Cannabis Activism

Seattle Hempfest: Supported By Weed The People

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, media passes, and a bunch of swag from our friend Brian from Legit  Canna Farms. I […]

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Cannabis Activism

Oregon Medical Marijuana Program Lives But Needs Changes

“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 Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) is dead. While some unnecessary laws and regulations have hurt the ability […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Efforts To Legalize Cannabis In Michigan Must Not Be In Vain

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! In fact, the campaign has already collected 90% of the total signatures necessary to make that happen. Victory is […]

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Marijuana Business

Michigan: Medical Marijuana Business Application Info Released By LARA

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 process of applying to become a medical marijuana business under Michigan’s new MMFLA licensing system. The Medical Marihuana […]

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Medical Marijuana

Missouri Medical Cannabis Campaign: Harper’s Story

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 Missouri’s medical cannabis initiative. Harper was born with Ohtahara Syndrome. This is a very rare […]

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Marijuana Events

Rhode Island: NCIA Hosts Cannabis Caucus Event For Industry Entrepreneurs

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 Providence. The Cannabis Caucus is an educational and networking event designed to update cannabis professionals on the latest in policy and industry developments, while helping connect local cannabis business […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Kentucky: Republican Senate Caucus Chairman Proposes Legalization

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 week, Senator Dan Malano Seum (R-Fairdale) gave Kentuckians something to get excited about when he announced that he would sponsor […]