Cannabis Entrepreneurs Endangered by Jeff Sessions’ Drug War Reboot

Cannabis Entrepreneurs Endangered by Jeff Sessions’ Drug War Reboot:

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

The idiotic reboot of the war on drugs occurring under Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a blow to freedom in America. His new guidelines, calling for the maximum prosecution of drug “crimes,” have already been proven failures. They particularly endanger all levels of cannabis entrepreneurs. As a senator, Jeff Session […]

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7 Reasons Why We Need To Support Medical Marijuana

7 Reasons Why We Need To Support Medical Marijuana:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Devin Yirka

Marijuana certainly has a lot of benefits and our list will cover 7 reasons why we need to support Medical Marijuana in particular. There are already medications that contain cannabinoids, one of the chemicals found in marijuana and many more are being developed every day. However, although the US Food […]

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Smoke or Vape? The Benefits of Vaporizing Weed Over Smoking It

Smoke or Vape? The Benefits of Vaporizing Weed Over Smoking It:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Brad Richardson

Smoke or Vape? As weed begins to become more widely spread in popularity and getting legalized in several states, the trends of vaporizing it have started to make an appearance more and more in the marijuana culture. Vaping in itself has been a popular alternative to smoking cigarettes, so it […]

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Will Trump Defund the Drug Czar?

Will Trump Defund the Drug Czar?:

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

In a rare display of drug policy sanity, the Trump administration has recommended a nearly total defunding of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, ONDCP. The proposed 95% reduction in the drug czar’s office would eliminate some of the drug war’s most harmful programs. The ONDCP must, by charter, […]

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Trump Praises Philippine President Duterte’s Genocidal Drug War

Trump Praises Philippine President Duterte’s Genocidal Drug War:

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

Shockingly, President Trump is applauding and rewarding appalling human rights abuses, especially extrajudicial killings, in the Philippines. That island country’s president, Rodrigo Duterte, pictured at left with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, approving oversees an illegal and highly lethal “war on drugs.” He has said, “Hitler massacred three million Jews. Now there […]

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Last Day to Get Tickets for Tomorrow’s Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC)!

Last Day to Get Tickets for Tomorrow’s Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC)!:

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

The Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC), the state’s biggest and best B2B conference is happening TOMORROW, APRIL 27th! There are just a few tickets left! Join a stellar list of highly qualified and proficient speakers covering the most current and important topics in cannabis! You won’t want to miss these […]

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You Still Have Time to Party with Henry Rollins Tonight at the OMBC!

You Still Have Time to Party with Henry Rollins Tonight at the OMBC!:

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

Oregonians, it’s your last chance to party with Henry Rollins! Tonight in Eugene, at the Valley River Inn, the kick-off party begins WITH HENRY ROLLINS for the Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC)! You can’t wait any longer to get your tickets! Join Henry tonight for a special VIP appearance, and […]

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OMBC to Cover Marijuana Testing as Deadline Approaches

OMBC to Cover Marijuana Testing as Deadline Approaches:

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

There are certainly several disputes and controversies within the Oregon cannabis industry and community, but none greater than marijuana testing standards. Last October, stringent testing guidelines went into place, making Oregon regulated cannabis “safer than food.” The standards for Oregon cannabis were so high, that reports surfaced that a vast […]

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Tick Tock, Tick Tock – Prices Go up at Midnight for the OMBC!

Tick Tock, Tick Tock – Prices Go up at Midnight for the OMBC!:

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

The Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC) is bringing back its trademark blend of business, activism and culture to Eugene for another information-filled conference on April 28th at the River Valley Inn. Today is your LAST CHANCE TO GET DISCOUNT TICKETS – prices go up $100 at midnight! This will mark the […]

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Oregon Needs to Put the Recreation in Recreational Cannabis, the OMBC to Cover the Latest

Oregon Needs to Put the Recreation in Recreational Cannabis, the OMBC to Cover the Latest:

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

The summer season will soon be upon us, and in Oregon, that means its time to finally crawl out of our wintery hovels and get outdoors! When the temperatures rise, the clouds finally part, and the sun comes peeking out over the mountains, we remember why we live here. As […]

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Party with Henry Rollins This Week at the OMBC in Eugene, Oregon!

