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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Mississippi Man Gets Life Sentence for Ounce and a Half of Weed. Yes, he’s black.

A Mississippi Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that a thirty-eight-year-old Mississippi man would spend…

White House Drug Czar Signals President’s Support for Cannabis Reforms

Rahul Gupta, the director of the Office of National Control Policy, has told a House…

Businesses in Thailand Eager to Invest in the Country’s New Legal Cannabis Industry

Free Malaysia Today reports that cannabis in both recreational and industrial form will be removed…

Former Mississippi Governor to Open Medical Cannabis Facility

Jackson, Miss — The former Democratic governor of Mississippi, Ronnie Musgrove, is entering the cannabis…

Rhode Island Becomes the 19th State to Legalize Cannabis

On May 25, Rhode Island became the 19th state to legalize the recreational use of…

Report: Youth Use of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Pain Meds Decreased Where Cannabis is Legal

Washington, DC: The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) reports that the…

President Biden Considering the Release of all Federal Cannabis Prisoners

Jen Psaki, the outgoing White House Press Secretary, recently stated that President Joe Biden “remains…

Federal Cannabis Arrests Continue to Decline

Washington, DC — The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) reports that…