Help #EndtheSocialCannaBan

Social strategist Lauren Gibbs is calling on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to take a stand against the social media censorship of cannabis businesses and consumers.     Perhaps this has happened to you: You wake up one morning, make your coffee, and log onto your social media accounts, only to find that you no longer […]

Senate Bill Would Allow Cannabis Industry Access to Banks

Yesterday’s News – July 10, 2015       When will the cannabis industry have access to banks? Though it’s hard to make progress in Washington when cannabis is still taboo among the “old guard,” the Senate delegations from Oregon and Colorado are pushing the conversation. The bipartisan group introduced a bill that would give […]

Progress for Maryland’s Medical Cannabis Program

Yesterday’s News – June 29, 2015      MMJ in Maryland WRK’s home state moves closer to a functioning medical cannabis program with Friday’s publication of the draft regulations from the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission. The rules will be open for public comment until the end of July, but commission members feel that several prior […]

Mayor of Boston Doesn’t Like Cannabis, Social Justice

Yesterday’s News – June 2, 2015     Boston Mayor States Opposition To Learning Things Although some feel that the 2016 legalization of recreational cannabis in Massachusetts is inevitable, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has come forward as the voice of dissention. “I view it as a gateway drug,” Walsh told the Boston Globe, “Some people […]

Bernie Sanders’ Plan for Pot

Yesterday’s News – May 20, 2015     Bernie Sanders is From Vermont, So He’s Cool During a Reddit Ask Me Anything session, Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pointed to his home state of Vermont – and his track record of cannabis friendly policies – to illustrate how marijuana reform would look under his administration: “The […]

Out of the Basement: Considering Cannabis with Congress

Women Grow Lobby Days     I resolved this year to be as authentic as possible, to be honest and courageous in owning my identity and speaking my truth. I’m generally not shy about asserting myself, but I’m also a person who adapts to make others more comfortable. Which means that I’ve usually avoided discussing […]

San Fran Welcomes Cannabis Power Players for ICBC

Yesterday’s News — February 16, 2015 because nobody’s ready for today yet     For Weekend Review Kit, the big news last week was Women Grow’s first ever Lobby Days in Washington, DC. Over 70 women convened in the nation’s capital to push for fair policies around banking and taxation in the cannabis industry. As […]

Yesterday’s News — February 9, 2015

because nobody’s ready for today yet     We’re into the whole brevity thing right now:   High Times brought its SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup festivities to back to San Bernardino over the weekend. You can check out the winners below. If you don’t live in Southern California, try not to be too jealous: hightimes.com/read/winners-2015-high-times-socal-medical-cannabis-cup   […]

Yesterday’s News – January 26, 2015

because nobody’s ready for today yet     In potentially huge news, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a statement that amends their 2004 position on medical cannabis. The influential group of doctors now supports the decriminalization of cannabis and recognizes its potential for treating a variety of diseases in children. They are […]