Community development is a fundamental component of our work. 

This community building work is aimed at increasing comfort with cannabis policy. Many stakeholders—from growers to law enforcement—are uncomfortable with regulating cannabis. Our outreach aims to overcome this inhibiting factor by promoting dialogue and relationship building. Events 

Partnering with local and county level organizations

Implementation depends on local permits. For too long local governments have been overwhelmed with the challenge of regulating cannabis at the local level with no support or guidance from the state government. Relationships between cannabis farmers and local governments have been strained in the past but have never been more important. 

Learn more about the regional council here. 

Forming and maintaining Chapters: Promoting robust communication

Disseminating good information throughout the state and receiving feedback is a critical organizational function. Our regional network empires us with a consistent avenue for two-way communication between regulators and regulated.