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Preserve Patients Rights

In 2009 when I was diagnosed with Cervical Cancer I was devastated.  I could not even form the word cancer to tell my husband let alone my then 5th grade son.  Cancer is the fight of your life.  I survived mine and consider myself very lucky; thanks to an angel!  I endured eight rounds of […]

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About THCF, our Presenting Sponsor

THCF Medical Clinics (THCF) is the presenting sponsor of Seattle Hempfest for the 5th consecutive year! Hempfest is literally brought to you by its sponsors every year (we couldn’t pay the bills without their help), and THCF is our biggest benefactor, year after year.   And Hempfest isn’t the only legalization event or effort supported […]

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Katie Morse

Deconstuction Crew

Sure, people sign up for the Deconstruction Crew, and they SAY they will be there bright and early Monday morning to help us pack it all out…but then, they bust their humps setting up Hempfest, and enjoying Hempfest, and partying each night after Hempfest…and by golly they are exhausted! And so we have this issue […]

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sharon@hempfest.org

End Federal Scheduling

Let’s End Cannabis Prohibition Now!!! How can we end Federal Prohibition?  We’ve taken the first steps here in Washington State by passing I-502 and starting the legalization process.  We’re at an in-between spot right now.  A place where the Federal Government looms over our burgeoning cannabis movement and leaves us unclear as to whether it will fall […]

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sharon@hempfest.org

A Farmer’s Market

Ever been to an actual cannabis farmers market?  It’s just as beautiful as you’d imagine!  We visited the World Famous Cannabis Farmer’s Market at 1912 Center Street in Tacoma on St Patrick’s Day.  The market is open the 1st & 3rd Sunday’s of each month from 11 – 5 PM.  Why visit a Cannabis Farmer’s […]

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Vivian McPeak

I-502 backlash?

A statewide I-502 backlash or reasonable pushback? You decide. Marijuana. Just the mention of the word conjures up stereotypical associations: a bleary-eyed dreadlocked hippie in a tie-dye, a teenage slacker lounging on a sofa, bong in hand, or a shady drug cartel mule peddling the illicit shrubbery across a porous border crossing. For a certain […]

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sharon@hempfest.org

Ask Seattle Hempfest –

Question: I’m planning on being at the 2013 hempfest with a couple of friends. My question is do the medications being sold requiring a medical card and what are the restrictions of the festivities based on marijuana?   Anwer: Hello!  There is no cannabis sales allowed at Seattle Hempfest.  We strictly enforce this policy.  Vendors […]

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sharon@hempfest.org

Pssst, There’s Snot in the Brownies!

Each year Seattle Hempfest fights a weird battle, the battle of unauthorized vending. As a 100% volunteer driven event, we are  dependent upon revenue generated by the vendors who pay to sell their wares at our event. These vendors, along with your donations, are the life’s blood of Seattle Hempfest that keeps our heart tokin’and […]

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Katie Morse

Seattle Hempfest Staff Director

Katie Morse has been wrangling the All-Volunteer staff of the World’s largest Protestival in beautiful Seattle, Washington since 1997. With 10,000 shifts to fill over the 10 days of Set Up, Show, and Tear Down, we’ve welcomed a huge pool of skilled and diverse Volunteers from all over the US, and the world, for the […]

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sharon@hempfest.org

Producing Seattle Hempfest is a labor of Love.

Producing Seattle Hempfest is a labor of Love. We’ve worked, scattered throughout the state, from our homes, in solidarity but solitude, meeting in living rooms, coffee shops, & public meeting halls. Exploiting the invent of the internet and using tools like Skype and Google docs , we’ve rolled up one tight, phat, Hempfest after another. […]

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