Search Results for: USVI

USVI Senator “Positive” Nelson To Meet With Washington Marijuana Business Leaders April 14th @ Green Lion Farms

The High Tea event, presented and hosted at the Seattle SODO headquarters of Green Lion Farms and sponsored by the Marijuana Business Association, takes place on Tuesday, April 14th, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT). Tickets are $150 and available via Eventbrite:

WASHINGTON: Senator Terrence “Positive” Nelson and a delegation of pro-pot politicians on a fact-finding mission from the U.S. Virgin Islands will be visiting Washington next week and meeting with Washington’s legal cannabis business community leaders, as part of the Senator’s efforts to legalize and implement a Medicinal Marijuana industry in the USVI. While in Seattle, Senator Nelson Read the full article…

How ‘Gentleman Farmer’ Mike West Became The Cannabis Industry’s First Man Of Science

Mike West head shot

By Brandon A. Dorfman @BADorfman “I got into the [cannabis] industry because I was trying to grow plants to save my life,” Mike West told me over the phone recently. A farmer, researcher, and entrepreneur, West has an encyclopedic knowledge of cannabis that’s matched only by his passion for helping people. “Nothing that the government’s Read the full article…

Cannabis Educational And Awareness Campaign Makes Red-Carpet Debut During 91st Academy Awards Oscar Telecast

Senator Positive Nelson

30-Second Commercial Spots expected to air during Red carpet arrivals, Oscar show and post Oscar programming NEW YORK: Cannabis Education takes centerstage during this Sunday’s 91st Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science Oscar telecast, as a groundbreaking media campaign for the online cannabis TV network Hmm Did You Know (HDYK) airs in both the Read the full article…

Historic First: Cannabis Education Campaign Kicks Off During NFL Super Bowl LIII

Super Bowl TV

Twelve 30-Second Spots Debut During Super Bowl Broadcast on CBS Affiliate in USVI NEW YORK: A women-owned digital marketing agency made history this weekend by managing to air its cannabis education ads during the much-coveted Super Bowl LIII broadcast. Featuring the Rastafarian Senator who led the fight for legal cannabis in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Read the full article…

US Virgin Islands Enacts Medical Cannabis Access Law

USVI

USVI: Democratic Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. signed legislation into law last week establishing a regulated medical cannabis market in the US Virgin Islands. The Medical Cannabis Patient Care Act permits qualified patients to possess and access cannabis and cannabis-infused products from licensed dispensaries. Specified patients will also be permitted to cultivate their own marijuana. Under the law, regulators must finalize Read the full article…

The Wink In Weed: Lessons Learned At Seattle Hempfest

Senator Positive Nelson and Vivian McPeak at Seattle Hempfest

By David Rheins I’m just back from another epic Seattle Hempfest.  The Pacific Northwest is one of the most beautiful regions on the planet, and its volcanic mountains, vibrant cities and evergreen forests never cease to inspire wonder.  I cherish my PNW canna-family, and am humbled at how rich and meaningful have been our shared Read the full article…

US Virgin Islands: The Next Medical Cannabis Destination

This week Senator Terrance 'Positive' Nelson was back with other legislators for a second visit in recent months as he writes medical marijuana laws for the U.S. Virgin Islands.

WASHINGTON:  This week lawmakers from around the country are in Seattle for the National Conference of State Legislatures. While here, Senator Terrance ‘Positive’ Nelson was back for a second visit in recent months on a fact finding mission as he writes medical marijuana laws for the U.S. Virgin Islands. Acting as a tour guide, Mike West Read the full article…

High Tea And The Science Of Pot

Tuesday's cannabis tour began at Green Lion Farms, a medical marijuana collective. In addition to medical marijuana plants, Green Lion Farms also processes medical marijuana from other collectives, including making oils.

BY Joy Blackburn (Special/Investigative Reporter), Virgin Island Daily News WASHINGTON: It was a full day of gathering information about legalizing marijuana. In a whirlwind tour, a group from the Virgin Islands visited various marijuana industry facilities – including recreational pot shops and a medicinal marijuana processing facility – and attended a “high” tea with a cannabis Read the full article…

Having ‘High Tea’ With A US Virgin Island Senator

High Teas

WASHINGTON:  This week I had the pleasure of attending Green Lion Farms in the Sodo district of Seattle for “High Tea,” a special event put on to welcome and celebrate a visit from the US Virgin Island Senator Terrance “Positive” Nelson and his delegation. I wasn’t sure what to expect from the event but Washington’s Read the full article…

MJBA Week In Weed: April 9, 2015

Week In Weed with David Rheins and TwiceBakedinWA

By TwicebakedinWA WASHINGTON: Spring is in full effect at Marijuana Business Association headquarters as we entertain upcoming events in the cannabis industry.  With a Meetup in Denver, NCIA policy meeting, and retail pot shops opening in the neighborhood, it promises to be a full week. There is much anticipation building for next week where MJBA will Read the full article…