'Some area people are fighting to legalize medical marijuana.
Supporters of medical marijuana in Wisconsin are working to educate the public on its benefits. Some say it's a life saver.'
'He's 25 years old and looks like a skateboarder, more than a little like one of the lead characters from the 1993 movie "Dazed and Confused." (And he apparently sometimes acts like a character from the film as well.)'
'After many troubling months following Jack Herer's devastating heart attack last September, his wife Jeannie Herer (below left in photo) is now his official guardian. The decision was made on Feb. 3. in Lane County Court in Oregon.'
'Overall: Really good smoke. I have always loved smoking it. It takes a while to figure out exactly what amount you need to hit but once you do it is a great experience every time. I always look forward to smoking it.
I usually smoke this in the morning before I go to work. It puts me in a great mood, especially if the weather is nice outside. I feel like I have more energy after smoking this.
Just some good ole Tree Sap from Oklahoma. –whatuthinkin'
'Supergirl is a new strain from Nirvana seeds and is an awesome strain to grab if you are looking for a new addition to your garden or medicine cabinet. Especially if you are looking to find something most people don’t have in their collection yet.'
'District Attorney Mike Ramsey doesn't want any marijuana dispensaries in Chico, California. He dislikes them so much, in fact, that he threatened to jail members of the city council if they allow the pot shops in town, reports Toni Scott of the Chico Enterprise Record.'
'Overall: Russian lights is perfect – it’s cheap, big buds coated in crystal, great smell, great taste, great very long high and is 100% organic.
I would recommend this strain to any herb smoker except beginners. It might be a little strong for them. But any one who enjoys a strong high will fall in love with Russian Lights fast. –snake420'
'I’ve never been to Amsterdam. It’s been a point of consternation ever since I realized you could get high without the inevitable threat of police. But, I haven’t gone, probably because friends who’ve visited come back and say things like: “You’ll be eaten up by it.” “You’ll never leave,” and “I would take odds that you ended up dead” In actuality it’s because I had no money, and my parents aren’t wealthy, so I didn’t get to take a cool backpacking trip around Europe after college (I have been to Cuba, Ecuador, Rome, Antigua and the BVI–so don’t feel sorry for me).'
'"CBS has rejected an advertisement from the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws intended for a digital billboard – the CBS Super Screen – located in Manhattan’s Times Square. In emails obtained by High Times, the marketing firm Neutron Media informed NORML that the network would not approve the ad.'
'Voters are disgusted by the reckless spending of politicians in Washington. The backlash is coming, so policymakers are now scrambling to do something, or at least be seen as doing something, about the enormous federal debt. Now is a good time for Congress to abolish government agencies that are outdated, dysfunctional or just unnecessary.'
'A church-going family man who used medical marijuana to ease chronic pain from injuries sustained in a 2001 car accident, Ronald Naulls already had two successful careers – one as an IT consultant and another in real estate – when he established the Healing Nations Collective in Corona in 2006 to save fellow patients the hours-long drive to Los Angeles for medicine.'
'Medical marijuana’s support among voters in New York State is so solid that even a substantial majority of Republicans favor its legalization, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.'
'Anthony Chiofalo had contended that Commissioner Ray Kelly's decision to end his 22-year career over the single failed drug test was "arbitrary, capricious, unreasonable and unconstitutional" - especially since he didn't know he was ingesting the drug.'
'The Winter Games commence Feb. 12 in Vancouver, British Columbia, the most marijuana-friendly host city in Olympic history, a place where restrictions on pot are loose enough to allow "consumption lounges," some of which are extending their hours to accommodate a wave of jet-lagged international visitors.'
'PITTSBURGH — A San Francisco man claims he was high on a double dose of medical marijuana cookies when he screamed, dropped his pants and attacked crew members on a cross-country flight, forcing its diversion to Pittsburgh, the FBI said Wednesday.'
Bullshit, plain and simple.
'SAN FRANCISCO -- A 25-year-old San Francisco man was acquitted of murder and attempted murder charges today in connection with a marijuana robbery that ended in the victim's slaying.'
'We bring you a special update from The Prince of Pot, Marc Emery. He lets us know how he is doing while out on bail and waiting to be extradited to the United States from Canada for selling Marijuana seeds. It is Olympic time in Vancouver also and we talk about what that’s like in the heart of Vansterdam.'
'President Obama released his budget requests for fiscal 2011 today, requesting $3.5 million less for the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign than he did in fiscal 2010.'
