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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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Michigan: Medical Marijuana Business Application Info Released By LARA

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:26
Just days ahead of her appearance at the MICBD Conference in Ann Arbor, the Director of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has authorized the release of new information regarding the...

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Missouri Medical Cannabis Campaign: Harper’s Story

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 13:53
I received the following message from the New Approach Missouri medical cannabis campaign: Hello, my name is Candace. I am writing today to urge you on behalf of my son Harper to support New Approach...

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Congressman Blumenauer Testifies In Support Of Cannabis As An Alternative To Opioids

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 23:36
Americans use opioids at an alarming rate. It is estimated that Americans consume 80% of the world’s opioids, despite only making up roughly 5% of the world’s population. The National...

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Legalization Supporting Mayoral Candidate Went “Homeless” in NYC

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 18:11
I didn’t know what to expect when interviewing New York City mayoral candidate Mike Tolkin. Some third-party candidates can be very eccentric and New York has had it’s fair share; it is...

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What Are The N.J. Gubernatorial Candidates’ Views On Marijuana Policy?

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:45
The outcome of the Governor’s race in New Jersey is going to be very important for legalization efforts in New Jersey, and with it, momentum for reform efforts in the rest of the nation. Below...

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Rhode Island: NCIA Hosts Cannabis Caucus Event For Industry Entrepreneurs

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:45
As the cannabis industry begins to wrap up 2017, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) will host a Northeast Cannabis Caucus on Tuesday, October 10, in...

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Kentucky: Republican Senate Caucus Chairman Proposes Legalization

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:18
I received the following alert out of Kentucky today: Kentucky’s lack of progress on marijuana policy reform has been frustrating, but it appears that the tide may finally be turning. Last...

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Missouri: Support Jeff Mizanskey’s Team

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 14:30
Jeff Mizanskey served over two decades in prison in Missouri after he was sentenced to life in prison for cannabis only offenses. Fortunately, Jeff has been out for awhile now, and has been a...

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Michigan: MMFLA News And Update

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:51
Information is developing weekly in the quest to build Michigan’s new medical marijuana business program. In a press release issued yesterday the Michigan Department of Licensing and...

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What If Washington Regulated Homegrows Like Medical?

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 05:00
On October 4th, 2017, the Washington State Liquor and Control Board (WSLCB) held a public forum for an hour and 27 minutes, to hear the public’s testimony on cannabis homegrow regulation. 31...

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