Apr 222014
15th Annual Global Cannabis March In Portland Oregon On May 3rd

Thousands Expected to Rally to End Marijuana Prohibition Join us on Saturday, May 3, 2014, as nearly three hundred cities worldwide, including Portland, will participate in the fifteenth annual Global Cannabis March. Portland participants will gather in Pioneer Courthouse Square to march at high noon through downtown Portland, accompanied by a police escort. Oregon NORML, KBOO Community Radio and Campaign for the Restoration and Regulation of Hemp (CRRH) are sponsors of this event. The keynote speaker for the event will be our own Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer, (District 3). He [...]

Apr 182014
Tips For Attending A 420 Event

How To Prepare For A 420 Event April 20th is right around the corner, and if you are luckier, you are going to a 420 event. The 420 event could be a Sunday only event, or in the case of the Denver High Times Cannabis Cup, the 420 event lasts all weekend with a bonus Friday night event. Last year when I was in Denver for 4/20 for the Cannabis Cup, there was a Friday night party hosted by Snoop Dogg. It was certainly an epic weekend in Denver, and [...]

Apr 172014
Extravaganja Pushing People Towards Marijuana Acceptance

For those who are unfamiliar with the Extravaganja event, it is held in order to bring political activists and causal smokers together in order to promote cannabis acceptance. It is organized by the UMass Cannabis Reform Coalition, which happens to be the oldest student run drug reform group in the entire country. The people who put Extravaganja made the purpose of the event to bring cannabis users together with those in political positions of power, in order to show the politicians that cannabis users spread across many generations and that [...]

Apr 162014
Guide To 420 Friendly Events 2014

By Barry Poppins 4/20 falls on Easter Sunday this year-call it “Weedster” if you’d like- so that means this year, 4/20 isn’t just a 1-day smoke-athon. In America’s marijuana capital of Denver, Colorado 4/20 has become a week long celebration and a national holiday in its own right. Cannabis tourists will descend on Denver this week and weekend from all over the country and the world-and there’s no shortage of High-tivities for them upon arrival. There’s over 50 weed-related events going down (literally or tangentially) throughout the week: no day [...]

Apr 152014
Guru Of Ganja "Lets Get Growing" With Ed Rosenthal And Adam Dunn

If you are in the Denver area for the 420 holiday, you should consider attending the following event: Join Clover Leaf University with Professor’s Ed Rosenthal and Adam Dunn for the “Guru of Ganja,” a two Hour Cultivation Workshop at the Famous Hemp Hoodlab Colorado located at 3354 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205.  This will be an event not to miss.  Sign up now! Space is limited. Note:  There will be a certificate for attending the class but this class is a 2 hour workshop version of our cultivation 101 [...]

Apr 082014
Announcing The First International Cannabis Business Conference

Following the sold-out Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conferences (OMMBC) in Ashland and Eugene, Oregon, producer Alex Rogers announced the first International Cannabis Business Conference.  The event will take place Saturday, September 13th and Sunday, September 14th at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon.  It will feature preeminent cannabis business owners and political leaders from across the globe, as well as an exclusive exhibit hall for cannabis-related industries. “The International Cannabis Business Conference will focus on the emerging cannabis industry in the United States and around the world and provide networking opportunities [...]

Apr 012014
Announcing The Spring 2014 Missouri Cannabis Conference

By John Payne We are pleased to announce that Show-Me Cannabis, Missouri NORML, and the Mizzou chapters of Students for a Sensible Drug Policy and NORML will host the Spring 2014 Missouri Cannabis Conference on Saturday, April 26. The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Allen Auditorium in the Arts and Sciences Building at the University of Missouri in Columbia. Mason Tvert — who led the campaign to pass Amendment 64, which allowed for the legalization and regulation of cannabis in Colorado — will give [...]

Mar 302014
Attend The Keystone Cannabis Rally March 31st

If you are in Pennsylvania, I encourage you to attend the following event: We’re proud to work with organizer Les Stark to host a large pro-cannabis rally in the State Capitol. More than 500 people have already signed up to attend The Keystone Cannabis Reform Rally on March 31 in the State Capitol building in Harrisburg. The event will emphasize the urgent need for cannabis and hemp reform in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. After the rally, members of Philly and Pittsburgh NORML will be lobbying elected officials – we urge any interested [...]

Mar 222014
2014 NORML Aspen Legal Seminar Open For Registration

I’ve never been lucky enough to attend the NORML Aspen seminar in the past, and it looks like I won’t be going this year. But if you are able to go, I encourage you to do so because I’ve heard amazing things from previous attendees. Below is more about the event: Dear NORML Supporters: I am writing to remind everyone that the 2014 NORML Aspen Legal Seminar is live on the NORML website, and we are now accepting registrations online. Please register now and join us in Aspen for a great legal seminar and [...]

Mar 062014
Get A Job In The Colorado Marijuana Industry

One of the most common questions that I get from readers is how to get a job in the marijuana industry. A large percentage of those questions are specifically about how to get a job in Colorado. The first ever marijuana industry job fair is happening next week in Colorado, and if you are looking to crack into the industry, this is going to be the best way to do so. See more below: Colorado’s legal marijuana industry is booming, and every day, more people are moving out here seeking [...]