WASHINGTON: Seattle’s Hempfest is the nation’s largest festival celebrating pot culture, especially the decriminalization of marijuana usage. This year’s Hempfest comes after the citizens of Washington voted to decriminalize and regulate pot statewide. Local police, though, are still charged with making sure that people use the substance in a smart way.
WASHINGTON: Seattle’s 22nd Annual Hempfest is scheduled to begin Friday, August 16, 2013, in Myrtle Edwards park near Belltown. And times have changed. Initiative 502 has legalized recreational marijuana in Washington, but Hempfest founders say as long as marijuana remains illegal under federal law, their festival will still matter.
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.