Industry Groups

The Future of Cannabis in California Can Be Craft

Ensuring a Path to Craft Cannabis Guest post by Amanda Reiman,Secretary of the International Cannabis Farmers Association and Head of Community Relations, Flow Kana and Kenny Morrison, CEO, VCC Brands.com...
- April 23rd, 2017 at 2:56 pm

How Punitive Cannabis Tax 280E Could End

The cannabis industry faces several significant burdens, though perhaps none as onerous as 280E, an antiquated tax rule that prohibits companies that grow, process or sell cannabi from deducting...
- April 13th, 2017 at 3:18 pm

Bipartisan Bills to Kill 280E Tax Introduced in Congress

Bipartisan Members of U.S. Senate and House Introduce Sweeping Measures to Reform Marijuana Policy and Support Cannabis Businesses In a key development, Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), Republican member of...
- March 30th, 2017 at 12:02 pm

ASTM Moves Forward to Develop Cannabis Standards

Global Standards Organization ASTM International Unveils New Cannabis Committee W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Pending approval from its board of directors, ASTM International announced yesterday the...
- March 1st, 2017 at 10:38 am

ASTM International to Consider Cannabis Standards

ASTM International to Host Organizational Meeting on Potential Cannabis Standards W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — By request from industry, ASTM International will host an organizational meeting...
- January 23rd, 2017 at 10:13 am

NCIA to Present Cannabis Industry Awards

The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) will be presenting awards in several categories to its members at the Seed to Sale Show taking place in Denver on January 31st...
- December 9th, 2016 at 12:07 pm

"Big Alcohol" Won't Dominate California Cannabis Industry

Big alcohol takeover? Guest post by Hezekiah Allen, Executive Director at California Growers Association Politico recently published a piece entitled “How Big Alcohol is About to Get Rich Off California...
- August 31st, 2016 at 8:03 am

Find a Cannabis Expert through NCIA Knowledge-Sharing Network

Cannabis Expert Calling Network (ECN) Unveiled at Cannabis Business Summit and Expo National Cannabis Industry Association Knowledge-Sharing Platform Features Cannabis Industry Thought Leaders and Experts Oakland, CA (PRWEB) June...
- June 23rd, 2016 at 4:10 am

Get Ready for California Cannabis Appellations

Like the wine industry, California’s cannabis industry will be moving towards regional appellations. While the California Growers Association hasn’t yet shared its plans, Mendocino County has created 11 different...
- June 14th, 2016 at 10:52 pm

National Cannabis Industry Association Announces New Board

The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) announced the results of the election for the Board of Directors.  The board consists of 22 members who serve two-year terms, with the election staggered....
- May 17th, 2016 at 5:59 pm

Hemp Industry Group Says FDA is Biased

Hemp Industries Association Responds to FDA Warning Letters Regarding Mislabeling of Cannabidiol (CBD) Products 19 Feb 2016 Washington, DC – Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the non-profit North American hemp...
- February 19th, 2016 at 6:38 pm

Illinois Cannabis Entrepreneurs Invest Despite Risks

River Cities’ Reader does a great job of detailing the Illinois medical cannabis market, incorporating the perspective of several license holders as well as that of Mark Passerini, the...
- December 10th, 2015 at 3:55 pm

Mississippi Bans Marijuana Policy Project

Via email from MPP: Mississippi bans the Marijuana Policy Project Dear MPP supporter, The Mississippi government is saying that MPP is prohibited from raising money in that state because...
- December 7th, 2015 at 3:28 pm