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Marijuana Legalization

Drug Policy Reformers and African American Academics Convene In The South

April 25, 2017, 8:25 pm Johnny Green

By Phillip Smith Hundreds of members of the Atlanta community and dozens of the nation’s leading advocates for drug policy reform gathered in a groundbreaking meeting over the weekend. The meeting aimed at building alliances with the African American community to both advance smart public health approaches to drug policy […]

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Medical Marijuana

Assembly Committee Approves PTSD For NY Medical Marijuana Program

April 25, 2017, 6:25 pm Johnny Green

I received this Alert from the Marijuana Policy Project Today Dear Johnny, New York recently expanded its medical marijuana program by adding chronic pain, but there is an important group of patients who are still left out — those who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Twenty-four of the 29 […]

Marijuana Legalization

MILegalize Announces Support For Unified Marijuana Legalization Effort

April 25, 2017, 6:59 am Johnny Green

The state’s leading marijuana legalization organization MILegalize2018 announces official unity support of updated petition language drafted in support of placing the adult use of cannabis on the November 2018 general election ballot. The language was created in a cooperative fashion by MILegalize and members of the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana […]

Cannabis Activism

Oregon Could Lead the Way on Social Cannabis Consumption

April 25, 2017, 5:49 am Carl Wellstone

The summer season will soon be upon us, and in Oregon, that means its time to finally crawl out of our wintery hovels and get outdoors! When the temperatures rise, the clouds finally part, and the sun comes peeking out over the mountains, we remember why we live here. As […]

Marijuana Events

Yale Hosting Marijuana Policy Forum Tomorrow

April 24, 2017, 2:37 pm Johnny Green

Marijuana policy forum at Yale tomorrow at 8 p.m. I received this from the Connecticut Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Today Hi Johnny, Thanks to supporters like you, our growing coalition to regulate marijuana now includes 14 organizations and 17 individual community leaders. One of those organizations is Yale Students for Sensible […]

Cannabis Activism

Oregon Marijuana Testing Still Controversial

April 24, 2017, 5:39 am Amber Langston

As cannabis (and medical cannabis) legalization moves further into the American mainstream, states coming online are looking to established protocols and best practices in the industry after which to model new regulations. As I speak with cannabis colleagues across the country, one question I hear repeatedly is, “What is Oregon […]

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Cannabis Activism

Social Consumption Reform Benefits Non-Cannabis Consumers

April 23, 2017, 6:11 pm Johnny Green

I have always been proud to call Oregon my home. As a fourth generation Oregonian, and the third generation of my family to cultivate cannabis in Oregon, I was extremely proud when Oregon voted to legalize cannabis for adult use in 2014. A lot of people worked very hard for […]

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Marijuana Events

50 Cent Added To This Weekend’s SoCal Cannabis Cup Lineup

April 21, 2017, 2:47 pm Johnny Green

Rap mogul to perform alongside The Game, stand together as a voice for the marijuana industry San Bernardino, CA — April 21, 2017 — High Times, the voice of the cannabis movement since 1974, revealed a last minute surprise for SoCal Cannabis Cup ticket holders today that multi-platinum, grammy award […]