Johnny Green

Jun 262016
 June 26, 2016
The Largest Cannabis Golf Tournament In The Northwest Hits The Green This Summer In Oregon

Later this month cannabis industry professionals will put down their lighters and pick up their golf clubs as the second annual Fore Twenty Golf Tournament comes to Portland on June 30th. It is a business tradition to fortify deals and build relationships on the golf course, and with the budding cannabis industry it is no different. This years tournament will see 55 cannabis brands from Oregon hit the green to tee it high and let it fly, as MRX Labs defends their title in the largest cannabis tournament in the northwest. This sold out private golf event has spiked interest

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Jun 262016
 June 26, 2016
OLCC Plans Packaging And Labeling Workshops Will Provide Overview Of New Guidelines For Marijuana Products

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will provide a series of workshops across the state of Oregon to provide recreational marijuana licensees and medical marijuana registrants information on new guidelines for recreational and medical marijuana packaging and labeling, as well as a pre-approval process and new electronic application system that will be available August 1, 2016. Although the OLCC is responsible for regulating recreational marijuana in Oregon, it also pre-approves packages and labels for both recreational and medical marijuana products.  OLCC is responsible for packaging requirements  Oregon Health Authority is responsible for labeling requirements  OLCC is responsible for managing

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Jun 262016
 June 26, 2016
Reminder: Fundraiser At Comos With Special Guest Craig Covey

The MILegalize campaign has worked very hard to push for reform in Michigan, and the battle is far from over. Please attend the fundraiser below if you are able. You can find out more on Facebook: July 1, a Friday, in Ferndale from 5 to 9 PM, at Como’s Restaurant we will have a big fundraiser with hors d’oeuvres, speakers, an auction and entertainment. Only $25 admission, but feel free to give more. Speakers include Candidate for Oakland County Sheriff Craig Covey, MILegalize Board Member and Cannabis Counsel Attorney Tom Lavigne, Iraq Vet and Activist Dakota Blue Serna, Cannabis Warrior

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Jun 252016
 June 25, 2016
July 11: The Ricky Williams Laurel Rosebud Golf Invitational

This should be a really cool event. See below: The Ricky Williams Laurel Rosebud Golf Invitational will held on Monday, July 11, 2016 at the Omni Interlocken Golf Course in Broomfield, Colorado. Teams are encouraged to sign up immediately as space is limited. A dinner, awards ceremony, and auction will follow the action on the golf course. Thel golf tournament will benefit the not-for-profit mission of The Laurel Rosebud Fund, a nonpartisan public policy organization dedicated to ensuring our cannabis laws reflect thoughtful and contemporary notions of economic growth and fairness, respect for individual rights, and social balance and wellbeing

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Jun 252016
 June 25, 2016
Attend The Oregon Quarterly Cannabis Caucus On July 12

I attended the last Oregon Quarterly Cannabis Caucus put on by the National Cannabis Industry Association, and it was oustanding. I’m hoping to make the upcoming one as well. NCIA is putting these on all across the country, and they are a great way to get updated on the last quarter, which in the cannabis world, always means quite a bit of information. See more information below: Join local members and supporters for NCIA’s third Oregon Quarterly Cannabis Caucus of 2016! Learn why you should attend your local #CannabisCaucus in 60 Seconds here: http://bit.ly/1UzLPhA NCIA’s Quarterly Cannabis Caucuses will educate,

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Jun 252016
 June 25, 2016
Tomorrow: Cannabis Charity Open, Benefiting The Denver Colorado AIDS Project

If you are in the area, below is an oustanding event: Premium Pete’s Cannabis and High Rollers dispensary are partnering with The Hemp Connoisseur Magazine to host the Cannabis Charity Open benefiting the Denver Colorado AIDS Project (DCAP). As part of an industry born by the will of the voters, we feel it is important to give back to our community. By sponsoring the charitable golf tournament in Denver, we hope to help those affected by HIV/AIDS to live healthier, more comfortable lives. DCAP has been helping people with HIV/AIDS for more than 30 years by providing counseling, transportation, housing

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Jun 252016
 June 25, 2016
NORML's Legislative Round Up Last Week Of June 2016

By Danielle Keane, NORML Political Director This has been an exceptionally busy week at the state and federal level for marijuana law reform. Keep reading to get the latest news and to find out how you can #TakeAction. Federal: A bipartisan coalition of House and Senate lawmakers have proposed legislation, the Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2016, to expedite clinical investigations into the safety and efficacy of cannabis. Passage of the measures —House Bill 5549 and Senate Bill 3077 — would expedite federal reviews of clinical protocols involving cannabis, provide greater access to scientists who wish to study the drug, and mandate

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Jun 242016
 June 24, 2016
Deleware Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Calls For The End Of Cannabis Prohibition

Out of Delaware: Yesterday, state senator and Republican gubernatorial candidate Colin Bonini, publically stated he would sponsor a bill to tax and regulate the marijuana, a move that would make Delaware the first state in the nation to do so legislatively. This signals that the tide is shifting away from the failed policy of prohibition and toward a new, sensible way forward. Now is the time to tell your senator and representative that you agree with Sen. Bonini and ask them to support this responsible policy. His statements came during a debate on a HB 332, a bill sponsored by

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Jun 242016
 June 24, 2016
Just The Beginning With Medical Marijuana In Ohio

An e-mail I received out of Ohio today: Earlier this month, Ohio became the 25th medical marijuana state, a compassionate step toward helping thousands of ill patients. But passing the law was just the beginning. While we’re happy the government passed the bill, we don’t trust the government to faithfully and speedily implement the law — unless we’re at the table with them. It’s up to us to ensure the system is fair and delivers on the promises lawmakers made to create a compassionate program. Please make a donation today, and ensure we have staff attorneys at the table in

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Jun 242016
 June 24, 2016
House Republicans Strip Veterans Equal Access Amendment In Dead Of Night

On Wednesday, in the dead of night, as House Democrats held a sit-in for gun safety, House Republicans stripped language that would make it easier for qualified veterans to access state-legal medical marijuana from legislation to fund the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). With no transparency and little opportunity for Members to review, the House passed the legislation shortly after 3:00 AM (ET) that night. The Senate will vote on the legislation next. Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) released the following statement: “Our language ensuring fair treatment for our veterans had broad, bipartisan support and passed

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