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Dutch Border Collie Database
This is Old Hemp, the father of the modern Border Collie breed. He sired more than 200 puppies.

Talk About Collie Weed, Eh?

The Border Collie as we know it today is descended from a dog named Old Hemp. Old Hemp’s style was reportedly different from that commonly seen during his era, as he worked more quietly than other sheepdogs of the time.
This style was adopted and used by other breeders and trainers and became the dominant style among Border Collies within a few generations, according to Wikipedia.
While dogs much like the Border Collie existed centuries ago. As confirmed by old paintings and lithographs, sheherds’ dogs in the days of old looked quite similar to today’s Border Collie.


Score The Tickets Of The Year:
Spring Gathering Music Festival and Medical Marijuana Expo,
June 11, San Bernardino

Just think about it, man. There you are in the crowd, jammin’ with Snoop and B Real, and you just visited the patients’ medication area. And look over there — it’s event host Tommy Chong!
Because you’re smart enough to read Toke of the Town, you’re eligible to win a pair of tickets to the second annual Dr. Greenthumb, Tommy Chong and Snoop Dogg’s Spring Gathering Music Festival and Medical Marijuana Expo, Saturday, June 11 at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, California.

Spring Gathering established itself in 2010 as a premier lifestyle destination celebrating music and activism, and the second installment will feature a powerful lineup that continues to blend the worlds of music and cannabis culture.
Spring Gathering 2011 will feature live performances by Snoop Dogg, Cypress Hill, Travis Barker with Mix Master Mike, Stephen Marley, and Collie Buddz, with more artists to be announced. Spring Gathering’s ambassadors, Dr. Greenthumb (B Real of Cypress Hill), Tommy Chong, Snoop Dogg and special guest Shelby Chong will host the daylong festivities.

Photo: Keith Durflinger/SGVN
Robert Ortiz measures out medical marijuana for a patient at Whittier Hope Collective, Thursday, April 7, 2011. Whittier officials are considering capping at one the number of dispensaries allowed in the city, thus handing Ortiz a monopoly.

​The only legal medical marijuana dispensary in Whittier, California, may become a monopoly of one.

City officials, claiming to be concerned about a “potential influx” of pot shops, have proposed a cap of one of the number allowed, reports Mike Sprague at the Whittier Daily News.
The amendment to the zoning ordinance, recommended Monday on a 5-0 vote by the Planning Commission, is expected to go to the City Council at its meeting on May 10.
Assistant City Manager Jeff Collier claimed the cap of just one dispensary was based on the small number of Whittier residents holding state-authorized medical marijuana cards. There are supposedly only 22 in town.

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Photo: Cornerstone Recording Arts Society
Slightly Stoopid began in 1996, influenced by SoCal skatepunk, thrash and copious amounts of weed. They now mix a California-centric sound of loopy sampledelic pop, hip-hop, sunny marijuana affirmations, dub and reggae influences.

​As the debate over ending marijuana prohibition heats up across the country, the Marijuana Policy Project is partnering with renowned San Diego-based band Slightly Stoopid for their upcoming United States tour, “Cauzin Vapors … Legalize It,” on which they will be accompanied by hip-hop superstars Cypress Hill, The Expendables, Collie Buddz, and reggae legends Steel Pulse on select dates.

Starting in mid-July, the tour will wind across the country, from California to New York, with stops at this year’s acclaimed Lollapalooza festival in Chicago and, appropriately enough, the Mile High Music Festival in Colorado.
MPP will be tabling at performances and have representatives at each show to answer questions and provide information about the ongoing campaigns to end marijuana prohibition in the U.S.
“We are delighted to be included in this opportunity to expand awareness about the need to change our country’s marijuana policies,” said Mary Patton, director of VIP relations at the Marijuana Policy Project.
“Slightly Stoopid, Cypress Hill and all the acts on this tour are vocal, well-known supporters of ending marijuana prohibition, and we look forward to joining them in this effort to change attitudes and inspire activism on marijuana-related issues across the U.S.”