FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: National Cannabis Roundtable Applauds Introduction of The CLIMB Act
June 23, 2022

National Cannabis Roundtable Applauds Introduction of The CLIMB Act Legislation will “unleash the full potential of the American cannabis industry” by giving cannabis businesses access to a broad range of economic opportunities. Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Troy A Carter, Sr. (LA-02) and Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) introduced bipartisan legislation, The Capital Lending and Investment…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: National Cannabis Roundtable Statement on The SAFE Banking Act Being Left Out of USICA
June 23, 2022

National Cannabis Roundtable Statement on The SAFE Banking Act Being Left Out of USICA Washington, D.C. – Today, it was announced The SAFE Banking Act has been left out of the United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA). Saphira Galoob, Executive Director of the National Cannabis Roundtable, released the following statement: “We are disappointed that…

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For Immediate Release From the Office of Ed Perlmutter: Bipartisan Innovation Act Conference Committee Members Voice Support for SAFE Banking in Final Package
June 2, 2022

Bipartisan Innovation Act Conference Committee Members Voice Support for SAFE Banking in Final Package

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National Cannabis Roundtable Responds to Cannabis Regulator’s Letter Urging Policy Action to Address Current Cannabis Banking Situation in States
May 18, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Cannabis Regulators Association (CANNRA) – a nonpartisan, non-profit organization that convenes government officials involved in cannabis regulation across more than 40 states and territories – issued a letter illustrating the impacts that a lack of financial and banking services has had on cannabis businesses, those working with the cannabis industry,…

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National Cannabis Roundtable Applauds Bipartisan Letter Advocating for SAFE Banking Act’s Inclusion in the final American Competitiveness, Jobs and Innovation Package
May 12, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the National Cannabis Roundtable thanked a bipartisan group of 24 Senators for sending a letter to Congressional leadership requesting that the text of the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act) of 2021 be included in the final conferenced American competitiveness, jobs, and innovation package. “With nearly a quarter…

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National Cannabis Roundtable Applauds Introduction of Cannabis Commission Bill Congressman Joyce and Jefferies Lead Bill to Establish Federal Cannabis Framework
April 15, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The PREPARE Act (Preparing Regulators Effectively for a Post-Prohibition Adult Use Regulated Environment) was introduced by Congressman David Joyce (OH-14), Congressman Hakeem Jefferies (NY-8), and Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18), to propose the role of Federal regulatory agencies upon the legalization of cannabis. Executive Director of the National Cannabis Roundtable Saphira Galoob issued…

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National Cannabis Roundtable Celebrates Vote on the Marijuana Opportunity and Reinvestment Act (H.R. 3617)
April 1, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the second time the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Marijuana Opportunity and Reinvestment Act (“MORE Act”), voting to end federal cannabis prohibition. Executive Director of the National Cannabis Roundtable Saphira Galoob issued the following statement: “Far too many Americans have been ensnared in the criminal justice system because of…

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National Cannabis Roundtable Advisory Board Member Gary Hess featured in Washington Post
March 31, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C.—NCR is proud to see NCR Advisory Board member Gary Hess featured in the Washington Post. Congratulations, Gary! And a special shout out to Senator Tom Davis for the diligence, hard work and time he has put into his medical cannabis bill. Thank you! Click “Read More” to read the full Washington Post article.

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National Cannabis Roundtable Believes Incremental Steps are the Most Likely Path to Federal Cannabis Reform
March 1, 2022

On the topic of Cannabis reform, a recent article in MJBizDaily featured quotes by Saphira Galoob—principal and CEO of The Liaison Group. Galoob noted, “It’s important to focus on the most politically palatable and plausible ways to make progress….I think legalization is more of a process than a moment.” According to the article Galoob also…

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