420 Cannabis Achievements from the Past Year

The cannabis industry has come a long way in the past year, making more strides than ever before with states legalizing recreational and medicinal cannabis left and right. We have achieved everything from monumental legislation and getting medicine to children who need it to supporting young entrepreneurs and getting politicians to crack jokes. In celebration of our favorite holiday, here are 420 things the cannabis industry and its advocates have achieved since the beginning of 2014.

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1.        
Got Hillary Clinton
to crack a pot joke.

2.        
Pardoned a
grower in Florida on basis of medical need, marking the first time in history
that a jury in a non-        medical state has made secessions on that basis.

3.        
Unveiled a bill
in Congress that could federally decriminalize medical cannabis.

4.        
Got Republicans
and Tea Party members to sponsor said bill.

5.        
Had a military
man from Virginia openly admit his support for that bill and his cannabis use,
news that was met with cheers and clapping by those who support our troops.

6.        
Ended a federal ban
on medical cannabis in support of that bill.

7.        
Got NPR to cover
“Big Weed,” as a segment of their Planet Money business podcast.

8.        
Gave Seattle the
cannabis vending machines they’ve been so badly wanting

9.        
Brought men to
justice in San Diego for robbing a dispensary.

10.      
Got Michigan to
sponsor a medical cannabis act.

11.      
Gave recognition
to Heart for being an influential band who fully advocate legal cannabis.

12.      
Got California
to spend more money on legal cannabis than any other state.

13.      
Sold $700
million worth of cannabis in Colorado.

14.      
Got taxed like
crazy by the IRS – yes, that’s a good thing, it means we’re legit like the rest
of the U.S.

15.      
Fought back in
Vallejo CA when the dispensaries were threatened.

16.      
Got recreational
cannabis passed in the beautiful state of Oregon.

17.      
Got a bunch of
Republican Millennials to admit they support legalization.

18.      
Gracefully let
Bill Clinton apologize for the drug war.

19.      
Performed a
conclusive study proving cannabis safer than alcohol.

20.      
Had a spokesman
in Bill Maher when he called for national cannabis reform.

21.      
Passed a medical
cannabis bill in Georgia.

22.      
Legalized
recreational cannabis in Alaska.

23.      
Proved cannabis
can be a helpful medicine for athletes as well as couch potatoes.

24.      
Made an electric
scooter entirely out of hemp.

25.      
Got cannabis
social clubs approved in Switzerland.

26.      
Held a
dispensary lottery in Santa Ana.

27.      
Proved cannabis
can be helpful in reducing domestic violence.

28.      
Got a former
senator to endorse cannabis as part of his human rights campaign.

29.      
Held a cannabis
rally in New York after an eight-year-old died when she couldn’t get the
medicine she needed.

30.      
Got a Seattle
attorney to endorse home growing.

31.      
Got Ohio to push
for new cannabis reform.

32.      
Opened up a
mail-order cannabis service; we’re not kidding.

33.      
Received venture
capitalist backing for the growing industry.

34.      
Got President
Obama to predict positive federal change to cannabis laws in a speech.

35.      
Rolled 12,000
joints in Seattle for Super Bowl Sunday.

36.      
Had a Super Bowl
featuring two legal states.

37.      
Tippled medical
sales in Arizona.

38.      
Got New York
State to start considering legal cannabis.

39.      
Got the cannabis
industry officially declared the fastest growing industry in America.

40.      
Got Indiana to
consider a cannabis reform initiative.

41.      
Had a meeting of
police chiefs in Colorado to discuss new, progressive cannabis policy.

42.      
Made plans for a
cannabis-friendly movie theater to open in Colorado.

43.      
Allowed Native
Americans to make their own decisions about legal cannabis.

44.      
Allowed a tribe
in Northern California to get started with their own legal cannabis venture.

45.      
Got the capitol
of the United States to make cannabis recreational despite government protests.

46.      
Started up some
awesome cannabis tours in Colorado.

47.      
Got Jamaica to
make strides in cannabis reform.

48.      
Figured out that
bat dung makes a great cannabis fertilizer.

49.      
Discovered a
