Mentor Capital Discusses Opioids Vs. Cannabis at Congressman Rohrabacher Reception

Dana Rohrabacher

CALIFORNIA: Mentor Capital  met with Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of Newport Beach at his reception by the Cannabis Host Committee in San Diego, March 6th, 2017. Mentor CEO Chet Billingsley, nicknamed “The Doc” by the Congressman, outlined in discussion how 20% of the opiate crises and 6,000 annual deaths could be avoided by the projected 20% Read the full article…

Pro-Marijuana Group Rereleases Republicans’ Ratings Before Debate in Colorado

A- Pot Politician

COLORADO: At a Republican presidential debate hosted in Colorado, one issue is destined to come up: pot. Colorado’s experiment with legalized marijuana remains a hot topic as the next election approaches, and for many Republicans, the subject requires a balancing act between wanting to protect individual and state rights without seeming to condone people getting Read the full article…

The Women In Cannabis Who Keep Me Lifted

Cannabis ladies are a special breed and by bringing together our diversities, we are the ones who will also be lifting the world into normalization after legalization.

WASHINGTON:  Last night I attended MJBA Women’s Alliance ‘Power To Influence’ at the Sorrento Hotel in Seattle, WA. Surrounded by lady politicians, business owners, advocates, moms, and grandmas I had my spirits lifted and was reminded why I am sitting here right now plinking on a keyboard about cannabis. When I joined my first women’s cannabis group, Read the full article…

Marijuana Industry Struggles Against Tough Politics

As attempts to approve marijuana’s use in other states and cities falters, these industries face unexpected road blocks.

COLORADO:  Colorado’s effort to tax marijuana as a means to help the state budget never materialized, at least financially,  slowing expansion of industries supported by the drug. As attempts to approve marijuana’s use in other states and cities falters, these industries face unexpected road blocks. Analysis by trade site Cannabis Executive shows how much the efforts to legalize marijuana vary. A Read the full article…

ILLINOIS: Waging war against drug prohibition

Gierach

It was 25 years ago when James Gierach, a municipal attorney living in Palos Park, created political ripples by saying that marijuana should be decriminalized. “It was a gathering of Cook County Democratic Party committeemen, and I was trying to get them to slate me for state’s attorney,” Gierach recalled Monday. I asked what the Read the full article…