THC Expose

October 12, 2010 08:30 ET

Jack Herer Awards Presented at BuddhaFest October 23

Faith Evans Headlines Event at LA Center Studios

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - October 12, 2010) -
WHAT:   The BUDDHAFEST is a World Music and Peace Gathering Event to raise awareness for cannabis and its many uses. Californians will have a chance to determine the legality of cannabis with the historic vote on Prop. 19 on Election Day, November 2nd, 2010. The BUDDHAFEST does not take a stand for or against the Proposition but rather hopes to raise awareness for the Proposition and to rally to get out the vote.
    The day's events, featuring live performances by Faith Evans, Street Drum Corps, Golden Buddha, and DJ Doc Martin, among others, will include: The JACK HERER AWARDS; films; panels; musicians; DJs; roaming performance artists; sound healers; activists; politicians; an international art gallery; vendors selling hemp goods from around the world; doctors to evaluate prospective patients for cannabis prescriptions; culinary tasting stations featuring Los Angeles' finest "munchies" and more with ten total "areas of exploration." The entire event's proceedings will be streamed online at
WHO:   Faith Evans; Street Drum Corps; DJ Doc Martin; Shinehead; Golden Buddha; Static Pulse, Divine Crime, Governor Gary Johnson (R, NM) of Our America; activist Judy Mendoza; legendary Cannabis grower Jorge Cervantes; filmmaker Melissa Balin; pro-wrestler Rob Van Dam; radio personalities Native Wayne Jobson and Jim Ladd; musicians Chris Rob; Los Marijuanos; Total Devastation; and Jack Herer Award nominees and recipients. For a complete list of nominees and Jack Herer Award Lifetime Achievement recipients, please visit and for a complete list of performers please visit
WHEN:   Saturday, October 23, 2010, Noon - 2:00AM;
    Doors Open to General Public at Noon. VIP Cocktail Party Noon - 2:00PM;
    Governor Gary Johnson presentation on Our America 2:00PM - 2:45PM;
    Jack Herer Awards -- 4:00PM - 7:00PM;
    Faith Evans performs LIVE 10:30PM;
    Live Entertainment NOON - 2:00AM.
WHERE:   LA CENTER STUDIOS, 1037 W. 6th St. Los Angeles, CA 90017
MORE:   Ticket prices are $30 per person in advance and $40 at the door. VIP Tickets are $300 and include a medical marijuana evaluation by CalMeds420. Tickets available from or at select retail locations. A portion of the proceeds benefit individual celebrity charities as well as the Jack Herer Museum & Hemporium. There will be a Pre-Event Press Conference about the historic event, being held from 10:00AM-12:00PM on Thursday, October 21 for invited media only.
SPONSORS:   THC Expose; Stoner Generation; Jack Herer Awards, DNA Genetics; Sheldon Black;; Apothecary Genetics; MedMike; Hemp Can Save The Planet; and more.

THC Expose is the largest Hemp related trade show in America as well as a quarterly high-end lifestyle magazine for the Cannabis Connoisseur focusing on Fashion, Food, Arts & Entertainment.  The Jack Herer Awards is the Most Distinguished Name In Hemp, Honoring Outstanding Achievements in Hemp Awareness in the Fields of Food, Fuel, Fiber, and Medicine, since 2004.

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