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Seattle Hempfest Threatened With Extinction By Travel Giant Expedia’s Denial Of Access

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Last minute denial of service road expected to negatively impact “Protestival” WASHINGTON: “The Seattle Hempfest is taking place this year but with an extreme burden that will be disruptive to waterfront businesses and locals in the area. Hempfest has made good faith efforts to negotiate solutions, but even the most modest accommodation has been rejected by Read the full article…

Cannabis Activist Partners with Washington Traffic Safety Commission for Impaired Driving Awareness Campaign

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WASHINGTON: Vivian McPeak, the executive director of Seattle Hempfest, has joined voices with Darrin Grondel, the director of the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission, to get a holiday season message out about the dangers of impaired driving. The pair participated in the production of a video promoting safe driving through awareness about the dangers of driving impaired on Read the full article…

The Wink In Weed: The Road To Oklahoma Hempfest

The Road To Oklahoma Hempfest

By David Rheins  OKLAHOMA: You know the winds of progress are blowing in your favor when you find yourself making plans to head to Oklahoma City for a cannabis festival. The Road to Oklahoma Hempfest begins this weekend, as the first of three events heralding in a new era for the Sooner state.   A licensed and approved 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…

Seattle Hempfest & Fix Democracy First Team Up For Voter Registration Push

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WASHINGTON: Nearly 10,000 Washingtonians have been registered to vote at Seattle Hempfest. This year the organization has teamed up with the non-profit Fix Democracy First! in an effort to increase voter registration at the event. “Seattle Hempfest is the single biggest voter registration event in Washington State,” says Cindy Black, Fix Democracy First!’s executive Director. Read the full article…

Farmer Tom Joins TV Town Hall To Talk Legalization and Normalization In Washington

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By Farmer Tom Lauerman I’m always looking for opportunities to preach the good word about cannabis, as part of my #TodayWeFarm campaign. So of course I said yes when I was asked to be a panelist on KOMO News as they hosted ‘Cannabis Boom or Bust Townhall Meeting.’  Along with Seattle Hempfest’s Vivian McPeak, it was a major honor to stand Read the full article…

DJ Snoopadelic and Kokane Headline Oklahoma Hempfest September 7-9th

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NEW DATES. OKLAHOMA HEMPFEST RESCHEDULED:  Oklahoma Hempfest Rescheduled; New Dates June 7, 8 & 9th 2019 By Scott McKinley Who could imagine Oklahoma going for Medical Cannabis?  After the state just claimed the crown for most incarcerations,  the people have truly spoken with this one. Being an 8-year member of Seattle Hempfest, I know the power of Read the full article…

Cannabis Ambassador-At-Large: Marching For Freedom In Legal Seattle

Jake The Professor Speaks At the Seattle Cannabis Freedom March

By Jake The Professor Spring has finally arrived in Seattle, and the locals are beginning to come out from their winter roosts.  The Cinco de Mayo Weekend was the unofficial kick off of the summer season, with lots of local festivities, including the Seattle Cannabis Freedom March – very important to many of us in the cannabis community.  Read the full article…

Seattle Hempfest and Las Vegas Hemp Festival End Franchise Agreement

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WASHINGTON: After a three year licensing partnership, the Seattle HEMPFEST and the Las Vegas Hemp Festival have come to a mutual agreement to terminate the Las Vegas Hempfest co-branding, according to a news release issued by the Seattle-based non-profit. Established in 1991, the Seattle Hempfest is the largest annual cannabis related event, drawing an annual attendance of over Read the full article…

The Wink In Weed: Leap Day Cannabis Industry Report

Crystal Oliver, Washington's Finest Cannabis, was a featured presenter at MJBA Spokane's February meetup.

By David Rheins Happy Leap Day.  The last two weeks of February have been such a whirlwind of hyperactivity for myself and Team MJBA that I need the extra day to tell you all about it. On February 17th, MJBA Seattle presented, “Managing Your 502 Business,” a two-hour business boot camp designed to provide Washington’s Read the full article…