I would welcome a showdown with Trump.”
dispensary in Florida with plans to open more. Coral Reefer products will include vape pens, edibles and topicals. Now Parrotheads will really be able to waste away in Margaritaville. Musician
In 2017, the Grammywinning singer-songwriter was arrested in connection with marijuana possession at the Canada-u.s. border, later pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge. “I’m “in good company,” Etheridge told Variety at the time. “I feel like a rock star now.” Her Santa Cruz-based pot company Etheridge Farms, announced in 2016, has yet to get off the ground, but Etheridge is held in high regard as a longtime advocate; she’s backed medical use since she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004.
HBO’S “Real Time With Bill Maher” host is a strong advocate for legalizing weed and partakes daily.
finance industry veteran Levin put together the 2017 deal that purchased Trans High Corp., longtime owner of the venerable High Times brand, which includes a magazine founded in 1974. Since then, High Times Holdings has expanded its network of popular Cannabis Cup competition events from Amsterdam to Alaska, purchased the Reggae on the River festival and added Culture and greenmarketreport.com to its publishing stable.
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The “Real Time” host remains the strongest voice for marijuana legalization on cable, rarely missing a chance to remind HBO viewers, as well as panel participants, that he partakes on a daily basis. Maher’s top nemesis: President Trump, the inspiration for the comedian’s regular rants on his show and in stand-up concerts. bought a piece of High Times’ ownership last year and continues to develop his Ocean Grown Extracts product line based in Coalinga, Calif. His Denver shop, Damian Marley’s Stony Hill, in partnership with Tru Cannabis, features his own custom strain, Damian Marley Speaklife OG.
The music industry’s most famous octogenarian (he’s 85) keeps barreling along at a clip usually reserved for someone half his age. He’s released two albums this year, “Last Man Standing” in April and “My Way,” a tribute to Frank Sinatra, earlier this month. His extensive Willie’s Reserve cannabis product line, available in multiple legal states, includes buds, cartridges and chocolates courtesy of his wife, Annie.
The likely next governor of California (he’s lieutenant governor now) helped pass the state’s legal marijuana law, Prop. 64, in 2016. “As governor,” the candidate’s website reads, “Gavin will continue to step up and step into this debate.” If he wins, Newsom will certainly have his hands full untangling the state’s cumbersome marijuana regulations.
The upstart candidate for New York governor is a stage and screen actress best known for her role as spunky attorney Miranda Hobbes on “Sex and the City.” Nixon startled the New York Democratic establishment with her bold run against two-term Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Seizing the marijuana legalization issue in New York, which has lagged behind other states, she’s been able to push Cuomo to the left on a subject he hadn’t traditionally took much interest in. Despite losing the Democratic primary on Sept. 13, Nixon will continue to oppose Cuomo as the Working Families Party candidate on Nov. 6.