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  1. Ron Strider

    WA: Seattle Drops $1,000 Fine Against Marijuana Celebration

    Seattle has dropped a $1,000 fine against the nonprofit organization that runs HempFest, the annual summer marijuana celebration. The city accused Seattle Events, also known as HempFest Central, of operating a marijuana business without a license in a citation in June. The citation stemmed...
  2. Ron Strider

    Hempfest Is Fighting For Its Future

    Hempfest, Seattle's pioneering pot protest festival, is fighting for its future. After 26 years of sticking up for weed-law reform, the festival is facing mounting costs and shrinking incomes. This year's festival will still happen August 18 to 20, but it will feature fewer stages, and future...
  3. K

    WA: With An Eye On Veterans, Olympia Cannabis Activist Welcomes Hempfest Outpost

    Seattle Hempfest organizers are opening an outpost in downtown Olympia with a little help from one of the state's most visible cannabis activists. Olympia Hempfest Central will have a grand opening 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at 322 Fourth Ave. E., site of the former Rainier Xpress medical...
  4. K

    ON: Pot-Use Advocates Gathering For Annual Hempfest

    Moonbeam - The air in this small Northern town may get a little hazy at the end of this month as the annual Hempfest festival kicks off on Aug. 22. For the last 18 years, the festival has attracted advocates and supporters of the decriminalization of marijuana, both for its recreational and...