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Upcoming Events in 2015 with National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA)

Upcoming Events in 2015 with National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA)

The cannabis industry’s national trade association continues to provide space for NCIA members and future members to gather, connect, and learn. Just last month at the end of June, nearly 2,000 people attended the National Cannabis Industry Association’s 2nd Annual Cannabis Business Summit and Expo, held for the second year in a row at the […]

The Heart of Leadership: Why Women + Pot = Power

The Heart of Leadership: Why Women + Pot = Power

By Blair Lyonev, article & feature photo originally published at MJ Headline News at the MJ News Network – Pictured are keynote speakers Debbie Whitlock and Ladybud Publisher Diane Fornbacher receiving gift baskets from Cannabis Basics What would an industry led by women look like? The MJBA Women’s Alliance dares to ask. Tattooed, buttoned-up, pencil-skirted, dreadlocked, twenty-something-to-seventy-something, wide-eyed, […]

MJBA Women’s Alliance Hosts Ladybud Publisher Diane Fornbacher

MJBA Women’s Alliance Hosts Ladybud Publisher Diane Fornbacher

Join MJBA Women’s Alliance & Eden Labs for an exclusive evening with Ladybud Magazine publisher Diane Fornbacher and dynamic personal and business finance expert Debbie Whitlock. Get inspired to lead the way with other major women leaders in the cannabis industry, including mistress of ceremonies Shawn DeNae Waggenseller of Washington Bud Company, legal pioneer, Anne […]

Marijuander Lust: The Seattle Hempfest

Marijuander Lust: The Seattle Hempfest

The first 2 days of Hempfest were a bit cloudy, but Sunday is sunny. The man at the first parking lot I try outside the park said they had raised their prices because they were expecting 100,000 attendees that day alone. He could have been right- the pathways are filled with all kinds of weed-loving […]

One Bad Apple: Single Seattle Cop Responsible for 80% of Cannabis Tickets

One Bad Apple: Single Seattle Cop Responsible for 80% of Cannabis Tickets

Since legalization has taken effect in Washington state, there has been a drop-off in arrests related to cannabis. However, under the new state law that has made adult recreational cannabis use legal, it is still illegal to use cannabis in public. That means that people who spark one up in a park or on the […]

“Evergreen: The Road to Legalization” Documentary Opening in NYC, Denver, Seattle

“Evergreen: The Road to Legalization” Documentary Opening in NYC, Denver, Seattle

NEW YORK CITY – Marijuana documentary “Evergreen: The Road to Legalization” is set to open theatrically at Cinema Village (22 East 12th Street) beginning this Friday, June 13. The film is slated for daily screenings at 3:15 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. from June 13 – 19. Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, […]

The Return of the Boston Pot Report

The Return of the Boston Pot Report

Submitted by Cara Crabb-Burnham and Keith Saunders After a 6-month hiatus, a move to a new internet radio station, a reunion of the ‘A’ lineup, and a return to Friday afternoons, the Boston Pot Report did not miss a beat on its WEMF Radio debut on April 4. “It feels like going home again, having […]

REVIEW/INTERVIEW: Nicole Atkins Tour and Album Drop

REVIEW/INTERVIEW: Nicole Atkins Tour and Album Drop

PHOTO: Kirk Stauffer, Creative Commons The uniquely designed Nectar Lounge is located at “The Center of the Universe” in Seattle’s well-known Fremont District. With a design allowing for a combined indoor/outdoor experience for patrons, Nectar Lounge is a smaller club but can still let you rock out like you’re at the front row of a […]

Going to Washington State to Toke Legally? Here’s What You Need to Know

Going to Washington State to Toke Legally? Here’s What You Need to Know

Canna-tourism, Part 1 of a 2 part series on cannabis in Washington State So you’ve probably heard that Washington State has legalized cannabis.  Perhaps you are even thinking about taking a trip to sample some “legal weed” in the greatest city in the world, Seattle.  While the Emerald City is home to some of the […]

HEMPFEST 2013: Fashion With A Passion For Freedom

HEMPFEST 2013: Fashion With A Passion For Freedom

PHOTOS: Tawnee Cowan, unless otherwise noted. Featured: T-shirt, dress and skirt by Marcella Kelly. You may have heard about the speakers, the massive smoke outs and other highlights of 2013’s Seattle Hempfests, but did you know there were daily fashion shows in the Hemposium Tent? I co-produced the show, Fashion with a Passion for Freedom, with […]