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

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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

Storied social service agency names CEO, the first African American female in its history

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bc9yHe2nxyf/?taken-by=turningpoints4children Philadelphia Health Management Corporation recently announced Dawn Holden Woodsas Chief Executive Officer of Its subsidiary, Turning Points for Children, a social services agency that provides support services to children, youth and families. “I am honored to be selected as the CEO of Turning Points for Children, and fortunate to have been mentored by Mike Vogel, who helped pave … Continue reading Storied social service agency names CEO, the first African American female in its history

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

Recognized as an industry leader, Detweiler elected to NJ CannaBusiness board

Earlier this year, New Jersey Senator Nicholas Scutari introduced a bill [Senate Bill No. 3195] to legalize marijuana in the Garden State, allowing for the possession and personal use of small amounts of weed for people 21 years old and up. Calling for a licensing structure and enforcement agency, projecting the state could generate at … Continue reading Recognized as an industry leader, Detweiler elected to NJ CannaBusiness board