This Week: 4/20 At CannaCon in Santa Rosa

Women in Cannabis Panel CannaCon Anchorage

Reposted From Cashinbis The question is simple: Where will you be on 4/20 this year? The possibilities are endless. After all, it is the BIGGEST holiday for the cannabis community. However, if you’re a cannabis professional or more specifically, a producer or processor, your answer will most definitely be, “Santa Rosa, CA for CannaCon’s 3-day expo Read the full article…

Washington Cannabis Sales Soar 40% On 4/20 Holiday

Mari Js Highway Pot Shop in Everett, WA got festive on 4/20

WASHINGTON: The April 4th “420” celebrations in Washington ignited retail sales yesterday across the state, according to data compiled by Seattle-based TetraTrak and published on its new website. The unofficial stoner holiday saw many I-502 licensed pot shops offering special sales and promotions, which drove consumption of flower, edibles and concentrates, the business intelligence firm reports.  4/20 Read the full article…

It’s 4/20 And Songwriter Tim Brickley Thinks of Mary Jane

Keep Calm Its 420

INDIANAPOLIS: It comes once a year, and twice a day. Today is April 20th, or 4/20, the unofficial stoner holiday.  The social media corridors are chock full of cannabis-infused memes. Here are a couple of our favorites to help you celebrate your special day.  

“Comedians in Cars Smoking Cannabis” A 4/20 Parody

Michael Stusser and Comedian Weedman on Cannabis

WASHINGTON: Just in time for 4/20, comes Comedians in Cars Smoking Cannabis - a parody of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Created by award-winning filmmaker Michael Stusser (“Sleeping with Siri”) – who hosts the web series Higher Ground – the spoof features comedian Lauren Weedman (The Daily Show, HBO’s Hung and Looking, Curb Your Enthusiasm) along with a fabulous 1965 Read the full article…

Estimated 125,000 Turn Out For Two-Day 4/20 Rally In Civic Center

“We believe in the language we put forward and that adults who consume cannabis deserve the same freedoms to congregate and socialize as those who consume alcohol,” Mr. Tvert said. “We were persuaded, however, by members of the political and business communities, who requested participation in this process. We look forward to working with them to find a solution amenable to all parties.”

COLORADO: As the last night of the annual 4/20 rally in Denver’s Civic Center park comes to a close Sunday, crowds remain large and diverse. Rally founder Miguel Lopez said more people showed up to the rally Sunday than Saturday. “There’s still, surprisingly, a large number of people here,” Lopez said around 6:30 p.m. The Read the full article…

Vancouver’s 4/20 Marijuana Smoke Fest Sees 64 Taken To Hospital

Vancouver’s 4/20 marijuana-smoking rally led to hospitalization for 64 revelers Monday.

CANADA:  Vancouver’s 4/20 marijuana-smoking rally led to hospitalization for 64 revelers Monday, turning a celebratory occasion into a headache for ER workers. “Sixty-four people in the emergency department is a large number, in an already busy emergency department,” Providence Health Care spokesperson Dave Lefebvre told CBC. Patients were complaining of nausea, vomiting, palpitations and “a decreased level Read the full article…

4/20: The Blunt Truth About Marijuana & Taxes

The lukewarm reading from politicians appears to echo the general population.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  There was a time when the term 4/20 drew either blank stares or giggles. The term, which refers to marijuana, has become more mainstream in recent years and April 20, once considered a counterculture holiday, is actually trending on Twitter. The reality is that marijuana doesn’t have the same taboo as it Read the full article…

Marijuana Enthusiasts Continue ‘High Holiday’ Celebration On 4/20 In Denver

Marijuana protesters are encouraging people to gather in front of the Capitol building Monday at 4:20 p.m.

COLORADO:  Marijuana celebrations are continuing Monday in Denver, where thousands gathered at festivals and concerts over the weekend. One of the biggest festivals concluded Sunday in downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park, however protesters are encouraging people to gather in front of the Capitol building Monday at 4:20 p.m. “The civil disobedience will continue!!!” the Colorado Read the full article…

Police In Colorado Issue Dozens Of Citations At 4/20 Marijuana Events

According to a professor of public policy, Americans spend about 15 billion hours a year high on marijuana.

COLORADO:  Denver police said there were no major problems as marijuana celebrations continued for a second day on Sunday, but police tweeted a reminder that while recreational use of marijuana is legal in Colorado, people still can’t use it in public. Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez said there was no estimate on the number of people Read the full article…

Thousands To Begin 4/20 Pot Celebrations In Colorado

Thousands of tourists and marijuana activists are getting an early start celebrating the unofficial stoner holiday of 4/20.

COLORADO:  Thousands of tourists and marijuana activists are getting an early start celebrating the unofficial stoner holiday of 4/20. Concerts, rallies and festivals are planned through the weekend. Among the biggest is a public festival and concert in downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park. And just north of downtown this weekend is the High Times U.S. Read the full article…