• June 14, 2018

    Rep. Barbara Lee Introduces Measure Supporting Equity in the Legal Cannabis Industry

       Resolution urges state and local governments to institute policies to increase access to cannabis business licenses for communities most harmed by prohibition    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A resolution decrying the racial disparities in cannabis enforcement and urging improved access to cannabis business licensing for marginalized communities in states where it is legal was introduced in…

  • June 14, 2018

    Senate Committee Approves Medical Cannabis Protections in Appropriations Spending Bill

    Senate Committee Approves Medical Cannabis Protections in Appropriations Spending Bill   Historic move is first time provision to protect state medical cannabis programs from federal interference has been included in original Senate legislation; language was amended to previous spending bills since 2014   Washington, D.C. –  The Senate Appropriations Committee approved legislation that would renew…

  • June 7, 2018

    Bipartisan Legislation Seeking to Protect State-Legal Marijuana Programs Introduced Today

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 7, 2018 CONTACT: Morgan Fox, Media Relations Director 202-780-1302, Morgan@TheCannabisIndustry.org   Historic Bipartisan Legislation Seeking to Protect State-Legal Marijuana Programs Introduced Today   Sens. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Offer Comprehensive Solution to Federal Conflict with Cannabis Laws in 46 States and the District of Columbia    …

  • May 23, 2018

    PRESS RELEASE: Members of Congress Join Cannabis Business Leaders at Nation’s Capitol to Advocate for Federal Marijuana Policy Reform

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 23, 2018 CONTACT: Morgan Fox, Media Relations Director 216-334-9564, Communications@TheCannabisIndustry.org Members of Congress Join Cannabis Business Leaders at Nation’s Capitol to Advocate for Federal Marijuana Policy Reform Cannabis industry conducting national lobbying this week to advocate for state-regulated cannabis programs and equitable treatment for legal businesses Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, cannabis business…

  • May 18, 2018

    NEXT WEEK: Cannabis Business Leaders Participate in National Advocacy Day for Legal Marijuana

    MEDIA ADVISORY Friday, May 18, 2018 CONTACT: Morgan Fox, Media Relations Director 216-334-9564, Communications@TheCannabisIndustry.org NEXT WEEK: Cannabis Business Leaders Participate in National Advocacy Day for Legal Marijuana Washington, D.C. –  Next week, more than 200 cannabis industry leaders from across the country will descend upon Washington, D.C. for the National Cannabis Industry Association’s 8th Annual…

  • May 17, 2018

    Congressional Committee Approves Medical Cannabis Protections in Appropriations Spending Bill

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 17, 2018 CONTACT Morgan Fox, Media Relations Director 216-334-9564, morgan@thecannabisindustry.org Congressional Committee Approves Medical Cannabis Protections in Appropriations Spending Bill Historic move is first time provision to protect state medical cannabis programs from federal interference has been included via House committee; language was amended to previous spending bills since 2014…

  • April 26, 2018

    Steve Fox, Leading Advocate for the Legalization and Regulation of Cannabis, Assumes Expanded Role in Cannabis Industry’s Federal Lobbying Efforts

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 26, 2018 Contact: Aaron Smith, Executive Director (303) 223-9727 — Communications@TheCannabisIndustry.org Steve Fox, Leading Advocate for the Legalization and Regulation of Cannabis, Assumes Expanded Role in Cannabis Industry’s Federal Lobbying Efforts Long-time federal lobbyist, NCIA co-founder, and manager of Colorado’s successful 2012 legalization initiative to provide strategic guidance and direct…

  • April 23, 2018

    Hundreds of Cannabis Business Leaders to Advocate for Fair Treatment During 8th Annual Cannabis Industry Lobby Days

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 23, 2018 Contact: Bethany Moore, Communications & Projects Manager (303) 223-9727 — Communications@TheCannabisIndustry.org Hundreds of Cannabis Business Leaders to Advocate for Fair Treatment During 8th Annual Cannabis Industry Lobby Days National Cannabis Industry Association members to meet with Congressional representatives to advocate for the fair treatment of the legal cannabis…

  • April 19, 2018

    National Cannabis Industry Association Responds to Minority Leader Schumer’s Announcement of New Marijuana Reform Legislation

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 19, 2018 Contact: Aaron Smith, Executive Director (303) 223-9727 — Communications@TheCannabisIndustry.org National Cannabis Industry Association Responds to Minority Leader Schumer’s Announcement of New Marijuana Reform Legislation Washington, D.C. – Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced today that he will soon be introducing legislation that would remove marijuana from the list…

  • January 4, 2018

    National Cannabis Industry Association Responds to Department of Justice’s Move to Rescind Marijuana Enforcement Guidelines

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2018 Contact: Aaron Smith, Executive Director (303) 223-9727 — communications@thecannabisindustry.org National Cannabis Industry Association Responds to Department of Justice’s Move to Rescind Marijuana Enforcement Guidelines Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice has rescinded the “Cole Memo” and two additional memos related…

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