Cannabis-industry events came back en masse in the latter part of 2021. In 2022, there will be more events than ever. Here's a list of 100+ expos, conferences and festivals.
Cypress Hill frontman B-Real turns 52 today. He co-founded the popular hip-hop group in 1991 and now owns several Dr. Greenthumb's dispensaries in California.
America's two smallest states are in the middle of the fight to legalize marijuana. Rhode Island and Delaware's legislatures recently passed bills to legalize it, but only one of the two governors signed them into law. That would be Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee on My 25. In Delaware, Gov. John Carney vetoed a similar bill on May 24.
One of America's most beloved entertainers, Willie Nelson, turns 89 today. He's been writing songs and performing for eight decades and is renowned for his unbridled marijuana advocacy.
Starting at NORML in 1987, Rick Pfrommer launched a career in cannabis as an activist and then as a connoisseur at Harborside Health Center. Pfrommer passed on April 3. He was 53.
While five blue states legalized adult use via legislation, red states pushed back against voter initiatives passed in 2020. Pot prisoners were released, events began going live again and Willie Nelson turned 88.
One of the key moments in drug-law-reform history happened on a day in December 1977 when then drug czar Dr. Peter Bourne snorted cocaine at a NORML party in Washington, DC. NORML founder Keith Stroup still rues that day.
After a complete wipeout in 2020 due to Covid-19, cannabis-industry conferences and festivals came back in 2021. Check out our extensive 2021 events guide.
In 1991, a mixed-race rap trio straight out of L.A. shook up the hip-hop world. Thirty years later, Cypress Hill are still together and celebrating their debut album with an "Extended Edition."
Showboat Casino Cancels New Jersey Cannabis Festival Due to Complaints from Customers and City Officials
Claiming to be a "family-friendly resort," Showboat Atlantic City has hastily canceled this weekend's New Jersey Cannabis Festival because the event "does not match that image." The festival organizer plans to sue.