Rick Steves To Be Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award at Cannabis Cup in Seattle

WASHINGTON: Rick Steves, the host of the popular public television series, “Rick Steves’ Europe,” the nationally syndicated radio show, “Travel with Rick Steves” and the author of over 50 books and travel guides, will receive the Dr. Lester Grinspoon Lifetime Achievement Award from HIGH TIMES on Sunday September 8 during the Cannabis Cup in Seattle. [Read more…]

Seattle Hempfest Kicks Out Man Trying To Roll World’s Largest Marijuana Joint

WASHINGTON: I came across a story today while I was cruising around the Twittersphere. It appears that a guy was trying to break the record for the world’s largest marijuana joint, but his attempt was thwarted and he was kicked out of the event. Per TheStranger.Com: [Read more…]

The Brain Behind Seattle Police's Social Media On Marijuana, Twitter, And Doritos

WASHINGTON: Seattle’s Hempfest is the nation’s largest festival celebrating pot culture, especially the decriminalization of marijuana usage. This year’s Hempfest comes after the citizens of Washington voted to decriminalize and regulate pot statewide. Local police, though, are still charged with making sure that people use the substance in a smart way. [Read more…]

The Brain Behind Seattle Police's Social Media On Marijuana, Twitter, And Doritos

WASHINGTON: Seattle’s Hempfest is the nation’s largest festival celebrating pot culture, especially the decriminalization of marijuana usage. This year’s Hempfest comes after the citizens of Washington voted to decriminalize and regulate pot statewide. Local police, though, are still charged with making sure that people use the substance in a smart way. [Read more…]

Seattle Hempfest Enters New Era

WASHINGTON: Seattle’s 22nd Annual Hempfest is scheduled to begin Friday, August 16, 2013, in Myrtle Edwards park near Belltown. And times have changed. Initiative 502 has legalized recreational marijuana in Washington, but Hempfest founders say as long as marijuana remains illegal under federal law, their festival will still matter. [Read more…]