Member Blog: Cannabis and the Canadian Public Markets

Posted on: April 9th, 2017 by admin No Comments

By Charles Alovisetti and Brett Williams, Vicente Sederberg, LLC While the American cannabis industry ponders the strange twist of fate that was the 2016 election, our cannabis neighbors to the north are experiencing unprecedented levels of capital markets activity. There are now over thirty publicly listed cannabis companies in Canada trading on three different exchanges…. The post Member Blog: Cannabis and the Canadian Public Markets appeared first on The National Cannabis Industry Association .

Willie Nelson unveils statue of himself on 4/20 – U.S. News & World Report

Posted on: April 21st, 2012 by admin No Comments

By CHRIS TOMLINSON, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Country music legend Willie Nelson helped unveil a statue honoring him in downtown Austin by singing his new song “Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die” on Friday, a date long reserved to celebrate marijuana use. The faint smell of marijuana smoke wafted through a crowd of about 2,000 people as Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell accepted on the privately funded statue as a gift from a private arts group.

Austin to unveil monument to Willie Nelson – MiamiHerald.com

Posted on: April 20th, 2012 by admin No Comments

AUSTIN, Texas — Country music legend Willie Nelson was expected to help unveil an 8-foot statue of himself in downtown Austin on Friday, which happens to be a national day of protest for the legalization of marijuana. The privately funded monument near the new Moody Theater shows Nelson in a relaxed, standing pose and holding his guitar to the side, as if in conversation. Philadelphia sculptor Clete Shields said the leaning pose and heroic scale are intended to show Nelson’s openness and whimsical side while honoring his tremendous influence on music and the city

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