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.
|Photo: Cannabis Culture|
Some unfortunate inmates who thought they’d be high for the holidays got the equivalent of coal in their stockings this weekend.
|Graphic: Cannabis Culture|
|The Massachusetts Bar Association — and a huge majority of state residents — favor medical marijuana.|
The Massachusetts Bar Association’s (MBA) House of Delegates voted overwhelmingly last month to support House Bill 2160, a bipartisan medical marijuana bill introduced in the State House earlier this year.
|Photo: Louisiana State Police|
|Sea of green: Troopers say they discovered between 1,000 and 1,500 plants|
Police say they’ve arrested a 37-year-old man after finding between 1,000 and 1,500 marijuana plants growing in a trailer next to his home in Ponchatoula, La.
|Photo: Huntington, W.Va. Police Department|
|This is what the cops described as a “sophisticated marijuana factory.” Guess they don’t get out much.|
A former voice for a drug-free workplace pleaded guilty Friday to “trafficking medical grade marijuana,” reports Curtis Johnson at the Huntington Herald-Dispatch.
|Lil Wayne: Busted again, and already headed to prison in February|
Rapper Lil Wayne was detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents in Texas today after drug dogs detected marijuana on two of his tour buses, reports Aspen Steib of CNN.
|Artwork: Jim Wheeler|
|Safe access to marijuana remains a distant dream to many patients — even in states which have legalized medical use|
|The little dispensary that could: MediLeaf is still open, despite the efforts of the Gilroy, Calif., City Council|
A Superior Court judge handed down a ruling Tuesday keeping Gilroy, California’s new medical marijuana dispensary open for now, prompting a city councilman to call for a refund from the city’s legal firm.