When Karl Marx and Frederich Engels popularized Flora Tristan's famous phrase “Workers of the world, unite!” in 1848, they sought to abolish the bureaucratic state and seize the means of production. In 2022, a national coalition of craft cannabis is aiming for a closer goal within capitalism, in the US: carving a space in regulations for small craft cannabis workers in one of the most dynamic sectors in the world.
To that end, six state-level advocacy organizations representing over 1,000 small and independent commercial cannabis producers across the United States announced on September 20 the formation of the US National Craft Cannabis Coalition (NCCC).
The NCCC was formed to advance state and federal policies that support small cannabis producers and the development of a differentiated market for regulated, small-batch craft cannabis products.
The Coalition groups cannabis trade …