link between cannabis and cancer suppression.

50.      
Released an
electric joint in France.

51.      
Opened a chapter
of NORML in Portland.

52.      
Had a rally for
a father who was jailed after giving his sick child cannabis oil.

53.      
Named a strain
of cannabis after Marshawn Lynch, Seattle football star.

54.      
Launched
“skinnygirl” cannabis for women who are watching their weight and don’t want
the munchies.

55.      
Made cannabis
fully legal in Uruguay.

56.      
Dropped
recreational prices in Washington State.

57.      
Started the
rescheduling process for cannabis oil in Iowa.

58.      
Proved in both
Colorado and Washington that states can have a successful legal cannabis trade.

59.      
Showed
conclusive evidence that cannabis reduces suicide attempts.

60.      
Banned seizing
of property, including legal cannabis, without evidence on a Federal level.

61.      
Had 2 Chainz
beat Nancy Grace in a televised cannabis debate.

62.      
Got world class
chefs to experiment with recipes that use cannabis.

63.      
Got the British
to start talking about cannabis reform.

64.      
Kept the market
open for legal home growing in Canada.

65.      
Got the founder
of PayPal to invest in cannabis.

66.      
Fought off a ban
on recreational sales in Anchorage, Alaska.

67.      
Called for
decriminalization in Texas.

68.      
Fought for
federal employees to be able to use cannabis in legal states.

69.      
Had a “Nug
Hunt,” a cannabis themed scavenger hunt, in Denver.

70.      
Invented a
cannabis breathalyzer so that people can be penalized just for coming to work
high; not for coming to work three days after smoking.

71.      
Got San Diego to
approve more cannabis collectives.

72.      
Made strides in
organic and vegan cannabis growing techniques.

73.      
Ruled cannabis
concentrates medicinal in California.

74.      
Fought against
police brutality towards cannabis growers.

75.      
Started the
process for public consumption spots in the US like those in Amsterdam.

76.      
Got a big tax
bonus for Washington thanks to cannabis revenue.

77.      
Got the death
rate from painkillers to drop thanks to cannabis use.

78.      
Approved a
cannabis credit union in Colorado.

79.      
Acknowledged
that a young girl taken from her home because her parents used cannabis died in
foster care, and honored her memory with our progress.

80.      
Started the
process of pardoning cannabis users in Washington State.

81.      
Beat a case of
terminal stage five cancer using cannabis.

82.      
Allowed Seth
Rogan a theater where he could smoke during the premier The Interview.

83.      
Documented the
cannabis industry with a fair and un-sensationalized documentary on CNBC.

84.      
Sold a bunch of
recreational cannabis on Black Friday.

85.      
Started the
process to federally allow veterans access to medical cannabis regardless of
where they live.

86.      
Decided on a
bunch of cannabis reform for 2016, for the states that weren’t quite ready this
year.

87.      
Held the first
legal cannabis auction in the U.S.; the grower made $600,000 and donated a big
chunk to schools.

88.      
Made Waka Flocka
the new face of Pine Bros. in a suggestive ,cannabis-themed ad that ran during
the AMAs.

89.      
Issued a bunch
of tickets for cannabis use in Colorado – it’s better than felonies, and it
means people are loving the product.

90.      
Came up with a
way to keep edibles safer in Colorado.

91.      
Got a policeman
in trouble for ripping a homeless man’s pro-cannabis sign.

92.      
Started the
process of allowing stores in Boulder, CO to sell merchandise as well as
product.

93.      
Got a big tax
rebate for Colorado thanks to cannabis sales.

94.      
Held midterm
elections that spell hope for cannabis reform.

95.      
Made some truly
delicious edible concoctions that top anything ever baked up from Betty Crocker
mix.

96.      
Organized a
Holiday food drive by way of the Oregon Cannabis Business Council.

97.      
Got Bob Marley’s
family to start a cannabis brand in his name.

98.      
Made better
smoke detectors – because there is about to be a lot more smoking going on.

99.      
Started making
an airplane out of hemp, because why not?

100.    
Got the NAACP
and National Organization of Women to support cannabis reform.



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101.    
Predicted that
the cannabis industry will be worth billions if states keep legalizing.

