About Rick Thompson

Editor-in-Chief at The Social Revolution.org Owner-Operator at Owner, Midwest Multi Media Management Worked at Planet Green Trees TV Worked at MILegalize Former Editor in chief at Editor, The Compassion Chronicles Worked at Repeal Today - Committee for a Safer Michigan Worked at Editor in Chief, Michigan Medical Marijuana Magazine

‘Don’t Look Up’: UM Scientists Comment On Movie’s Climate Message

ANN ARBOR - In the new Netflix movie “Don’t Look Up,” two actors playing fictional Michigan State University astronomers discover a comet on a collision course with Earth and struggle to convince people to take them seriously. The film is a satire about society’s inability to cope with climate change. Below, several real-world scientists from

By |2022-01-20T17:00:35-05:00January 20th, 2022|Climate Change, Featured, Guest Columns, Science|

Cannabis Headlines From Rick Thompson Executive Director Michigan NORML

ANN ARBOR - Rick Thompson, executive director of Michigan NORML, provides the latest cannabis headlines, including Kalamazoo Valley Community College to offer cannabis training programs; the Pot for Plasma drive that offers free pre-rolls for blood donations; how big will cannabis reform be nationally in 2022; and excavations in China shows the Tang Dynasty rulers

By |2022-01-20T17:03:41-05:00January 19th, 2022|Marijuana Business, News|

1000 Turkey Giveaway – Rick Thompson From MINORML Explains

FLINT - Rick Thompson, Executive Director of Michigan NORML, was on hand Saturday for the 1000 Turkey Giveaway in Flint at the LightnUp Provisioning Center. The event was co-sponsored by NORML and Heroprojectusa.Org, a non-profit that works with the cannabis and hemp communities to provide funding to Veteran Service Organizations. Hero works through the Canna

By |2021-11-22T10:35:52-05:00November 22nd, 2021|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

Rick Thompson Provides Latest Michigan Cannabis News Updates

ANN ARBOR - Cannabis Advocate Rick Thompson, co-host of Jazz Cabbage Cafe, provides the Four20Post Michigan Cannabis news on Sept. 9. Rick co-hosts Four20Post each Wednesday at 1 pm. You can find archived video interviews at www.mimarijuanareport.com. https://youtu.be/ZVUbMxYUiUo

By |2020-09-09T17:59:39-04:00September 9th, 2020|Marijuana Business, News|

Optimism Surrounds The Michigan Cannabis Market

LANSING- Although Michigan’s sales of recreational cannabis have lagged behind Illinois’ cash register totals, a leading expert on investments predicts Michigan’s market to be stronger in the long term. Similarly, a recent census reveals a dramatic loss of jobs in the cannabis industry as MMFLA rules were enacted- but a well-known industry figure says that

By |2020-02-11T16:22:51-05:00February 11th, 2020|Guest Columns, Marijuana Business, News|

Advocates Force Change In Controversial Michigan Anti-Cannabis Campaign

LANSING- Consumer outrage over an anti-cannabis campaign has seemingly forced its removal from social media outlets. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) produced a series of six videos which, according to a spokesperson, were intended to discourage youth use of cannabis. Released in December, the video campaign was recently discovered by cannabis

By |2020-01-20T10:00:36-05:00January 19th, 2020|Guest Columns, Marijuana Business, News|