On Episode 63 I'll be Interviewing Darby Ayers-Flood: 2018 Mayoral Incumbent of Talent, Oregon.
...From the Jackson County 2018 Voter Election Guide:
"As Talent’s mayor for the past four years, I have worked hard to make sure that city policies and financial resources are used wisely and efficiently to benefit working households, seniors, veterans, small businesses, and our young people. Local residents have asked me to run again so we can continue to... • Work together on affordable housing solutions so people who live in Talent can afford to stay. • Create a more vibrant downtown, including a Maker Space where residents can learn new trades or develop their products. • Attract family wage jobs to lift Talent’s working households. • Implement our Clean Energy Action Plan to save money for residents, businesses, and the city and protect our environment. • Find cost-effective ways to maintain city lands without exposing children and others to toxic chemicals. I hope you will vote to continue the progress we are making, and that you will contribute your ideas, skills, and energy in the next four years as we all move forward together." - Darby Ayers-Flood
Upcoming "Cannabis-Related" Events:
//CANNABIS NEWS!// (September 10th-16th 2018)
Fifty Years: How Marijuana Became Re-Legalized In America, Part 10
Part 10 of a year-long series, longtime cannabis law reform advocate and historian Allen St. Pierre examines monthly for Cannabis Business Executive the last fifty years of cannabis prohibition and the public advocacy efforts in America to bring about the ongoing and inescapable socio-political changes underway first at the state, and soon, federal level regarding cannabis policy.Part Ten (2004-2008): Marijuana Law Reform Advocates
The mid 2000s has a small cadre of cannabis law reform groups both consolidating prior political victories gained at the ballot box and stretching the envelope for more progressive policy reforms. Past reform victories won as binding voter initiatives in time, do to some ‘sore loser’ state and federal prosecutors, have to be fully litigated in states like California, Colorado, Oregon and Washington, very often with reformers prevailing—therein establishing a greater base line for reform with every challenge brought forth by recalcitrant government prosecutors. Read More