MPP has a new executive director!

We’re pleased to announce that Steve Hawkins has been named the new executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project. Steve brings three decades of experience fighting for criminal justice reform, having previously served in leadership roles at the NAACP, Amnesty International USA, and the Coalition for Public Safety. The entire MPP staff is thrilled to welcome Steve to our organization. Steve began his career as an attorney with the Read entire story

Lead the Marijuana Legalization Movement

The Marijuana Policy Project is looking for our next Executive Director to run the nation’s leading marijuana policy reform organization! We are taking advantage of our first-ever change in executive leadership to cast the widest net possible so we can find just the right person to lead us into the future at this critical juncture in marijuana policy. We are looking for a leader with a personal commitment to marijuana policy reform and individual Read entire story

MPP Releases 2018 Strategic Plan

MPP is excited to be moving into 2018 at a time when marijuana policy reform has unprecedented momentum. While there are sure to be challenges ahead, MPP is confident that we will make great strides this year. You can find the strategic plan here. In a great sign of things to come, one of our goals is already on the verge of success. On Thursday, the Vermont legislature passed a bill that would make possession and limited home cultivation legal Read entire story

Decriminalization and Medical Cannabis Bills Advance to Governor’s Desk in New Hampshire

Two important marijuana policy reform bills have received final approval from the New Hampshire Legislature and will soon head to the desk of Gov. Chris Sununu. In a voice vote on June 1, the House concurred with the Senate’s amendment to HB 640 (decriminalization). You can read a summary of the decriminalization bill here. The House also concurred with amendments to HB 160, which adds PTSD to the medical cannabis law and makes other Read entire story

Virginia Lawmakers Send Reform Bills to Governor

Last week, the Virginia General Assembly sent Gov. Terry McAuliffe a bill to stop suspending drivers’ licenses for first-offense possession of small amounts of marijuana! This bill reflects years of work by advocates and is a significant victory on the path towards reform in Virginia! In addition, the Legislature approved a bill allowing in-state production of cannabis and distribution of low-THC/ high-CBD cannabis oil for patients suffering from Read entire story

MPP Members Elect New Member to Board of Directors

The Marijuana Policy Project is proud to welcome Emily Paxhia to the Marijuana Policy Project Board of Directors.  MPP’s dues-paying members elected Ms. Paxhia to the board this week following a seven-day voting period involving three highly qualified candidates. This popularly-elected board member will serve a three-year term, during which she will help guide the overall direction of the organization. Here is Ms. Paxhia’s bio from Poseidon Asset Read entire story

New Marijuana Strains that Will Have You Feeling Good

In this article we will cover: Trainwreck California Dream Green Crack CrystalWe’re always looking out for great strains of seeds to carry in our seed shop, and this month we didn’t disappoint.  Our new strains are a favorite amongst medical users as well as experienced weed smokers.If you are looking to grow your own medical plants, check these beauties out below: TrainwreckThis Sativa dominant head rush will have you thinking clearly and Read entire story

Using The Moon to Grow Marijuana

In this article we will cover: Waxing and waning The moon and your marijuana Does the moon really help?Believe it or not, there is likely one huge aspect you may have been neglecting when you grow marijuana: the phases of the moon. The lunar movements are more important than you might think for all sorts of things, not least of which is your marijuana harvest. Did you know that some people use the moon as their guide for growing? In this Read entire story

Looking to Grow Better Weed? We’ve Got You Covered

In this article we will cover:Marijuana Nutrients The best strains for every scenarioI didn’t name my site I Love Growing Marijuana for nothing.  I truly do enjoy growing the green goddess, and now I’ve made growing easier for you as well.This month I’ve launched 5 new growing sets that make growing marijuana not only easy but practically foolproof. Simply purchase your kit, set up your grow area, read my articles on proper harvesting and curing, Read entire story

5 New Marijuana Strains that Will Have You Feeling Good

In this article we will cover: Trainwreck California Dream Durban Poison Green Crack CrystalWe’re always looking out for great strains of seeds to carry in our seed shop, and this month we didn’t disappoint.  Our five new strains are a favorite amongst medical users as well as experienced weed smokers.If you are looking to grow your own medical plants, check these beauties out below: TrainwreckThis Sativa dominant head rush will have you Read entire story

What Is Marijuana Kief?

