Higher Ground: Hempfest Still Matters, Dude

Seattle Hempfest

WASHINGTON:  “Not so sure about hitting Hempfest this year, bro,” said my biggest stoner pal TJ, loading yet another fat bowl of black market Blue Dream. “I mean, we legalized it. What’s the point?” “I’ll tell you why,” I replied, sucking down the tube. “As soon as I can remember what the question was!” Amazingly, Hempfest Read the full article…

“Star Leaf” Screens August 22nd at Seattle’s Egyptian Theatre

Local filmmaker Richard Cranor penned, directed and plays a supporting role in a film that challenges traditional views of marijuana and PTSD

WASHINGTON: If stoner sci-fi is your cup of tea, a new independent film from Titan Sky Entertainment – Star Leaf   –  may be just what you seek.  Debuting Saturday, August 22nd at the Egyptian Theatre in Seattle Washington, and shot on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, this sci-fi thriller follows three friends who search for a forest of extra-terrestrial Read the full article…

Seattle Medical Marijuana Providers Want ‘Good Guy’ Status

Seattle sent two kinds of letters to all medical marijuana businesses: one to “good guys” who have a good shot at getting a state license, and another to “bad guys” who probably won’t.

WASHINGTON:  In the medical marijuana business, Seattle has determined that there are good guys and bad guys. Seattle and King County recently sent letters to all medical marijuana businesses, warning them they need to close. Seattle sent two kinds of letters: one to “good guys” who have a good shot at getting a state license, Read the full article…

Set The Truth Free – Cannabis Science Now!

“The work’s not done, man! Sure you and I can buy outrageously expensive herb at stores here in town, but the Feds think it’s a felony and a hard-core narcotic! Six-hundred and eighty-thousand Americans were arrested last year for marijuana-related offenses! Our war veterans don’t have access to it to help with their PTSD, and parents are having their kids taken away for using it as medicine all over the country!”

By Vivian McPeak WASHINGTON: Before cannabis was prohibited in the early 20th century, it was one of the most widely prescribed botanical medicines in the pharmacopeia. Its safety has been supported by the fact that humans have used it therapeutically for thousands of years. Not content with just prohibiting the sale, manufacture, & use of cannabis, Read the full article…

Seattle’s First ‘Bud ‘N’ Breakfast’ Opens

7 Leaf Bed and Breakfast in West Seattle offers a chef who cooks up cuisine for guests with cannabis.

WASHINGTON:  7 Leaf Bed and Breakfast in West Seattle is the first of its kind. Owner and chef Jeremy Cooper cooks up cuisine with cannabis, including infused oils, butters and spices. 7 Leaf opened up to the public at the beginning of June and only takes reservations on Airbnb. The guests bring their own recreational marijuana Read the full article…

Seattle Hempfest Merges Planned Business Show Into its “Protestival”

Seattle Hempfest

WASHINGTON: In response to the addition of the Seattle Waterslide on Mercer street, and market demand for a less fragmented cannabis event map & schedule, Seattle Hempfest has decided to merge its Business offer with its already successful Protestival, and new Business Mixer at the Space Needle Skyline Level. “Business Sponsors & Exhibitors will be featured Read the full article…

Seattle Could Close Some Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the city is planning to shutter dozens of dispensaries.

WASHINGTON:  With Washington state overhauling its medical marijuana law, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the city is planning to shutter dozens of dispensaries. Murray on Tuesday announced plans to require a new special business license for marijuana establishments, akin to those required for taxi operators and pawn shops. Under the mayor’s plan the businesses will Read the full article…

Seattle City Attorney To Introduce Plan For Shutting Down Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes is planning to separate medical cannabis establishments into tiers, with the goal of shutting many down in the coming months.

WASHINGTON:  Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes held a private meeting recently where he presented a resolution he’s planning to introduce to the City Council that would separate medical cannabis establishments into tiers, with the goal of shutting many down in the coming months. Under this proposal – which is designed in response to the passage of Senate Read the full article…

New Rules Force High Times To Call Off Annual Seattle Cannabis cup

High Times Cannabis Cup in Seattle on Sept. 7, 2013.

WASHINGTON: The new state laws collapsing the medical market as we know it in Washington and funneling all public marijuana related activities, essentially, through the state liquor board has claimed it’s first victim … the High Times U.S. Cannabis Cup in Seattle. High Times has put on the cannabis competition/vender expo/party here for three years — twice in Fremont and Read the full article…

Cannabis Freedom March In Seattle Is Saturday May 9th

The Cannabis Freedom March is Sat May 8th 11am-7pm

WASHINGTON: Medical marijuana is undergoing a sea change in Washington State after Governor Inslee signed SB 5052 into law, officially putting the state’s unregulated mmj dispensary system under the oversight of the LCB (Liquor and Cannabis Board) and integrating it into the I-502 recreational marijuana regulatory scheme. Hundreds of cannabis activists and community supporters are expected to Read the full article…