Striking Oil: The Business of Edibles, Topicals and Concentrates Is Jan 21st In Tacoma, WA

The Marijuana Business Association and Front Runner, powered by TetraTrak, have announced their first Professional Seminar of 2016: “Striking Oil: The Business of Concentrates, Edibles, and Topicals.” The half-day MJBA Professional Seminar takes place on Thursday, January 21st, 2016,1PM-6PM, at the Red Lion Hotel in Tacoma, WA. Hosted by The Marijuana Business Association and business intelligence firm Front Runner, “Striking Oil” will provide I-502 Producers, Processors, Retailers, and Read the full article…

Senator Jeanne Kohl-Welles Leaving State House Aims For King County Council

WASHINGTON: Washington State Senator Jeanne Kohl-Welles, a long-time backer of marijuana legal reform, will not seek re-election as a democratic State Senator in the next election, choosing instead to set her sites on a District 4 Seat on the King County Council. The veteran politician, named “Advocate of the Year” at this year’s Hempfest, is busy Read the full article…

Seattle’s Cannabis Basics Issued Historic Cannabis Trademark

WASHINGTON: Seattle-based activist and entrepreneur Ah Warner informs MJNewsNetwork.com that she has just received historic news from the United States Patent and Trademark Office granting trademark protection for her Cannabis Basics company logo—prominently featuring a cannabis leaf watermark with four hands inside.   “By working closely with the USPTO Examiners, we were able to demonstrate how my client’s Read the full article…

Cannabis Freedom March In Seattle Is Saturday May 9th

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…

The Social And Political Responsibility Of The Legal Cannabis Industry

By David Rheins This week nearly 100 women gathered at a restaurant in downtown Seattle to listen to local politicians and activists discuss their role in shaping Washington’s emerging legal marijuana industry.  The “Power of Politics” was organized by the Marijuana Business Association’s Women’s Alliance for its many women-run cannabis businesses, including sponsors Eden Labs, Read the full article…

WA Senator Kohl-Welles Aims To Ease Regulation On Cannabis Health And Beauty Aid Products

WASHINGTON:  Cannabis health and beauty aid products would not be subject to the same regulations as marijuana concentrate or marijuana infused products, under Senate Bill 5493,introduced today by Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, D-Seattle. “This bill is about promoting small businesses and allowing entrepreneurs to find new ways to drive our economy, without legal recourse, as we Read the full article…

Medical Cannabis Lobby Day In Olympia Brings Out Local Business Owners

By TwiceBakedinWA WASHINGTON: While attending the 2015 Medical Cannabis Lobby Day in Olympia, Washington, I had the chance to talk with Ah Warner CEO of Cannabis Basics, a  Seattle-based company that makes cannabis topicals. Ah was in the State Capital representing Americans for Safe Access and lobbying for the big medical marijuana bills that will potentially pass this legislative session. She was Read the full article…

Washington Celebrates Hot Pot Products For The High Holidays

WASHINGTON: Live from the GreenPole, Higher Ground hit the Hot Pot Product Bazaar for the High Holidays! Check out the greatest gifts on Earth for cannabis connoisseurs! And if you’re lucky, Sativa Santa will pay you a visit this year! (Make sure to leave him milk and cookies…) Thanks to the wonderful sponsors and MJBA (Marijuana Read the full article…

The Home Of Fertile Hempseed Oil And Premium Cannabis Flower Topical Therapy

WASHINGTON: Aimee Warner: Cannabis Basics She is a woman on a mission and we are not saying this as a light play on words. If there is anywhere you wouldn’t find her, it would sitting contently on the sidelines. Instead, she is in the Senator’s office, nose-deep in industry research, and years ahead of the competition in Read the full article…

Washington Cannabis Industry Convenes This Weekend For MJBA Vendor Fair Seattle

WASHINGTON: Washington State’s legal marijuana business community will convene this weekend in Seattle for a two-day trade show featuring more than 30 of the state’s top cannabis brands. MJBA Vendor Fair Seattle, is being produced by the Marijuana Business Association, a national industry trade group based in Seattle, whose mission is the creation of a legitimate, Read the full article…