Midwest CannaBusiness Symposium & Networking Reception August 24, 2013 – Chicago, IL

With the 2015 session of the Iowa Legislature looming, advocates continue to push for measures that would loosen the restrictions on the use of marijuana or its derivatives in medical treatments.

ILLINOIS: This day-long educational program will be a unique opportunity to glean information from cannabusiness professionals and experts in the fields of regulatory models, operations, and ancillary businesses. The symposium includes lunch and an evening networking reception.

Marijuana: First-ever medical cannabis booth coming to Colorado State Fair

Medical marijuana booth will be at Colorado State Fair

COLORADO –Think of the Colorado State Fair, and visions of endless funnel cake, mutton bustin’, carnival rides, 70s rock bands playing past their prime, puke-smelling midway rides, horse shows and rodeos come to mind. Starting this year, though, the Cannabis Patients Network would like to add something to that list: medical marijuana.

Pot Prohibition: The End Game is No Federal Schedule

Hempfest is a partnership for a free society. By instituting proven harm reduction messaging, a free society can do a much better job at fighting abuse, dependency and addiction than this catastrophic failure known as American prohibition, which squanders tax payer dollars and has put more citizens in jail than any nation in human history.

Since 1972, there have been many proposals in the U. S. to remove cannabis from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, the most tightly restricted category reserved for drugs which have “no currently accepted medical use.” Cannabis does not meet the Controlled Substances Act’s strict criteria for placement in Schedule I, and therefore the Read the full article…

Seattle Company Wants to Set World’s Largest Joint Record at Hempfest

Seattle company seeks to make record books with world's largest joint

WASHINGTON: Recreational marijuana company (who knew there was such a thing?) Prohibition Brands will attempt to construct a 1,000 gram marijuana cigarette at Hempfest this year, according to company President Brian Laoruangroch.

Seattle Company Wants to Set World’s Largest Joint Record at Hempfest

Seattle company seeks to make record books with world's largest joint

WASHINGTON: Recreational marijuana company (who knew there was such a thing?) Prohibition Brands will attempt to construct a 1,000 gram marijuana cigarette at Hempfest this year, according to company President Brian Laoruangroch.

Festive Crowd Gathers to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Olympia Hempfest

Tie Dye Booth at 10th Annual Olympia Hempfest

WASHINGTON: Mellow was the mood as the dedicated followers of cannabis converged onto Heritage Park — a modest chunk of field in the shadows of the gilded dome of the Washington State Capital building — for the first day of the 10th Anniversary of  Olympia Hempfest. There will be many cannabis celebrations happening this summer, but it Read the full article…

Join Americans For Safe Access At California Summer Lobby Day

California Summer Lobby Day is August 12th

CALIFORNIA: If you are in California and want to help promote safe access to cannabis, check out the message that I received below: We need more than one hundred people at the State Capitol in thirteen days to talk to lawmakers and staff face-to-face about medical cannabis. Will you be there? Register right now for Read the full article…