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  1. Ron Strider

    California's Cannabis Festivals Face Uncertain Future Under New State Rules

    Some 25,000 people are expected to head to San Bernardino this weekend to watch hip-hop shows, sample marijuana products and celebrate cannabis culture during Tommy Chong's Blazers Cup. The festival is one of a couple dozen marijuana-themed events held each year at the city's National Orange...
  2. Ron Strider

    Eventbrite Pulling Some Cannabis Events From Its Site, Leaving Organizers Frustrated

    For the past two years, Michael Zaytsev has sold tickets to the New York Cannabis Film Festival on Eventbrite. The yearly event shows off films that span from entertaining comedies to educational documentaries in Brooklyn's trendy Wythe Hotel. But this year, Eventbrite abruptly pulled the event...
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    The Hemp & Cannabis Fair - Corvallis, OR March 11 & 12, 2017

    WELCOME TO THC FAIR - CORVALLIS! Join us for a celebration of legal marijuana! You'll find hemp and cannabis products, accessories and tools, grow and harvest equipment, and more in our amazing expo hall. Then, take in some great sessions on growing, medicinal benefits, legal discussions and...
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    The Hemp & Cannabis Fair - Salem, OR April 1st & 2nd

    WELCOME TO THC FAIR - SALEM! Join us for a celebration of legal marijuana! You'll find hemp and cannabis products, accessories and tools, grow and harvest equipment, and more in our amazing expo hall. Then, take in some great sessions on growing, medicinal benefits, legal discussions and...
  5. K

    How Marijuana Is Transforming The Event Industry

    Four states legalized recreational use of marijuana in November–California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada–bringing the total number to eight plus Washington, D.C. As these laws go into effect, and attitudes toward the drug begin to soften, expect to see everything from cannabis-infused food...
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    AK: Soldiers Banned From Marijuana Events

    U.S. Army Alaska today issued a commanding general policy letter prohibiting Alaska-based soldier attendance at marijuana, cannabis or hemp fairs, festivals, conventions and similar events. These types of events typically involve, but are not limited to, promoting the use of marijuana and...
  7. K

    AB: Calgary Cannabis And Hemp Expo Hoping To Remove Grey Area Surrounding The Green

    A two-day expo aimed at clearing the air around marijuana use in Canada is expected to draw big crowds in Calgary. Following similar events in Toronto and Vancouver this year, the HempFest Expo will land in Calgary for the first time Oct. 15 and 16. The events across Canada have been...
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    AB: Calgary Cannabis And Hemp Expo Hoping To Remove Grey Area Surrounding The Green

    A two-day expo aimed at clearing the air around marijuana use in Canada is expected to draw big crowds in Calgary. Following similar events in Toronto and Vancouver this year, the HempFest Expo will land in Calgary for the first time Oct. 15 and 16. The events across Canada have been...
  9. K

    Children And The Chronic

    In June, I was asked to attend and testify at a City of Portland Marijuana Policy Oversight Team, where the agenda was to discuss what events with a cannabis component might look like. It's (almost) always nice to be asked by government regulatory agencies to work with them, and this was one of...
  10. K

    OR: Cannabuzz - All Tomorrow's Weed Parties

    Regular readers of this column - and Jah bless all six of you - know that when I'm not sitting in my estate in the West Hills dictating this column to a bank of interns, I have a business that works in several arenas of the cannabis industry, with a focus on event production. Seventeen-year-old...
  11. K

    UK: Cannabis Enthusiasts To Gather In City Park For Picnic Pot Protest

    Cannabis supporters will gather in a city park in this weekend to hold a picnic protesting against current UK drug policy. For the past three years the Devon Cannabis Club has held yearly "protest picnics" at Flowerpots Playing Fields in Exeter. On Saturday, August 27, the club will once...
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    UK: Cannabis Enthusiasts To Gather In City Park For Picnic Pot Protest

    Cannabis supporters will gather in a city park in this weekend to hold a picnic protesting against current UK drug policy. For the past three years the Devon Cannabis Club has held yearly "protest picnics" at Flowerpots Playing Fields in Exeter. On Saturday, August 27, the club will once...
  13. K

    CA: Marijuana-Themed Festivals Get Pushback From City Leaders

    Victorville - The increase in marijuana-themed festivals coming to the High Desert Event Center hasn't gone unnoticed by city officials, who have vigorously opposed them to state officials. The three-day Chalice California Music, Glass, Hash and Art Festival is scheduled for the San...
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    Portland Just Says No To Many Marijuana-Related Events

    Since the legalization of recreational marijuana in Oregon last year, there’s been an explosion or pot-related events, from big celebrations like Weed the People and the Cultivation Classic to “yoganja” classes and house concerts. But now all these events are up in the air due to a confluence of...
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    Oregon Issues Guidelines on Marijuana 'Gifting' and Giveaways

    Marijuana is legal to possess in Oregon, but rules around where you can consume remain a puzzle of state and local rules. Portland officials this month said they'd begin cracking down on events where people pay admission and receive cannabis samples once they're in. The city considered such...
  16. R

    Weed At The Wedding? Marijuana Comes To Special Events

    Recreational use of marijuana is already legal in several U.S. states, including Washington, Colorado, Oregon and Alaska. And according to industry watchers, event meccas including California, Nevada and New York could be next. And so ready or not, event planners in some areas are seeing...
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    High Beam Here

    Hello there all 402er's!! Tom here as High Beam. I'm a stoner of some 42 years now. I'd say that makes me a qualified Pro. I've always wanted to be a professional pot smoker. I'm a puffer as I got glaucoma in my right shoulder. Green Crack or Cheese is my flavor of choice. I like reading blogs...
  18. Degauss

    CCHHI 2012 - Legalize Hemp 100% in CA

    Check out CCHHI 2012. Legalize industrial and medicinal hemp 100% across the board. NOT heavily taxed and regulated, just enough to make sense and spur business. This will create tons of energy/industrial/manufacturing jobs in the ultimate ecological green sense. We are proud to say we are...
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    NY Harvest Festival & Freedom Fair

    October 10-13 2008 Join us for good food, good music & good ppl! Damn Sam Productions ~ Home of the NY Harvest Festival & Freedom Fair / Political Rally