What Will the Oregon Police Report Mean for the Cannabis Industry?

What Will the Oregon Police Report Mean for the Cannabis Industry?:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Amber Langston

The Oregonian’s Noelle Crombie recently obtained a report prepared by the Oregon State Police assessing the impacts of legal cannabis production and black market diversion. As Crobie notes in her piece, the OSP refused to release the report after multiple requests, but Ms. Crombie apparently would not be denied and […]

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Rock and Cultural Icon Henry Rollins to Keynote the OMBC in Eugene

Rock and Cultural Icon Henry Rollins to Keynote the OMBC in Eugene:

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The Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC), the longest-running cannabis industry conference in the Beaver State, will be bringing its trademark blend of business information, activism, culture and networking opportunities to Eugene on April 28th at the River Valley Inn. Musician, actor, writer, and television and radio host, Henry Rollins, will […]

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State Police Marijuana Report Targets Oregon For Federal Prosecutions

State Police Marijuana Report Targets Oregon For Federal Prosecutions:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch

A new document out of the state police’s drug enforcement division on marijuana seems to invite federal prosecution to Oregon. The report is called A Baseline Evaluation of Cannabis Enforcement Priorities in Oregon, January 2017.  Oregonian/ Oregon Live reporter Noelle Crombie published details and conclusions of the report. The findings […]

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Get Your ICBC Berlin Tickets by Midnight and Save!

Get Your ICBC Berlin Tickets by Midnight and Save!:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Anthony Johnson

Attending Europe’s first B2B cannabis event is your dream, and Berlin, Germany is your destination! You have the chance to join like-minded entrepreneurs and activists from around the world and immerse yourself in cannabis culture, business and politics for the marijuana conference of the year. The International Cannabis Business Conference […]

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Jeff Sessions: Marijuana is “slightly less awful” than heroin.

Jeff Sessions: Marijuana is “slightly less awful” than heroin.:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch

Good news for the 30 million Americans who consume cannabis; your Attorney General has declared that your preference is “less awful” than a heroin habit, although “only slightly.” Jeff Session again betrays his medieval marijuana mindset in a speech given to law enforcement. The Trump administration has already tried to […]

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Oregon Marijuana Business Conference to Cover Testing Controversy

Oregon Marijuana Business Conference to Cover Testing Controversy:

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Testing. One, two, three. Changes are coming to Oregon’s laws governing pesticide testing for adult-use cannabis. But what those laws will look like remain somewhat unknown. Recently, the Oregon Health Authority’s rules advisory committee – which oversees pesticide regulation for both medical and adult-use – suggested an adjustment to the […]

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Oregon Marijuana Business Conference Schedule Announced

Oregon Marijuana Business Conference Schedule Announced:

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The Oregon Marijuana Business Conference is coming – and it is right around the corner! Join the host of cannabis experts and meet the ganjapreneurs making cannabis business a profitable reality on April 28th in Eugene. The program has been announced, and the following topics will be covered: OLCC Regulations […]

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Berlin ICBC Showcasing Advancements in Medical Science

Berlin ICBC Showcasing Advancements in Medical Science:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Amber Langston

In just over a month, the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) is coming to Berlin this April 10-12, 2017, and bringing the best of global cannabis expertise with it! The event is unlike any other, and will be an exclusive look into the most current and up-to-date happenings in Germany […]

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Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017 Gets More Cosponsors

Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017 Gets More Cosponsors:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch

H.R.1227, the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017, has been introduced and is gaining cosponsors in the House of Representatives. This bill would end decades of “unreasonable, arbitrary, and capricious” federal criminalization of cannabis. The legislation was sponsored by Virginia Representative Tom Garrett, a freshman republican in the state’s […]

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Wait, is Germania Holding Cannabis?