102.    
Held a cannabis
conference in New Jersey.

103.    
Changed the
policy in New York to ticketing cannabis users rather than arresting them.

104.    
Started
discussions about freeing all cannabis prisoners who aren’t violent criminals.

105.    
Discussed
cannabis as a viable cure for Ebola, even though it turned out not to be.

106.    
Made permanent
changes to the NFL drug policy to allow cannabis use for pain.

107.    
Released an
official guide for talking to kids about cannabis in places where it is legal.

108.    
Got Afroman to
rework the classic “Because I Got High” with more positive lyrics.

109.    
Fought for our
rights to market edibles against the giant that is Hershey – even though we
lost.

110.    
Signed a
petition in Costa Mesa to allow cannabis.

111.    
Got an FBI
veteran to back a medical cannabis company.

112.    
Got more medical
cannabis to the elderly in Laguna Woods.

113.    
Started on a
Colorado cannabis documentary.

114.    
Fought against
employers who don’t let their workers medicate for serious conditions.

115.    
Allowed
individual cities in California to make their own calls about cannabis.

116.    
Pushed for
recreational cannabis in Arizona.

117.    
Helped a mother
in New Jersey fight to save her son using cannabis.

118.    
Proved youth
crime rates dropped in California after decriminalization.

119.    
Came up with a
delivery app for cannabis straight to your door.

120.    
Decriminalized
in Philly so city dwellers can smoke in safety.

121.    
Baked up some
low-THC edibles so those who can’t handle the big doses can still medicate.

122.    
Looked at an old
article that said both cannabis and comic books make people violent, and had a
good laugh.

123.    
Put up a
billboard near the Governor’s Mansion in Missouri to free the man who serves
life in prison in that state.

124.    
Discovered an
ancient mummy who probably treated her breast cancer with cannabis.

125.    
Made it easier
to seal records for past non-violent offenses, like buying or selling cannabis
before it was legal.

126.    
Got Rhianna to
dress like a bunch of cannabis for Halloween.

127.    
Sued Texas for a
cannabis raid on a reality TV show.

128.    
Started a social
media platform for models who support cannabis.

129.    
Fought back
against stereotypes when a man pulled over for playing Frisbee golf knew his
rights.

130.    
Made cannabis a
part of worker’s comp in New Mexico.

131.    
Opened
recreational dispensaries in Aurora, CO.

132.    
Sued the DEA for
using a false identity to try and entrap alleged criminals.

133.    
Called for
legalization via a Canadian drug addiction treatment center.

134.    
Lowered the
amount of cannabis raids that happen in Denver.

135.    
Accidently made
a $20,000 purse that smells like cannabis.

136.    
Started talks
about cannabis reform in Italy.

137.    
Got Ireland to
start smoking a lot of cannabis.

138.    
Auctioned off
Willie Nelson’s guitar for a good cause.

139.    
Came up with
conclusive research that cannabis can help with brain trauma.

140.    
Came up with
Measure 91 in Oregon, which led to legalization.

141.    
Aired a bunch of
TV shows that appeal to the stoner in all of us.

142.    
3D printed a
vaporizer in Israel.

143.    
Proved cannabis
oil does not lower your IQ.

144.    
Got Governor
Hickenlooper to go back on his statements that the cannabis vote in Colorado
was reckless.

145.    
Made medical
cannabis legal in Connecticut.

146.    
Started opening
dispensaries in Connecticut after much resistance, so that patients can get the
medicine they need.

