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More Americans Favor Marijuana Legalization Than 30 Years Ago

By admin at 6 February, 2009, 3:20 pm

More Americans are comfortable with the idea of the legalization of marijuana today than they were 30 years ago.
That’s according to a new CBS/New York Times survey which found that 41 percent of Americans favor the legalization of cannabis compared to 27 percent in 1979.
There is also an age gap in the survey with adults [...]


Michael Phelps Apologizes for Marijuana Picture

By admin at 2 February, 2009, 12:21 pm

After photos of him smoking marijuana from a bong surfaced in a UK paper last week, Olympic swimming phenomenon Michael Phelps apologized yesterday saying his behavior was “regrettable” (see photo here).
Phelps became a worldwide star after winning a record eight gold medals at the Summer Olympics last year in Beijing, China.
The success made Phelps a [...]


Few citations under new Mass. pot law

By admin at 30 January, 2009, 4:28 pm

Although the decriminalization of the possession of less than an ounce of marijuana has been in effect in Massachusetts for almost a month, some towns in the state say it has yet to come into play for their police force.
Police in the town of Bedford, Massachusetts, about a half hour outside of Boston, say they [...]

Hotly debated also is the sale of paraphrenalia such as Smoke Collective weed grinders and other such Items.


Mass. Police Carrying Scales to Weigh Pot

By admin at 27 January, 2009, 5:38 pm

Earlier this month a new law took effect in Massachusetts which decriminalized marijuana and made possession of less than an ounce of pot punishable by a civil fine of $100. In order to make sure an ounce is really an ounce, some police in the state will be carrying digital scales in their cruisers.
Police in [...]


Colorado town cuts ‘harsh’ pot penalty

By admin at 13 January, 2009, 11:25 am

Saying that the old law was “too harsh,” a Colorado town has voted to reduce the fine for marijuana possession of less than an ounce and removed the possibility of jail time.
According to the Denver Post, Federal Heights, Colorado voted last week to reduce the penalty for possession from $1,000 to $500 in a move [...]


10 Anti-Marijuana PSAs that Make You Want to Light Up for Spite

By admin at 5 January, 2009, 11:43 am

Is it just me or do most PSAs tend to have the opposite of the desired effect on their audience? It doesn’t matter whether you’re a pothead or not. These anti-marijuana PSAs are so bad you’ll consider lighting up out of spite.
1. Getting Ellen High- In this PSA, the female character Ellen is constantly bombarded with [...]


New Jersey Takes Step To Legalize Marijuana

By admin at 19 December, 2008, 1:09 pm

A New Jersey Senate panel approved a bill 6-1 on Monday, which, if passed, would make the state the 14th in the country to legalize marijuana for medical use.
Known as the “Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act, ” the bill would legalize the use of marijuana for patients suffering from AIDS, cancer and other debilitating diseases.
But [...]


10 Celebrity Potheads that Might Surprise You

By admin at 17 December, 2008, 4:03 pm

You already know that Willie Nelson loves the green, and you’re probably not surprised to hear Jack Black is a toker. Hell, you probably even remember when sweet Mary Ann from Gilligan’s Island got popped for marijuana possession recently.
But you might not be aware of these celebrities who like to partake from time to time. [...]


Could your electric bill trigger a marijuana SWAT raid?

By admin at 17 December, 2008, 3:31 pm

This week Colorado police arrested 3 people for growing marijuana inside their home after noticing their “high” electric bill.
If you follow the news, you’ll notice “electric bill raids” are not uncommon. Police often resort to mining electric bills, since it’s cheaper than using heat sensing cameras with helicopters and potentially less troublesome legally.
So for those of [...]


Michigan Prosecutor to Handle Marijuana Arrests on a Case-By-Case Basis

By admin at 8 December, 2008, 11:41 am

Although rules for Michigan’s medical marijuana law will not be set up until April 4th, at least one prosecutor in the state says he will look at each marijuana case individually until rules are in place.

Last week Michigan’s medical marijuana law took effect, but without a proper way to issue ID [...]