"I think we're really well positioned to change federal law," Smith told the crowd at the Vicente Sederberg seminar. "It's going to be those of you in this room — and businesses across the country that are involved with this industry and organized with the trade association that I represent, NCIA, and the new Massachusetts trade organization — that are going to make that happen."

Tickets for the National Cannabis Industry Association's "cannabusiness" symposium on March 16 cost $250. An individual membership plan with the MMMA is $250. Or, use the cash to buy an ounce (note: that's street price).

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NATIONAL CANNABIS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION'S NORTHEAST CANNABUSINESS SYMPOSIUM:: Courtyard Downtown, 275 Tremont St, Boston :: March 16 :: 12-8pm :: thecannabisindustry.org

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