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

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)

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

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

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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National Cannabis Roundtable Advisory Board Member Cory Gardner Calls for Sensible, Incremental Cannabis Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Cannabis Roundtable Advisory Board Member Senator Cory Gardner partnered with Congressman David Joyce of Ohio to co-author an op-ed in USA Today on the need for federal cannabis reform. Saphira Galoob, Executive Director and CEO of the National Cannabis Roundtable issued the following statement: “Former Senator Gardner and Congressman Joyce are […]
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NCR Applauds Testimony of Amber Littlejohn of the Minority Cannabis Business Association before House Financial Services Committee

Washington, DC – Amber Littlejohn of the Minority Cannabis Business Association (“MCBA”) delivered remarks before the House Financial Services Committee. National Cannabis Roundtable (“NCR”) Executive Director and CEO Saphira Galoob issued the following statement of support: “The National Cannabis Roundtable strongly supports the policy changes raised by Amber Littlejohn, Esq. and the Minority Cannabis Business […]
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Women and Minorities Need Cannabis Reform Now: NCR Executive Director, Vice Chair Address MJBizCon Today

Las Vegas, NV – National Cannabis Roundtable (NCR) Executive Director Saphira Galoob and NCR’s Vice-Chair, Dr. Chanda Macias of the National Holistic Healing Center, will address convention-goers tonight at MJBizCon as members of the panel “Empowering Women in Cannabis.” The event begins at 5:00pm PT. Galoob released excerpts today from her notes: OUR LEADERSHIP – […]
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NCR Forms Advisory Board to Advance Cannabis Reform Priorities

The National Cannabis Roundtable has formed the NCR Advisory Board, comprised of prominent cannabis thought leaders from around the nation, to advance their three primary priorities for federal cannabis reform: to nurture a growing industry, protect consumers and foster social equity. Saphira Galoob, NCR Executive Director, said “As cannabis reform gains momentum in this Congress, […]
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Promise of Cannabis Reform Improves, New Senate Bill a Historic Step

\”The Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act is a historic step on the road to federal cannabis reform. It is a thoughtful, comprehensive approach which seeks to address the complex issues, while unlocking the potential benefits that a vibrant cannabis policy framework can bring.” “Over the weeks to come we are committed to working with the […]
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Roundtable and Leafly Say to Congress: Cannabis Equals Jobs, Equity

The National Cannabis Roundtable and Leafly will jointly brief federal policy makers, including cannabis legislation author Ron Wyden, Hill policy staff and other cannabis stakeholders on Wednesday in a virtual event, “Cannabis Jobs Count: The 2021 Leafly Jobs Report.” The message for policy makers: bridge the differences and seize the opportunities for cannabis reform. Kathleen […]
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