The Lake County Cannabis Alliance is an industry association representing the full spectrum of cannabis businesses in Lake County including all types of farmers, nurseries, processors, manufacturers, distributors, testing facilities, retailers, event producers, consultants and ancillary businesses. We hope that by educating the public on its many uses, both recreation and medicinal, we can demystifying this remarkable plant with science, compassion and understanding.
WHAT IS THE LAKE COUNTY CANNABIS ALLIANCE
The Lake County Cannabis Alliance serves and promotes Lake County’s world-renowned cannabis cultivators and businesses through sustainable economic development, public and private events, education and public policy initiatives.
WHY JOIN LCCA?
If you are a local grower, distributor and/or cultivator, we want to support you and your industry. Our trade association takes into account the needs of our members and their individual cannabis business concerns. We offer a number of member benefits including:
Local Vendor Directory
LCCA Networking Forum
LCCA Public and Private Educational & Networking Events
Cannabis Cultivation, Distribution & Sales Workshops
Local Legislative Advocacy
CANNABIS TRADE ASSOCIATION?
2017 welcomed a new time of enlightened legislation here in California and Jan 1st, 2018 we celebrated, although bitter-sweetly at times, the statewide legalization of recreational cannabis. Here in Lake County, the community welcomed the adoption of recreational cannabis with open arms. In 2019, the Lake County tax office reported 1.3 million dollars in revenue from cannabis sales alone and over 100 new jobs. The boom of the cannabis industry breathed life and opportunity into our impoverished and primarily agricultural community, devastated by fires over the past 6 years. By supporting this new and lucrative industry, it is the hope of the LCCA to continue to advocate for and advance sound cannabis legislation in Lake County.
Despite the many documented medicinal benefits and multi-billion dollar industry cannabis became in the United States, cannabis remains Federally illegal and remains a Schedule 1 drug with cannabis businesses unable to gain access to FDIC backed banking. This has made financial backing, financing, logistics and employee payroll difficult at best impossible for most. In spite of this, California implemented the METRC track-and-trace system, making some cannabis business operations even more laborious and time consuming.
Amid these constant changes in cannabis retail compliance at the state and local level, small business owners in rural communities like Lake County understandably struggle to keep pace with state legislation and local compliance. The LCCA aims to ease the pain cannabis business owners experience as cannabis transitions into the legal market for both recreational and medical use.
Please join us as we educate public and private cannabis markets and advocate for just cannabis legislation within Lake County and the state of California.