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Lawsuit Against Fontana About Cannabis Cultivation

As many already know, the voters in the state of California decided to legalize recreational marijuana last November. While it didn’t necessarily immediately make the buying and selling of recreational cannabis legal – that won’t happen until January 2018 – it did start a long road to determining all kinds of regulations. Things like who […]

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Liquor and Cannabis Board Marijuana Home Grow Study

Below is a notice from the WSLCB with 3 options for Washington State Home Grows.  They all disappoint us here at Hempfest Central were we’d like to see non registered home grows of a dozen or so plants, giving allowances for clones, and not putting such low limits on seeds.  We also feel the felony prosecution of […]

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Vivian McPeak

How To Do HEMPFEST (what you need to know)

Seattle HEMPFEST is held Friday Noon – 8 PM, Sat, Sun, 10 AM – 8 PM August 18, 19, 20, Myrtle Edwards Park and Centennial Park, Seattle $10 Suggested Donation The 26th annual Seattle HEMPFEST “protestival” will feature 4 stages of political speech and musical support (featuring roughly 200 guest speakers and musical performances). In […]

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Vivian McPeak

On this 420 holiday it is time to finally end the “pot shaming”

Another year has rolled by and another stoner’s holiday is here (as if anyone really needs an excuse to light up for the smoky celebration). Millions of high quality pot enthusiasts will be enthusiastically seeking a quality high. In the eight states that have flipped, recreational stores will be slinging bud as fast as they […]

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Katie Morse

Seattle Hempfest’s greatest strength is also our greatest challenge!

Hempfest runs on Volunteer power! This Protestival has been staffed by Volunteers for 25 years, and as we grow larger and more mainstream it’s harder to fill all the shifts… YOU can make a difference this season by helping us recruit more volunteers at fun events like the Northwest Folklife Festival For over 20 years our […]

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Vivian McPeak

Green Nation – The steady advent of the legal cannabis industry heralds a new dawn for the world’s most misunderstood and maligned plant

There is the smell of victory and then there is the sweet smell of success, and both aromas smell an awful lot like cannabis these days. After a century of scorched earth government crusade against the plant a fundamental shift is taking place, and it threatens to change everything. Pot has indeed been winning, but […]

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Home grow & sharing bill

HB 1212 Ÿ ŸLegalizes transfers of specified quantities of marijuana products between adults provided the transfer does not involve the exchange of money or other valuable consideration.  Legalizes the home cultivation of up to six recreational marijuana plants, subject to specified conditions. Legalizes the residential possession of up to 24 ounces of useable marijuana harvested from […]

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End job discrimination against medical cannabis patients

HB 1094 Revises the medical use of cannabis act to prohibit an employer from refusing to hire a qualifying patient, discharging or barring a qualifying patient from employment, or discriminating against a qualifying patient in compensation or other terms and conditions of employment because of the qualifying patient’s: (1) Status as a qualifying patient; or […]

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Want to grow cannabis in your home? Hearing Jan 23!

HB 1092  Allows the possession of no more than six cannabis plants and up to twenty-four ounces of usable cannabis harvested from lawfully grown plants if the person in possession is at least twenty-one years old.   It also allows the possession of no more than twelve cannabis plants and forty-eight ounces of usable cannabis, in the […]

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Children who are medical cannabis patients take one step forward in Washington State today

HB 1060 Requires a school district to permit a student who meets certain requirements to consume marijuana for medical purposes on school grounds, aboard a school bus, or while attending a school-sponsored event. Requires the board of directors of a school district to adopt a policy that authorizes parents, guardians, and primary caregivers to administer marijuana […]

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