Jun 272016
 June 27, 2016
Reminder: Join MPP And Congressman Earl Blumenauer In Vegas On July 16

A reminder, I received the following e-mail: Please join MPP, Congressman Earl Blumenauer, and the Yes on Question 2 campaign committee for a private reception in Las Vegas on July 16. We’ll be hosting an intimate event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Paris Hotel, just off the strip. We’ll be sharing current updates from the campaign to legalize adult use of marijuana, as well as discussing upcoming strategies for success. The campaign season is truly heating up in Nevada, and we want you to be a part of the conversation. Congressman Blumenauer will also be sharing his perspective on lessons learned

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July 14: Chronic Croquet

 Posted by at 9:45 PM on June 27, 2016  Major Cannabis Events
Jun 272016
 June 27, 2016
July 14: Chronic Croquet

For those in the area. Find out more on Facebook: The Inaugural SuperChronic Cafe Lawn Party and Croquet Tournament, a community fundraiser for Epilepsy. DATE: 07/14/2016 TIME: 4:00pm-6:00pm LOCATION: Green Lake Please DONATE here: https://www.projectcbd.org/coleman-whiting-memorial-fund What a difference you can make in your community when you gather your friends together and take up croquet! Croquet Rules: *Each croquet team of 6 will play all of the 10 courses *Each course will have different challenges and demands to test even the stickiest of wickets *Each ball begins the game between the starting point and wicket #1. *The object is simply to

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Jun 272016
 June 27, 2016
Congress Blocks Veterans Equal Access Amendment Despite House And Senate Approval

On Thursday, news broke that the Veterans Equal Access Amendment had been stripped from the House Conference Report of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilCon-VA) and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017. The provision was removed from the conference version of the bill, despite passing in the Senate Appropriations Committee 20-9, and on the House floor 233-189. The removal of an amendment to an appropriations bill that has been approved in both chambers is unprecedented and defies explanation. “Blocking this amendment at the conference committee stage is an assault on democracy and those Americans who risked their lives and health

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Jun 272016
 June 27, 2016
'Harry Potter'-Quoting Bad Judge Gets Good Ruling For MILegalize

A Court of Appeals Judge with a checkered past is about to lose his job because he’s too old. Instead of retiring with grace he has sued the State to let him claim to be something he is not to get a job he does not have- and in his lawsuit he’s helped the marijuana users he so vehemently fought against. Judge Peter O’Connell authored a Michigan Court of Appeals Concurring Opinion in 2010 which compared being a patient enrolled in the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act to being a wizard competing in the treacherous and often lethal contest known as

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Jun 262016
 June 26, 2016
The Largest Cannabis Golf Tournament In The Northwest Hits The Green This Summer In Oregon

Later this month cannabis industry professionals will put down their lighters and pick up their golf clubs as the second annual Fore Twenty Golf Tournament comes to Portland on June 30th. It is a business tradition to fortify deals and build relationships on the golf course, and with the budding cannabis industry it is no different. This years tournament will see 55 cannabis brands from Oregon hit the green to tee it high and let it fly, as MRX Labs defends their title in the largest cannabis tournament in the northwest. This sold out private golf event has spiked interest

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Jun 262016
 June 26, 2016
OLCC Plans Packaging And Labeling Workshops Will Provide Overview Of New Guidelines For Marijuana Products

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will provide a series of workshops across the state of Oregon to provide recreational marijuana licensees and medical marijuana registrants information on new guidelines for recreational and medical marijuana packaging and labeling, as well as a pre-approval process and new electronic application system that will be available August 1, 2016. Although the OLCC is responsible for regulating recreational marijuana in Oregon, it also pre-approves packages and labels for both recreational and medical marijuana products.  OLCC is responsible for packaging requirements  Oregon Health Authority is responsible for labeling requirements  OLCC is responsible for managing

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Jun 262016
 June 26, 2016
Details Of New Drugged Driving Law Not Pretty, Not Science

A pilot program allowing the Michigan State Police and special Drug Recognition Experts to administer a roadside test to detect the presence of THC in a person’s saliva was approved in Michigan. Although the bill creating this program was passed by both House and Senate, it had to overcome stiff resistance to do so. A previous effort to curtail legislation like this was defeated in the House during the 2013-2014 legislative session due to pressure from activists (including this author), attorneys and lawmakers. Rep. Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) was a member of the Committees that heard the bills in the

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Jun 262016
 June 26, 2016
Reminder: Fundraiser At Comos With Special Guest Craig Covey

The MILegalize campaign has worked very hard to push for reform in Michigan, and the battle is far from over. Please attend the fundraiser below if you are able. You can find out more on Facebook: July 1, a Friday, in Ferndale from 5 to 9 PM, at Como’s Restaurant we will have a big fundraiser with hors d’oeuvres, speakers, an auction and entertainment. Only $25 admission, but feel free to give more. Speakers include Candidate for Oakland County Sheriff Craig Covey, MILegalize Board Member and Cannabis Counsel Attorney Tom Lavigne, Iraq Vet and Activist Dakota Blue Serna, Cannabis Warrior

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Jun 252016
 June 25, 2016
July 11: The Ricky Williams Laurel Rosebud Golf Invitational

This should be a really cool event. See below: The Ricky Williams Laurel Rosebud Golf Invitational will held on Monday, July 11, 2016 at the Omni Interlocken Golf Course in Broomfield, Colorado. Teams are encouraged to sign up immediately as space is limited. A dinner, awards ceremony, and auction will follow the action on the golf course. Thel golf tournament will benefit the not-for-profit mission of The Laurel Rosebud Fund, a nonpartisan public policy organization dedicated to ensuring our cannabis laws reflect thoughtful and contemporary notions of economic growth and fairness, respect for individual rights, and social balance and wellbeing

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Jun 252016
 June 25, 2016
Attend The Oregon Quarterly Cannabis Caucus On July 12

I attended the last Oregon Quarterly Cannabis Caucus put on by the National Cannabis Industry Association, and it was oustanding. I’m hoping to make the upcoming one as well. NCIA is putting these on all across the country, and they are a great way to get updated on the last quarter, which in the cannabis world, always means quite a bit of information. See more information below: Join local members and supporters for NCIA’s third Oregon Quarterly Cannabis Caucus of 2016! Learn why you should attend your local #CannabisCaucus in 60 Seconds here: http://bit.ly/1UzLPhA NCIA’s Quarterly Cannabis Caucuses will educate,

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