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Global Marijuana March To Be Held In Fort Worth On May 2

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 14:30
The Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (DFW NORML) will be hosting its annual Global Marijuana March in downtown Fort Worth on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Attendance is free. Kicking off the day will be a lineup of speakers at Fort Worth’s Hyde Park (201 W. 9th Street

Help A Hardworking Activist Fight For Marijuana Legalization

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 13:33
I know first hand what it’s like to dedicate long hours to activism with no monetary reward. It’s not easy, especially when you are broke to start with. It’s much easier to be an activist if you have a big bank account to rely on to pay for food and shelter. I recently came across a

Peter Buckley’s Take On Proposed Drastic Changes To Oregon Medical Marijuana Program

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 00:26
A member of The Weed Blog team, Kaliko, e-mailed one of the members of the Joint Committee tasked with implementing Oregon’s new marijuana legalization law. The committee is considering making drastic changes to the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program as part of them getting Oregon ready for recreational marijuana. I have posted several articles this week

Do You Have A Marijuana Drug Testing Question?

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 23:42
Email drugtest@theweedblog.com For Expert Advice In case you missed it, adult marijuana use is now legal in four states and the District of Columbia…but that doesn’t mean that your employer will tolerate it. Say what you will about the pros and cons of each initiative, but one of the glaring omissions in each of those

Oregon SB 844 Will Force Medical Marijuana Patients Into Black Market

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 21:30
Oregon Senate Bill 844, and specifically the Dash-6 Amendments, are the biggest attempted attack on the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program since the candidacy of Dwight Holton. A vote on the bill was expected today, but I received a text earlier today from someone very close to the situation who says that the vote has been

U.S. House Voting On Whether To Allow VA Doctors To Discuss Medical Marijuana

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 20:48
As early as this afternoon the U.S. House could vote on an amendment that would allow doctors that work for the Veterans Administration to discuss medical marijuana and recommend its use in states where it is legal. The bipartisan amendment is being offered by Reps. Blumenauer (D-OR), Heck (R-NV), Farr (D-CA), Rohrabacher (R-CA), Reed (R-NY), Titus

Women Grow Launches Portland Chapter On May 7

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 20:17
Women Grow, a national network supporting female entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry, will launch its Portland chapter in May 2015. The chapter’s May 7 event, the first in a regular monthly series, will feature networking opportunities and industry perspectives. Women Grow invites women (and men) at all different stages of their career in the cannabis

Harmful Oregon Medical Marijuana Bill Expected To Pass Today

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 14:30
Three times this week I posted an article urging people to contact their Oregon Senators about SB 844, provisions of which would drastically change the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program in bad ways. Despite a lot of calls and e-mails from constituents, it sounds like Senators are likely to move forward on the bill. Below is

‘Legalize Maine’ To Start Gathering Signatures For 2016 Marijuana Legalization Initiative

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 14:00
There are multiple efforts to legalize marijuana in Maine. There are two efforts in the Maine Legislature, and two initiatives. One of those initiatives, put forward by ‘Legalize Maine’ was approved yesterday to start gathering signatures by the Maine Secretary of State. If the initiative makes the ballot and is passed by voters it would legalize

Brother Talks About Missouri Man Spending Life In Prison For Marijuana

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 13:21
Jeff Mizanskey has been serving a life sentence for marijuana only offenses in Missouri for over two decades now. Yesterday a bi-partisan group of lawmakers in Missouri delivered 390,000 petitions to Missouri’s Governor Jay Nixon urging him to grant clemency to Jeff Mizanskey. No one should lose their freedom for marijuana, especially for the rest