ICYMI: Bankers, Insurers and Businesses with Cannabis Interests Urge Swift Action on Banking Legislation
March 13, 2020

NCR Joins Holland and Knight to Organize Effort to Pass SAFE Banking Act WASHINGTON – As part of an effort led by the National Cannabis Roundtable and Holland & Knight, “bankers, insurers and other industries that do business with cannabis companies” met this week with Chairman Mike Crapo’s staff to discuss cannabis banking legislation, according…

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NCR Calls for Cannabis Banking Reform in Letter to Chairman Mike Crapo
February 28, 2020

Washington, DC – The National Cannabis Roundtable today released a policy memo and letter submitted to Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID) in response to his request for feedback from the cannabis industry regarding the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act).  NCR’s detailed response to Chairman Crapo’s questions focus on issues related to potency,…

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NCR CEOs Sign Social Responsibility Pledge  
December 10, 2019

Launch Plan to Promote Social Justice, Equity and Diversity in the Cannabis Industry  WASHINGTON – The National Cannabis Roundtable (NCR) today pledged its commitment to fostering social justice, equity, and diversity in the cannabis industry.  With the launch of NCR’s Corporate Social Responsibility program, member companies will lead the cannabis industry in addressing injustices caused…

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Illicit Cannabis Vaping Market Can Only be Combatted by a Regulated Market, says NCR in Comments to Senate Committee
November 21, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Cannabis Roundtable (NCR) today released its comments for the record regarding the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee’s November 13 hearing “Examining the Response to Lung Illnesses and Rising Youth Electronic Cigarette Use.”  NCR’s full testimony can be viewed here.  Excerpts are included below: “While there are still many…

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NCR Statement on House Judiciary Committee’s Consideration of the MORE Act 
November 20, 2019

Washington, D.C. – The National Cannabis Roundtable (NCR) today released the following statement in response to the House Judiciary Committee’s consideration of the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (MORE Act). “The National Cannabis Roundtable applauds the efforts of the Judiciary Committee for its leadership and commitment to advancing federal policies that will begin to…

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SAFE Banking Act Will Increase Transparency, Safety, and Access to Capital, says NCR
September 25, 2019

Washington, DC – The US House of Representatives today passed the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act). The SAFE Banking Act would prevent regulators from taking action against banks or credit unions that serve state-legal cannabis businesses. “The SAFE Banking Act will make our communities safer, allow state and local governments to collect taxes more…

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National Cannabis Roundtable Joins Women Grow to Discuss Access to Banking Services for Cannabis Businesses and Its Impact on Minority Communities and Women
September 13, 2019

NCR Sponsors Event Led by Women Grow at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Leadership Conference WASHINGTON – The National Cannabis Roundtable (NCR) today joined Women Grow at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Leadership Conference in Washington, DC to discuss how access to banking for cannabis businesses will benefit minority communities and women.  The panel,…

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NCR Statement on CDC Vaping Investigation
September 12, 2019

WASHINGTON – The National Cannabis Roundtable (NCR) released the following statement in response to the Centers for Disease Control’s vaping investigation: “Health concerns about vaping must be taken seriously and require immediate attention and careful study.  As businesses and investors in the legal cannabis industry, all of our members take regulatory compliance as an absolute…

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As Bipartisan Support for Cannabis Banking Reform Grows, Congress Should Advance SAFE Banking Act, says NCR
July 23, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Cannabis Roundtable (NCR) applauds the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee for holding today’s hearing to examine cannabis banking reform. NCR commends Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID) for holding the hearing and Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) for their leadership on cannabis reform. A recording of the…

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