Marijuana advocate Rep. Dana Rohrabacher battling to keep seat in Congress

Published: Mar 12, 2018, 10:01 am • Updated: Mar 12, 2018, 10:06 am By Amy Taxin, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A well-known Republican on Friday filed papers to join a crowded field attempting to oust longtime GOP Congressman Dana Rohrabacher from his seat, one of four in…

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Meet the New Jersey medical marijuana advocate schooling police on the state’s laws

Published: Mar 11, 2018, 2:06 pm • Updated: Mar 11, 2018, 2:07 pm By Kristie Cattafi, The Record of Woodland Park CLIFTON, N.J. — Edward “Lefty” Grimes was in pain. It had been an hour since he’d arrived at the Clifton police station with what should have been a straightforward…

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Marijuana advocate and “left-wing liberal” Beto O’Rourke challenges Ted Cruz for seat in Texas Senate

Published: Mar 7, 2018, 10:46 am • Updated: Mar 7, 2018, 11:07 am By Todd J. Gillman and Katie Leslie, The Dallas Morning News WASHINGTON — The fight between Sen. Ted Cruz and challenger Beto O’Rourke pits a tea party darling who used his first term to run for the…

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Georgia medical marijuana advocate Rep. Allen Peake won’t run for re-election

Published: Feb 23, 2018, 10:09 am • Updated: Feb 23, 2018, 10:09 am By The Associated Press ATLANTA — One of the Georgia legislature’s chief advocates for medical marijuana says he will not run for re-election this year. Republican Rep. Allen Peake of Macon said in a news release Thursday…

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Cannabist Show: She’s a medical marijuana advocate working to make Denver “Hollyweed”

Published: Sep 8, 2017, 7:47 pm • Updated: Sep 8, 2017, 7:55 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Amy Dawn Bourlon-Hilterbran, medical cannabis advocate and founder of the nonprofit American Medical Refugees Foundation; creator of the “Talk to the 6630507 Hand” campaign; and CEO of the Millennium Grown Broadcast…

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The California Cannabis Advocate – William J Britt 

The California Cannabis Advocate – William J Britt  Cannabis.net recently spoke with William J. Britt, a cannabis expert with over 14 years of experience working in the legal system. He’s attended more than 500 court proceedings in Southern California, spent over 1,000 hours interviewing defendants and witnesses, and investigated over…

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Philly mayor continues to advocate legal weed, calling for sales at state liquor stores

Published: May 11, 2017, 11:36 am • Updated: May 11, 2017, 11:36 am By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney says recreational marijuana use should be legal in Pennsylvania and says the best place for it to be sold is state-run liquor stores. He tells WHYY’s “Radio…

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Marijuana advocate Beto O’Rourke kicks off bid to unseat Cruz in Texas

Published: Apr 4, 2017, 3:21 pm • Updated: Apr 4, 2017, 3:53 pm By Will Weissert and Erica Werner, The Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke kicked off his longshot bid to unseat Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday, vowing an unscripted and unconventional campaign…

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Medical Marijuana Advocate Eugene Monroe Announces Retirement From NFL

In a passionate and heart-warming post on The Players Tribune, Eugene Monroe announced that he is quitting the game he loves. Monroe, who is only 29-years-old, says the decision, “may be puzzling to some.” However, Monroe says he is thinking about his family. “Over 90% of former NFL players that…

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