Member Blog: Cannabis Legalization in Mexico
by Claudia Della Mora, Black Legend Capital While marijuana has been around in Mexico since the 1600s, the real story begins in the 20th century during the Prohibitionist Era. After Mexico news outlets widely reported stories of cannabis users committing violent crimes, a cannabis stigma was created, resulting in... Read more
Member Blog: Does Your Cannabis Brand Need Social Media? Yes, But Not For the Reasons You Think
By Aaron Rosenbluth, Hybrid Marketing Co Every cannabis brand needs social media. But, the reasons to be on social media, and how you should approach your accounts might surprise you. Social media is a powerful tool for all businesses today. Even in the cannabis industry, where most paid advertising... Read more
Member Blog: The Hidden Gem of Licensing and Endorsement Deals in Cannabis 
By Dan Shapiro, Greenlane Holdings Sitting here on July 14, 2021, the Senate Majority Leader of the United States Chuck Schumer just introduced legislation to (among other things) federally legalize cannabis. Yet, despite the Senate’s official entrance into the path to legalization, many states, businesses, and importantly here, athletes... Read more
Crazy for Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA)
Photo By CannabisCamera.com By Michelle Rutter Friberg, NCIA’s Deputy Director of Government Relations Last week was undoubtedly one of the most exciting weeks in federal cannabis policy ever! On July 14, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron... Read more
Committee Insights | 7.14.21 | How to develop a Risk Assessment for your Canna-Business
In this edition of our NCIA Committee Insights series originally aired on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 we were joined by members of our Risk Management and Insurance Committee for a discussion on how to evaluate and rank risks to your cannabusiness. Our experts discussed the potential impact... Read more
Committee Insights | 7.14.21 | How to Increase Product Safety When We Don’t Know What “Safe” Is
In this edition of our NCIA Committee Insights series originally aired on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 we were joined by members of our Cannabis Manufacturing Committee for a discussion about how terpene limits, both in edibles and inhalables, as well as vapor products can be manufactured so... Read more
Video: NCIA Today – July 16, 2021
Video: NCIA Today – July 16, 2021 | Advocacy / Community / Education NCIA Deputy Director of Communications Bethany Moore checks in with what’s going on across the country with the National Cannabis Industry Association’s membership, board, allies, and staff. This week Bethany is joined by NCIA’s GR team... Read more
Service Solutions | 7.13.21 | Learn How to Grow Your Cannabis Business with Acumatica Cloud ERP
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 Service Solutions series is our sponsored content webinar program which will allow business owners the... Read more
Senate Opens Doors to Federal Legalization
At long last, the day we’ve been waiting for all year has finally come! Early Wednesday morning, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) released the discussion draft language for a comprehensive bill that would effectively make cannabis legal at the... Read more
Partner Blog: The International Cannabis Business Conference Is Coming Back To Germany
The International Cannabis Business Conference is coming back to Berlin, Germany on August 25-27, 2021. Offering world-class industry networking opportunities, the Berlin International Cannabis Business Conference is the largest B2B cannabis trade event in Europe and is also the longest-running cannabis B2B conference on the continent. The conference will... Read more



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