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Cannabis Opponents Take Halloween Cannabis Candy Scare Tactics To New States

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 18:39
Cannabis opponents are some of the most desperate members of the public policy world. While I can’t understand why opponents continue to push reefer madness, I can understand why they are so...

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Ex-Cops And Orange Is The New Black Actor Say NO To The Drug War

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 20:00
Actor Matt Peters from the hit NETFLIX original series Orange is the New Black and a group of former law enforcement officers (LEAP) will speak out about the hypocrisy of America’s...

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Ranking Member Walz Calls For VA Research Into Medical Cannabis

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 19:32
House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN), released the following statement after he and the nine other Democratic members of the committee sent a letter to the...

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Michigan Dispensary Hopefuls Wait A Week Outside in Freezing Temperatures

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 14:29
What would you do for a chance at a million dollars? Some Michigan residents are camping outside in the freezing temperatures for a chance at just that opportunity, in the form of a medical...

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President Trump’s Declaration Of Opioid Public Health Emergency Ignores Reality

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 04:45
Via the Drug Policy Alliance earlier today: Moments ago, President Trump declared a public health emergency on the opioid overdose crisis. In a speech at the White House, Trump characterized the...

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Take A Survey About Employee Engagement In The Cannabis Industry

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 04:13
One of the biggest benefits of a legal, regulated cannabis industry is the jobs that it creates. Estimates put the size of the cannabis workforce as high as 230,000 full and part-time employees. If...

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David Stern’s Cannabis Comments Ring Hollow For Some NBA Players

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 19:42
News broke yesterday that David Stern, National Basketball Association (NBA) commissioner from 1984-2014, came out in support of cannabis reform in the NBA. His comments came during an interview...

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Trump Declares Opioid Crisis A Public Health Emergency, Falls Short On Substance

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 19:18
Today, President Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency. While this is good news, this declaration does not carry the same weight as the national emergency declaration the...

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4th Annual Croptoberfest

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 11:20
Croptober is about to end which marks the beginning of fall in the NorthWest. For a lot of people, it means festival season is over but I say wait, there’s more. There one more chance to...

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Will President Trump Escalate The War on Drugs?

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 03:15
On Thursday, President Trump is expected to declare a national emergency on the opioid overdose crisis. Trump indicated nearly three months ago in July that he planned to accept...

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Speakers Announced For Fundraiser Hosted By NCIA And CCIA Benefiting Community Fire Relief Efforts

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 02:45
Earlier this week I posted an article about a fundraiser that the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) and the California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA) are hosting to benefit fire...

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St. Louis Alderwoman To Introduce New Cannabis Ordinance

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 02:07
Exciting news from Missouri! Alderwoman Megan Green is introducing an ordinance this Friday in St. Louis to prevent the use of city resources to enforce laws prohibiting the use of marijuana....

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Has Oregon Become A Corporate Cannabis Resume Building State?

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 14:04
I have lived in Oregon my entire life, which is a fact that I am extremely proud of. I am a fourth generation Oregonian, and I am always quick to point that out to people. On top of that, I am also a...

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New Gallup Poll Shows Record Support For Cannabis Legalization

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:30
Gallup has been asking Americans if they support cannabis legalization since 1969. Back then the poll found that only 12% of Americans supported cannabis legalization. The number has consistently...

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Missouri Cannabis Conference To Be Held In Springfield This Year

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 03:00
I received the below message from Missouri. Activists in Missouri are working to put medical cannabis on the ballot in 2018. I encourage people to attend if they are in the area: For the first time,...

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Register For NCIA’s October Cannabis Caucus Events

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 15:00
I have attended multiple NCIA Quarterly Cannabis Caucus events in Portland, and they are always an amazing opportunity to learn and network with other members of the cannabis community. The next...

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Michigan Governor Makes Appointments To Marijuana Advisory Panel

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:20
Gov. Rick Snyder announced initial appointments to the Marihuana Advisory Panel established by the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act. Housed within the Department of Licensing and Regulatory...

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Seattle Hempfest: Supported By Weed The People

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 23:20
The gloom and doom weather has taken over again in the Pacific Northwest making it an excellent time to reflect on my last two days of Seattle Hempfest with my photographer friend Keoke Silvano,...

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Oregon Medical Marijuana Program Lives But Needs Changes

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 21:00
“The OMMP is dead.” “Wrong. Long live the OMMP!” If you are a member of the Oregon cannabis community, you have most likely heard people say, or post on social media, that the...

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Efforts To Legalize Cannabis In Michigan Must Not Be In Vain

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 20:00
I received the following urgent message out of Michigan today: Thanks to supporters like you, a November 2018 ballot initiative that would regulate marijuana like alcohol in Michigan is within reach!...

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