Lobby Days Media Advisory

Lobby Days Media Advisory

MEDIA ADVISORY
CONTACT:
Susannah Grossman, Women Grow
832.771.8240 (mobile)
[email protected]

THURSDAY, FEB. 12

PRESS CONFERENCE: MARIJUANA INDUSTRY WOMEN KICK OFF DAY OF HILL LOBBYING AT NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), Leading Female Cannabis Entrepreneurs, National Cannabis Industry Association Will Highlight Key Issues Affecting Small and Women-Owned Cannabis Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, February 12 at 9 a.m., Rep. Jared Polis will join leaders and members of Women Grow, a national network of female cannabis industry professionals, and the National Cannabis Industry Association in the National Press Club’s Zenger Room to set the agenda the group’s first-ever Lobby Days. Members of the media are welcome.

On February 12 and 13, more than 60 Women Grow members from 14 states nationwide will converge in Washington, D.C., to promote the essential role of small and women-owned businesses in creating a diverse, responsible cannabis industry. In meetings with congressional representatives and staff, members will address key industry issues including fair taxation and access to banking.

WHO:

Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO)
Jazmin Hupp, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Women Grow
Taylor West, Deputy Director, National Cannabis Industry Association
Women Grow members from more than a dozen states’ cannabis industries

WHAT:

Women Grow Lobby Days Press Conference

WHEN:

Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 9 a.m.

WHERE:

Zenger Room
National Press Club
529 14th St. NW, 13th Fl.
Washington, D.C. 20045

MEDIA RSVP:

Susannah Grossman, (832) 771-8240 or [email protected]

 

ABOUT WOMEN GROW

Women Grow is a national network educating, empowering and connecting women in the cannabis industry through monthly networking events, national conferences and shining a spotlight on aspiring and established women leaders in the cannabis industry. The organization welcomes women entrepreneurs at all stages of business development from within the many sectors of the industry including cultivation, sales, advocacy, investment and ancillary businesses such as legal advocacy and representation, medicine, marketing, and others. Women Grow currently has chapters in Anchorage, AK; Albuquerque, NM; Asheville, NC; the Bay Area, CA; Boston, MA; Boulder, CO; Chicago, IL; Guam; Denver, CO; Houston, TX; Long Beach, CA; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Phoenix, AZ; Seattle, WA; and Western MA/Albany, NY. Visit WomenGrow.com to learn more about the organization, locate or apply to start a chapter, and tap into the organization’s knowledge base and speaker’s bureau.

 

ABOUT NCIA

The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) is the largest cannabis trade association in the U.S. and the only organization representing cannabis-related businesses at the national level. NCIA promotes the growth of a responsible and legitimate cannabis industry and works toward a favorable social, economic, and legal environment for that industry in the United States.

 

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