Vivian McPeak

Vivian McPeak is a Seattle-based social justice activist, media personality, and writer. Vivian spent nearly three decades as the president of Seattle Events, a Non-Profit Organization, producer of the Seattle HEMPFEST®, the world’s largest annual cannabis policy reform rally. The recipient of the High Times Magazine 2012 Lester Grinspoon Lifetime Achievement Award and DOPE Magazine 2016 Emery Award for lifetime achievement, in 2016 Vivian was named one of the “50 Most Influential People” by Seattle Magazine. Vivian has appeared on numerous television and cable news networks, including FOX News, CNN, & NBC. McPeak is the host of Hempresent, a weekly radio podcast on Cannabis Radio with listeners on multiple continents.

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Book Review: An American Cannabis Story, by David Goodman 

Powerhouse Books, 207 pages. David Goodman opens An American Cannabis Story by detailing his initial…

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Rush or Renaissance? An Interview with Molecular Biologist Ali Bektaş

I had the pleasure of speaking with Ali about a very profound article he recently…

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House Panel Votes to Ease Federal Hiring Restrictions for Americans with a History of Cannabis Use 

A United States House of Representatives panel voted in favor of eliminating barriers preventing the…

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Time for Stoner Celebration? In Historic Move, Biden Administration Recommends Switching Cannabis to Schedule 3

While cannabis may be something that SKUNK readers feel very passionately about, it is still…

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Kentucky Becomes the 38th State to Allow Medical Cannabis

Kentucky just legalized medical cannabis, but patients should not break out their party bongs just…

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New Industry Trend: The First Automated Cannabis Vending Machine Opens in Colorado

Everyone must make the rounds each day or week to stock up on essentials such…

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New Trend: Drive-Thru Cannabis Dispensary Opens in Ohio

As many as 60 medical cannabis dispensaries serve more than 160,000 qualified patients in Ohio…