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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Federal Cannabis Arrests Continue to Decline

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

House of Representatives Votes to Approve Federal Cannabis Legalization

WASHINGTON — The Democratic-led House of Representatives voted to legalize cannabis on the federal level,…

Bipartisan Bill for America to Request United Nations Remove Cannabis from Drug Schedule

A resolution has been filed by a bipartisan duo Friday asking President Biden to use…

Study: Elderly Patients Reap Great Benefits from Cannabis

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws is reporting that geezers on ganja…

Bill to Allow Cannabis Banking Passed by US House of Representatives, Still Stalled in Senate

On January 5th of this year, two armed men wearing ski masks entered Dockside Cannabis…

Malta Becomes First European Nation to Completely Legalize Cannabis

George Vella, president of the central Mediterranean nation of Malta, recently approved cannabis legalization legislation…

Study Says Cannabis Compounds Have Potential to Prevent Spread of Covid

A 1938 issue of Popular Mechanics Magazine praised hemp, a form of cannabis, calling it…

2022 Looks to be a Hempy New Year as New Cannabis Laws Take Effect

The coming year is shaping up to be a stony one. The recreational use of…