Welcome to the California Cannabis

Industry Association

California's Collective Voice for the Cannabis Industry

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Our Mission

To promote the growth of a responsible and legitimate cannabis industry and work for a favorable social, economic, and legal environment for our industry in the state of California.

The California Cannabis Industry Association was founded on the principle of strength in numbers. The thousands of California businesses involved in our state-legal cannabis industry represent a significant economic force. As the industry's most influential state trade association, CCIA works everyday to ensure our burgeoning business sector is represented in a professional and coordinated way at the state level.

 

Industry in Action

California's three state licensing authorities released the second draft of the permanent regulations on Friday, October 19th.  This release triggered a 15 day public comment period that expires on Monday, November 5th. We are currently engaged with our committees, the Administration, the licensing authorities, and our general membership in identifying and developing regulatory solutions that continue to address public safety goals while streamlining business operations for the cannabis industry.

About Us

The California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA) was formed to unite the legal cannabis industry to help educate and act as a resource to lawmakers and our members. We are the most influential trade association in the state representing the diverse interests of the cannabis industry: retail, cultivation, manufacturing, delivery, distribution, testing, insurance, packaging, and various ancillary services. Our unified voice includes over 460 California businesses representing over 650 brands and approximately 10,000 employees.

 

 

Over the past five years, CCIA has consistently advocated on behalf of cannabis businesses to advance a comprehensive regulatory framework that achieves important policy objectives encouraging investment and innovation, protecting small businesses, and enhancing public and consumer safety.

CCIA will continue to work diligently with the legislature, the Administration, and the licensing authorities on open-market regulations and solutions that foster a robust cannabis industry while prioritizing public safety and health.

The Benefits of Membership

Your business's participation with the California Cannabis industry Association means being represented alongside hundreds of other responsible industry leaders committed to bringing about a legitimate and professional cannabis business community.

During the legislative process CCIA has been extremely successful at building coalition partners outside of the cannabis reform movement. This includes medical organizations, law enforcement, labor unions, local and state government associations, and environmental protection groups. Together we create a coalition focused on responsible policy and regulations at the state capitol.

In addition to shaping the legal and regulatory framework for California's emerging cannabis industry, CCIA membership also provides a statewide platform to promote your business while offering you valuable discounts from participating cannabis industry partners.

What does CCIA do?

Pillars of Membership

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Politcal Influence

Policy and Regulation Development

Education

Education

Industry & Political Forecasting

Support

Support

Exclusive Member to Member Services

Community

Community

Networking with Leading Industry Professionals