NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis and Hemp Association (CHA)—New York’s leading voice for cannabis and hemp advocacy and industry—teams up with New York University’s Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) to present the NYU Cannabusiness Seminar 2016.
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“I want to know if marijuana legalization was on the ballot in your state, if you’d vote yes or no,” said Evan Nison, a board member of NORML and Students for Sensible Drug Policy.
NEW YORK, April 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — About 200 students and youth allies will demonstrate outside of a high-level United Nations meeting on the global war on drugs in New York tonight.
NEW YORK, April 14, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — About 200 students and youth allies will demonstrate outside of a high-level United Nations meeting on the global war on drugs in New York this Monday.
WASHINGTON, April 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — More than 500 students and supporters from at least 35 states and 16 countries will gather near the nation’s capital this weekend to talk about ending the failed war on drugs.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is pushing to repeal a Higher Education Act provision that strips college financial aid from students with drug convictions.
While recent data from New Frontier has shown that women are significantly less likely to participate in medical marijuana programs than men, women working in legal marijuana continue to actively advance the industry.
At the local level, Women Grow provides the opportunity for cannabis entrepreneurs to meet and exchange ideas.
On Monday, July 13, 2015, President Barack Obama announced that he would commute the sentences of 46 nonviolent drug offenders held in federal prisons.
Shockingly, despite the fact that the legal industry relies on legalization advocacy efforts, very little funding for three of the “Big Four” of marijuana advocacy organizations comes from within the industry.
It has been said that all good things must come to an end, and so too must the Marijuana Investor Summit. Entrepreneurs, investors, and exhibitors came together over the course of three days to share ideas and techniques to make our industry stronger.
The best advocacy organizations are able to take a belief and turn it into a movement. The 2015 MJINews Power Organizations are the organizations at the forefront of legalization, with some supporting legalization and others not.