Party with Henry Rollins This Week at the OMBC in Eugene, Oregon!:

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

The Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC) on April 28th is shaping up to be a great conference that will give you the latest information you need about cannabis laws and regulations in the Beaver State. In addition, to the conference agenda, the parties on Thursday (April 27th) and Friday night, […]

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Oregon’s Controversial Cannabis Testing Standards Are Leading the Country, Learn the Latest at the OMBC

Oregon’s Controversial Cannabis Testing Standards Are Leading the Country, Learn the Latest at the OMBC:

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

As cannabis (and medical cannabis) legalization moves further into the American mainstream, states coming online are looking to established protocols and best practices in the industry after which to model new regulations. As I speak with cannabis colleagues across the country, one question I hear repeatedly is, “What is Oregon […]

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The Blatant Anti-Science of Trump’s Drug War Zealots

The Blatant Anti-Science of Trump’s Drug War Zealots:

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

On March for Science Day, a protest against right-wing anti-science actions, blatant Department of Justice anti-science is the norm. Attorney General Jeff Sessions set the tone. The former US prosecutor has already produced a list of anti-science sentiments, focused mainly on marijuana, but more general too. Contrary to evidence, the […]

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Party with Henry Rollins Next Week in Eugene!

Party with Henry Rollins Next Week in Eugene!:

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

The Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC) on April 28th is shaping up to be a great conference that will give you the latest information you need about cannabis laws and regulations in the Beaver State. In addition, to the conference agenda, the parties on Thursday (April 27th) and Friday night, […]

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Medical Marijuana on 420

Medical Marijuana on 420:

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

The importance of keeping Medical Marijuana a vibrant industry is on many minds this 420. “Coming out of the military, I was put on roughly 12 pharmaceutical medications: from Depakote to Seroquel, Buspar, Zoloft, OxyContin, Percocet…and that’s just to name a few. That story is similar to a lot of […]

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Happy 4-20 from the Oregon Marijuana Business Conference!

Happy 4-20 from the Oregon Marijuana Business Conference!:

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

It’s the time of year again for everyone’s favorite holiday – April 20th! In the last 20 years, as cannabis culture and accompanying policies have become more prevalent in mainstream societies, a new day of celebration has emerged across the planet. It’s the time now known around the world as […]

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Register-Guard Previews the Oregon Marijuana Business Conference

Register-Guard Previews the Oregon Marijuana Business Conference:

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

Cultural icon Henry Rollins is following up his keynote address at the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) in San Francisco with a speech at the Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC) on April 28th in Eugene. The cannabis community is fortunate to have a prominent persona like Rollins, who doesn’t use […]

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Oregon Leads the Way on Camping with Cannabis

Oregon Leads the Way on Camping with Cannabis:

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

Oregon seems to have a knack with firsts in the evolving global marijuana market. Now, an entrepreneur in eastern Oregon appears to be leading the way on merging outdoor recreation with recreational cannabis. Private landowner and established cannabis entrepreneur Wayne Zallen has been involved in the cannabis market in Oregon […]

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How to Juice Cannabis and Why

How to Juice Cannabis and Why:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Brad Richardson

The cannabis plant is a plant above all else. Today, many other vegetables are being juiced in an attempt to draw more nutrition out of them. People are drinking pressed vegetable juice in greater volumes than ever before. It only stands to reason that marijuana is also on that list, […]

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Marijuana Is A Schedule I Drug. Why?

Marijuana Is A Schedule I Drug. Why?:

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Whitney Diedrich

Marijuana Is a Schedule I Drug. It Shouldn’t Be. According to the DEA, drugs are classified into five distinct categories or schedules depending upon the drug’s acceptable medical use its abuse or dependency potential. Schedule I drugs are classified as such because: The drug or other substance has a high […]

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