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Highlights from Steve Elliott's speech at Westlake Park, downtown Seattle, just after the Seattle Cannabis Freedom March 2014.
Thanks to Toke Signals' own Kim Williams of Indie Media Weekly for video editing! (Without Kim's hard work, you certainly wouldn't be seeing this site, viewing Toke TV, or hearing Toke Radio every week.)
Thanks to Nightmare Alabama for the footage!
Activists in Oregon have rented 20 billboards in prominent positions across the state in support of their campaign to end criminal penalties for cannabis.
Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has weighed in on the political firestorm that has ensued since the DEA recently seized legal hemp seeds bound for a Kentucky hemp research program that was approved by Congress. McConnell told Politico Wednesday night, “It is an outrage that DEA is using finite taxpayer dollars to impound legal industrial hemp seeds.”
The National Football League is ready to address the marijuana issue by renegotiating its drug policy; the new rules will reportedly reduce the punishments for cannabis use.
The Colorado Symphony now says a series of marijuana-friendly classical fundraising concerts will be by invitation only, in an attempt to calm concerns from Denver city officials that audiences were going to break the law by smoking pot in public.
Was anybody dumb enough not to see this coming? In a move which probably didn’t surprise anyone in the cannabis community who has remotely been paying any attention, Cheryl Shuman on Friday announced the official completion of her takeover of Moms For Marijuana International, the formerly grassroots group over which Shuman acquired day-to-day control last fall. It’s now the Cheryl Shuman Show.
Racing fans might wonder whatever happened to one the world’s most exciting young stars, 1986 Indy 500 Rookie of the Year, Randy Lanier. These days, Lanier can be found at Coleman Federal Prison in Florida where he is in his 26th year of incarceration serving a sentence of life without parole for a first time, nonviolent marijuana offense.
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