147.    
Got a member of
the House of Representatives to admit to being a “dabber.”

148.    
Made political
donations with all our legal cannabis money.

149.    
Approved
non-smoke cannabis for medicinal use in Pennsylvania.

150.    
Got the New
York Times
to endorse Measure 91.

151.    
Got Seattle to
throw out excessive Public Use tickets written by one bitter cop.

152.    
Got Illinois to
suggest auctioning off medical cannabis licenses.

153.    
Got the Attorney
General to admit cannabis should be rescheduled.

154.    
Started cannabis
reform in the Caribbean.

155.    
Got the support
of web development companies for the work that needs to be done.

156.    
Launched a
responsible cannabis consumption campaign.

157.    
Created a new medical
market in Nevada.

158.    
Started talks
for reform in Guam.

159.    
Made a Grease
spoof to promote medical cannabis in Florida.

160.    
Got Warren
Buffet to back the cannabis movement.

161.    
Sued a
Washington city for treatment of dispensaries.

162.    
Got Silicon
Valley involved with groundbreaking cannabis technology.

163.    
Helped a young
man with autism lead a normal life through cannabis use.

164.    
Had one of the
biggest and best annual harvests of the all time – legally.

165.    
Gave away free
cannabis to medical patients in Berkeley.

166.    
Fought Big
Pharma to keep things legal.

167.    
Fined a store in
Colorado for selling synthetic cannabis.

168.    
Started a study
that pays patients who use medical cannabis in Colorado.

169.    
Figured out how
to better treat epilepsy with cannabis.

170.    
Got Santa Fe, NM
to decriminalize cannabis.

171.    
Invented an app
to help users find cannabis-related jobs.

172.    
Got a live
newscaster to dramatically quite over anger at cannabis regulations.

173.    
Figured out how
hemp can help repair damaged DNA.

174.    
Organized a Hash
Hike in Colorado and enjoyed the mountain views.

175.    
Proved cannabis
is healthier than cigarettes.

176.    
Showed cannabis
may be helpful in curing Alzheimer’s.

177.    
Held the 9th
annual Hemstalk in Portland, OR.

178.    
Allowed home
growing in Uruguay.

179.    
Fought back
against federal law via the California Court of Appeals.

180.    
Held a Cannabis
Job Fair in Colorado.

181.    
Discovered many
more great uses for the hemp plant.

182.    
Brought cannabis
vending machines to Colorado.

183.    
Opened up
medical dispensaries in Boston.

184.    
Had a cannabis
treasure hunt in Canada.

185.    
Got Canada to
allow for the sale of infused products.

186.    
Set campaign
spending records for legalization efforts.

187.    
Supported a
mother in Minnesota who was persecuted for giving her daughter medicine.

188.    
Freed a federal
prisoner who were serving time for cannabis.

189.    
Made guitars out
of hemp in Canada.

190.    
Started a bunch
of new groups to further the fight against prohibition.

191.    
Started a
classy, cannabis-friendly B&B in Denver.

192.    
Got the NFL
to place cannabis-centered advertisements in USA Today.

193.    
Opened up the
first recreational dispensary in El Paso County, CO.

194.    
Decriminalized
cannabis in Columbia.

195.    
Dropped a felony
charge against a cannabis user.

196.    
Got over 100
banks to work with cannabis businesses.

197.    
Got 90% of
Floridians to state they support legal cannabis, even if the bill didn’t pass.

198.    
Got cannabis oil
to be decriminalized in Kentucky.

199.    
Got Jackie Chan
to defend his son after a cannabis arrest.

200.    
Freed Marc
Emery, vocal cannabis advocate.



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201.    
Proved that
cannabis is cheaper than beer in most cases.

202.    
Got Manitou
Springs, CO to approve recreational cannabis when the rest of the surrounding
county was against it.

203.    
Made $25 million
in June recreational sales in Colorado.

204.    
Got the
Washington State Attorney General to challenge local bans.

205.    
Got Florida to
loosen restrictions on CBD.

206.    
Repurposed a
prison as a dispensary

207.    
Started selling
cannabis at a hot springs.

208.    
Released
official guidelines for cannabis businesses.

209.    
Had a lottery at
a Las Vegas dispensary.

210.    
Got Vermont
thinking about recreational cannabis.

211.    
Started Weedstagram.

212.    
Discovered that
cannabis can help you lose weight.

213.    
Had success in
the Albanian industry, although we were shut down.

214.    
Drew record
online traffic with a Federal bill to end prohibition.

215.    
Created an
honest cannabis industry in Colorado that suffered very few busts or citations.

216.    
Loosened
regulations in the Dominican Republic.

217.    
Stood up for
cannabis research by pushing new boundaries in universities.

218.    
Got the DEA to
give raided products back to a San Diego dispensary.

219.    
Celebrated the
life of Doctor Raphael Mechoulam, a legend in cannabis research.

220.    
Celebrated
National Smores Say with edible and regular smores.

221.    
Carried out
“Operation Shattered” in Washington.

222.    
Started cannabis
activism in Britain.

223.    
Called for
cannabis reform in The New York Times.

224.    
Honored
historical cannabis plants in a Seattle museum.

225.    
Made strides for
medical cannabis in Maine.

226.    
Gave away
cannabis to patients in Germany.

227.    
Upped the amount
and quality of grow ops in Colorado.

228.    
Brought Spain’s
cannabis tourism to Spanish parliament.

229.    
Got unlikely
figures to speak out in favor of Oregon legalization.

230.    
Opened satellite
offices for companies looking to take advantage of Colorado’s Amendment 64.

231.    
Shouted down an
anti-cannabis New Jersey Governor when he bashed Colorado legalization.

232.    
Came up with a
cannabis tax in Colorado to create new jobs.

233.    
Grew the
legalization movement on the East Coast.

234.    
Set the standard
for advocacy and policy change at the student level.

235.    
Started making
wax in safer and more professional environments, greatly lessening the amount
of accidents related to the process.

