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Best Vape Pens 2015!

In recent years, marijuana vaporizers pens have been exploding in popularity, and a wide range of brands are currently being advertised with all sorts of fancy features. However, despite many vape pens claiming to be vaporize loose leaf herb, only a select few can do so effectively without scorching your herb. This reviews takes a […]

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sharon@hempfest.org

The New Age Of Reefer Madness

So I get this email from the 46th District Democrats, the “Demogram”.  It’s about their upcoming 2/19 meeting, How Do We Solve A Problem Like Marijuana? As I read through the information they are sharing, my jaw is dropping, I felt teleported back to prohibitions roots when outlandish claims where levied against cannabis and led […]

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Elizabeth Bishop

Jimmy Romans First Blog Post (POW420 Sponsored)

I was able to see my parents & my oldest daughter last Sat. It is always great to see them. I love my family so much. My parents just recently returned from visiting my sister in California for the Holidays. I remember when all of the family would get together at my house to celebrate […]

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top 3 vape pens

When a marijuana smoker finally gets fed up with pipes and bongs and the lung damage that comes with them, they begin to show a deep interest in portable vape pens as a solution for their current dilemma.  Many newcomers find it extremely challenging to select the right products when they are first getting started […]

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sharon@hempfest.org

Links To Washington’s Cannabis Bills

We spent an awesome day in Olympia yesterday registering attendees to the ASA Medical Cannabis Lobby Day. Unlike last year, I found legislators eager to hear what I thought of the two major competing medical bills, SB 5052 & SB 5519. Today HB 1698 was introduced which throws a third medical dispensary model in the […]

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sharon@hempfest.org

Don’t Drink the Blame it on Medical Marijuana Kool-Aid.

My name is Sharon Whitson and I’m the General Manager of Seattle Event’s A Non Profit Corporation, the producers of Seattle Hempfest, Hempfest Business, & Hempfest Central. Let’s talk about why I502 is faltering and instead of drinking the blame it on medical marijuana kool-aid we’re going to evaluate some facts. First a history lesson.  […]

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George Martorano

Gray America – George Martorano’s First Hempfest Blog

His eyes opened.  His nose smells.  His right hand reaches out and runs along the cell wall.  He feels pain in his lower back.  He breathes in the years and exhales within his mind.  He begins to pull, push, struggle himself upright on the prison bunk.  He lifts one leg, then the other and his […]

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Vivian McPeak

Republicans for Cannabis Legalization? Really?

  America is polarized. Whether it is guns, abortion, the environment, energy, or healthcare, it seems as if there is a partisan divide over just about everything these days. So it can be terribly refreshing whenever there can be common ground identified by which normally opposing viewpoints can unify, even if only temporarily. Such is […]

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Vivian McPeak

2014 Victories. The Hempire Strikes Back!*

It seems like just yesterday that I was a young cannabis activist enduring the incessant derision of naysayers who confidently insisted that cannabis (which you probably call marijuana) would always be prohibited. People told me I was “jousting at windmills”, “pissing in the wind”, that legalization was a “pipe-dream”, and that lobbying for legalization was […]

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Katie Morse

Staff Check-In needs YOU!

Do you love people? Do you love working in the nice cool shade? Can you work a computer keyboard? STAFF CHECK-IN is looking for friendly volunteers with lots of patience to register and check in all the volunteers from all 119 Hempfest crews. Come be a part of the heart and soul of our event, […]

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