“Invest in advocacy!” was the mantra for attendees of the first International Cannabis Business Conference in Portland, Oregon this past weekend. Mor than 700 registrants were treated to speeches and presentations by Andrew Sullivan, Rep. Earl Blumenauer and some of the top names in cannabis.
Oregon's Rep. Earl Blumenauer is demanding that ONDCP and SAMHSA investigate possible misuse of federal funds spent on opposing the state's marijuana legalization ballot measure.
How does the Oregon marijuana legalization initiative that will be on the ballot in November stack up next to successful measures in Washington and Colorado? Our analyst crunches the numbers.
Attorney Rob Corry has filed suit in Colorado to stop taxation of legal cannabis sales. He's known for stunts like a joint giveaway and getting arrested for smoking weed at a Rockies game. Is this another publicity stunt or does his lawsuit have legs?
Three separate pro-marijuana legalizations measures are hoping to get on the 2014 ballot in Oregon. Our resident blogger based in Portland breaks it all down.
Peter Lewis not only headed Progressive Insurance, he was a progressive philanthropist who put a big chunk of his money (as much as $30 million) into legalizing pot.
Of all the speakers on the opening day of the Drug Policy Alliance conference in Denver on Thursday, Doug McVay was most inspired by Tennessee Rev. Edwin Sanders.
Washington State is gambling that its citizens will pay very high prices for legal marijuana in exchange for the reassurance of knowing that they're not going to get arrested.