The political satire show The Colbert Report poked fun at the new marijuana laws in Washington and Colorado on Tuesday night’s show in a segment called “Pot Laws & Pointers.”
The Seattle Police Department says one man was issued a fine for selling marijuana-laced snacks outside Hempfest Saturday.
A few eBay users are seeing a money-making opportunity in the free bags of chips that were given out by police over the weekend at Seattle’s pot festival known as Hempfest.
The Seattle Police Department confirms officers will distribute information about upcoming marijuana laws via stickers on bags of chips.
Seattle Hempfest’s organizers expect as many as 200,000 people to attend the three-day event, and they say it has a pressing political edge this year.
Seattle Hempfest started out in 1991 as a humble little gathering and has grown into one of the most sophisticated cannabis policy reform events in the world. This year, the 3-day festival will be open to the public on Friday, August 17 through Sunday, August 19 at Seattle’s Myrtle Edwards Park.
It’s the 20th anniversary of Seattle Hempfest, August 19-21, with a full line-up of speakers, musicians and performers, it is now a three-day event.