In response to recent power outages caused by home-based cannabis cultivation, Pacific Power, an electricity provider in the Northwest, announced on Nov. 4, 2015, that it is offering utility consultations for its customers who cultivate cannabis at home.
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PORTLAND, Nov. 4, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Legal indoor marijuana growing operations are a new electrical safety concern in both Oregon and Washington.
To ensure that the 2015 MJINews Power Players list reflects the voices from within our industry, vote online by May 31, 2015.
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.
Mark Kleiman’s recent piece in Slate argues against the commercialization of legal marijuana that would take it in the direction of Big Alcohol.
Progress is not given, it is earned. The 2014 MJINews Power Activists know this all too well. The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws began the organized drug law reform movement in 1970, inspiring activists across the nation.
Estimates vary greatly, but the total size of legal, cannabis-centric industries is somewhere between $2 billion and much, much higher.
Welcome the 2014 MJINews Power Politicians. These are the 10 politicians who affect legislation for the legal marijuana industry, spanning federal, state and municipal jurisdictions.
The August 28, 2014, issue of Rolling Stone has octogenarian Willie Nelson on the cover, calling him “America’s most beloved outlaw.” Within the story Willie says thusly, “You can bust me for weed, and I’ll pay my fine or go to jail.”