Advocacy

You can adapt to change.
Or you can lead it.

 
 

 

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We Adocate

The MKSI Investments team is proud to play an active role in shaping the industry we share. We are experienced in legislative issues and tirelessly advocate for a healthy, competitive and transparent marketplace.

 
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Over the last decade we have been actively involved in legislation and advocacy including:

 
 

AB 2020 - support and advocacy for California’s new law granting local jurisdictions the power to determine what sorts of venues temporary cannabis events can happen in.

Cannabis Trade Federation - MKSI founder Martin Kaufman is a founding member of the federation, an advocacy organization of the nation’s biggest cannabis businesses. CTF was instrumental in developing the STATES Act and other critical legislation.

Prop 19 - MKSI founders Martin Kaufman and Salwa Ibrahim were deeply involved in California’s first ballot issue aimed at legalizing recreational cannabis.

Prop 64 - MKSI founders Martin Kaufman and Salwa Ibrahim stepped to the plate yet again in support of Proposition 64 - California’s landmark measure legalizing recreational cannabis use statewide.

Emerald Growers’ Association/California Growers’ Association - MKSI founders Martin Kaufman and Salwa Ibrahim were original members and supporters of the Emerald Growers Association; now the California Growers Association - the largest association of cannabis growers and business owners in the state.

National Cannabis Industry Association - MKSI founders Martin Kaufman and Salwa Ibrahim are longtime members and supporters of the NCIA - the cannabis industry’s national trade association.

California Cannabis Industry Association - MKSI founders Martin Kaufman and Salwa Ibrahim are longtime members and supporters of the CCIA, and Salwa is proud to have been recently nominated to the board.

 
 
 

Advocacy Opportunities

Reach out to info@mksiinvestments.com

 
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