|Photo: Joe Mabel|
|A massive representation of a joint in a “rolling paper” evoking the American flag, 2008 Summer Solstice Parade, Fremont Fair, Seattle, WA.|
Marijuana decriminalization in Washington state just won some important allies.
|Verne Prison on the Isle of Portland, henceforth forever known as “that prison that lets prisoners grow weed.”|
British prison guards unwittingly allowed a convicted drug dealer to grow marijuana in his cell — and even decorate one four-foot plant as a Christmas tree.
|Careful flashing that oregano around just anywhere.|
A Clarksville, Tenn., man faces charges after being indicted on allegations he robbed a girl at gunpoint for what turned out to be what must have been some very nice-looking oregano.
|Photo: Aaron Thackeray, Westword|
|Herbal Connections dispensary, located at 2209 W. 32nd Avenue in Denver, offers a variety of strains including Pineapple Kush.|
Colorado’s medical marijuana community got a bit of editorial support today from a very influential source — leading newspaper The Denver Post.
|Snoop Dogg: “Buy my medicine, buy my medicine…”|
Cliff Maynard of Pittsburgh has blazed a unique trail on the stoner art scene. The 37-year-old creates amazing mosaics using the humble medium of used roach papers from smoked joints.
|Photo: David Shankbone|
|With views like this AND legal pot, what’s not to like about Breckenridge?|
The place looks like a storybook, and on January 1, the story’s getting a lot cooler. Plans for implementation of a voter-approved citywide legalization of marijuana in the Colorado ski resort town of Breckenridge are nearly complete.
|A sample of the wares at Walnut Creek’s C3 Collective.|
Five hundred bucks a day adds up fast. Brian Hyman, director of the only medical marijuana dispensary in Walnut Creek, California, can tell you that.
|Mendocino fave OG Kush at about 6 weeks into flowering.|
Two members of the Mendocino County, Calif., Board of Supervisors’ Health and Human Services Committee say their reworking of the county’s medical marijuana ordinance is ready to be sent to the full board, reports Mike A’Dair of The Willits News.
|“Drug money” and cartel weapons seized by the Mexican Federales and the DEA|
Promised security help from the United States for Mexico’s drug war, including helicopters and scanners for contraband detection, has been held up by bureaucratic red tape and is slow in arriving, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), Ken Ellingwood reports in the Los Angeles Times.