Former FDA Commissioner Calls For Descheduling And Federal Regulation
by Andrew Kline, NCIA’s Director of Public Policy With uncertainty about the proximate cause of the vaping crisis continuing to roil state regulators, and state governors trying to determine the right short-term solution to protect the public health, the former Commissioner of the FDA has a longer-term plan. Former... Read more
Member Blog: Changes in California Packaging Regulations are Coming – Are you Prepared?
by Kary Radestock, Hippo Premium Packaging Just when you thought you had a grasp on the tangled web of regulations governing California’s legal cannabis market, the packaging rules are changing again on January 1, 2020.  That’s right around the corner… so if you are a manufacturer, grower or producer,... Read more
What The Cannabis Industry – And Congress – Can Do To Help The Vaping Illness Outbreak
by Morgan Fox, NCIA Director of Media Relations In recent weeks, the reports of mysterious respiratory illnesses tied largely to unregulated cannabis vaping products, as well as some other products including nicotine vapes, have turned from a trickle into a steady flow. The most recent count is at over... Read more
Member Blog: 6 Key Questions To Ask When Evaluating Water-Soluble Technology For Cannabis Products
by Andrew Wong, Axiomm Technologies Consumers and manufacturers of products that have been infused with THC or CBD are probably very familiar with two key issues that plague the product class: slow onset time and uneven dosing of the active ingredient. In a bid to provide a solution, many... Read more
How Will The Federal Government Regulate Cannabis? We Have a Plan.
by Andrew Kline, NCIA’s Director of Public Policy NCIA could not be more proud of the collective efforts of the cannabis industry in passing SAFE Banking legislation in the House. Last week was a truly historic moment for the industry. Now, on to the Senate! While we always relish... Read more
Webinar Recording: SAFE Banking – What’s Next?
In case you missed this live webinar from September 30, watch this recording to learn more about cannabis policy and legislative priorities for the 116th Congress. You’ll get the latest updates on the SAFE Banking Act and other cannabis legislation being considered in this Congress. You’ll also get an... Read more
Video: Member Spotlight – WonderLeaf
In this month’s video member spotlight, we headed to Aurora, Colorado, to visit with the family-owned team at the WonderLeaf facility, founded in 2015. WonderLeaf products feature full-spectrum cannabinoids and strain-specific extractions. Learn more about WonderLeaf’s values of educating the consumer through budtender education tools, including information about the... Read more
Member Blog: Helping Mary Jane Is Good For Business
by Kharla Vezzetti, Business Membership and Advertising Manager at California NORML Who is the cannabis consumer to you? In a vast industry with so many important contributors, the one group that we all have in common and eventually serve is the consumer. The cannabis consumer is our shared financial... Read more
Join this webinar on September 30 at 1:00 PM MT to learn more about cannabis policy and legislative priorities for the 116th Congress. You’ll get the latest updates on the SAFE Banking Act and other cannabis legislation being considered in this Congress. You’ll also get an update on NCIA’s... Read more
Member Blog: Cannabis Seed To Sale Transparency Provides Solution To Vaping Illnesses
by Jessica Billingsley, CEO of AkernaNCIA Board Member The day I sat beside the MRI while my daughter’s mystery neurologic symptoms were investigated, I began my crusade for product transparency. I didn’t know then that transparency in products would become life’s work. On that day, I only knew my... Read more



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