National Association of Cannabis Businesses

NACB MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

WHY THE NACB? 

Our mission is to bring credibility to US cannabis businesses. With our network of vetted businesses you will be able to build partnerships with the best cannabis businesses. And our Standards Governance Board is creating standards for licensed cannabis business members that will meet and, in some cases, exceed state requirements.

NACB Membership will distinguish you as one of the most responsible, ethical and compliant cannabis businesses in the United States.

WANT TO BECOME A MEMBER?

PLEASE NOTE: To ensure the quality and integrity of our NACB Members, all membership applicants are subject to a vetting process that involves background checks. These checks look for criminal convictions, civil liability, global watch lists and any dishonest business practices. Should you fail the background check, the NACB will refund your membership fee minus the cost of vetting. We will also ask that you abide by our terms and conditions of membership.  

Apply now!

This will let us know that you're interested in becoming an NACB Affiliate and we can get the ball rolling. The form is quick and easy to fill out, and your information is confidential and secure.

THE APPLICATION FORM ASKS THE FOLLOWING

  • Are you applying as a licensed cannabis business, an ancillary supplier or vendor, investor, professional or individual connected to the industry
  • Your name and contact information
  • Your address and year of birth
  • The name of your business
  • For a supplier, a few industry references

 THE NACB WILL REVIEW YOUR APPLICATION AND CONDUCT A BACKGROUND CHECK

This process can take approximately a week.  To ensure your business meets the NACB's high standards for integrity and fair dealing, we will ensure that your business is duly formed and registered. We will also evaluate, among other criteria including:

  • Valid licensure
  • Publicly available criminal record history
  • Past bankruptcies, liens, or other judgments
  • Past government regulatory enforcement actions
  • Presence on restrict global watchlists
  • Adverse news and social media
  • Business partner satisfaction

Approval and benefits

  • If approved, you will be given access to the NACB Member Portal which features networking tools, legislation tracking, information about exclusive discounts, educational resources, and more
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in or vote on our National Standards process
  • You will be given the chance to attend NACB Symposiums
  • Your business will also be featured in our directory and social media promotions

NACB CODE OF CONDUCT AND NATIONAL STANDARDS

The NACB seeks to maintain the integrity of its member base as ethical, responsible, and trustworthy. If the NACB learns that a member has failed to abide by its Code of Conduct or National Standards, the NACB will consider whether such violation warrants expulsion from the NACB for the protection of its other members.