On Thursday, American Green, a marijuana technology company, announced they purchased a small town in San Bernardino County with the intention of turning it into the “the country’s first energy-independent, cannabis-friendly hospitality destination.” . . . Read Complete Report
Pot Company Wants to Turn California Town Into ‘Cannabis-Friendly Municipality’
Arizona-based cannabis company, American Green, announced Aug. 3 that it had made a $5 million offer on the town of Nipton, California in order to transform it into a marijuana mecca.
CANADA: Liberals to announce marijuana will be legal by July 1, 2018
Provinces will have right to decide how marijuana is distributed and sold, CBC News has learned
By David Cochrane, CBC News Posted: Mar 26, 2017 9:00 PM ET
Last Updated: Mar 27, 2017 12:54 PM ET
The Liberal government will announce legislation next month that will legalize marijuana in Canada by July 1, 2018.
CBC News has learned that the legislation will be announced during the week of April 10 and will broadly follow the recommendation of a federally appointed task force that was chaired by former liberal Justice Minister Anne McLellan.
Bill Blair, the former Toronto police chief who has been stickhandling the marijuana file for the government, briefed the Liberal caucus on the roll-out plan and the legislation during caucus meetings this weekend, according to a senior government official who spoke to CBC News on condition of anonymity. . . . Read Complete Report
Stoners coming out – beyond the marijuana monster myths | David Schmader | TEDxRainier
In this funny, informative talk, David Schmader makes the case for thinking more broadly about what a marijuana user is and can be.
David Schmader is a multi-talented writer, playwright, newspaper columnist, and performance artist. With wit and intelligence he blends personal experience and biting humor to provide insight on difficult cultural issues. He creates autobiographical solo plays that include, Letter to AXL, (homophobia and the unifying power of anger), Straight (“pray away the gay” conversation therapy), and A Short-Term Solution to a Long-Term Problem (angst, escapism, and forgiveness). His shows have toured the country, with productions at New York City’s Dixon Place, Los Angeles’s Highways Performance Space, Seattle’s Bumbershoot Arts Festival, and the Wexner Center of the Arts in Columbus, Ohio.
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