|Illustration: Joe McGarry|
|Long Beach Police maybe want to join the DEA, since they seem to be enforcing federal laws.|
Police said Tuesday that search warrants were served at 15 dispensaries in and around Long Beach, Calif., last week in connection with an investigation into the “illegal sale of marijuana.”
The Marijuana Policy Project recently hired Kurt A. Gardinier to be the organization’s new director of communications. Gardinier joined MPP earlier this month and officially took the reins from Bruce Mirken Tuesday.
|Photo Courtesy Stoney McStonerson|
|Stoney: “You can save yourself a ton of pain if you just SHINE.”|
Colorado’s Stoney Haze McStonerson is proof that not only can marijuana activists be intelligent and effective — they can also be quite easy on the eyes.
Dude… sweet. I knew there was something special happening last night when I obliterated those Hostess Cupcakes.
|Industrial hemp being harvested|
Uruguay has pulled into the lead in becoming the first country in South America to authorize the cultivation of industrial hemp, Paula Alvarado reports at Treehugger.com.
|“Make sure it’s all there, man.”|
A King County judge has ordered the Washington State Patrol to return nine ounces of medical marijuana to an authorized patient.
|Island Records |
It’s the latest example of “They needed a scientific study to figure that out?” Displaying a keen grasp of the obvious, a scientific team has “discovered” that teens who listen to music containing references to marijuana are more likely to use the herb than their counterparts with less exposure to such lyrics.
Yesterday’s Whittier Daily News carried an extraordinary piece by Frank C. Girardot, senior metro editor for the San Gabriel Valley Newspaper Group.
Dear President Obama:
Over the weekend I think I stumbled on a great plan to put people back to work.What I need from you is some stimulus money. Think of it as seed money if you will.I’m going to use it to start a business. And in a matter of months I think the business can be one of the Fortune 500.Tax money generated by this startup can go to work fixing our health care system, our roads and our schools. By some estimates consumers already spend $110 billion a year on the product I plan to sell.
A Superior Court in California has ordered the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to pay $69,400 in attorneys’ fees to a medical marijuana advocacy organization.
|Careful, baby. That thing could blow…|
It was a more exciting night than usual in Richmond, California. After four tension-filled, dramatic hours Sunday night, a police bomb squad safely disposed of what they called a pipe bomb found in front of a local home.