Marijuana CEO Breaks Barriers with Chamber of Commerce Position
Marijuana has been fighting to make its way into mainstream acceptance since, well, as long as anyone alive can remember. That fight moved one round closer to completion with the election of Jake Salazar, CEO of MMJ America, to the board of directions for the Denver Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
The appointment is a positive for both Salazar and the marijuana industry, giving them a nice recognition by the business community. A number of large businesses are represented in the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, including Denver International Airport, MillerCoors, Bank of America, Xcel Energy and the ACLU.
Coming up on the 10th anniversary of MMJ America, Salazar has had the benefit of seeing the industry change from hidden grow houses to a full-scale industry.
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Blueberry is a mostly indica hybrid that provides a pleasant and long-lasting high when smoked. This marijuana has a sweet fruity smell and tastes like blueberries. Dutch Passion's version of Blueberry, which was derived from the original Delta 9 Collection, won first place in the 2000 High Times Cannabis Cup in the mostly indica category.
Trump Vows to Win War on Drugs, But Doesn’t Mention Marijuana
States Plot Marijuana Defense As Sessions Goes Off Again
John Hickenlooper has never been a huge fan of marijuana legalization. When Colorado voted to legalized marijuana in 2012, Hickenlooper, a former mayor of Denver who’s served as the state’s Democratic governor since 2010, was in the minority who voted against legal cannabis. Now, the country’s marijuana movement is hoping Hickenlooper is serious when he suggests that he likes Donald Trump messing with him and his state even less than the reefer.
On Sunday, Hickenlooper appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press to utter the great conservative mantra—states’ rights—and declared, if in the most passive-aggressive (read: mainstream Democratic) way possible, his intent to abide by his oath of office and defend Colorado from all threats, foreign and domestic, even if that threat is the federal government and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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