Feb 062016
 February 6, 2016
Join Me At Brunch With Earl Blumenauer And Barney Frank Tomorrow In Portland

Tomorrow I get to do something that I am blown away by – I get to attend a brunch honoring former Congressman Barney Frank at a fundraiser for Representative Earl Blumenauer in Portland. I have admired both men for a long time, and tomorrow I’m lucky enough to see them both in action. I’m very hopeful that Oregon’s marijuana industry will come out in full force to thank these men for all that they have done to support reform over the years. Below is more information about the event,which is hosted by the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA). You can register

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Feb 062016
 February 6, 2016
Cannabis Lobby Day At The Oregon Capitol On Monday

Below is an event that is happening at the Oregon Capitol on Monday, via the event’s Facebook page: Come join our rally and let your voice be heard! Campaign for the Restoration and Regulation of Hemp (CRRH), along with several other cannabis organizations, will be participating in Cannabis Lobby Day at the Oregon State Capitol on Monday, February 8, 2016. The free speech event, will feature speakers, music and vendors, will be held from 12pm to 5pm. * Protect the OMMP and continue the fight for patient rights and access to medicine. * Prevent over-regulation of marijuana under M91 by

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The Real Cannabis Culture (Video)

 Posted by at 11:00 AM on February 6, 2016  Marijuana Video
Feb 062016
 February 6, 2016
The Real Cannabis Culture (Video)

I have never been to the Emerald Cup before. I know, I know. It’s definitely something that I don’t have a good excuse for. I have always wanted to go and am very hopeful that I’ll make it to the next one. WeedMaps recently released a video recap of the last Emerald Cup. It’s a recap unlike any I’ve ever seen before. Most recaps just do a couple of interviews and show footage of people walking around and some panoramic views of booths. This video shows a ton of interviews, and focuses more on the culture that goes along with

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Feb 032016
 February 3, 2016
ICBC Is A Stand-Out Cannabis Event Among A Sea Of Conferences

By Don Fitch It seems that everywhere you turn these days there is a another cannabis conference popping up. They seem to be a trend, as of late. One thing we all know about trends is that they don’t last. The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) was one of the first on the scene and is unique in many regards. First, even though it is a business conference, it feels a lot like a rally for cannabis reform. It is somewhere in between a high-end business conference and a progressive-thinking drug policy conference. Secondly, the speakers at the ICBC are bar-none

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Feb 032016
 February 3, 2016
Marijuana Jobs Report For January 2016

It’s the start of a new month, which means that there’s a new marijuana jobs report for the previous month. THC University puts out this jobs video each month, and I always like to see which states are adding new jobs, and at what rate. Everyone and their grandma right now wants to get a job in the industry, and I can’t blame them. It’s a great time to start a cannabis career! Below is the video report for January 2015:

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Feb 032016
 February 3, 2016
Check Out The 2016 NORML Congressional Lobby Day in Washington D.C.

By Danielle Keane, NORML Political Director NORML’s 2016 Congressional Lobby Day at the United States Capitol is scheduled for May 23rd and 24th. Hundreds of marijuana consumers, activists, patients and business owners are expected to attend a day-long training and informational conference on Monday and re-convene on The Hill Tuesday to personally lobby their elected members of the House of Representatives and Senate. Whether you’re a longtime activist, young college student, medical marijuana patient or simply just a marijuana consumer and NORML supporter, consider taking the next step and travelling to Washington D.C. to directly lobby Congress in support of

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Feb 032016
 February 3, 2016
Oregon Recreational Marijuana License "Temporary Rules and Application Process" Video

I came across this video from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) via the Cannabis Collaborative Conference’s website and felt it was worth passing along. I know there are a lot of people getting their rec apps in order in Oregon, and even if you aren’t, it’s still an interesting video to watch. Permanent rules are being worked out right now, and this video covers the temporary rules that will be in place until full implementation of Oregon Measure 91 takes effect, as well as the application process.  The video is 48 minutes long and is broken up into two

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Feb 022016
 February 2, 2016
The Cannabis Collaborative Conference Starts Tomorrow, Tickets Still Available

I have heard from several people that attended the Cannabis Creative Conference that it was one of the best organized and well run cannabis industry events of all time. The amazing people behind that event are back with a second installment, the Cannabis Collaborate Conference, which starts tomorrow in Portland, Oregon and goes from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The event is very timely, as Oregon begins to fully implement Oregon Measure 91. With recreational marijuana business licenses being issued this year, it’s truly an exciting time for Oregon’s rapidly growing cannabis industry. The Cannabis Collaborative Conference has an amazing

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Feb 022016
 February 2, 2016
Georgia: 4th Annual Cannabis Awareness Day On March 2nd

If you are in Georgia, check out the following event which is taking place on March 2nd from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Georgia State Capital. Below is more information, via the event’s Facebook page: Atlanta GA: Georgia C.A.R.E. Project is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Georgia Cannabis Awareness Day at the Georgia State Capitol. This event has provided the citizens of Georgia an opportunity to visit the state capitol and talk with their legislators about cannabis law reform. From criminal justice reform to medical cannabis to industrial hemp, Georgia lawmakers will be given an information packet

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Feb 012016
 February 1, 2016
Reminder: FREE Cannabis Career Readiness Workshop In Portland Tomorrow

Oregon is home to some of the best cannabis companies on the planet. It’s a very exciting time to work in Oregon’s industry, especially with full recreational marijuana licenses coming later this year. If you are trying to get into the industry, there is a free job fair and cannabis readiness seminars tomorrow in Portland, Oregon as part of the Cannabis Collaborative Conference. The amazing people at Viridian Staffing are putting it on. There will be people there to help you with your resume, and to provide tips on how to stand out as an applicant in the cannabis industry. It’s

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