Cannabis crusaders to converge on Commonwealth capital

https://twitter.com/paauditorgen/status/953356903555502080 Pennsylvania NORML chapters, the ACLU-PA and the Keystone Cannabis Coalition will lead a gathering in Harrisburg next week to speak with legislators about decriminalizing and legalizing cannabis in the Keystone State. “Considering our current political climate, we have a unique opportunity to assemble the voices of cannabis advocacy from across this state to show legislators that we are united … Continue reading Cannabis crusaders to converge on Commonwealth capital

Willie O’Ree, hockey’s ‘Jackie Robinson,’ still inspiring 60 years after making history

Willie O’Ree, the National Hockey League’s first player of African descent, helped to launch a week-long celebration marking the 60th anniversary of his history-making debut. Appearing over the weekend at the Willie O’Ree Invitational Tournament, hosted by SCORE Boston Youth Hockey at Ulin Memorial Rink in a suburb of Boston, the Boston Bruin legend was greeted warmly by girls and boys … Continue reading Willie O’Ree, hockey’s ‘Jackie Robinson,’ still inspiring 60 years after making history

Sessions’ call for marijuana enforcement condemned by cannabis industry, investors

https://www.facebook.com/TheNCIA/posts/1665234110199937 In response to United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to rescind policy that paved the way for legalized marijuana throughout America, leading cannabis industry organizations resoundingly condemned the announcement. In a memo to federal prosecutors, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions said, “In deciding which marijuana activities to prosecute under these laws with the … Continue reading Sessions’ call for marijuana enforcement condemned by cannabis industry, investors

Zombies urge Walgreens to go tobacco-free, cease the sale of tobacco products

With the help of Washington, D.C. area teens, young adults, local organizations and colleges, one of the most successful and one of the largest national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, truth, demonstrated at a local Walgreens (Walgreens Boots Alliance) yesterday. In response to Walgreens removing any reference to health by changing its longstanding tagline, “On the Corner of Happy and … Continue reading Zombies urge Walgreens to go tobacco-free, cease the sale of tobacco products

ArtPlace aides creation of ‘multi-media creatorspace,’ invests $8.7 million in community development projects

Investing money in community development projects where artists, arts organizations, and arts and culture activity work to strengthen communities, ArtPlace America recently announcing recipients of its National Creative Placemaking Fund. Pennsylvania’s Village of Arts and Humanities (The Village) was one of 23 projects chosen from nearly a thousand applications, slated to use the $500,000 grant … Continue reading ArtPlace aides creation of ‘multi-media creatorspace,’ invests $8.7 million in community development projects

Celebrating the best of humanity, list of leaders underpin hopes for a better world

This year, Human Rights Day signaled the launching of a year-long campaign to mark the upcoming 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being — regardless of race, color, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, … Continue reading Celebrating the best of humanity, list of leaders underpin hopes for a better world

Africa’s top prospects tour Europe, showcase NBA’s commitment to elite student-athletes

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bc_ANdFh8eg/?taken-by=nbaacademy A talented team of prospects from NBA Academy Africa recently concluded a tour of Europe, spending time in Paris and Prague. Participating in training sessions, playing games against local teams, and visiting cultural sites and attractions, the tour showcased the National Basketball Association’s and SEED Project’s (Sports for Education and Economic Development, a non-profit organization based in Thies, Senegal) commitment … Continue reading Africa’s top prospects tour Europe, showcase NBA’s commitment to elite student-athletes