236.    
Passed a bill
protecting medical cannabis patients from the federal government.

237.    
Went over the
long and rich history of hash.

238.    
Made new
innovations in the world of dabbing and smoking.

239.    
Highlighted the
positive aspects of vaping in this new, legal atmosphere.

240.    
Brought medical
cannabis into the world of massages and spa trips.

241.    
Had a World Cup
involving many pro-cannabis countries.

242.    
Joined forces
with Comic Con in Denver.

243.    
Brought back
industrial hemp farms in Italy.

244.    
Gained support
for cannabis all across South America.

245.    
Got cannabis oil
to numerous seizure patients who need it to live a normal life.

246.    
Started up a
food truck that serves edibles.

247.    
Held the Eighth
National Cannabis Conference on Therapeutics in Portland, OR.

248.    
Got South
Carolina to legalize cannabis oil treatment for children with seizures.

249.    
Held a cannabis
business summit.

250.    
Freed the owners
of a cannabis collective from Long Beach.

251.    
Helped give
advice to Connecticut through the Colorado Governor’s voice of reason.

252.    
Associated
cannabis with classical music and classy society.

253.    
Figured out
which wine pairs best with which cannabis strain.

254.    
Got a national
certification for Washington on the quality of their cannabis.

255.    
Helped a
six-year-old beat leukemia with the help of cannabis oil.

256.    
Named a strain
of oil after that six-year-old.

257.    
Started growing
more Charlotte’s Web to help children with seizures.

258.    
Had the help of
retired Governor Gary Johnson for legalization.

259.    
Genetically
altered cannabis at Monsanto.

260.    
Gave free
cannabis to voters in San Jose.

261.    
Had a cat bring
home a bag of cannabis to its owners.

262.    
Hurt Mexican
drug cartels with legal cannabis sales.

263.    
Protested
against the restrictions on medical cannabis in California.

264.    
Got the FBI to
go easier on admitting x-cannabis users to their organization.

265.    
Made cannabis
medical in Sicily.

266.    
Added PTSD to
qualifying conditions for medical cannabis in Michigan.

267.    
Held the Global
Marijuana March to end prohibition.

268.    
Started testing
edibles in Colorado to keep people safe.

269.    
Lowered the
demand from low-quality “brick weed” from illegal organizations because of high
quality, legal cannabis.

270.    
Lowered
regulations against hemp in light of new legal cannabis.

271.    
Dropped the ban
on edibles in Oregon, before bringing in full-scale legalization.

272.    
Got professional
sports leagues everywhere to reconsider strict cannabis bans.

273.    
Made cannabis a
part of Free and Equal to educate voters on the issues at stake.

274.    
Celebrated Dr.
Donald Abrams, the modern father of cannabis research.

275.    
Protested the
lack of legal cannabis in New Jersey.

276.    
Influenced
global drug policy through the Colorado cannabis market.

277.    
Wrote a cannabis
commercial for Comcast, even if it didn’t air.

278.    
Opened up a new
world for ganjaprenours everywhere, and created tons of new industries.

279.    
Had the first
legal 420 rally in Denver.

280.    
Gave medical
cannabis to prisoners in Uruguay.

281.    
Got Georgia’s
Governor to support the CBD reform bill, even if the state didn’t pass it.

282.    
Proved that
legalization lowers crime rates.

283.    
Discovered new
banking solutions for cannabis businesses.

284.    
Got the European
Union to accept new cannabis reforms.

285.    
Got federal
funding for cannabis research to help PTSD.

286.    
Brought cannabis
culture into the mainstream world of celebrity culture.

287.    
Honored the
activists who served the cannabis cause on 420.

 

288.    
Used hemp in
smoothies and juices to promote health.

289.    
Used hemp to
detox.

290.    
Worked to fight
cannabis censorship in all media outlets.

291.    
Fought against
the vape ban in L.A.

292.    
Fought against
the attempt to keep guns from medical cannabis patients.

293.    
Developed
cannabis as treatment for aids.

294.    
Helped a teen
beat cancer with the use of cannabis.

295.    
Sued police for
pulling over people with medical-state license plates.

296.    
Made a
cannabis-infused Girl Scout Cookie.

297.    
Increased
college applications in Colorado with the advent of legalization.

298.    
Got the approval
of Italian doctor Umberto Veronesi for medical cannabis.

299.    
Brought forth a
medical program in Israel.

300.    
Legalized CBD in
Alabama.



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301.    
Named the new
Alabama law after a young girl who suffered seizures and used cannabis oil.

