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Portland NORML Legislative Committee Meets Dec. 7 At NW Cannabis Club At 8pm

By Jennifer Alexander The Portland NORML Legislative Committee will meet December 7th at 8pm at the NW Cannabis Club located at 1195 SE Powell.  The Committee will discuss Legislative strategy that will benefit consumers at this meeting, especially the most vulnerable consumers – therapeutic cannabis consumers, with Leland Berger as Chair. The OMMP Rules Advisory […]

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Washington State Issues 142 Medical Endorsements To Already-Licensed Marijuana Stores

Washington State has one of the oldest medical marijuana laws in the country, and one of the oldest medical marijuana industries in the country as well. However, the medical marijuana industry has operated in a legal grey area for quite sometime, and after the passage of Senate Bill 5052, the industry has started to undergo […]

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Many Oregon Marijuana Lounges, Cafes, And Clubs Will Be Illegal Starting In 2016

I have always wanted to open a marijuana themed video arcade. There are ‘barcades’ popping up all over Oregon right now, with a very straight forward recipe. Essentially you get a bunch of arcade games and offer food and alcohol. They are very popular, and I have always thought that a marijuana arcade would be […]

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Pants On Fire Alert – Obama’s Drug Czar Lies To Congress About Drug War Budget

Michael Botticelli is the Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), commonly referred to as the ‘Drug Czar.’ The title for the position originated in the early 1980’s. Mr. Botticelli is tasked with providing guidance and strategy to the White House on national drug policy control issues. In theory, the position […]

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Arrested Hawaii Medical Marijuana Collective Owner Launches Fundraising Campaign

I received the following press release: Big Island man Mike Ruggles launched a crowdfunding campaign this week to help pay for legal fees after being arrested for opening Hawaii’s first medical marijuana collective. Ruggles says this is an opportunity to help set legal precedence to establish medical marijuana collectives in Hawaii. Ruggles had opened the […]

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End Prohibition Toy And Canned Food Drive Tomorrow In Idaho

Tomorrow there is a great event in Idaho. Participate if you are in the area. Below is more information, via the event’s Facebook page: Please join us as we rally with protest signs, collect signatures for New Approach Idaho’s Medical Marijuana/Decriminalization/Industrial Hemp petition, as well as collect new, unwrapped, toys to donate to Idaho’s Toys […]