After the most successful year for advancing cannabis issues on Capitol Hill, questions remain as to whether the momentum will carry over into the new year or if progress at the federal level will take a step backward in 2020. Join Michael Correia, Director of Government Relations for The National Cannabis Industry Association, as he reviews what you can expect from Congress and the federal government this year regarding the issues critical to marijuana and hemp operators and the investment community in the U.S. and abroad. Tune in to hear from the person who focuses on raising awareness and building support for the cannabis industry’s issues with lawmakers every day.
Meet The Speaker:
Michael Correia, National Cannabis Industry Association. His focus is raising awareness and building support for the cannabis industry’s issues on Capitol Hill. In addition, Michael works with other national organizations to increase the cannabis industry profile nationally. Prior to joining NCIA, Michael spent many years working on Capitol Hill, including working for Rep. George Radanovich (R-CA), who retired in 2010, and the House Committee on Resources, serving three different Chairmen. Previously, he was director of federal affairs for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and senior project manager for the Committee for Responsible Federal Budget. In both positions, he advocated for policies in Congress. A campaign veteran, he has worked and volunteered on numerous political campaigns at the local, state, and federal levels over the past two decades. Michael is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego. A native of San Diego, he resides in Washington, D.C.