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.

Seattle Hempfest Kicks Out Man Trying To Roll World’s Largest Marijuana Joint

Pot Smokers at Seattle Hempfest

WASHINGTON: I came across a story today while I was cruising around the Twittersphere. It appears that a guy was trying to break the record for the world’s largest marijuana joint, but his attempt was thwarted and he was kicked out of the event. Per TheStranger.Com:

How Hempfest Changed My Life

Grower/Activist Eve Baretta: Seattle Hempfest changed my life

This weekend I spent two days immersed in all things marijuana – from politics to music, the search for police-donated Doritos and the wide wide world of vaping – I didn’t just get high, I became an emblazoned advocate for our RIGHT to get high.

The Brain Behind Seattle Police's Social Media On Marijuana, Twitter, And Doritos

Seattle Police Dept. @SeattlePD

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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.

The Brain Behind Seattle Police's Social Media On Marijuana, Twitter, And Doritos

Seattle Police Dept. @SeattlePD

Rock it:

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.

Seattle Police Cure Munchies with Doritos Giveaway at City's Hempfest

Sgt. Whitcomb greets with Doritos at the gates.

WASHINGTON: When Seattle pot smokers got the munchies this weekend, the cops had their back. Now that marijuana is legal in Washington, there’s not much police could do about weed-toting revelers at the city’s 

Seattle Police Cure Munchies with Doritos Giveaway at City's Hempfest

Sgt. Whitcomb greets with Doritos at the gates.

WASHINGTON: When Seattle pot smokers got the munchies this weekend, the cops had their back. Now that marijuana is legal in Washington, there’s not much police could do about weed-toting revelers at the city’s 

Hempfest: Thousands Attend Opening of Three-Day Marijuana Festival In Seattle Park

An American flag flies atop the stage at the first day of Hempfest.

WASHINGTON: Thousands streamed into a Seattle waterfront park Friday for the opening of a three-day marijuana festival — an event that is part party, part protest and part victory celebration after the legalization of pot in Washington and Colorado last fall.