at the local and state levels.
WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN THE UCBA
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We focus on enforcement efforts so that licensed cannabis retailers thrive, not only survive.
Quarterly Policy Summits enable us to bring together leading legislators, regulators, and stakeholders to publicly continue to move the conversation forward.
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.
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.