Anthony Martinelli

Author's details

Name: Anthony Martinelli
Date registered: January 24, 2013

Biography

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Latest posts

  1. Washington Measure to Stop Marijuana Patient Discrimination in Workplace Receives Public Hearing Date — January 19, 2017
  2. Kansas City Lawmakers Vote 12 to 1 to Place Marijuana Decriminalization Initiative on April Ballot — January 19, 2017
  3. German Lawmakers Unanimously Legalize Medical Cannabis — January 19, 2017
  4. Obama Kush Marijuana Strain Overview — January 19, 2017
  5. Cookies and Cream Marijuana Strain Overview — January 18, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. North Carolina Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Approved by House of Representatives — 222 comments
  2. Veterinarian Administers Medical Marijuana to Dogs, Says it Works Wonders — 178 comments
  3. Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Receives Approval from Mississippi Secretary of State — 140 comments
  4. Washington Governor Signs Bill to Close Dispensaries, Reduce Patients’ Rights — 93 comments
  5. Washington Bill to Shutdown Dispensaries Passes House Committee — 92 comments

Author's posts listings

Washington Measure to Stop Marijuana Patient Discrimination in Workplace Receives Public Hearing Date

Just days after being filed, a measure to prevent medical marijuana patients from being discriminating against in the workplace has received a public hearing date. House Bill 1094 would take the progressive step of prohibiting employers from “refusing to hire a qualifying patient, discharging or barring a qualifying patient from employment, or discriminating against a …

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Kansas City Lawmakers Vote 12 to 1 to Place Marijuana Decriminalization Initiative on April Ballot

In a 12 to 1 vote, the Kansas City (Missouri) Council has sent an initiative to decriminalize marijuana to a vote of the people this April. The vote was forced by marijuana reform advocates who collected enough signatures to put the measure before the council. The council had the option of passing it into law, …

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German Lawmakers Unanimously Legalize Medical Cannabis

By Associated Press German lawmakers have approved legislation that would allow some patients to get cannabis as a prescription-only medication. Parliament’s lower house passed the bill unanimously on Thursday. The vote clears the way for the law to take effect in March. Health Minister Hermann Groehe has stressed the move does not mean marijuana will …

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Obama Kush Marijuana Strain Overview

With President Obama preparing to leave office, here’s a look at Obama Kush, the marijuana strain named in his honor. Obama Kush hit the cannabis scene several years ago, and has been a pleasant mainstay ever since. A cross between OG Kush and Afghani, Obama Kush is sweet in flavor and smell. It’s also referred …

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Cookies and Cream Marijuana Strain Overview

Cookies and Cream is a marijuana strain that earns its name with an amazing aroma and taste. One of the highest rated strains on Leafly (among strains with over 100 reviews), Cookies and Cream is a genius cross between Starfighter and Girl Scout Cookies. The hybrid isn’t too powerful for daytime use, but is strong …

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LSD Marijuana Strain Overview

LSD is a potent hybrid strain that’s as rare as it is delicious. LSD isn’t a common strain in cannabis retail outlets or dispensaries; this is also true of the black-market. When people do come across it, they tend to be blown away by its taste, smell and pleasant high. LSD owes it lineage to …

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Legislation to Allow Cannabis Retail Outlets to Sell Plants and Seeds to Patients 18+ Filed in Washington

A legislative proposal to allow cannabis retail outlets with a medical marijuana endorsement to sell plants and seeds to patients 18 and older has been filed in Washington with bipartisan support. House Bill 1098 was filed by State Representative David Sawyer (D), and is co-sponsored by Representatives Steve Kirby (D) and Cary Condotta (R). According …

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Marijuana Advocates Double Number of Joints Being Handed Out at Trump Inauguration to 8,400

Marijuana advocates have announced that they are doubling the number of joints they plan to hand out for free leading up to President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20th. “Due to an overwhelming public response and an unprecedented grassroots outpouring of support for our #Trump420 legalization efforts, we now plan to give away 8,400 joints …

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Marijuana Expungement Bill Filed in Washington

Washington State Representative Joe Fitzgibbon has filed legislation that would allow those previously convicted of possessing up to 40 grams of marijuana to have it expunged (removed) from their record. Under House Bill 1260, those who were previously charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession, and were at least 21 years of age at the time, can …

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WA Bill Would Prohibit Employers from Discriminating Against Medical Marijuana Patients

A bill to prevent medical marijuana patients from being discriminated against in the work place has been filed in Washington. House Bill 1094 was filed by State Representative David Sawyer. It has the bipartisan support of eight cosponsors; Representatives Kirby, Stonier, Condotta, Appleton, Farrell, Frame, Macri and Klob. According to its legislative digest, House Bill 1094: …

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