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420 Girl – Madeline Martinez

Set in an older blue collar neighborhood in North East Portland, NORMLs Cannabis Café, occupies a building that was reputed to be a speakeasy, Rumpspankers restaurant, during Prohibition, alcohol Prohibition, that is. It includes a meeting/concert space upstairs for about 200+ people, in addition to the Café downstairs. Oregon NORML signed a lease with the onsite restaurant operator and...

420 Girls – Olivia Mannix and Jennifer DeFalco

There are two young ladies in Denver, Colorado who are quietly building a small empire especially designed to help the cannabis business sector build their brands and increase business. Though they both admit to smoking weed occasionally, I get the strong impression that Olivia Mannix and Jennifer (Jen) DeFalco spend the preponderance of their waking hours straight and focused...

420 Girl – Meg Sanders

Meg Sanders is in her third year as CEO of Gaia Plant Based Medicine, a Colorado medical marijuana company with an indoor industrial grow and three dispensaries throughout Colorado. These days, she splits her time between managing the day to day operations of a thriving medical marijuana company and traveling the country fighting for medical marijuana law reform. She...

420 Girl – Jaclyn Allen

Marijuana may ease painful symptoms of multiple sclerosis, a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal in May suggests. Jody Corey-Bloom studied 30 multiple sclerosis patients with painful contractions in their muscles. These patients didn't respond to other treatments, but after smoking marijuana for a few days they were in less pain. The THC in the pot binds...

420 Girl – Anastasia Stepanova

D.C. residents voted Tuesday to legalize possession of two ounces of marijuana and allow for the cultivation of six plants at home for people over the age of 21. Poll results showed an overwhelming 69% voted in favor. The initiative does not create a legal market for marijuana, but it is assumed local officials will establish pot shops. Although,...