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Artist rendition of weed cannon.

It’s almost something out of an old Wile E. Coyote cartoon. But unlike Acme cannons this one worked, and it was launching cannabis instead of a cartoon carnivore. The Mexicali Public Safety Department Tuesday say they confiscated a pneumatic gun used to shoot bales of herb and other drugs into the United States.
And they’ve been doing it for some time.

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Mark Starkovich.

Here’s a real gem of a stoner story from our sister paper, the Minneapolis City Pages. Apparently Mark Starkovich of Duluth, Minn. is new to smoking ganja. Last April Starkovich managed to burn down part of an abandoned apartment building while trying to light a bowl of weed. While he at first denied the crime, police say he eventually copped to lighting some papers on fire in order to smoke pot out of the pipe. Don’t worry, the logic escapes us too.

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