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…

Taking The High Road: Roger Tilton’s Notes On Democracy

Mr. Tilton, a longtime, strong and loud cannabis legalization activist, lost his bid for a New Hampshire State Senate seat by 12 points, 56-44, a 7-point improvement over his first bid two years ago.

by Roger Tilton In “Notes on Democracy,” H. L. Mencken wrote:  “Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.” You’d think our 240-year-old experiment with democracy hit a rough patch this past Tuesday, or as we learned after “establishing ‘democracy’ in Iraq,” that you don’t always get the democracy you want.  Read the full article…

Freedom Leaf and Cannabis Radio Present Live 2016 Presidential Election Coverage

Freedom Leaf and Cannabis Radio 2016 Election Coverage

FreedomLeaf.com/Election will be broadcasting the coverage live NEVADA: Freedom Leaf, “The Marijuana Legalization Company™”  and Cannabis Radio will joined forces on Election Day, November 8, for historic real-time updates of marijuana reform results in nine states.  Watch the votes go down while posing live questions to a line-up of TV and radio commentators and personalities from the movement. The Read the full article…

UPDATE: EVENT CANCELLED: The Politics of Pot, A Symposium On Cannabis Legislation And Regulation

The Politics of Pot takes place in Philly July 23, 2016

UPDATE: Organizers have cancelled this event. “Due to a number of scheduling conflicts around many of the intended political speakers with regards to other necessary obligations resulting from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, we at Emerald Live Events have decided to postpone  ‘The Politics of Pot’ symposium to a later date,” Jason Santos, Chairman and Read the full article…

The Top 10 Marijuana Policy Victories of 2015

In 2015, state legislators considered bills to legalize marijuana in 21 states, decriminalize marijuana possession in 17 states, and legalize medical marijuana in 19 states.

By Rob Kampia DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: In 2015, state legislators considered bills to legalize marijuana in 21 states, decriminalize marijuana possession in 17 states, and legalize medical marijuana in 19 states. Most of the action in 2015 was aimed at achieving substantial victories in 2016, which is slated to be the most successful year in the Read the full article…

The Daily 202: Kentucky Is Latest Battleground In The Marijuana Wars

“There is unequivocal medical evidence … that there are benefits for those with cancer and epilepsy,” said Republican Matt Bevin. “It should be prescribed like any other prescription drug.”

KENTUCKY: Happy Monday morning from Richmond, Ky., where the governor’s race, just one week from tomorrow, is a true toss-up. I’m crisscrossing the state talking to voters and trailing the candidates. During a debate at Eastern Kentucky University last night, some of the biggest fireworks came over whether to allow medical marijuana. “There is unequivocal medical evidence Read the full article…

Rand Paul To Raise Money With Marijuana Industry In Denver

Taylor West, the group’s deputy director, said the private “VIP reception” is designed to let marijuana insiders hear from Paul, who supports legislation to legalize medical marijuana and give the pot industry access to banking.

COLORADO: Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s trip to Colorado this week includes a first for a presidential candidate: a fundraiser with the marijuana industry. The Republican is raising money Tuesday at the Cannabis Business Summit in Denver in what an industry trade group is billing as a history making event. “Never before has a major-party presidential candidate Read the full article…

Manitou Springs May Offer Final Hope For Pot Advocates

Four U.S. senators from Washington and Colorado want the White House to direct federal agencies to adopt uniform guidelines impacting recreational pot.

CALORADO: Manitou Springs, a community with strong hippie traditions, may become the final refuge in the Pikes Peak region for proponents of Colorado’s pro-recreational marijuana movement, at least when it comes to opening up cannabis shops.