Apr 272015
 April 27, 2015
Get $100 Off Registration To The Biggest Marijuana Industry Event Of The Year

The marijuana industry is the gold rush of this generation. People are scrambling to get in on the action, but many don’t know how. For those that are already in the industry, they no doubt want to expand their business and make more money. But those things are easier said than done. In order to succeed in the marijuana industry, people need to learn, they need to network, and they need to build bridges with other like minded people. A fantastic opportunity to do those very things is at the Spring 2015 Marijuana Business Conference and Expo. It will be

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Apr 272015
 April 27, 2015
Reminder - Attend The Women Grow Portland Chapter Launch Event

The Portland Chapter of the new industry organization Women Grow will be having their launch event early next month. This is going to be an outstanding opportunity for female entrepreneurs that want to succeed in Oregon’s next great industry. The Women Grow launch event will be a stellar opportunity to learn from others that are already in the industry. It will also be a great networking event for those that are already in the industry. And in case the previously mentioned benefits don’t appeal to you, it will be a very fun place to hang out with like minded women that

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Apr 262015
 April 26, 2015
Participate In The Boise Global Marijuana March

New Approach Idaho and Idaho Moms for Marijuana have teamed up to bring you this year’s Boise Global Marijuana March – on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 The March will be held in it’s annual location, on Capitol Blvd in downtown Boise. The event will start with a protest rally, beginning at 1pm, on Capitol Blvd. @ Julia Davis Park, on the sidewalks in front of the Boise Art Museum and Boise Public Library. The March begins at 4pm, and will go North down Capitol Blvd, ending with speakers and public stories shared on the Capitol Steps at 4:20pm. This is

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Apr 252015
 April 25, 2015
Hear Ethan Nadelmann Speak At The Cannabis World Congress And Business Exposition

Ethan Nadelmann has been one of my heroes for a long time. I consider him to be the most prominent, effective drug policy reformer on the planet, and I know I’m not alone in thinking that. There’s a reason why Rolling Stone described Ethan Nadelmann as “the point man” for drug policy reform efforts and “the real drug czar.” Ethan Nadelmann is the Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, which has been key to marijuana reform efforts and victories across the United States and beyond. Below is a bio of Ethan Nadelmann, via the Drug Policy Alliance: Nadelmann received his

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Apr 182015
 April 18, 2015
Younger, Stronger, Longer: The New Hash Bash

A proud man stood before a crowd of thousands with his six-year old boy and said these words: “We’re here today because cannabis oil has made my son Ryan’s life better.” A pretty young woman stood with her mother before the same crowd of supporters and told them: “I’m 18 years old. I’m here today because cannabis oil saved my life.” Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you to the new Hash Bash: younger, stronger and longer than before. YOUNGER The man is Jim Powers and his son Ryan has a terrible disease. The young woman, Alysa Erwin, detailed her

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Top 420 Events For 2015

 Posted by at 7:30 AM on April 10, 2015  Major Cannabis Events
Apr 102015
 April 10, 2015
Top 420 Events For 2015

4/20 is just ten days away. I have been compiling a list of events (which is a daunting task, because there are so many out there), which can be found below. I’ll be updating this list as my day job and life allow over the next ten days, so don’t consider it a polished finished post just yet. If I didn’t post an event, it’s because I haven’t had time to add it yet, not because I’m not recognizing it as a fun thing to do, so please keep that in mind. Please help me out by e-mailing me at

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Apr 072015
 April 7, 2015
Hear Matthew Abel From Cannabis Counsel PLC Speak At The 2015 Spring Marijuana Business Conference And Expo

A thing that I value a lot in the marijuana industry is when a person or business strongly supports marijuana activism in addition to their pursuit of profits. There are FAR too many people and companies in the marijuana industry that don’t do enough to support activism, or don’t support it at all. I get that people need to make money to pay their bills and to pay for food, but there needs to be a balance. People that are in the marijuana industry but don’t donate to reform defy logic in my eyes. It’s because of activism and activists that those

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Apr 072015
 April 7, 2015
CU-Boulder To Keep Campus Open On 4/20 For First Time Since 2011

I went to Denver for 4/20 in 2012. It was my first time ever traveling to Denver, or Colorado for that matter. I didn’t know what to expect, but was told by the guys at WeedMaps (who flew me out there, thanks again dudes!) to expect to consume a bunch of marijuana, and go to a lot of different events over the holiday weekend. I attended the Cannabis Cup, and the rally at the Civic Center, and was supposed to go to the University of Colorado campus in Boulder. Unfortunately, the campus visit didn’t become a reality. The University decided

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Apr 052015
 April 5, 2015
Hear George Jage From Marijuana Business Media Speak At The Spring Marijuana Business Conference And Expo

I co-founded this blog in January 2010 with my best friend Jay Smoker. Since that time, the landscape of marijuana media has changed considerably. When we started, there were the big names like High Times, Cannabis Culture, WeedMaps, and Toke of the Town, and just a handful of other blogs and websites. Zoom forward to today, and there is virtually an endless list of marijuana media outlets in operation, with more launching daily. These are truly amazing times for the marijuana media industry. While there are many media companies focused on the marijuana industry, there is one media company that

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Apr 052015
 April 5, 2015
Attend The NCIA Policy Symposium And Member Lobby Days

There are many rules that govern the marijuana industry that need to be developed, or need to be improved, or need to be protected. The rules that are changed/created/implemented in the next handful of years will be the framework that the industry is governed by for decades to come. It’s extremely important that things are done right. That’s why I’m encouraging everyone and anyone that is in the industry to participate in the National Cannabis Industry Association’s (NCIA) upcoming Policy Symposium and Member Lobby Days. You can find out more about becoming a member of NCIA at this link here.

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