Cannabis Cup, Seattle: ‘The Investment Opportunities Are Exploding Daily’

Panel on social media at High Times’ U.S. Cannabis Cup in Seattle on Saturday: Jen Bernstein (High Times editor far right), Bianca Barnhill, The Potcast (two gentlemen on the left), and Radical Russ Belville.

WASHINGTON: Walking through the U.S. Cannabis Cup (High Times is putting it on in Seattle this weekend) with a couple of questions such as “Has the announcement by the Department of Justice changed the marijuana landscape?”

Boston Denies 2-Day Permit For Rally, MassCann Will Fight Back

The pro-pot rally, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15,  was denied permit by the City of Boston without warning.

MASSACHUSETTS: Eight days before the long-planned first-ever two-day MassCann/NORML Boston Freedom Rally on the Boston Common, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15, the City of Boston without warning has denied the permit for the two-day event as of Friday, September 6.

California Wildfire Not Started By Illegal Marijuana Growers

Legal Washington cannabis grower advises pot businesses launching in Oregon is to start small.

CALIFORNIA: Investigators have ruled out the possibility that an illegal marijuana growing operation started the monster California wildfire that has blackened a swath of Yosemite National Park, officials said on Wednesday, although the cause of the blaze was still unknown.

Libertarian NJ State Senate Candidate Arrested At Marijuana Legalization Rally

DeZarn promotes the full legalization, regulation and taxation of marijuana sales in New Jersey. At the end of his press conference he smoked part of a marijuana cigarette.

NEW JERSEY: The Libertarian candidate for state Senate in the 14th District was arrested on marijuana possession charges in Philadelphia on Saturday, his second pot arrest in four months.

High Times Hopes to Weed Out Competing ‘Cannabis Cup’ With Lawsuit to Block Rival Festival

In a federal lawsuit, High Times magazine is charging that NW Harvest Fest is bogarting its Cannabis Cup trademark.

NEW YORK: Whoa, man — a popular Manhattan-based marijuana magazine is trying whack a weed rival. In a federal lawsuit, High Times magazine is charging that NW Harvest Fest is bogarting its Cannabis Cup trademark.

Rick Steves To Be Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award at Cannabis Cup in Seattle

I am anti-prohibition when the prohibition is causing more problems than the drug it is supposed to deal with.

WASHINGTON: Rick Steves, the host of the popular public television series, “Rick Steves’ Europe,” the nationally syndicated radio show, “Travel with Rick Steves” and the author of over 50 books and travel guides, will receive the Dr. Lester Grinspoon Lifetime Achievement Award from HIGH TIMES on Sunday September 8 during the Cannabis Cup in Seattle.

Rick Steves To Be Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award at Cannabis Cup in Seattle

In 2012, he helped make history as one of the primary sponsors of I-502, the voter initiative that legalized possession of up to an ounce of marijuana for adults 21 and over in Washington State. Fittingly, in 2013, Rick joined the NORML Board of Directors.

WASHINGTON: Rick Steves, the host of the popular public television series, “Rick Steves’ Europe,” the nationally syndicated radio show, “Travel with Rick Steves” and the author of over 50 books and travel guides, will receive the Dr. Lester Grinspoon Lifetime Achievement Award from HIGH TIMES on Sunday September 8 during the Cannabis Cup in Seattle.