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Police Can No Longer Make You Wait for Drug Dog Searches

Rhett Thompson June 9, 2015

Just days after 4/20 this year, the US Supreme Court made a historic ruling that prevents cops from keeping citizens in custody while waiting for the K9 unit to show up at standard traffic stops.

The precedent was set from the recent Rodriguez vs US case - and as long as the "crime" isn't drug related (like speeding or running…

Yes, Smoking Cannabis is Safer than Smoking Tobacco

Rhett Thompson June 8, 2015

After 30 years of studies, UCLA professor emeritus of medicine ultimately concludes marijuana smoke does not heighten risk of cancer or lung disease.

This from laweekly.com:

Thanks to the knowledge contained within the mind of Dr. Donald Tashkin, professor emeritus of medicine at UCLA, the statement makes more sense than ever. He has been studying weed and its effects…

Even Denver's Housing Market is Getting High

Rhett Thompson June 5, 2015

Good luck finding a house, an apartment, warehouse - or even raw land - without paying a premium, if you can even find a vacancy.

Why, you might ask?

Cannabis. With the influx of people moving to Denver - aka New, New Amsterdam - the housing market has seen unprecedented growth, with prices jumping 10% in March alone - 2nd…

The "Best Part of Wakin' Up" No Longer Folgers

Rhett Thompson June 3, 2015

While nothing can take the place of traditional wake-n-bakes, this new cannabis roasted coffee - which can be purchased worldwide - gives cannacadets another reason to rise in the morning.

This from Eater.com:

A Los Angeles-based coffee company has figured out a way to sell marijuana-infused coffee all around the world regardless of state or country laws.. According to Fast…

Texas Governor Vows No Legalization or MMJ on His Watch

Rhett Thompson June 2, 2015

While Gov. Abbot signed legislation allowing CBD oils as treatment for certain, narrow medical conditions, he "will not allow...SB 399...to open the door to marijuana" in Texas.

"I remain convinced that Texas should not legalize marijuana, nor should Texas open the door for conventional marijuana to be used for medicinal purposes," Abbott said before the signing. "As governor, I will…

WSU Study Proposes Medical Marijuana Inadvertantly Used by Hunter-Gatherers

WSU June 2, 2015

"Blaze two, get at me in the morning!" While maybe not the exact terminology used, new research suggests that the more ancient stoners smoked, the better off they were.

VANCOUVER, Wash.--Washington State University researchers have found that the more hunter-gatherers smoke cannabis, the less they are infected by intestinal worms. The link suggests that they may unconsciously be, in effect…

Archaelogists Unearth 2400-Year-Old Golden "Bongs" used by Stoner Monarchs

Jon Austin May 28, 2015

Touted as a "once-in-a-century" discovery, these priceless artifacts were found in Russia & are being hailed as some of the finest objects ever recovered in the region.

The two "bongs" were used for smoking cannabis and opium, tests have confirmed, and were found with a number of other solid gold items weighing a combined total of 7Ibs hidden under clay…

Fed Up Vermont Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Ban Booze

John Johnson May 27, 2015

Delays in pro marijuana legislation have pushed two representatives to introduce legislation to bring back Prohibition in Vermont in an attempt to shame their fellow congressman into action.

Two Vermont lawmakers fed up with delays to legalize marijuana in the state introduced a headline-grabbing measure last month designed to move things along: one that would outlaw alcohol. Legislators Chris Pearson…

Drunk Man Arrested After Chasing Bear with Dull Hatchet

Ryan Trowbridge May 15, 2015

Was there someone still saying that marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol?  Seems harder and harder to make that case as police in North Adams, MA are "strongly" advising people to not chase bears while armed with a hatchet and under the influence.

In a post on the department's Facebook page, North Adams police said that an unidentified man, who…

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