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Leading Emphasizes from NCIA’s April Quarterly Marijuana Caucuses Events

Up until now, this year has been essential for marijuana federal policy. From the rescinding of the Cole Memo, to the addition of medical marijuana defenses through September and most recently, Sen. Cory Gardner’s(R-CO) commendable work protecting states’rights&. Between the quantity of details about marijuana policy changes and handling your day-to-day organisation operations, keeping up to this day with precise news on both the nationwide and regional level can be tough. That’s why NCIA’s Quarterly Marijuana Caucuses are so important for our industry to convene, link, and remain present on concerns impacting the industry. Thanks to our Government Relations group based in Washington, D.C., participating in our Cannabis Caucus events means that you can get precise insights into cannabis policy straight from the Hill, along with regional visitor speakers using regional updates from the ground. You can also benefit from a significant networking experience with cannabis executives in your region in an unwinded, professional setting. Marijuana Caucuses are your best chance to get even more engaged with NCIA’s policy work and market leaders across the country. This April, the Quarterly Marijuana Caucus events were held in eight areas nationwide and 1000+marijuana industry experts took part! Highlights from Northern California, the Northeast, and Southern California In San Jose, Josh Drayton, the deputy director of CCIA, offered an update on CCIA’s state-wide activities representing the industry

. In Boston, we were joined by guest speaker Shanel

Lindsay from the Massachusetts Cannabis Board of advisers to share the most recent on the social equity program as well as state legislative updates. In Los Angeles, we saw a big turnout of more than 350 participants at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt, and invited special guest speaker, Jennifer Hawkins, an organisation tax specialist at the

California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. Jennifer used an introduction on California cannabis excise tax for growing and was joined by Alexis d’Angelo, the Southern California Membership and Outreach Liaison for CCIA. Emphasizes from the Midwest, Florida, and the Pacific Northwest Returning to Ann Arbor, Michigan, we were thrilled to welcome Robin Schneider and Jeff Irwin from the Michigan Union to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, where we raised over$

5,000 for the project! In Tampa, guest speaker Sally Kent Peebles from Vicente Sederberg LLC provided an update on the Florida medical marijuana program, detailing the licensing process. In Seattle, we heard from guest speaker Chris Thompson, who works as director of legislative relations at the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. Highlights from the Southwest and Colorado At our very first event in 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona, we welcomed almost 100 participants to network with their regional colleagues and discover the current rescission of the Cole Memo. Guests likewise heard from Arizona State Rep. Mark Cardenas( D-Phoenix), who presented legislation this year that would put a adult-use measure on Arizona’s November ballot. In Boulder, Colorado, Sen. Tim Neville (R-16th District)joined us to share a motivational speak about the future of the market to participants, and an update on exactly what’s happening in the Colorado Legislature. Approaching July Cannabis Caucus Events Get your tickets now!.?.!! Early bird tickets are 50%off additional member tickets and non-member tickets now through June 11! We’re thrilled to announce that registration for our July Marijuana Caucus Events is now open!.?.!! Join us in new areas and cities for meaningful networking opportunities with industry experts, policymakers and government authorities. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

– San Francisco, CA– Tuesday, July 10 NORTHEAST New york city, NY– Tuesday

, July 10 PACIFIC NORTHWEST – Portland, OR– Thursday, July 12 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA– San Diego, CA– Thursday, July&12 FLORIDA– Miami, FL– Tuesday, July 17 MIDWEST– Cleveland, OH– Tuesday, July 17 SOUTHWEST&– Las Vegas, NV– Thursday, July 19 COLORADO– Denver, CO– Thursday, July 19 Thank you to our sponsors: Yearly Sponsors Bernstein IP Cannabrand Husch Blackwell
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Vicente Sederberg LLC Bronze Sponsors McAllister Garfield, P.C. MarijuanaDoctors.com Apeks Supercritical

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