As one of the first financial advisors in North America to secure health and dental plans for dispensaries, Courttland Sandover-Sly is one of the few allies fighting for small businesses in the shifting cannabis economy.
Jamie Shaw is the only court certified expert on the dispensary industry in Canada. She helped develop the first cannabis retail standards in Canada, and the first retail training course.
Travis Lane has been cultivating cannabis for over 20 years. He grew up without any of the typical stigma associated with the cannabis plant, and became fully focused on cannabis as a career in 2010.
The purposes of the B.C. Independent Cannabis Association are
The BCICA’s primary focus is on education. To that end, we host public panels and meetings on specific topics, where we garner feedback from both industry experts, and the general public. It is our hope to present the information gained in these sessions in a comprehensive and clear manner, with the goal of informing the public and policy makers about this vibrant, sophisticated business economy.