AFF Austin: Liberty and Craft Beer

On Tuesday, November 19th, the Austin chapter of America’s Future Foundation hosted “Liberty and Libations”, a panel discussion and mixer about the issues facing the craft brewery and craft distillery industries

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Someone Is Building The ‘Starbucks Of Pot’

Sixty-seven percent of Millenials support the end of marijuana prohibition, according to a recent Gallup poll. As our generation comes to dominate the voting population, we are sure to see a change in the laws regarding marijuana over the next few decades.

The success of Jamen Shively may catalyze the process, though. The former Microsoft corporate strategy manager has engineered and is postured to implement a corporate marijuana empire that will pressure the Obama administration to honor Washington and Colorado’s new legalization laws (state Initiative 502 and Amendment 64 respectively). Just a few weeks ago on CNBC, Shively advertised his new company, Diego Pellicer, as the future “Starbucks of pot.”

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Happy Thanksgiving from AFF!!

America’s Future Foundation wishes you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!! This year, we are especially thankful for AFF’s wonderful staff, friends and supporters!! Image credit:

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