302.    
Implemented
warning labels in Colorado for products to keep children safe.

303.    
Held the 43rd
Annual Hash Bash in Colorado.

304.    
Legalized
medical CBD oil across the American South.

305.    
Sold Girl Scout
cookies outside a dispensary, proving the safety of the location.

306.    
Made a legal
mark in the U.S. stock market.

307.    
Innovated the
Cannabis Genome Project.

308.    
Promoted
cannabis education at a college in Michigan.

309.    
Got cannabis
unions recognized by the Federal Government.

310.    
Legalized
cannabis pharmaceuticals in France.

311.    
Kept the first
Colorado cannabis club open despite legal issues.

312.    
Petitioned the
President to reschedule cannabis.

313.    
Got the Olympics
to reconsider their stance on cannabis.

314.    
Got comedian
Medi Mike to be a spokesman for medical cannabis.

315.    
Made $1 million
in taxes in Colorado’s first recreational month.

316.    
Legalized hemp
cultivations across the country.

317.    
Tested cannabis
in the lab to make the plant even better.

318.    
Got cannabis to
Oregon veterans before legalization.

319.    
Educated the
masses about cannabis in Michigan.

320.    
Helped a young girl
with T-Cell Acute Lymphobla fight the battle.

321.    
Defended the
homeless in Colorado and their rights to cannabis

322.    
Remembered
beloved cannabis activist Peter B. Lewis

323.    
Created an
environment to celebrate stoner metal and bring it to the forefront.

324.    
Celebrated the
contributions of stoner metal band Weedeater.

325.    
Discovered which
coffee types and cannabis strains pair together.

326.    
Discovered which
beers and strains pair well together.

327.    
Learned how to
roll sushi and joints at the same time.

328.    
Fought to open
an establishment where cannabis and beer can be served together.

329.    
Launched the
career of an interior decorator for a medical dispensaries.

330.    
Celebrated the
contributions of numerous musicians who support the cannabis industry.

331.    
Celebrated the
contributions of numerous artists who support the cannabis industry.

332.    
Discussed ways
to incorporate cannabis in the bedroom.

333.    
Opened up online
dating avenues for cannabis users.

334.    
Came up with an
online cannabis web series.

335.    
Proved that porn
stars love cannabis too.

336.    
Promoted
cannabis giveaways and competitions to support local cannabis businesses in
legal states.

337.    
Promoted the
sexy, cannabis friendly spots in legal cities.

338.    
Got Snoop Dog to
play the Cannabis Cup.

339.    
Got a wide array
of nationally celebrated musicians to come play the cannabis cup.

340.    
Introduced a
cannabis exercise program.

341.    
Launched online
show Bong Appetite to celebrate cannabis and cooking.

342.    
Held the latest
HempCon in San Jose.

343.    
Got many
comedians to speak out on behalf of the cannabis industry.

344.    
Showed the
support that Margaret Cho has for the industry.

345.    
Promoted an app
for finding the best cannabis in every town.

346.    
Developed
lotions and other skincare products from cannabis.

347.    
Promoted
cannabis through conversations with writers who are advocates.

348.    
Spoke to slam
poets who advocate for cannabis.

349.    
Changed the
minds of many about cannabis.

350.    
Changed the
conversation from the drug war and dangers to ending prohibition and supporting
medicine.

351.    
Strengthened the
relationship between cannabis and politics.

352.    
Brought
cannabis-infused instant pizza to the shelves.

353.    
Promoted
eco-friendly cannabis policy.

354.    
Fought against
the persecution of minorities and the profiling they receive in relation to
cannabis.

355.    
Got Dr. Sanjay
Gupta to promote medical cannabis.

356.    
Got Hank III to
promote legal cannabis.

357.    
Had cannabis
indorsed by punk legends the Misfits.

358.    
Brought cannabis
culture into the world of gaming.

359.    
Got feminists to
support cannabis.

360.    
Got minority
groups to support cannabis.

361.    
Got old
conservative Republicans to support cannabis.

362.    
Discovered the
origin of famed strain “Girl Scout Cookies.”

