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250 Cannabis Business Leaders On Capitol Hill For NCIA’s Annual Lobby Days - Cannabis News

Approximately 250 cannabis business professionals will take part in policy discussions and citizen lobby meetings to advocate for fair treatment of the legal cannabis industry.

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250 Cannabis Business Leaders On Capitol Hill For NCIA’s Annual Lobby Days - Cannabis News

Approximately 250 cannabis business professionals will take part in policy discussions and citizen lobby meetings to advocate for fair treatment of the legal cannabis industry.

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Who works in the cannabis industry? A new trade association ad campaign shows its employees – Cannabis News

The cannabis industry is trying to show a different face — one that is far from a stoner stereotype.

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National Cannabis Industry Association: the people have spoken; legalizing cannabis is good Republican policy – Cannabis News

NCIA: At no point in our nation’s history has there been more support from mainstream America for taking marijuana out of the criminal market and putting it behind a legal, regulated counter.

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National Cannabis Industry Association: the people have spoken; legalizing cannabis is good Republican policy – Cannabis News

NCIA: At no point in our nation’s history has there been more support from mainstream America for taking marijuana out of the criminal market and putting it behind a legal, regulated counter.

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Country's largest cannabis business summit lands in Oakland – Cannabis News

OAKLAND -- Roughly 3,000 people flocked to the Marriott Oakland City Center this week for a business conference that, in many ways, was just like any other.

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Kirsten Gillibrand calls for reform of medical marijuana laws

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, addresses the National Cannabis Industry Association meeting, in New York, Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. AP Photo: Richard Drew via OneidaDispatch.com
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The Senator from New York says the federal government needs to reform laws affecting marijuana’s medical use, allowing states to determine their own medical marijuana programs.
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Marijuana market: High risk, high reward

Taylor West, deputy director of the National Cannabis Industry Association,  spoke at Nashville NERVE conference showing the latest data on the marijuana industry on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015. (Photo: Shelley Mays/The Tennessean)
 
Marijuana is illegal in Tennessee, but when and if the law changes, the business opportunities will be vast — along with the risks.
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Kirsten Gillibrand Set To Be The First Ever Sitting Senator To Address Cannabis Industry Conference

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, (D-NY) speaks at a Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 4, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing
 
Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is set to become the first ever sitting senator to give a keynote speech for a cannabis industry conference later in September, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.
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The Evolution of the Legal Marijuana Industry

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Taylor West, Deputy Director of the National Cannabis Industry Association, talks about the changes currently facing the industry as it evolves and grows.
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The Politics of Legal Marijuana

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Taylor West, Deputy Director of the National Cannabis Industry Association, talks about how much the American political landscape has changed when it comes to lawmakers and their perceptions of legal marijuana
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