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Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT

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Fireside Chats with NCIA’s Government Relations Team: Going Green – Considerations for Businesses & Policymakers

NCIA’s #IndustryEssentials webinar series is our premier digital educational series featuring a variety of interactive programs allowing us to provide you timely, engaging and essential education when you need it most. The Fireside Chat series of NCIA’s #IndustryEssentials webinars are an exclusive monthly opportunity for NCIA members to hear from our government relations team and guests about the latest developments in federal policy LIVE.

As the cannabis industry continues to grow, so does its environmental impact. This fast-growing and highly regulated industry (at the state level) is poised to lead on evolving business challenges, including the adoption of environmentally sound business practices that demonstrate to the broader agriculture sector that comprehensive environmental sustainability is achievable. But, challenges remain and the stakes are ever-increasing.

Register today to listen to Mike and Michelle as they’re joined by special guests to discuss the future of sustainability in the cannabis industry. We’ll look at the intersection of the current environmental footprint of the cannabis industry, existing sustainability solutions (packaging, regenerative farming, renewable energy), political and economic issues limiting adoption of these practices by operators, and lay out strategies to remove those barriers. We’ll also be talking extensively about NCIA’s 2020 white paper (Read Now: https://bit.ly/3uDogfa) on environmental sustainability, so be sure to take a look!

Sabrina Fendrick, Essentia Endeavors
Ron Basak-Smith, Sana Packaging
Tiffany Watkins, Vanguard Media
Kaitlin Urso, Environmental Protection Specialist, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Michael Correia, Director of Government Relations (NCIA)
Michelle Rutter Friberg, Deputy Director of Government Relations (NCIA)

Event Details

Oct 27 2021
Wednesday | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
#IndustryEssentials Webinar Series

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