We, as cannabis and hemp businesses and
professionals acknowledge that we are an industry of vulnerability
and that we must take certain, deliberate and consistent action
to protect those that are most vulnerable within the communities
that we serve.
We have proactively initiated this public
pledge of the standards and commitment that we make as the leading
organized representatives of our local industry.
- We, pledge to: obey the law; provide excellence
in service to our patient members; provide dignity, equality
and opportunity to our employees; and dedicate our operations
to the highest standards of social and environmental responsibility
in the communities in which we operate.
- We pledge to honor the trust of our community
by devotedly adhering to all state laws including the Attorney
General's guidelines, as well as all city and county local ordinances.
- We pledge to only associate with qualified
medical cannabis patients and their caregivers who are residents
of the state where we are licensed to do business and possess
a valid and verifiable doctor's recommendation for medical cannabis.
- We pledge that we shall not provide medical
cannabis to any patient in an amount not consistent with personal
- We pledge to go over and above what is
required to prevent the illegal sale, barter or distribution
of medical cannabis, including educating our members regarding
compliance with existing State and local laws.
- We pledge that our cultivation and food
processing facilities, where edibles are prepared, comply with
all relevant federal, state and local health and safety laws
pertaining to the preparation of food for our private collective
- We pledge to operate a safe and secure
environment, including adequate security officers and surveillance
that will monitor the grounds and the immediate vicinity to assure
that all patrons of the property immediately leave the site and
do not consume medical cannabis in the vicinity of any club or
any adjacent property or parking lot.
- We pledge to be both proactive and responsive
to concerns of the neighbors and the communities where we operate.
- We pledge to employ best accounting practices
and maintain transparency with the municipalities where we are
operating. We believe in paying our fair share of taxes to support
the communities, which we are a vital part of.
- We pledge to provide a dignified, professional
and enjoyable place of work for our employees.
- We pledge to follow, all state and federal
employment laws as well as our own union contract.
- We pledge to work collaboratively with
all community stakeholders to establish a safe, friendly and
dignified industry for the patients of Cannabis in our community
that is sustainable, commerce friendly, job producing, tax revenue
generating and predictable for the entire local community.