Founded in January of 2010, The Weed Blog was created for one purpose; to facilitate a constructive conversation about marijuana in America. This includes both medical and non-medical marijuana policy, as well as the marijuana industry and culture. The Weed Blog (TWB) is 100% independently owned and operated by three friends in Oregon. TWB has no obligations to any company, corporation, or political campaign WHATSOEVER. The only obligation we have is to the greater movement, and we will do whatever we can within the scope of our skill sets to do exactly that!
TWB strives to be the number one source for important marijuana-related information. All political views are welcome at TWB, as long as you are open minded and have constructive ideas. You can post ANYTHING, but you alone are responsible for what you write, and you may be called out by the masses if you are an idiot. If you follow TWB regularly, you will be so educated on the topic of marijuana policy in America, that no stranger, politician, lawyer, or law enforcement official will be able to take advantage of you, at least not without you knowing it!
Harris Moure Law Firm – The Canna Law Blog
The Canna Law Blog is a forum for discussion about the practical aspects of cannabis law and how it impacts those involved in this growing industry. We will provide insight into how canna businesspeople can use the law to their advantage; in plain language we will tell you what works and what does not. We aim to help you strategize how to wield the law as both a shield and a sword.
Compliance will be a frequent topic. But we will tell you more than just “here is what the law is” and “here is how you comply.” We will discuss how the laws as written may say one thing, but our experience dictates something else. We will tell you when you need to do more than just follow the law to succeed, and we will set out what that something else is.
Our intended audience is current and prospective industry stakeholders, but we invite constructive input from individuals with diverse perspectives and differing backgrounds. Cannabis has long been the domain of those outside conventional business circles, but as it becomes increasingly legal and legitimate, these two worlds will begin to merge. The ideas and opinions of everyone involved with cannabis will inform what we discuss here.
We want our blog to be a place for both conversation and controversy. We expect many of you will disagree with us at least some of the time and we are fine with that. We are not afraid of being wrong—in fact, we want you to tell us when and how we are wrong.
It has become a blog cliché to implore readers for their input, but it is so important that we must join the crowd. We do not purport to know everything about cannabis law. That is impossible. Our strengths are on the business side of cannabis law — in particular in forming companies, drafting contracts, protecting intellectual property, achieving compliance, and litigating and arbitrating business disputes. We welcome your comments, suggestions and ideas on any area of law relating to conducting a cannabis business. Cannabis is anything but monolithic and we will be relying in large part on you, our readers, to round out this site with your own stories.
Write us early and often. We will review your comments before we post them, but that does NOT mean you should not criticize us or disagree with us. We only filter out comments that are without substance and/or personally abusive. We want to encourage a high level of discussion, so we will not ban or delete your comments just because you come after us.
I write about the marijuana industry and, yes, Weed is my real last name. I’ve written about 100 articles for The New York Times, as well as articles and cover stories for Inc. magazine, Entrepreneur, Fast Company and others. Check out my other articles at www.julieweed.net