Member Blog: The Economics Of Trespass Grows And The Legal Industry
by Jackee Riccio, Regional Field Director at the CROP Project California’s cannabis economy has not generated the cash flow that regulators were anticipating.  Current legal sales have topped $3 billion, but unregulated cannabis continues to dominate the market. This may not be surprising, as critics argue that the current... Read more
Committee Blog: What The Recent Layoffs in the Cannabis Industry Mean
by NCIA’s Human Resources Committee Many in our industry have heard about the recent layoffs announced by cannabis companies, including some of NCIA’s members, in the U.S. NCIA’s Human Resources Committee views the layoffs as an unfortunate but sometimes necessary part of business, and overall remain optimistic about the... Read more
Member Blog: Cannabis Dispensary Inventory Management Done Right – Best Practices
by Ben Curren, Founder of GreenBits Discover how state-of-the-art technology can help your dispensary thrive. Many first-time dispensary owners do not come from a retail background. The cannabis industry is full of entrepreneurs running into long-established retail processes for the first time. Although the cannabis industry is new, many... Read more
Webinar: NCIA’s Official Response To USDA’s Hemp Rules
Join us on Tuesday, December 10 at 1:00 PM MT to learn more about NCIA’s official response to the USDA’s hemp rules. On October 31, 2019, the USDA released its Final Interim Rule governing the domestic production of hemp within the United States. The USDA is currently accepting public... Read more
NCIA Committees: Quarterly Update And A Look Ahead
NCIA committees are an opportunity for members to get directly involved in specific industry issues and sectors. These volunteer-driven efforts engage members’ expertise and passion to drill down in areas of expertise and passion to effect change, provide professional development opportunities, and develop best practices and guidelines that will... Read more
CYBER MONDAY SALE! Save 20% off all new annual memberships!
The holiday seasons are upon us and youʻve probably been inundated with commercials and advertisements for all sorts special holiday sales…but have you considered getting you and your business a gift of NCIA membership? This year weʻve got a deal you canʻt pass up if you own or operate... Read more
Member Blog: Best Practices In Cannabis Cultivation For 2020
by Brett Strauss, President of FolioGrow As with any industry experiencing unparalleled growth, the cannabis industry is going through a few growing pains in these early years of legalization. Cultivators especially are feeling the pinch as long-standing business practices no longer achieve the competitive edge in a crowded playing... Read more
NCIA Members Now Have A New Way To Register For Events… And Beyond!
A New Way To Register You may have already heard the news about NCIA’s new and improved membership interface, and now is the time to make sure your account is created so you’ll be ready to take full advantage of your membership ahead of an exciting year in 2020!... Read more
Webinar Next Week: Michigan’s Recreational Market – What Comes Next?
The Midwest is becoming a major player in the cannabis industry and Michigan is now accepting applications for its adult-use cannabis licenses with the launch date fast approaching. Join our expert panel as we provide insights into the Michigan adult-use market: an update on what has transpired so far,... Read more
Member Blog: Cannabis Business Security – Going Above and Beyond
By Patrick Chown, president, Seed To Sale Security In 2018, Sacramento CBS reported crooks stole $80,000 worth of cash and cannabis products from TotalLeaf Inc. after circumventing the facility’s alarm system and video surveillance technology.  Christopher Cohen, owner of the Sacramento-based cannabis manufacturing and distribution company, told the news... Read more

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