This week, cannabis industry leaders from across the country have traveled to Washington, D.C., for the National Cannabis Industry Association's fifth annual Lobby Days. Roughly 100 cannabis business professionals will take part in policy discussions and citizen lobby meetings to advocate for fair treatment of the legal cannabis industry.
The events will begin with a policy symposium TODAY, highlighted by a "fireside chat" between Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist.
TOMORROW, NCIA leaders, business owners, and members of Congress will hold a 9am press conference at the House Triangle to kick off two days of meetings across the Hill between cannabis industry leaders and congressional staffs.
More details and information about press attendance below.
Tuesday, April 28
NCIA Policy Symposium, 9am-6pm
4:30pm-5:30pm - Fireside Chat with Rep. Earl Blumenauer and Grover Norquist
20 F Street NW Conference Center
Additional speakers include industry leaders and policy experts. See the full agenda.
For symposium press credentials, please email email@example.com.
Wednesday, April 29
Press Conference and Lobby Days
9am - Press Conference with Members of Congress and cannabis business owners
House Triangle (House side of the Capitol's East Front)
Media please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meetings between cannabis business leaders and congressional offices will take place throughout the day on both Wednesday, April 29, andThursday, April 30. Meetings are generally closed to members of the media. For other coverage options or to arrange interviews with attendees or NCIA staff, please contact email@example.com.
The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) is the largest cannabis trade association in the U.S. and the only organization representing cannabis-related businesses at the national level. NCIA promotes the growth of a responsible and legitimate cannabis industry and works toward a favorable social, economic, and legal environment for that industry in the United States.