'Durban Poison possess a potent uplifting pop. Just a little in my Volcano Digit worked wonders at easing my fibromyalgia symptoms. A pinch of Durban Poison will stone you with a powerful wholly unique marijuana high.'
'Overall: A great strain, my new favorite actually. I do realize it’s expensive, but in my opinion more than worth it, especially with a vaporizer.
I’ve never seen a strain produce such a thick cloud of vapor. –Heroic'
'SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have seized nearly a ton of marijuana hidden in a banana shipment at a cargo facility near the U.S.-Mexico border.'
'SAN ANTONIO - Thousands of pounds of marijuana have been taken off the streets. Immigration and Custom Enforcement, also known as “ICE,” seized a total of 2,512 pounds of marijuana at an abandoned used car lot on 3300 block of Southwest Military Drive Tuesday morning.'
'A former undercover narcotics detective will tell a , or at least decriminalize possession of the drug.' on Wednesday that it is time for the state to legalize and regulate marijuana sales
'D.A.R.E. America Chairman Skip Miller writes in his Jan. 28 Times Op-Ed article, "Don’t legalize marijuana," that his organization has been successful in its efforts to reduce illegal drug use in the U.S. by educating schoolchildren. Indeed, protecting young people has long been used to justify marijuana prohibition. But in reality, our drug laws have failed to stop marijuana use among American youth but have succeeded in punishing them with damning criminal records, loss of financial aid for college and removal from after-school activities. As a graduate of D.A.R.E., I know all too well about the shortcomings of this program and of America's war on marijuana.'
'Overall: This is an excellent strain. Not quite perfect for my insomnia needs, but it’s a great strain when you want something to make the stress slide right off of you. –Ghost Guy'
'At the age of 64, Canadian rocker Neil Young finally won his first Grammy award on Sunday night, one he shared for art direction on the box set Neil Young Archives Vol. 1 (1963-1972). Young was also recognized for his long-standing charity Bridge concerts, and for the Neil Young benefit on Friday night that raised more than $4 million. Young and Bob Dylan, neither of whom can really sing, were beat out by Bruce Springsteen for Best Solo Rock Vocal.'
'Sin City loves a drunk, but it's apparently not nearly as fond of stoners.'
'Overall: I think paying $70 for any eighth is ridiculous, so I bought a gram just to sample something new while they had it.
Wow – it’s just an overall stoney, tasty, kushy bud. It’s really sticky and smelly, so you know it’s bomb.
Only smoke this stuff if you like to get faded. –blairfourtwenty'
'Wells Fargo & Co. — which medical-marijuana dispensary owners say is virtually the only bank in Colorado willing to take their business — has stopped opening new accounts for dispensaries.'
'President Obama’s CitizenTube forum concluded today with questions about ending marijuana prohibition receiving the most votes, by far. Yet, an answer to the most popular question was absent from the president’s address, which took place on YouTube this afternoon.'
'The Colorado State Senate has passed a bill designed to prevent recreational pot users from exploiting the law to obtain medical marijuana.'
'BARRE - Deborah Baxter, a Bradford resident, has had a Vermont medical marijuana card for about three years and can legally smoke pot to ease her physical pain. Yet the state is punishing her for her use of the leafy green drug.'
'A Saturday morning traffic stop by a Kansas State Trooper leads to the discovery of a large amount of marijuana and the arrest of two people from Colorado.'
Big ups to 420.com!
'On the morning of October 2, 1992, a group of 30 law enforcement officers served a marijuana search warrant to Donald Scott at his Malibu, California ranch. While serving the warrant to Scott and his wife, Frances Plante, deputies shot Scott three times, killing him instantly. No marijuana was found on the property.'
'The Los Angeles City Council's vote Tuesday to shut hundreds of so-called medical marijuana dispensaries was a welcome move, but the larger battle over pot has just begun.'
'I’m happy to let you all know that I will be on national radio this Sunday, which just happens to be my 42nd birthday!'
'More than 1,000 people took that in and more as they milled by exhibits and crowded into lectures Saturday during opening day at the Marijuana Caregivers Cup Expo, held at a Marriott hotel in Ypsilanti.'
'Wesleyan University students have elected "Giant Joint" to the student assembly, beating out two human competitors for the seat.'
'Our elected officials pledge to "faithfully, impartially and justly" perform the duties of their office. With this in mind, I was surprised by the Jan. 22 commentary "New medical marijuana law will increase teen drug use" by Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini, R-Monmouth.'