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Medical Cannabis Education: The Healing Power of Knowledge Comes To TV

Kerri Accardi started AK Ventures in memory of her Aunt Kathy.

CALIFORNIA - AK Ventures, a social purpose corporation servicing the cannabis industry, has announced its latest media project, ”Medical Cannabis: The Healing Power of Knowledge”, a 30-minute series that the company intends to distribute via the major television broadcast networks like CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox. According to company founder Kerri Accardi, the show is intended to inform and educate Read the full article…

Wink-in-Weed: Ladies and Gentleman, It’s Show Time!

f you have anything to do with the legal cannabis industry in Washington or Oregon, you will want to attend both CCC in Portland and CannaCon in Seattle this month. When you do, please stop by the MJBA and MJBA Women’s Alliance booths and say ‘Hi.”

By David Rheins February, the coldest and shortest month, arrives next week and that means the beginning of trade show season for those of us in the cannabis industry. Here at the Marijuana Business Association, we’ll be kicking off the month at the Cannabis Collaborative Conference (formerly known as the Creative Cannabis Conference) in Portland, Oregon on Read the full article…

Set The Truth Free – Cannabis Science Now!

Seattle Hempfest

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 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…

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…

Hmm..Did You Know Shifts Perceptions With Rich Media Cannabis Portal

“HDYK will shift consciousness and change the way people perceive our miracle plant. It will give the industry a place to share their products and information while providing the knowledge to those seeking."

WASHINGTON: Marijuana marketing is coming of age now that legalization is growing both the need and the branding budgets of the cannabis industry’s first crop of pot products. Cannabis media too is evolving – moving beyond the stereotypical High Times and Cheech & Chong 1970′s sensibility into the modern era of integrated digital marketing.   Meeting the growing need Read the full article…

Witnessing The Birth of An Industry: MJBA CEO David Rheins Looks Back At 2014

It's been an amazing year for  the legal cannabis industry and the MJBA.

By David Rheins  2014 has been an amazing year for those of us on the front lines of the legal cannabis movement. Thanks to the support of the now 300+ cannabis business members, dozens of sponsors and thousands of supporters, the b2b trade group I run, Marijuana Business Association (MJBA), has grown rapidly.  We’ve been Read the full article…

It’s A Carnival, But It’s Our Carnival: 2014 Seattle Hempfest

At the NORML booth with Keith Stroup, Kevin Oliver and David Rheins

By Keith Stroup I just returned a few days ago from the annual Seattle Hempfest, the 24th version of this extravaganza, and I thought I might share some of my reflections on this extraordinary and unique event. First and foremost, Hempfest is truly an enormous undertaking that requires several days of long hours to assemble the Read the full article…

Hempfest 2014: Seattle’s Marijuana Megafest Introducing Adult ‘Pot Gardens’

Hempfest

WASHINGTON:  The legal-weed revolution, televised and otherwise, has a long way to go before Seattle’s mega-marijuana-reform party known as Hempfest is obsolete, says longtime organizer Vivian McPeak. But that doesn’t mean it can’t evolve. “What’s really the newest thing is that we’re going to have two fenced-off, out-of-public-view, 21-and-over adult lounges to both introduce the Read the full article…

Director Riley Morton Talks About Washington’s Road To Legalization

Director/Filmmaker Riley Morton

By David Rheins In just a couple of weeks Washington’s first recreational marijuana retail establishments will open for business, and if Colorado‘s booming new marketplace is any indication, the Green Rush will bring much needed jobs, tax revenues and liberty to the Evergreen State.  But the optimism about the nascent industry’s prospects were not always Read the full article…