Watch: Rep. Earl Blumenauer delivers the Cannabis State of the Union 2018

[embedded content] Editor’s Note: In advance of 4/20, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore. and co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, released the following statement, published here in full, addressing his views on the state of marijuana in America. For the two decades after cannabis was listed as a Schedule 1 controlled…

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Watch: Rep. Earl Blumenauer testifies that medical marijuana could solve opioid crisis

Published: Oct 11, 2017, 4:50 pm • Updated: Oct 11, 2017, 5:04 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff As it slowly acknowledges the depths of the opioid epidemic, Congress is failing to recognize that medical marijuana may be a simple and effective solution, Rep. Earl Blumenauer said Wednesday. The…

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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…

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Join MPP And Congressman Earl Blumenauer In Vegas On July 16

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…

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Attend The Congressman Earl Blumenauer Reception At WeedClub’s SF Office

(image via Oregon Cannabis Connection) If you are in the area, you should check out a reception for Congressman Earl Blumenauer in San Francisco. See more info below, via Eventbrite: Dear Friends in High Places!®, I am pleased to invite you to meet Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon) at WeedClub’s office at Runway…

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Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Is A Top Priority For Congressman Earl Blumenauer In 2016

(image via Oregon Cannabis Connection) I have never hidden the fact that I have a man crush on United States Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR). He has served my home state proudly, and I have always been honored to tell people that he is from Oregon. He is not my Congressman,…

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Join Me At Brunch With Earl Blumenauer And Barney Frank Tomorrow In Portland

Tomorrow I get to do something that I am blown away by – I get to attend a brunch honoring former Congressman Barney Frank at a fundraiser for Representative Earl Blumenauer in Portland. I have admired both men for a long time, and tomorrow I’m lucky enough to see them…

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Earl Blumenauer And Barney Frank To Be Honored In Portland On Sunday

(image via Oregon Cannabis Connection) I was lucky enough to meet Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) late last year at an event hosted by the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA). I have admired Mr. Blumenauer since well before I co-founded this blog in 2010. He is absolutely a champion of justice in…

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