RETAIL LEADERSHIP

UCBA represents licensed cannabis retail
at the local and state levels.
We fight on our collective behalf to create a robust and sustaining regulated California cannabis industry. From introducing ballot measures locally and legislation at the state, to taxation issues, licensing, and social equity programs, the UCBA is the leading voice for legal cannabis in California. We work with leading cannabis cultivators, manufacturers, and distributors to establish strong relationships and good policy that benefits our industry.

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN THE UCBA

ADVOCATE

We advocate for you. Your access to and representation from our team of cannabis industry and policy experts paves the way to your sustained future.

Policy Summit

EDUCATE

We educate you. Our members are our priority and through meetings, quarterly member-only events and a constant dialogue, we support our operators and partner brands through policy and compliance learning and economic development.

Education Forum

COMMUNITY

We are a community. We work with leading cannabis cultivators, manufacturers and distributors to establish strong relationships and good policy that benefits our industry from both regulatory and economic standpoints.

Member Socials

OUR LOCAL AND STATE LOBBYISTS ARE ADVANCING POLICY THAT BENEFITS OUR MEMBERSHIP, WHILE OUR LEGAL, COMMUNICATIONS, AND COMPLIANCE TEAMS ARE HARD AT WORK, WORKING WITH OUR MEMBERSHIP TO GIVE US THE COMPETITIVE EDGE.

LICENSING

All UCBA retail members have local and state licenses. We fight for and protect our members with our local and state lobbying, legal, communications, and compliance teams.

SOCIALS

Quarterly UCBA Socials are member-only opportunities for our stores and partner brands to network in relaxed, curated settings. Socialize with the industries leaders all in one place.

ENFORCEMENT

We focus on enforcement efforts so that licensed cannabis retailers thrive, not only survive.

POLICY SUMMITS

Quarterly Policy Summits enable us to bring together leading legislators, regulators, and stakeholders to publicly continue to move the conversation forward.

TAXATION

Local and state tax rates must remain competitive for the sustainability of the regulated cannabis industry. We continue to push on lowering tax rates for the benefit of the consumer and to curb the illicit market.

EDUCATION FORUMS

UCBA retailers and partner brands have quarterly opportunities to educate budtenders and managers on different member brands so that we can we can efficiently create a highly educated ecosystem, increasing our bottom lines and giving our members efficient training opportunities.

Join the fastest growing retail cannabis association across the state.