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Judge says no to HighTimes Medical Cannabis Cup convention

Category: Events | Posted on Fri, February, 15th 2013 by THCFinder
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Thursday granted a temporary restraining order to block a two-day medicinal marijuana convention from operating this weekend in Glendale.
 
Two days before the scheduled Medical Cannabis Cup — a trade show organized by High Times magazine that was expected to draw up to 3,000 people each day — was set to open at the sound and film production studio in the 1200 block of South Glendale Avenue, officials said event organizers still hadn't pulled permits to host the event.
 
City Atty. Michael Garcia said the city was pleased with the judge's decision to grant the order.
 
“Not only would the event have violated multiple code provisions, but we were also concerned that the facility could not handle an event of this magnitude,” he said. “The potential that this event could have had significant public safety and traffic impacts on the surrounding neighborhood was very real.”
 
Organizers initially tried to put on the event at the Los Angeles Center Studios in the 1200 block of West 5th Street, where they held it last year, officials said. But they were unable to acquire a “one-night dance permit” and were forced to abandon their plans, according to a Los Angeles County Court complaint for the injunction.
 
Organizers turned their sights to Glendale, and decided to host the event at Glendale Studios.
 
City attorneys alleged in their complaint that the only explanation for why organizers did not apply for permits is that they wanted to “fly under the radar” and go ahead with the event “at all costs, whether it was legal or not.”
 
The two-day convention was to showcase local dispensaries, hydroponic businesses, marijuana paraphernalia and clothing companies.
 
Rappers The Game and Redman were scheduled to perform Saturday, which raised issues with city officials because they said the venue was not zoned for concerts, only for broadcasts and recording.
 

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Hempcon is on the way!

Category: Events | Posted on Wed, January, 9th 2013 by THCFinder

THCFinder is an Official Sponsor of Hempcon so you better make it out to our booth and come say hi! We will be giving out stickers, shirts, Jars and some other sweet prizes to the awesome people who come by to say HIGH ;)

 
California's Largest Medical Marijuana Cannabis Convention !
 
The Medical Marijuana Industry Comes Together February 8-10,2013
 
In San Bernardino's NOS Event Center To Advertise,Educate,Brand,Market,Network
And Sell Their Products And Services To Thousand's Of Pro-Positive 420 Compassionate Consumers In A Well Organized,Safe And Comfortable Environment !
 
100's Of Medical Marijuana Cannabis Related Company's From All Over The United States,Canada & U.K, Will Be Present, From Seed To Smoke!
   
This Massive " Ultimate Green Utopia Show" Is open To the General Public
No Medical Card Needed To Enter ( 18 y.o.a And $20.00 At The Gate ! )
 
From On Site Medical Marijuana Evaluations To The Latest Vaporizers ,To The Top Shelf
Strains !  
               
It's All Here At Hempcon !
 
 
 
Check out Hempcon.com for more info!

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Kush Expo is coming to Los Angeles, California!

Category: Events | Posted on Mon, October, 8th 2012 by THCFinder

THE KUSH EXPO is going to take over DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES! (L.A. Center Studios) 5 Blocks from Staples Center
Oct 13-14, 2012 (Sat & Sun)

-This will be Los Angeles' BIGGEST MMJ FESTIVAL!
-HUGE 420 Medicating Area Sponsored by Pulse Glass, Blue Sage Microbes and Herb Iron 
-B-REAL of CYPRESS HILL - Live DJ Set!
-Hot Halloween Kush Girl Contest Sponsored by Blue Sage Microbes 
-Kush Cup (New awards given to Best Glass categories) Sponsored by Blue Sage Microbes & CTA Labs 
-Doctors will be at the event providing medical evaluations  
-Food trucks 
-Guest Panel Speakers

AND MUCH MORE!

More info at 
www.KUSHEXPO.com

 


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HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup in Seattle

Category: Events | Posted on Wed, September, 12th 2012 by THCFinder

In the world of cannabis, West Coast products are internationally renowned for their superior quality. However, often lost in the praise is the fact that the West Coast grow scene also includes Oregon and Washington, which have been turning out top-grade ganja for decades. The roots of the West Coast cultivation scene were sown back in the 70s when hippies, back-to-landers and Vietnam vets, who swore never to be under the thumb of authority again, fled to rural areas with their seeds. In time, Northern California became the nation’s pot capital. Although overshadowed by the Golden State, Oregon and Washington were just as committed to growing top-grade pot and the strains that have flowed out of the Pacific Northwest are among the best in the world.

 
On Sept. 14-16, the HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup will roll into Seattle, WA. Once again, we’ve assembled an expert panel of judges to sample the strains, concentrates and edibles of Washington. And, as always, our event will feature top names in the cannabis industry and unlimited opportunities to network with the medical marijuana community – whether you’re a patient or an entrepreneur. Get educated on your cannabis rights. Hear the merits and drawbacks of I-502, Washington's ballot initiative that could legalize pot in November. Plus, visit our sensational  "medication area" where medical marijuana patients can sample the top cannabis products of the state. And, of course, our VIP welcome party on Friday night, Sept. 14, featuring Conspirator, will kickoff this amazing weekend.  Come to Seattle on Sept. 14-16 for this stellar event!
 
Visit medcancup.com for tickets and event info.

 

 


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Some Great Speeches from Seattle Hempfest 2012

Category: Events | Posted on Fri, August, 24th 2012 by THCFinder

The largest pro-marijuana rally in the world took place last weekend, and there were some great speeches from a wide variety of people, something Seattle’s Hempfest is known for.

 

Speakers in the videos below include Keith Stroup, legal counsel for and one of the founding members of NORML; Rick Steves, travel writer and marijuana law reform activist; Ngaio Bealum, a comedian who provides some great comic relief; Dan Rush from the United Food and Commercial Worker’s Union in CA; and Libertarian Party Vice Presidential candidate Judge Jim Gray.

 

They all bring different life experiences to the issue of marijuana legalization, and therefore they all come at the issue with different perspectives and from different angles. But they all agree in the absolute failure of marijuana prohibition, and what a destructive force it has been.

 

In the end, the marijuana law reform movement is nothing more than the people who comprise it; luckily we have a lot of good people fighting out there.

 

 


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Kush Expo 2012

Category: Events | Posted on Thu, July, 26th 2012 by THCFinder

The Kush Expo was a blast! If you didn't make it out don't worry there is another huge Kush Expo Festival going on in October in La and we hear it's going to be 10x bigger and better. For all of those who did make it out, thank you for your support and coming by to say hi at our booth! We can't wait until October comes around so we can see all our THCFinder fans at the show. Until then enjoy some of the pictures from Kush Expo 2012 in Anaheim California. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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