WSLCB Issues Emergency License Suspension For Herban Legends In Seattle

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) issued an emergency suspension and revocation of marijuana retailer “Herban Legends,” License No. 420291, located at 55 Bell St. Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98121. The licensee has held a marijuana retail license since February 2016. This emergency suspension follows complaints from employees, vendors, nearby businesses and Read the full article…

Leafly Appoints Former Amazon Executive Tim Leslie New CEO

WASHINGTON: Leafly, the world’s leading technology platform that helps customers around the world find and discover the cannabis product that is right for them, today announced the hiring of Tim Leslie, a 20-year veteran of Amazon, to the role of Chief Executive Officer. As Leafly CEO, Tim will guide the company’s vision and strategy as it Read the full article…

Cannabis Activist Partners with Washington Traffic Safety Commission for Impaired Driving Awareness Campaign

WASHINGTON: Vivian McPeak, the executive director of Seattle Hempfest, has joined voices with Darrin Grondel, the director of the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission, to get a holiday season message out about the dangers of impaired driving. The pair participated in the production of a video promoting safe driving through awareness about the dangers of driving impaired on Read the full article…

Empower Clinics To Launch Telemedicine Platform For Medical Cannabis, Wellness Treatment

WASHINGTON: Empower Clinics, a leading owner and operator of medical cannabis and wellness clinics in the US,  announced that it is nearing completion of a telemedicine platform that will enable interested patients worldwide to connect with its specialized medical doctors. Expected to launch in December via Empower’s Website, the telemedicine offering will make it easy for patients Read the full article…

Farmer Tom Joins TV Town Hall To Talk Legalization and Normalization In Washington

By Farmer Tom Lauerman I’m always looking for opportunities to preach the good word about cannabis, as part of my #TodayWeFarm campaign. So of course I said yes when I was asked to be a panelist on KOMO News as they hosted ‘Cannabis Boom or Bust Townhall Meeting.’  Along with Seattle Hempfest’s Vivian McPeak, it was a major honor to stand Read the full article…

Cannabis Ambassador-At-Large: Jake Partakes Of 24K Gold Cannagar

By Jake The Professor This week in Seattle Washington the single most expensive cannabis product was purchased and consumed. The Leira 24K Gold Leaf Cannagar was sold at Diego Pellicer for $10,000! Justin Costillo is a local Seattle Hedge fund manager for GRN Funds.  He and Alejandro Cantos of Diego Pellicer began a discussion over dinner Read the full article…

Cannabis Ambassador-At-Large: Marching For Freedom In Legal Seattle

By Jake The Professor Spring has finally arrived in Seattle, and the locals are beginning to come out from their winter roosts.  The Cinco de Mayo Weekend was the unofficial kick off of the summer season, with lots of local festivities, including the Seattle Cannabis Freedom March — very important to many of us in the cannabis community.  Read the full article…

Cannabis Industry Ambassador-At-Large: Jake The Professor’s Weekend Unlimited

By Jake The Professor I am so privileged to be able to attend some of the cannabis industry’s top events.  As a rule, Cannabis Industry professionals are eager to support of our industry, our peers,  and even our competitors to some measure. We attend events honoring outstanding individuals, and enjoy participating with our industry associations, like Read the full article…

Kokane Launches ‘Don’t Go’ With Hi-Tunes High Rise Video

WASHINGTON: How much higher can you get?  Well, if you are socially-conscious hip hop artist Kokane, the answer is 39 stories high above the Seattle waterfront. Kokane and crew — Seattle producers — Chris Pack, Zac Levine and Milo Eubank — were recently spotted shooting a music video on the highest outdoor patio in Seattle — the Read the full article…

Obituary: Medical Cannabis Pioneer And Seattle Icon JoAnna McKee Has Passed

WASHINGTON:  JoAnna McKee, Medical Cannabis Pioneer and Seattle Icon, has passed away. JoAnna cofounded Green Cross Patient CO-OP with her partner Stich Miller in 1993, after seeing a news report mentioning a medical cannabis dispensary in Seattle but not being able to locate an active dispensary. When JoAnna and Stich spoke with the Seattle AIDS Support Group, a Read the full article…