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Posts Tagged ‘cheech and chong’

Denver To Host Cannabis Employer Job Fair Ride Share Available

March 12, 2014

O.PenVAPE, the largest national brand in cannabis, will host CannaSearch, a job fair, at its downtown headquarters, 1058 Delaware, March 13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.O.PenVAPE designed the event to help match job seekers with Denver cannabis employers. Todd Mitchem, O.PenVAPE’s chief revenue officer and spokesperson, said local cannbis businesses are experiencing rapid growth and are seeking qualified professional employees in the areas of management, retail, sales, marketing, accounting, IT, quality control, administration and horticulture. O.PenVAPE is inviting 15 Colorado cannabis businesses to represent themselves at the event.

Event offers corporate ride share.

 

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Eagle Rock Residents Turn Out To Vote, Enticed By Free Pot, Voting Early Voting Often… Voting?????

October 20, 2012

Fliers offering $40 worth of free medical-grade marijuana were reportedly passed out in Eagle Rock to try and draw residents to vote in the local election.

Was the free pot an incentive to get a larger turnout? Politics ranked “high” on resident’s list of priorities. Nearly 10 times as many voters – 792 residents – turned out to the polls during the recent Neighborhood Council elections than last year.

L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar believes the record voter turnout had nothing to do with the pot giveaway and was instead motivated by residents trying to take control of their community

Some reported seeing  fliers offering free transportation to their voting booth.

Bay Area MedEx Pot Home Delivery When It Absolutely Positively Has To Get There Sometime

December 7, 2010

Like anyone who makes a living making deliveries, Chris Rynearson deals with the usual headaches of the job. They include bad traffic, bad weather and the occasion bad dog.

But there is something about Rynearson’s job that is quite different than the average delivery guy. When you look inside his black briefcase you will find dozens of doses of medical marijuana.

Rynearson works for a company called MedEx, which is a San Jose collective that offers home deliveries as part of their business model.

 “You need to create a way that patients can get the medicine in a safe and reasonable manor. And what’s more reasonable than having an isolated person who is home-bound make a phone call and have a delivery made to them,” Hovland said.

Patients can choose from 1/8 ounce containers that cost between $20 and $60. There is a one ounce limit. They could also choose from several cannabis based lotions and tinctures as well as rolling papers and lighters.

“This is something that’s normal. It doesn’t seem abnormal to me,” Rynearson said.

Rynearson did  say occasional he does have a bad trip. MedEx when it absolutely positively has to get there sometime.

Eye View Weekend.Big Name Judges In Town For Cannabis Cup Throwdown

June 24, 2010

Medical marijuana has gone mainstream in the Bay Area.  So much so that one of the “hot” places to be this past weekend was the first ever High Times Medical Cannabis Cup, which drew huge crowds in the City.

The event is a tamer version of Amsterdam’s annual Cannabis Cup, which has been growing strong there for more than 20 years.   It’s the Academy Awards of marijuana cultivators.

For two days hundreds of people plunked down $60 and packed the Terra Gallery on Harrison to learn everything about pot. 

The highlight of the weekend is the Cannabis Cup Award. A group of elite judges put their heads together pick the best ganja from dispensaries around the Bay Area.  Yes, personal testing was involved.

The two top winners were “God’s Pussy” by GreenBicycles and “Cali Gold” from Mr. Natural Inc.

The expo brought together medical marijuana experts, growers, advocates and patients who featured seminars for cultivation and activism hosted by the big names in the medi-pot scene.