Hertzberg Legislation to Establish Banking for the Cannabis Industry Passes First Committee

PRESS RELEASE The bill moves on to face a vote in the Senate Governance and Finance Committee next week. April 18, 2018 SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, today announced that his legislation to help financial institutions safely conduct transactions with licensed cannabis businesses has cleared its first hearing […]

NCIA, CCIA Host Fundraiser For Those Impacted By CA Fires

On Monday, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) sent an email announcing their Cannabis Industry Fire Relief Fundraiser in Santa Rosa, CA on November 6th. Co-hosted by the California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA), the fundraiser will take place 6:30-9:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek (170 Railroad St, Santa Rosa, […]

The Future of California’s Regulations: Q&A with Josh Drayton

Josh Drayton, deputy director of the California Cannabis Industry Association, has an extensive career in local and state-level politics, with his origins in Humboldt County as a political organizer. As a coffee shop owner about ten years ago in Humboldt, he let city council candidates use his space for community […]