363.    
Discovered how
to tell a good concentrate from a tainted one.

364.    
More contaminant
regulations were introduced to the industry.

365.    
Talked to Snoop
Lion’s cannabis consultant about how to achieve a good life balance.

366.    
Showed that
Danny Trejo supports legalization.

367.    
Got Henry
Rollins of Black Flag to come out as an advocate.

368.    
Talked to Dr.
Donald Abrams Chief about whether or not cannabis cures cancer.

369.    
Figured out how
to help pet anxiety and pain with non-THC cannabis.

370.    
Got a war
correspondent to advocate cannabis.

371.    
Brought metal
bands like Neurosis and Lord Dying to the forefront as advocates.

372.    
Showed that
cannabis might treat bipolar disorder.

373.    
Proved cannabis
could be helpful in slowing deterioration of brain function.

374.    
Got Drew Carry
to speak out in favor of cannabis.

375.    
Called a global
coalition to try and change the status of medical cannabis

376.    
Proved
psychedelics don’t make people crazy.

377.    
Protested the
ban on public cannabis smoking.

378.    
Learned how to
deal with the issue of cannabis allergies.

379.    
Used
cannabis-shaped cookies to promote legalization.

380.    
Lowered the
amount of drug busts thanks to legalization.

381.    
Got Israel to
bring legalization to the mainstream.

382.    
Rhode Island takes
measures to fully legalize cannabis.

383.    
Busted dangerous
Mexican drug cartel members.

384.    
Denver moves to
all-licensed medical grow operations to insure quality.

385.    
Got Gary Johnson
to predict 25 new legal states.

386.    
Got seized
cannabis returned to DC residents.

387.    
Proved it’s not
a good idea to test welfare recipients for cannabis.

388.    
Got Idaho to
reconsider their CBD stance based on one girl’s story.

389.    
Helped out in DC
to explain how to grow cannabis and what the new rights are.

390.    
Discovered
evidence that cannabis is not linked to long-term health issues.

391.    
Got Native
American representatives together to discuss new cannabis freedoms.

392.    
Saw a new
attempt by Florida to legalize statewide.

393.    
Got Utah to
approve medical cannabis.

394.    
Got a senator to
admit that the drug war is not good for law enforcement.

395.    
Saw Jamaica
decriminalize small amounts of cannabis.

396.    
Saw the advent
of Kosher edibles.

397.    
Got a
congressman to support reclassification.

398.    
Got a judge to
regret a 55-year prison sentence for a cannabis user,

399.    
Showed that
cannabis can help with depression.

400.    
Got Tennessee to
work on statewide decriminalization.



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401.    
Saw Illinois
move forward with medical cannabis.

402.    
Discovered that
cannabis does not negatively alter brain chemistry.

403.    
Had activists
guide criminal justice reform to lead to a fairer future.

404.    
Saw Minnesota
start talks about legalization.

405.    
Helped medical
cannabis oil become legal in Virginia.

406.    
Found that
cannabis does not up the risk of car crashes.

407.    
Announced new
winners of the 2015 medical cannabis cups.

408.    
Discovered how
cannabis really affects pregnancy.

409.    
Got over 100
Native Americans tribes to consider legal cannabis on their reservations.

410.    
Proposed a
federal bill to allow all veterans access to cannabis.

411.    
Got the new,
stubborn Surgeon General to admit that cannabis can be helpful.

412.    
Had Colorado do
a study on cannabis health effects.

413.    
Discovered that
the cities who legalized cannabis also have a high IQ.

414.    
Decided to give
tax money back to all residents in Colorado.

415.    
Predicted 18 new
states to legalize cannabis by 2020.

416.    
Saw the ban on
cannabis ads deemed unconstitutional.

417.    
Got Nashville to
work harder to protect cannabis offenders.

418.    
Saw Brazil
legalize cannabis oil.

419.    
Got DC to
rethink the ban on dispensaries in the Nation’s capital.

420.    
Saw a cannabis
policy class introduced at Oregon State University.


Sources: ireadculture.com, hightimes.com

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