national cannabis industry with respect to the manner in which they deal with other members and their customers. All NCIA members agree to adhere to this code as a condition of membership.
The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) recognizes that the manner in which members conduct business reflects upon the professionalism of the entire cannabis industry. Therefore, upon acceptance into membership, NCIA requests that members abide by the NCIA Pledge and Code of Conduct in word, action, and with the spirit of integrity that is at the core of these principles.
Members of the National Cannabis Industry Association demonstrate their commitment to the profession, to society and to their peers by pledging to uphold and abide by the following standards:
We shall conduct ourselves and our businesses in an honest and dignified manner, reflecting our adherence to the laws that govern our operations.
Given the high profile of the cannabis industry and the scrutiny under which we operate, we commit to appearing and acting professionally in order to reflect a positive image for the industry and promote our profession.
We will strive to educate ourselves, our constituents, and our clients about the most current research and practices available to the industry.
We agree that safety, training, and education are of the utmost importance in maintaining a professional workforce. We pledge to provide for the safety and training of employees to ensure a healthy work environment. We will endeavor to grow our work force through training and employee development.
We shall respect the views, ideas and contributions of our peers. Open and honest communications and the sharing of ideas and experiences are critical components in the early development of the cannabis industry.
To the greatest extent possible, we shall obtain and maintain all state and local licenses required by applicable state and local law to engage in any aspect of the cannabis industry.
We recognize the precarious nature of the existing laws and regulations and pledge to support political activity that advances the legitimization of the industry -- both through their support of NCIA and through support of local efforts.
We commit to advertising in a manner that reflects positively on the cannabis industry and shall comply with all truth-in-advertising standards.
We shall treat NCIA members with honesty, respect, integrity, and good faith.
Members shall express opinions about other members and the products they offer in a fashion that will facilitate a collegial, professional, and productive atmosphere within the organization. Members shall further avoid conflicts of interest, predatory practices, and anti-competitive behavior.
Each NCIA member not only agrees to abide by the principles and practices set forth in this Code of Conduct, but also acknowledges that a material violation of any of the provisions of this Code could constitute grounds for immediate removal from the organization.
Pay membership dues by check or money order
To join by mail, please print and complete our membership application (PDF) and mail it along with your check in the amount for your desired membership level to:
National Cannabis Industry Association
P.O. Box 78062
Washington, DC 20013
The benefits of joining the National Cannabis Industry Association
Joining NCIA means being represented alongside other top businesses committed to building a strong and prosperous future for cannabis-based enterprises. With your help, we will be able to ensure that the cannabis industry’s concerns are always heard in Washington D.C.’s halls of power.
Membership also provides a national platform to promote your business and several valuable discounts from participating cannabis industry partners.
Table of membership benefits
Who Can Join?
NCIA represents medical cannabis patient centers and dispensaries, specialized grow equipment manufacturers and retailers, smoking or vaporizing equipment manufacturers and retailers, medical cannabis testing facilities, marijuana-related publications and websites, medical cannabis trade schools, medicinal edibles providers, medical cannabis cultivators, cannabis seed providers, medical cannabis insurance providers, financial services companies catering to the cannabis industry, legal professionals, medical professionals specializing in therapeutic cannabis, hemp product manufacturers and retailers, cannabis-related local or state industry or trade associations, and more…
The National Cannabis Industry Association is organized as a 501(c)(6) non-profit corporation. Membership dues are not deductible as charitable contributions, but the portion of your dues not used for lobbying activities are deductible as trade or business expenses.
Membership dues are non-refundable. NCIA will never share members' personal contact or payment information with any other parties without written consent.
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