The Vitamin Shoppe Will Join CVS and Walgreen’s in Selling CBD

Vitamin Shoppe Now Selling CBD, Too! The Vitamin Shoppe, a large US retailer of health food and supplements with over 700 shops across the country, will now be selling hemp-derived CBD supplements. The Vitamin Shoppe’s announcement is a huge step forward for natural product stores, following the move of pharmacy…

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Denver, Thornton mayors join with other U.S. city leaders to call for federal marijuana policy reforms

The Denver and Thornton mayors have joined a new coalition of U.S. city leaders that will lobby Congress and the Trump administration to increase local control over marijuana policy. Announced during the weekend meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Boston, the group’s formation is the latest effort by…

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Congress members, veterans join forces in call for medical marijuana reforms

Published: Nov 2, 2017, 5:06 pm • Updated: Nov 2, 2017, 5:56 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Veterans are adding their voices to the growing chorus calling for changes in marijuana research and legalization. A bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives, along with several combat veterans and the mother…

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Seattle HempFest and Oregon Hemp Convention Join Forces for the PDX Hempfest Expo

I have been attending the Oregon Hemp Convention (OHC) event ever since I got active with the cannabis industry in Oregon, and The Weed Blog has been covering the OHC for a long time.  I was a speaker in the Fall of 2015, and helped with a Women Grow booth there in…

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Cannabis Caucus: Congressional colleagues from legalized states join forces

Published: Feb 16, 2017, 12:32 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2017, 1:59 pm By Mark K. Matthews and Alicia Wallace, The Denver Post WASHINGTON — Marijuana now has its own official club in Congress, thanks to Colorado congressman Jared Polis and three of his colleagues. The Boulder lawmaker on Thursday…

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Big Alcohol Eyes Cannabis Cocktails – If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them

Big Alcohol Companies Consider Creating Cannabis Cocktails Constellation Brands, the company behind Corona beer, Casa Noble Tequila, and Robert Mondavi wines, are seeing the benefits of jazzing up their beverages by adding some cannabis. “We’re looking at it,” according to Constellation Chief Executive Officer Rob Sands, in an interview. “There…

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FREE Tickets: Join The Weed Blog @ The 420 Games in Seattle For Free Tomorrow (7/31)

We’re heading up to Seattle tomorrow to race in The 420 Games event. My friend, Jim McAlpine, has done an excellent job of bringing the topic of cannabis use as medicine for athletes to front and center in the cannabis reform movement by promoting The 420 Games  to de-stigmatize cannabis. There…

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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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