Obituary: Medical Cannabis Pioneer And Seattle Icon JoAnna McKee Has Passed

Activist JoAnna McKee has passed

WASHINGTON:  JoAnna McKee, Medical Cannabis Pioneer and Seattle Icon, has passed away. JoAnna cofounded Green Cross Patient CO-OP with her partner Stich Miller in 1993, after seeing a news report mentioning a medical cannabis dispensary in Seattle but not being able to locate an active dispensary. When JoAnna and Stich spoke with the Seattle AIDS Support Group, a Read the full article…

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month, and the folks at have created a special video to help raise awareness of the disorder and how how medical cannabis and, in particular, CBD, can help with childhood epilepsy.         

Financial Valuations Of Businesses That Sell Marijuana And Financial Fraud Investigations Highlight AICPA’s 2017 Forensic and Valuation Services Conference

Marijuana is big business

NEVADA: Discover insights on everything from how forensic accountants ferret-out financial fraud to how valuation professionals decipher the value of high-profile celebrity estates at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Forensic and Valuation Services Conference. When and Where: Nov. 13-15, 2017, at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas (Online access available) Experts pull back the curtain to provide insights on topics Read the full article…

Digipath’s Chief Science Officer Calls For Cannabis Testing Science Standardization

Digipath Chief Scientist calls for standardization

NEVADA: Digipath, an independent cannabis testing laboratory and media firm, announced that its Chief Science Officer, Dr. Cindy Orser, has been invited to present on the science of cannabis at two upcoming events occurring in Nevada and California. The first event will be at the Annual meeting of the California Association of Toxicologists entitled A House Full of Tox, being hosted Read the full article…

NECANN Returns To Rhode Island Convention Center October 28 & 29

NECANN comes to Rhode Island Oct 28 & 29

RHODE ISLAND: Following up on recent events in Boston, MA and Portland, ME (the two largest Cannabis Industry conventions ever on the east coast), NECANN will return to Providence for the third annual Rhode Island Cannabis Convention on October 28 & 29,  at the RI Convention Center. As Rhode Island continues to edge towards legalizing recreational Read the full article…

Marapharm Las Vegas Hosts Open House During MJBizCon

Marapharm Las Vegas hosts Open House

NEVADA:  Marapharm Ventures Inc. is inviting shareholders and investors to attend an open house in Las Vegas, Nevada,  November 17, 2017, 4 to 8 pm, timed to coincide with the MJBizCon cannabis industry trade show. According to a company press release, the open house is an appreciation and information event where company leaders will tell their story.  Marijuana Business Daily pegs Read the full article…

Humboldt County’s Golden Tarp Awards Is November 18th

The Ganjier

CALIFORNIA:  The Ganjier has announced the call for entry for the fourth annual Golden Tarp Awards. The competition will take place Saturday, November 18th, at The Mateel Community Center in Humboldt County, and will feature, for the first time ever, a multi-camera feed live-streaming broadcast of cannabis competition judging. Flower entries, due by October 26th, are being accepted at drop-off locations throughout Northern Read the full article…

Shango Anniversary Party Oct. 27 At Win Sivers, Oregon Location

Pot shop gets in the Halloween spirit

OREGON: Shango Premium Cannabis will celebrate the third anniversary of its Shango Win Sivers and Shango Harold dispensary locations with a Halloween party Friday, Oct. 27, that includes a grand prize drawing for a free trip to Las Vegas. The catered celebrations will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. at each location and feature Read the full article…

Tour Legal Hemp Farm In Kentucky Saturday, September 30, RSVP By September 29

Kentucky Hemp Farm

KENTUCKY: Ananda Hemp is inviting the media to tour their 500-acre hemp farm and production facility on Saturday, September 30 from 12-3 at 2155 Grays Run in Cynthiana, KY. A Farm Bill passed by Congress has included an amendment granting states and universities the right to research hemp. Several states have since started research projects, but Kentucky is at the forefront, experimenting with Read the full article…

Cannabis Nurses Network Conference 2017 Is Oct 5-7 At UNLV Las Vegas

Cannabis Nurses Network™ Presents 
Cannabis Education for Nurses at UNLV-Las Vegas, NV

NEVADA:  Cannabis Nurses Network is producing the first ever 5.33 CEU Nursing accredited program October 5th – 7th, 2017, at UNLV-Las Vegas, Nevada (Greenspun Hall and Foundations Bldg) 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89154. The 2-day series is being produced in partnership with UNLV Students for Sensible Drug Policy, and Las Vegas NORML, and is Read the full article…