In this article we will cover: Weed kief and its uses How to collect kief How to use kiefYou have probably heard the term “kief” before, but maybe when you heard it you wondered, “what is kief?” If you have ever used a marijuana grinder to grind down marijuana before, you have probably seen the powder that sits at the bottom of the weed grinder. That, my friend, is kief.The word “kief” (sometimes spelled keef) is connected to the Arabic word Read entire story

Landrace and Heirloom Marijuana Strains

In this article we will cover: What are landrace strains? What are heirloom strains? Cultivation and strain names nowadays What do strain names mean?There are so many different strains and varieties of marijuana these days that, especially for people fairly new to it, it is nearly impossible to remember where the originals came from and what the different cannabis strain names mean. How is “skunk” different from “diesel” or “haze?” What are Read entire story

Our 8 Highest Yielding Marijuana Strains

In this article we will cover: Gold Leaf Northern Lights Sour Diesel Strawberry Kush Amnesia Haze Super Silver Haze Chocolope Super SkunkWhen you’re a marijuana grower, you know it all comes down to yield. And if you know anything about growing, you also know that yield has a lot to do with more than just caring for your plants really well — it also has a lot to do with the strain you choose to start with from the beginning. Certain Read entire story

Cleaning Your Pipe or Bong

In this article we will cover: Why you need to clean your pipe Methods for cleaning Cleaning tipsIf you are someone who enjoys smoking marijuana, you are inevitably going to need to clean your pipe or bong at some point. The more frequently you use your favored smoking device, the more frequently you are going to have to clean it. In this article, we will look at the best ways to do it.Why you need to clean your pipeKnowing how to clean a bowl, Read entire story

The 8 Highest Yielding Marijuana Strains

In this article we will cover: Gold Leaf Northern Lights Sour Diesel Strawberry Kush Amnesia Haze Super Silver Haze Chocolope Super SkunkWhen you’re a marijuana grower, you know it all comes down to yield. And if you know anything about growing, you also know that yield has a lot to do with more than just caring for your plants really well — it also has a lot to do with the strain you choose to start with from the beginning. Certain Read entire story

Marijuana Legalization Votes this November

In this article we will cover:Arizona votes for recreational use Arkansas hesitates; medical or home grownCalifornia legalizes recreational marijuana Florida votes for medical marijuana Maine might legalize recreational use Massachusetts citizens can grow marijuana Montana finally legalizes medical marijuana Nevada votes for recreational useNorth Dakota and medical marijuanaWhile everyone is focused on the hype of the presidential election, the Read entire story

Firecracker Recipe

For this recipe you’ll need: 1/2 gram of weed for each cracker Any number of crackers Peanut ButterFirecrackers are one of the marijuana edibles recipes that are easiest to enjoy, partially because of its taste and partially because of how easy the recipe is. Many people have enjoyed a marijuana firecracker but have never made it themselves. This firecracker recipe will show you not only how to make firecrackers, but also how to make the Read entire story

Growing Purple Weed

In this article we will cover: Why does purple marijuana exist? How to grow purple weed How not to grow purple marijuana Some purple strainsYou have probably heard of purple marijuana before, or maybe you even saw it for yourself. If you are a marijuana grower, you might even be curious about how to accomplish that impressive purple hue yourself. In this article, we discuss ways to grow purple marijuana — as well as how not to grow Read entire story

Best Stoner Movies And Weed Documentaries

In this article we will cover: Newer stoner movies Old school movies Weed documentariesIt is common knowledge that, after smoking marijuana, one of the best things to do is enjoy a good movie. Of course, not all movies will do the trick — it should be one of the right kind of stoner movies. If you choose one of the best stoner movies, you will undoubtedly enjoy yourself and remember it fondly afterward.So which movies make for the best Read entire story

August Is Your Last Chance To Start Growing Marijuana Outdoors!

For marijuana growers in the northern hemisphere August is the last chance to start an outdoor grow. Autoflower marijuana seeds are special seeds that grow within 10 weeks from seed to mature plant despite the light schedule. August and September are often very sunny months so your plants get plenty of light to create some big fat quality buds.How to get  a pound of weed in the next 10 weeksRegular marijuana plants grow when they get 18 hours of Read entire story