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Hempfest: Thousands Attend Opening of Three-Day Marijuana Festival In Seattle Park

An American flag flies atop the stage at the first day of Hempfest.

WASHINGTON: Thousands streamed into a Seattle waterfront park Friday for the opening of a three-day marijuana festival — an event that is part party, part protest and part victory celebration after the legalization of pot in Washington and Colorado last fall.

Seattle Hempfest Enters New Era

Hempfest is a three day celebration of cannabis culture that takes place in Seattle.

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.

Festive Crowd Gathers to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Olympia Hempfest

Tie Dye Booth at 10th Annual Olympia Hempfest

WASHINGTON: Mellow was the mood as the dedicated followers of cannabis converged onto Heritage Park — a modest chunk of field in the shadows of the gilded dome of the Washington State Capital building — for the first day of the 10th Anniversary of  Olympia Hempfest. There will be many cannabis celebrations happening this summer, but it Read the full article…

Shawn DeNae: The Exhausting Work of A Cannabis Business Advocate

It is past time for those who are thriving in the medical and recreational worlds to start contributing rather than continuing to rely on a small group of volunteer advocates to do the heavy lifting.

By Shawn DeNae Advocating for cannabis reform is energy consuming business.  I’m tired and I’m not alone. When I became involved in late 2010, I fed off the intense enthusiasm and passion of the cannabis community.  There was a huge push to get an medical marijuana bill passed and via a miracle, SB5073 passed both Read the full article…