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…

Meet The Women Behind “The Power of Politics”

MJBA Women's Alliance Luncheon

WASHINGTON: In preparation for tomorrow evening’s historic gathering, MJNewsNetwork sat down with the Washington power women behind the “Power of Politics” – ladies from both sides of the political aisle, representing recreational and medical marijuana business owners – to ask them about tomorrow’s historic event.  Organized by the MJBA Women’s Alliance, and sponsored by Eden Labs, Washington Read the full article…

Senators Ann Rivers, Jeanne-Kohl Wells Keynote “The Power of Politics” on Wednesday, March 25th in Seattle

MJBA Women's Alliance's "The Power of Politics" takes place on Wednesday, March 25th at 6PM at the Palace Ballroom in downtown Seattle.

WASHINGTON: The legal landscape for marijuana businesses in Washington is about to change radically as a result of new legislation under consideration in Olympia designed to bring the state’s unregulated MMJ system together with its nascent I-502 recreational pot industry. The authors of two leading marijuana bills are veteran women lawmakers – and to sell these changes Read the full article…

Snohomish WA Pot Farms ‘Complete Shock’ to Neighbors

Snohomish County was one of the first to allow growing and processing operations in R-5 zones.

WASHINGTON: The Wagner Lake community just outside of Monroe in Snohomish County offers a tranquil lifestyle featuring mountain views, a lake for swimming, and now…..a pot farm. Many neighbors had no idea about the new operation until bulldozers and greenhouses started showing up on a ten-acre parcel near them this summer. “It was a complete Read the full article…

Snohomish County Planning Commission Hearing Set For Nov 18th

we are allowed to attend, but NOT allowed to testify. However, we can send written comments that will be delivered to the Planning Commission via sally.evans@snoco.org.

Jamie Curtismith                           Shawn DeNaecurtismith@hotmail.com             Shawndenae11@gmail.com This is a reminder that the Snohomish County Planning Commission will be given a marijuana briefing on November 18, 2014 (5:30pm-2nd floor of 3000 Rockefeller Ave in Everett). They will discuss council’s draft proposal, Motion No. 14-318 and Read the full article…

Open Letter To Snohomish, WA Marijuana Companies

Marijuana Business Owners will be meeting On Sunday, September 28th from 2-4pm at the Firewheel Community Coffeehouse at 2727 Colby Ave in Everett to discuss the details of this development and to devise a strategy that represents the best interests of not only industry businesses, but for the local communities who voted to support marijuana legalization.

By Jamie Curtismith and Shawn DeNae, Washington Bud Co To Snohomish County Area Marijuana Business Owners- In August 2014, the Snohomish County Executive Council proposed draft regulations to put further restrictions on I-502 operations and limits where medical dispensaries can do business. Because of the political power and financial influence of one reefer mad developer, the Read the full article…

The Medical Cannabis Finish Line Is In Sight

TBoth chambers wisely passed bills that fold medical marijuana into the regulatory structure for recreational pot created by the Liquor Control Board. The bills create a voluntary registry for authorized patients who would be able to purchase greater quantities and gain access to tax exemptions.

By Shawn DeNae The stage is set, the contenders are in place and we either cross that finish line by legitimizing medicinal use, cultivation and dispensing of medical cannabis in law or it’s finished all together.   A dedicated group striving to protect medical cannabis access in Washington State gathered on Thursday as starters in Read the full article…