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National Cannabis Industry Association Board Of Directors Selects Executive Team

The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), the country’s largest cannabis trade association and industry advocacy organization, officially seated its newly-elected Board of Directors following the association’s member-driven board election. The election, which concluded in June, brought on three new board members. Mark Passerini is the co-founder of Om of Medicine, […]

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New Guides for Cannabis Testing Policy And Industry Crisis Communications Introduced At Cannabis Business Summit This Week

The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), in conjunction with its members and industry experts, is releasing publications this week offering recommendations for cannabis testing policy and providing guidance to cannabis businesses for dealing with crisis communications. NCIA’s Policy Council released a white paper that details a set of 16 recommendations related to […]

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Cannabis Dispensaries Not Associated With Increased Criminal Activity Per Study

The operation of medical cannabis dispensaries is not associated with increases in either violent crime or property crime, according to the findings of a discussion paper published by the IZA Research Institute. Researchers affiliated with the RAND Corporation investigated whether the establishment of medical cannabis dispensaries in California effects local crime rates – including […]

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NCIA Launches ‘Allied Associations Program’ To Coordinate With Local Trade Associations

The National Cannabis Industry Association is pleased to announce the official launch of its new Allied Associations Program (AAP) designed to facilitate cooperation and assistance to state and local trade organizations representing the cannabis industry. The AAP provides the means for the leaders and staffs of NCIA and Allied Associations to learn […]

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NCIA’s Cannabis Business Summit Is 2018’s Fastest-Growing Annual Trade Show In America

The National Cannabis Industry Association’s Cannabis Business Summit™ & Expo is officially the fastest-growing annual trade show in the United States, according to Trade Show Executive. The Cannabis Business Summit, NCIA’s flagship annual event, was awarded the top spot on Trade Show Executive’s annual “Fastest 50” list, honoring the 50 fastest-growing annual […]