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Ellementa Founders Educate Women About Cannabis But Face Funding Stigmas

Ellementa Founders Educate Women About Cannabis

Ellementa Founders Educate Women About Cannabis

On a warm evening this past summer, a group of women aged 24-70+ gathered at a community center in Seattle, to share stories of their cannabis use.The Seattle gathering had been organized by Aliza Sherman, co-founder of Ellementa, which aims to connect women online and in person to educate them about cannabis.

Texas Issues Company First Medical Marijuana License

Texas Issues Company First Medical Marijuana License

The first medical marijuana license issued by the state of Texas will be going to a company called Cansortium Texas. The company, with administrative offices in Schulenberg, Texas, says they are humbled and honored to have earned a license as a low-THC dispensing organization.

Cannabis Consumers Coalition

The Cannabis Consumers Coalition Signs On Powerhouse Fox Rothschild, to Give Consumers a Powerful Voice in the New Cannabis Industry

DENVER, July 26, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis Consumers Coalition (CCC), a member based cannabis consumer advocacy and watchdog organization based out of Denver, CO, has officially signed on to be represented by the prestigious Fox Rothschild LLP, an Am Law 100 firm with nearly 750 attorneys practicing in 22 offices nationwide.

Allen St. Pierre Submits Letter of Resignation to NORML

Allen St. Pierre Submits Letter of Resignation to NORML

On July 10, 2016, NORML announced that Allen F. St. Pierre, executive director of NORML, a consumer advocacy organization focused on reforming state and federal cannabis laws, had submitted his resignation to the NORML board of directors.

Opposition to AUMA

Police and Prison Guard Groups Funding Opposition to AUMA

With the Adult Use of Marijuana Act poised to go on California’s ballot in November, marijuana advocates have started looking into who is bankrolling the opposition.


More and More Doctors Want to Make Marijuana Legal

A group of more than 50 physicians, including a former surgeon general and faculty members at some of the nation’s leading medical schools, has formed the first national organization of doctors to call on states and the federal government to legalize and regulate the use of marijuana in the interest of public health.


NORML Appoints New National Board Member

The National Organization for the Normalization of Marijuana Laws has just announced the appointment of Evan Nison to the National Board of Directors. The 25-year-old Nison is one of the youngest ever named to such a senior position within the organization.

public regulatory org

Self-Regulatory Organization to Set High Standards for Public Cannabis Companies

Today is an historic day for the public cannabis market. The Association for Responsible Public Cannabis Companies is a self-regulatory organization focused on the improvement of the public marketplace for cannabis companies.