'President Obama’s newly released drug war budget is essentially the same as Bush’s, with roughly twice as much money going to the criminal justice system as to treatment and prevention. This despite Obama's statements on the campaign trail that drug use should be treated as a health issue, not a criminal justice issue.'
'Jacks Cleaner is a Super High strain. And when I say Super High, I mean it gets you Super HIGH! A very effective Sativa that will conk you behind the eyes more than most strains will. I could not keep my eyes open after medicating with this strain.'
'The Obama administration promised in October that the federal government would respect state laws allowing the growing and selling of marijuana for medicinal use, but the Drug Enforcement Agency sent a loud message with the arrest of Bartkowicz.'
'Lincoln Parish law enforcement seized 345 pounds of marijuana Thursday evening.
According to a release by the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, a deputy stopped a U-haul for unsafe driving on Interstate 20 eastbound for tailgating another vehicle during inclement weather around 4:30 p.m.'
'Denver DEA Special Agent in Charge Jeffrey Sweetin says marijuana is not medicine and is still illegal under federal law. Sweetin said he's been gathering information on dispensary owners and their operations for months.'
'California has had legal medical marijuana for over 13 years, and more than 80% of Americans support patient’s rights to use it. But none of that mattered to Christian Hughes’ employer, who fired him for testing positive for marijuana that he uses under his doctor’s recommendation to treat injuries related to an auto accident.'
'But while the expert declared that what detectives collected from Sexton's Siloam Road farm was unusable "schwag," much of the day was spent hearing stories from the men and women who were counting on the plants to mature and provide medicine for their maladies.'
'HIGHLANDS RANCH - Federal Drug Enforcement Administration agents raided a Highlands Ranch home on Friday and arrested a medical marijuana grower who was part of a 9Wants to Know story about suburban medical marijuana growing operations.'
'The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is obviously targeting a legal medical marijuana delivery service in Orange County -- and then lying about it.'
'Overall: I will keep this strain in my garden from now on. I enjoyed growing this strain and suggest every cultivator to give it a try.
If you happen to come across this strain, it is definitely a keeper! –NewbyCultvatr'
'So why do we consistently see representatives of law enforcement opposing medical marijuana, marijuana decriminalization, and marijuana legalization efforts in state legislatures?'
'Don’t let the title mislead you though. I like to do everything high (except my taxes and Spanish homework; it’s all gibberish), but these five things I cherish doing baked.'
'NEW CASTLE, Del. -- Police responding to a report of a suspicious man carrying a gun instead found two legs sticking out of a homemade igloo. New Castle County police said the legs belong to Delaware teen who was arrested Wednesday after he was found to be carrying a survival knife, a hammer, 7.5 grams of marijuana and two marijuana pipes.'
'An operator of a Fresno medical-marijuana dispensary posted $5,000 bail and got out of jail Wednesday after he promised to return to Fresno County Superior Court for his arraignment on charges of violating a court order.'
'ZION, Ill. - Police in the far northern Chicago suburb of Zion say a high school official there is accused of trying to destroy evidence that marijuana was growing in the basement of a home where she rents an apartment.'
'Lil Wayne is a free man for another three weeks. On Tuesday, a judge agreed to allow the rapper to have dental surgery, delaying his sentencing on a gun charge until Mar. 2. He's expected to serve a year in New York's infamous Riker's Island prison.'
'In January 2010 and with minor fanfare, New Jersey became the most recent state to legalize medical marijuana. Former governor Jon Corzine signed the medical marijuana bill shortly before leaving office in mid-January. The law governing New Jersey’s medical marijuana usage is said to be one of the most restrictive in the nation.'
'Overall: I’m usually not big on taste but man this stuff was fun to smoke. The quality of the buzz was euphoric without bringing you down.
'EL PASO -- Customs and Border Protection officers seized over 30 pounds of marijuana hidden in framed pictures of Jesus Christ, CBP spokesman Roger Maier said.'
'“…the primary reason to outlaw marijuana is its effect on the degenerate races.” “Reefer makes darkies think they’re as good as white men.” “There are 100,000 total marijuana smokers in the US, and most are Negroes, Hispanics, Filipinos and entertainers. Their Satanic music, jazz and swing, result from marijuana usage. This marijuana causes white women to seek sexual relations with Negroes, entertainers and any others.”'
'Ongoing efforts to reform marijuana laws in Rhode Island received a huge endorsement today from the state’s largest newspaper.'
'The head of the Washington Department of Corrections (DOC), Eldon Vail, seems to put a lot more effort into covering up the lousy job his subordinates are doing, than in actually doing his own job.'
'Overall: I love this bud. It is a very good smoke. Rolled a 1/2 gram joint for me and a buddy and we were both baked for hours.
'La Puente has approved nine business licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries, despite an upcoming city ordinance capping the number at six.'
'The Mushroom Brazil Bong is crisp and clean, the little guy looks like a good smoking companion. The mushroom fellow attached to this 7 inch tall waterpipe, or bong, is a cool character. His eyes are red even before you get there.'
'Ice marijuana buds were mighty bugly. In fact one might argue the marijuana buds were downright fugly, as in fucking ugly. Though this sativa was hit with the ugly duck stick, it still wailed with uplifting potency.'
'JEFFERSON CITY - Legislators say the spread of K2, a “herbal incense” more commonly referred to as a synthetic marijuana, is an epidemic.'
'LOS ANGELES - This school doesn't have a problem with students not paying attention.
"They're paying us to come, and our classes are full," says Jeff Jones, chancellor of the Los Angeles branch of Oaksterdam University, where students learn the business of marijuana from seed to ash.'
