Marijuana legalization in California has a really big supporter. Billionaire Sean Parker recently donated $500,000 to support an initiative to legalize recreational weed use in the state. Parker spoke with Forbes late last year and noted he has been following the marijuana legalization issue for quite a while. Show More Summary
Photo: Bloomberg Technology billionaire Sean Parker is putting his money where his mouth is when it comes to pot legalization. The former Facebook presidentdonated $500,000 to back a proposed initiative to legalize recreational marijuana use for adults in California, according to state campaign finance records filed Thursday. "I've been following this issue [...]
A newly formed committee that aims to legalize recreational marijuana use in California has raised $1.25 million to get started. Among the list of donors is Silicon Valley venture capitalist and early Facebook exec Sean Parker. He gave $500,000 to the fund, via his charitable Sean N. Show More Summary
No sooner do I get the latest post up about the California Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA or "Sean Parker Initiative") then my Facebook lights up with a tagged post from longtime California marijuana activist Steve Kubby. THE LIE BEING...Show More Summary
Sean Parker being interviewed by David Kirkpatrick at Techonomy 2015. Memorable line: "I'll discourage my kids from using the products I built. By: David Kirkpatrick We're still digesting all that happened at our 2015 conference. The...Show More Summary
Efforts to legalize marijuana in California got a boost this week after competing ballot measures joined forces behind the stronger of the two, backed by billionaire Sean Parker, a former president of Facebook Inc. The initiative has the support of Democratic Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and...
In 2011, three Hollywood media veterans joined forces to start a social agency. Disney exec Oliver Luckett, WME’s Ari Emanuel (who served as inspiration for Ari Gold in HBO’s Entourage) and Sean Parker of Napster, Spotify and Facebook founded theAudience to help Hollywood celebrities expand their reach through social media. Show More Summary
"The strategic plan is to eliminate type 1 diabetes," Parker says.
Napster cofounder and early Facebook investor Sean Parker has dealt with a deathly allergy to nuts, including a few close calls. But having already donated money to study allergies, Parker is turning his attention to an autoimmune disorder that's both more visible and more severe: Type 1 diabetes. Show More Summary
Sean Parker donates $10 million to autoimmune research
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The tech entrepreneur and investor is backing ballot language to make the sale of recreational marijuana legal in the state.
A coalition including former Facebook President Sean Parker on Monday proposed an initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults in California while putting a 15% tax on retail sales of pot. Parker, a billionaire philanthropist who also co-founded the file-sharing service...
When Sean Parker spent $10 million on an allegedly Lord of the Rings–themed wedding (and then wrote some 9,000 words defending it), he earned the "groomzilla" label and was shamed for his antics. That was in 2013. But a mere two years later, it seems — at least according to this... More »
The San Antonio Spurs don't rebuild; they reload. When age and injuries started to exact their tolls on David Robinson's body, the Spurs snagged Tim Duncan with the No. 1 pick in the 1997 NBA draft. Once Avery Johnson and Sean Elliott were gone, San Antonio imported Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili from overseas. Show More Summary
We’re less than a month away from the next opportunity for Americans to vote, and while this year’s may not be as important as the one in 2016, there’s still quite a bit to be decided. When you’re trying to vote, just how are you going to keep track of what issues are up for […]
Sean Parker, co-founder of Napster, is reported to plan a ballot initiative.
Among the names supporting the cause last time where tech stars such as Sean Parker.
Sarah Jessica Parker recalls the time a movie producer sent her a treadmill so she could stay in shape for the 1992 comedy "Honeymoon in Vegas." Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.