Shifting the Narrative - Cannabis & Wellness
Cannabis Sativa has a long history of being used for medicinal purposes. The renewed interest in the
therapeutic effects of cannabis offers a healthier alternative for patients who suffer from conditions that
require many different pharmaceutical drugs, that often come with a host of extremely detrimental side
effects. Cannabis has been used to treat a variety of conditions, such as…
• Chronic Pain
• Spasticity associated with Multiple Sclerosis
• Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
• Cancer Epilepsy
• Degenerative Neurological Conditions National Library of Medicine https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK425767/
Which States have legalized Marijuana & When?
– Reference: MJBizDaily- Updated as of August 2023
The Decriminalization of Marijuana usually results in the removal of criminal penalties and/or the
possibility of incarceration for low-level marijuana offenses. Several States have also opted to
implement policies that would expunge past low-level marijuana offenses.
States that have taken the steps to DE-criminalize marijuana.
Reference- Wikipedia- Legality of Cannabis by jurisdiction.
Active Member States
• New York
The United States CannaBusiness Chamber of Commerce (USCBCC) serves as
the nation’s sole organization responsible for synthesizing, educating, building
and advancing the business of cannabis through the lens of social equity,
health, ﬁnancial wellness and business-to-business collaboration, globally.
USCBCC assists veteran, minority and female-owned cannabis businesses as
well as legacy entrepreneurs through a unique platform of resources tailored to
foster economic growth and opportunity.
The USCBCC seeks to build bridges
between the emerging cannabis industry and established commercial
institutions in the space. The United States CannaBusiness Chamber of
Commerce represents and supports the collective interests of its members and
state actors seeking to establish, expand, maximize and improve their cannabis-
related ventures in accordance with all ethical, legal and legislative considerations.
The United States CannaBusiness Chamber of Commerce is the vanguard
organization within the cannabis industry, giving voice to the needs of farmers,
manufacturers, promoters, medical practitioners, educators and business
owners. The USCBCC seeks to raise awareness about the health and wellness
beneﬁts of cannabis and highlight gains made within the industry. We offer a
host of opportunities to support the broader market in creating inclusive social
equity provisions in alignment with diverse business models.