'Marijuana is legal medicine in 14 states. A group of Missourians is taking their fight to the state Capitol, hoping to make Missouri number 15, reports Sara Forhetz at KY3 News.'
'Suspended for the entire 2008 season by the NFL for failing a third drug test, Anthony Hargrove was out of a job until the New Orleans Saints gambled on him last May. The 6-3, 275-pound defensive tackle turned out to be a key pickup by the Saints, who won their first Super Bowl on Sunday.'
'There are a lot of guides online that tell you how to smoke in your room without getting caught...but most of those methods aren't more than a couple drier sheets and a towel under the door.'
'Overall: Definitely one of the better sativas to come my way since my last batch of Durban Poison (wish I had a camera then) which I never felt I would see anything close again (still haven’t). This strain leaves you feeling calm and relaxed for a long while after making this a very manageable daily strain. –m1ke'
'WESLACO — Police made two arrests after finding more than a ton of marijuana among a load of avocados along Expressway 83.'
'Overall: Most people might pass this one up just because it is so tiny but don’t let the size fool you. It is what they would call in boxing a contender for "pound for pound champion".
I would say if you enjoy that crazy body high that a lot of edibles can give you, and you can find them then give them a try. I would save this edible for a time when you don’t have much else to do! –SantaCruzMts'
'I have met Gary Johnson and he is terrific.
He will compete with Ron Paul for the Republican nomination in 2011 and 2012, ultimately I think they will be on the same ticket and they can defeat President Obama.'
'Dozens of medical marijuana dispensary owners lined up before daylight in Denver Monday to apply for their licenses. It was the first day the owners could apply for the required licenses under the city's new regulatory scheme.'
'With a physician prescription, adults have no problem obtaining marijuana from legal dispensaries there. An unintended consequence of the dispensaries is that marijuana drug dealers have been largely put out of business, thereby eliminating sources for teenagers to get marijuana.'
'A pot-smoking parolee in Colorado is facing criminal charges after allegedly offering a cash bribe to try to pass a drug test.'
'(FRANKLIN PARK) Illinois State Police discovered more than $9 million worth of marijuana while searching a west suburban warehouse last week and arrested four people for trafficking.'
'Tonya Curvin wrote in her recent Speak Out letter to The Star, “There are other ways to live a painful life without drugs: Therapists, chiropractors, counselors, pastors and exercises are examples. It’s also sad to say, but some chronic pain sufferers got hurt under the influence of drugs and that’s why they are now in chronic pain.”'
I voted no. I just couldn't trust a cop in that situation. I smoked with one of my professor's in college though...maybe if it's really good shit I'll change my vote.
'Dennis Peron, known as the “father of medical marijuana,” supports across-the-board legalization of marijuana. In a telephone interview, he said enforcing existing laws costs the criminal justice system a fortune.'
'Local residents wanting to obtain marijuana for legal and appropriate medical purposes say it has been difficult to find doctors willing to help, although they say those same doctors are eager to pass out prescription pills.'
'Ummm…if marijuana was deemed not responsible for Mr. Lewis’ death, why the lead in the headline regarding marijuana?'
'Overall: Sour Diesel is worth keeping in the rotation as long as it is available in your area, for sure. It is one I go back to very often no matter how many strains I might have at that moment.
It works so well I forgot to take the second hit I took out of the jar to write this review!! Maybe I should get that in before I crop and attach the photos! –SantaCruzMts'
'"Between propaganda and the four-decade “war on drugs” campaign, most people have been led to believe that marijuana is bad, illegal and a “gateway drug.” Some think it has always been illegal.'
'Investigators have seized $1.1 million in cash from a Little Italy flat - profits from a huge marijuana money-laundering ring with possible ties to organized crime, the Daily News has learned.'
'LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A man whose business distributed a substance that mimics the effects of a marijuana has been arrested.'
'Overall: This strain is good if you have nothing to worry about, nowhere to be, and a soft place to lay. It is worth every penny and it’s definitely one of my top favorite buds. –Titaniumtrachea'
'Steamboat Springs — Parent Julie Carta is concerned that the opening of medical marijuana dispensaries in Steamboat Springs sends a confusing message to children.'
I guess I can see that. Maybe hospitals and drug stores send the wrong message too? They are full of drugs, drugs that can kill you! Just shut them all down, god forbid this bitch should have to do some actual parenting.
'I was browsing through my digg rss feed and came across this video (you can also view it below). Pretty interesting, even when thousands of people in Michigan are jobless they still found the money to learn how to grow marijuana. If that’s not a motivator to decriminalize marijuana, I honestly don’t know what is.'
'And since anandamide is an “endocannabinoid,” this may explain why male marijuana smokers can have fertility problems–the cannabinoids found in marijuana may mimic the effect of the natural substance. Dr Kirichok said: “Marijuana likely activates sperm prematurely, leaving them burnt out in a matter of hours” [BBC].'
'Across Colorado, as the medical-marijuana industry has boomed, so too have the businesses providing services to it. And as state lawmakers look to regulate the dispensary business, that outward economic ripple has resulted in a widening ring of people watching to see what happens to an industry they are connected to.'
'Your opinion that the Legislature should postpone consideration of marijuana decriminalization (“Weed out lesser ideas in a difficult short session,” Jan. 22) de-emphasizes important facts. Washington’s justice system is disastrously overburdened and underfunded. The Office of Financial Management projects an annual savings of $16 million and new revenue of $1 million if Senate Bill 5615 passes.'
'DENVER — A lab that tests medical marijuana for dispensaries and patients said Thursday it was raided by federal drug agents and ordered to turn over patient records.'