Service Solutions | 9.21.22 | Does Your Video Surveillance Monitoring Method Put Your Business at Risk?
NCIA’s Service Solutions series is our sponsored content webinar program which allows business owners the opportunity to learn more about premier products, services and industry solutions directly from our network of established suppliers, providers and thought leaders. In this edition originally aired on Wednesday, September 21, 2022... Read more
Member Blog: ESG Initiatives and Potential Impacts on Cannabis CRE
by Bryan McLaren, CEO and chair at Zoned Properties, Inc. Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives are central to the evolving business landscape as more organizations dedicate resources to amplify their social impact, execute on purpose-driven goals, and ultimately create long-term value.   Pressure from stakeholders and shareholders has been... Read more
Participate in the Cannabis Voter Project on National Voter Registration Day!
Cannabis Voter Project is working with cannabis retailers and brands to get out the vote on National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. As a cannabis industry operator, the importance of having your voice heard in the political sphere likely crosses your mind on a daily basis.... Read more
Congratulations Best of 420 Clio Cannabis Award Finalists
Like everything else in 2022, the Best of 420 Clio Cannabis Award took extra effort to put together. But thanks to the tremendous teamwork and dedication of the entire NCIA Marketing & Advertising Committee, and the subcommittee, chaired by Tara Coomans of Avaans Media, this year brings us new... Read more
Committee Blog: The Importance of Feasibility Due Diligence Prior to Purchase of a Cannabis Facility
by Kathleen May, Sonny Antonio, Casey Rivero, David VaillencourtNCIA’s Facilities Design Committee In our previous blogs, the Facility Design Committee authors emphasized the importance of defining facility layout and design components during the planning phase of facility purchase, infrastructure, and operational flow of processes and materials. This blog dives... Read more
Lobby Days Post-Summer Haze
10th Annual Cannabis Industry Lobby Days Photo Recap By Michelle Rutter Friberg, NCIA’s Deputy Director of Government Relations It’s hard to believe it’s been more than three years since our 9th Annual Cannabis Industry Lobby Days (Thanks, COVID)!  Last week, 100 NCIA members traveled to our nation’s capital to... Read more
Member Blog: 4 Budtender Onboarding Tips To Help Keep You Compliant
by Tommy Troung, KayaPush  A recent survey by found that 55% of budtenders leave their jobs within the first year of employment.* But why?  Some believe improper onboarding could be a culprit.    First impressions matter – and improper onboarding can leave budtenders feeling underprepared and unappreciated. Moreover, budtenders... Read more
Member Blog: Genetics Validation – Certified Growers and Cultivar Identification
by María Zuccarelli and María Belén de Catarina, MyFloraDNA It’s pretty easy to differentiate humans from one another, except for twins, that’s a more tricky situation. With plants, it is not that easy. It takes time and a lot of expertise to differentiate each species. Imagine the difficulty to... Read more
Social Equity Members Head to D.C. to Lobby for A More Inclusive Industry
by Mike Lomuto, NCIA’s DEI Manager NCIA is proud to announce that for the first time, thanks to the support of our members, we have awarded nine Lobby Days Equity Scholarships to support our Social Equity members with travel expenses to attend NCIA’s Lobby Days in Washington, D.C., on... Read more
Video: Defending Main Street Cannabis Businesses
As the only national advocate for small and mid-sized cannabis businesses, NCIA works every day to advance policy reforms favorable to the whole industry — not just the wealthiest few. Hear from NCIA Board Members why our mission and advocacy work is crucial to defending the interests of everyday... Read more

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