Law Library Offers Exhibit On The History Of Marijuana

OREGON: The John E Jaqua Law Library is offering an exhibit about the history of marijuana. The free exhibit is open to all UO students, staff, faculty and community members. The exhibit was put together by law reference librarians Kelly Reynolds, Jaye Barlous and others in the second part to a series about information destruction, manipulation and control. The exhibit, Read the full article…

Seattle City Attorney Holmes And WSLCB Member Chris Marr Keynote “Canna Business & The Law”

WASHINGTON: Sometime in July, the first recreational marijuana retail stores will open their doors in Washington State.  In anticipation hundreds of  I-502 applicants are scrambling to get all their ducks in a row, so they can attain their license in time for the market debut. The impending deadline has put tremendous stress on these mainly small legal Read the full article…

Denver Accepts Tweaks to Pot-Themed Concerts

COLORADO:  Denver is pleased with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra‘s efforts to align its bring-your-own-cannabis fundraising concerts with laws that authorize — but still regulate — marijuana use in Colorado, the city attorney said Wednesday. “We are pleased the (symphony) revisited their planned events and worked to come into compliance with state and city laws,” city Read the full article…

Seattle: MJBA Women’s Alliance Gathers For Business Power Luncheon

WASHINGTON: Looking out across the Puget Sound from this high vantage point, you can almost see the future. MJBA Women’s Alliance will host its first Women & Cannabis Business Power Luncheon on the 76th floor of Seattle’s Columbia Tower Club this Friday, May 16th. More than Fifty prominent professionals will gather at the event, billed as an afternoon of  Read the full article…

Legalize Now NY Hosts Legalization Talks And Live Music

By Rich Woznicki NEW YORK: Last night, advocacy group Legalize Now New York hosted talks from local politicians, advocates, and had a surprise visit from Redman at the Bell House in Brooklyn for the event.  In attendance were all the  likely suspects from the New York legalization movement, veterans like Troy Smit of Empire State NORML, NY Read the full article…

Illinois Marijuana Hearing Draws Entrepreneurs

ILLINOIS: A public hearing on Illinois‘ new medical marijuana program morphed into an informal networking session Monday, with would-be growers, retailers and patients collecting business cards and sharing trade secrets. The hearing in Chicago drew about 200 people, with two dozen testifying about proposed rules for the state’s four-year pilot program. Pharmacists said they should Read the full article…

Legalize PA Brings Pittsburgh Musicians Into The War Over Marijuana

PENNSYLVANIA:  Pittsburgh musicians enter the discussion on the legalization of marijuana Saturday at Mr. Smalls and — guess what — they’re all for it. Even if they don’t use it themselves. Hanger Jam: Legalize PA, which features the diverse lineup of Good Brother Earl, BEAM, Truth and Rites, Josh Verbanets and Jasiri X, was initially Read the full article…

Oregon Conference On Cannabis Therapeutics Explores The Endocannabinoid System and Aging

OREGON: Patients Out of Time will bring their clinical cannabis conference series to Portland, Oregon, offering professional training and continuing education credits for doctors, nurses, other health care professionals. Pre-conference workshops take place on May 8th at Portland University Place Hotel, with separate tracks for doctors, for nurses, and, new this year, for lawyers (offering CLEs), aimed at those who are Read the full article…

Tens Of Thousands Raise Joints, Pipes And Vaporizer Devices In Denver Pot Party

COLORADO:  Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana. The 4:20 p.m. smoke-out in Read the full article…

Denver’s 4/20 Celebrations A Mostly Mellow Affair

COLORADO: Perhaps nowhere was Sunday’s 4/20 celebration bigger than in Denver, where thousands gathered at events across the city to openly recognize what the editorial director of High Times Magazine called “the national stoner holiday.” The Denver Post’s John Ingold reports that tens of thousands of people gathered Sunday at Civic Center Park, sending up “a collective smoke cloud Read the full article…