Festivals & Rallies

WASHINGTON, DC — On Friday, Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Jared Polis (D-CO) introduced two bills to Congress that together would legalize and tax marijuana at the federal level. Representative Blumenauer’s legislation, H.R. 1014, the Marijuana Tax Revenue Act of 2015, creates a federal excise tax on non-medical marijuana sales and moves this quickly growing industry out […] Continue Reading

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Marijuana reform activists in Philadelphia will once again protest federal laws prohibiting cannabis in the shadow of the Liberty Bell on Saturday, in the tenth installment of “Smoke Down Prohibition.” “Marijuana is only legal for a select few Americans, now it is time to equalize this freedom across the country,” says activist […] Continue Reading

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The growing monthly rally for national marijuana legalization, “Smoke Down Prohibition,” returns for the eighth consecutive month this Saturday, August 31st at the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. “A flurry of political activity supporting regulated cannabis for adults has given extra meaning to the rally this month,” said PhillyNORML Co-Chair Chris Goldstein. Supported […] Continue Reading

SEATTLE, WA  — A few eBay users are seeing a money-making opportunity in the free bags of chips that were given out by police over the weekend at Seattle’s Hempfest, a three day festival on the Seattle waterfront. An unopened Doritos bag from Hempfest had drawn eight bids by Monday afternoon, pushing the price to […] Continue Reading

SEATTLE, WA — It was a beautiful, sunny day Friday as the world’s largest “protestival,” Seattle Hempfest, got underway with tens of thousands of people openly smoking marijuana along a 1.5 mile stretch of the Seattle waterfront. Only months after voters in Washington State legalized the possession of one ounce of marijuana for personal use, […] Continue Reading

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