Cannabis Culture News LIVE: Crazy US Feds, Canada’s Elections, and Pot Festival Permits

CANNABIS CULTURE – Watch Cannabis Culture News LIVE for the latest news and views on pot politics and the marijuana community. Today on the show: The US federal government continues its war on medical marijuana, Canada faces one of the most important elections in its history, and two major pot festivals finally get their permits. Vivian McPeak of Seattle Hempfest and Gabe Simms of the Toronto Freedom Festival join the show with details.

Lots of news covered on todays show by CC Editor Jeremiah Vandermeer – see below for topics discussed.

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Stories discussed on today’s show:

BC NDP Leadership Candidate Dana Larsen Tells the Chamber of Commerce to Legalize Marijuana
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/node/26774

Spokane Medical Marijuana Dispensaries On Federal Notice; Operators, Owners Could Face Prosecution
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/04/07/Spokane-Medical-Marijuana-Dispensaries-Federal-Notice-Operators-Owners-Could-Face

“MARIJUANA STORES VIOLATE FEDERAL LAW”
http://www.justice.gov/usao/wae/news/2011/2011_04_06_Marijuana_Enforcement.html

Marijuana Dispensaries Refuse To Close
http://www.kxly.com/news/27474820/detail.html

Cannabis Culture News LIVE: US Feds Crack Down on Medical Marijuana
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/03/18/Cannabis-Culture-News-LIVE-US-Feds-Crack-Down-Medical-Marijuana

Cannabis May Cure Cancer, But US Doctors Will Have a Hard Time Finding Out
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/04/05/Cannabis-May-Cure-Cancer-US-Doctors-Will-Have-Hard-Time-Finding-Out

U.S. Law Would Label Mexican Drug Cartels “Terrorist Organizations”
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/04/07/US-Law-Would-Label-Mexican-Drug-Cartels-Terrorist-Organizations

Obama Announces 4/20 Gathering on Facebook
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/04/07/Obama-Announces-420-Gathering-Facebook

Conservative Majority Would Hustle Crime Bills Into Law All at Once
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/04/07/Conservative-Majority-Would-Hustle-Crime-Bills-Law-All-Once

Save Canada’s Cannabis Culture: Vote Out The Conservatives on May 2
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/04/05/Save-Canadas-Cannabis-Culture-Vote-Out-Conservatives-May-2

Stephen Harper Talks About Marijuana on YouTube

Saint Stephen and the Theo-Cons vs. The Devil’s Weed
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/03/31/Saint-Stephen-and-Theo-Cons-vs-Devils-Weed

Liberal Party Opposes Bill S-10 and Mandatory Minimums for Marijuana
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/02/09/Liberal-Party-Opposes-Bill-S-10-Conservatives-Hide-Mounting-Prison-Costs

Cannabis Culture News LIVE: Seattle Hempfest and Toronto Freedom Festival in Danger?
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/03/04/Cannabis-Culture-News-LIVE-Seattle-Hempfest-and-Toronto-Freedom-Festival-Danger

The Show Will Go On: Seattle Hempfest Gets Permit for 2011
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/03/22/Show-Will-Go-Seattle-Hempfest-Gets-Permit-2011

Toronto Freedom Festival Will Return to Queen’s Park
http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/04/06/Toronto-Freedom-Festival-Will-Return-Queens-Park

Jeremiah Vandermeer is editor of Cannabis Culture. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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