Wait, is Germania Holding Cannabis?:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch

It sure looks like Germania, an important icon of Germany, is holding cannabis in this painting by Veit from 1848.  As a concept, Germania is defined in Wikipedia as, The personification of the German nation or the Germans as a whole, most commonly associated with the Romantic Era and the […]

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Legalizing Cannabis Can Help Make America Great Again, Mr. President

Legalizing Cannabis Can Help Make America Great Again, Mr. President:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Amber Langston

On Tuesday, February 28th, President Donald Trump gave his first address to the Houses of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, outlining his agenda for the next for years. Many agree the speech was by far the most eloquent and presidential the new head of state has sounded in public […]

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Medical Marijuana Is More Important Than Ever

Medical Marijuana Is More Important Than Ever:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Alex Rogers

With the Trump Administration’s embrace of medical marijuana, our federal government has actually made a very important step forward in its acceptance of cannabis as medicine and states’ rights to implement their own medical programs. Unfortunately, Uncle Sam isn’t as hip to recreational marijuana, making medical marijuana more important than […]

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The Netherlands Moves Towards Improving Cannabis Cultivation Laws

The Netherlands Moves Towards Improving Cannabis Cultivation Laws:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Amber Langston

Seemingly everyday (even when there might be some concerning news), cannabis policy is moving forward around the globe. On Tuesday, the Dutch lower house of parliament voted to open up their cannabis laws. This follows on the heels of news that Dutch medical marijuana exports to Germany will increase. The Netherlands, […]

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The End of The Beginning: Trump Persecution of Non-Medical Marijuana Coming Soon

The End of The Beginning: Trump Persecution of Non-Medical Marijuana Coming Soon:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch

The presidential administration has thrown down the gauntlet. Trump’s extraordinarily marijuana-hating cabinet, especially drug war fossil Attorney General Jeff Sessions, is champing at the bit to persecute marijuana. The recent state legalizations of adult use (aka recreational) may end, and may even be dismantled. In response, new, fortified, strengthened, and […]

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Punk Rock Cultural Legend Henry Rollins Brings His Message to the ICBC

Punk Rock Cultural Legend Henry Rollins Brings His Message to the ICBC:

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The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) strives to provide the latest pertinent information on cannabis laws and our event in San Francisco is no different as we are proud to give the California cannabis community the latest on the upcoming new rules and regulations. Additionally, we do our best to […]

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Get Your ICBC Tickets By Midnight This Wednesday!

Get Your ICBC Tickets By Midnight This Wednesday!:

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You have been waiting your whole life to attend the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) in San Francisco in the wake of adult cannabis legalization – so why are you still waiting to buy tickets to attend? The conference is this Thursday, February 17th! That means prices will increase on […]

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Florida Amendment 2 Marijuana – ‘Just Say No’ to Sunshine Referendum?

Florida Amendment 2 Marijuana – ‘Just Say No’ to Sunshine Referendum?:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Marijuana Politics

Florida Amendment 2 marijuana legislation is in the news and some cities and counties are taking a Well, ‘Not Yet,’ Anyway attitude as they wait to see what happens in the state of Florida. Since the late twentieth century, over half of the states in the U.S. passed initiatives that […]

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How Easy Is It To Get Your Medical Marijuana Card Online?

How Easy Is It To Get Your Medical Marijuana Card Online?:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Javed Hashmi

With an ever-increasing number of states decriminalizing and/or legalizing medical and recreational marijuana we are entering a new age of in the fight to normalize cannabis use. Little by little the taboo of the marijuana user—the pothead, the cannabis-fiend—is being phased out. This last statement is particularly true in California […]

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ICBC to Help Cannabis Industry Survive the Trump Administration

ICBC to Help Cannabis Industry Survive the Trump Administration:

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The cannabis industry is understandably hanging on each and every bit of information that could potentially provide insight into the Donald Trump Administration’s future marijuana policy. There have been some troubling signs out of the administration, but also some positive ones. Many questions remain and everyone is still awaiting answers. […]

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Hurry and Book Your HIlton Hotel for the San Francisco ICBC!

Hurry and Book Your HIlton Hotel for the San Francisco ICBC!:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Marijuana Politics Staff

Now that California has legalized marijuana and regulated cannabis commerce is on the horizon, the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) in San Francisco is the must-attend event for the cannabis community and the Hilton San Francisco Union Square is where you want to stay! The ICBC has teamed up with […]

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