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« Reply #40 on: December 22, 2014, 03:15:58 PM »
  Amazing.  Thank you for the pics.
Yuh, thanks Jerry, that is class work. 
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« Reply #41 on: December 22, 2014, 04:22:35 PM »
Hey, Thanks Chris Jones.  I do stuff in wood . That is trickier than metal don't ya think? My Brother was a master wood carver, something that I had envied his skills.  Would be honored if you could share some of your projects if you're inclined. 
 

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« Reply #42 on: December 22, 2014, 04:37:12 PM »
Hey, Thanks Chris Jones.  I do stuff in wood . That is trickier than metal don't ya think? My Brother was a master wood carver, something that I had envied his skills.  Would be honored if you could share some of your projects if you're inclined.
            I wish I could, my grandkids know how to use these PC's, I barely get along. I built houses decades ago, now I just putter arround, I make the furniture for the house, closets, tables, whatever. Basic stuff.
            I live in a backwater town, no kiln dried wood, so I stick dry stock. What I'm driving at my woodwork is simple stuff.I admire your work, and your bro sculptures- you- guys have patience and skill.  I truly beleive craftsmen should be open territory for the young, apprentiships etc. Not knocking college but I put skilled hands on folks in the same level as a college grads..

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Re: ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH ~ Weed now legal in Colorado
« Reply #43 on: December 24, 2014, 09:16:17 AM »


… are homeless pot smokers flocking
to Colorado for the legal weed?


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Arnold Kelley got lucky. The 60-year-old retired plumber, tired of risking arrest for pot-smoking, moved from Memphis, Tennessee, and got a job fixing pipes at a Denver dispensary.The dispensary helped him get a license to use medical marijuana and paid him in pot for his work.



SHELTERS CITE LEGAL POT AS PART OF
DENVER’S RISE IN HOMELESS


by AP23 Dec 2014

DENVER (AP) — Chris Easterling was sick of relying on drug dealers in Minneapolis when he needed marijuana to help ease the pain of multiple sclerosis. They were flaky, often leaving the homeless man without the drug when he needed relief the most.

So he moved to Denver, where legal pot dispensaries are plentiful and accessible.

Easterling is among a growing number of homeless people who have recently come to Colorado seeking its legal marijuana, and who now remain in the state and occupy beds in shelters, according to service providers.

While no state agency records how many homeless people were drawn by legal weed, officials at homeless centers say the influx they are seeing is straining their ability to meet the needs of the increasing population.

“The older ones are coming for medical (marijuana), the younger ones are coming just because it’s legal,” said Brett Van Sickle, director of Denver’s Salvation Army Crossroads Shelter, which has more than doubled its staff to accommodate the increase.

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The shelter did an informal survey of the roughly 500 new out-of-towners who stayed there between July and September and found as many as 30 percent had relocated for pot, he said.

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… as many as 300 new faces a month. Not all of them are pot-smokers, Luehrs said, but many have said they were drawn to the state because of legal marijuana.

CONTINUE ARTICLE~~~>http://www.breitbart.com/news/shelters-cite-legal-pot-as-part-of-denvers-rise-in-homeless/
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« Reply #44 on: December 24, 2014, 09:59:53 AM »
^^^^^^ Homeless flocking to Denver!!!!  Can't get a house, can.'t find a job, "weeds legal in Colorado?  You bet I"ll be there." 

Crazy  philosophy, further proof of America going down the tubes.

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« Reply #45 on: December 24, 2014, 11:27:47 AM »


  There are more homeless in this country than you think.  Yes, they are flocking to the big cities.

  Part of the NWO plan (Agenda 21) is to have everyone move to the bigger cities AND GIVE THE RURAL AREAS TO THE ELITES.

  Denver has an increasing problem, due in part to the marijuana. 

  Marijuana dependency is a lot like alcohol or any other dependency.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   I have done a lot of work for homeless people.  It is very satisfying to help the poor.

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« Reply #46 on: December 24, 2014, 01:11:18 PM »
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I have done a lot of work for homeless people.  It is very satisfying to help the poor.

I to Doc  and your right it feels great.
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« Reply #47 on: December 24, 2014, 01:18:04 PM »
I to Doc  and your right it feels great.

  Thank you for helping. It is only by the grace of God that I am not one of them. Merry Christmas to you and your family decemberfellow.
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« Reply #48 on: January 09, 2015, 07:53:27 AM »
Just a note that their are three aspects to addiction

(a) Physical

(b) Mental

While physical addiction is understood by the many, the psychological personality trait of addiction is not understood. Anyway the third aspect.

(c) Restrictions

When society intervenes such as in prohibition to amplify what should be an addiction from annoyance and inconvenience to a serious life threatening problem.


As for the homeless, and the poor. It should be a national embarrassment.

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« Reply #49 on: February 22, 2015, 03:21:46 PM »
http://www.hightimes.com/
http://www.hightimes.com/read/group-files-lawsuit-against-colorado-over-pot-laws
Group Files Lawsuit Against Colorado Over Pot Laws

Fri Feb 20, 2015

A cabal of pot-haters has emerged in Colorado in a feeble attempt to sever the pulse of legalized marijuana in the United States. On Thursday, the Safe Streets Alliance, an cut-rate organization overseen by a former crony of the Reagan Administration, filed a federal lawsuit which argues that Colorado's legal weed is a violation of racketeering laws and should be terminated.

The lawsuit comes just two months after neighboring states Oklahoma and Nebraska raised hell in the Supreme Court over Colorado’s one-year-old cannabis market being a direct infringement of the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Safe Streets, a national coalition supposedly acting “to reduce violent crime in America,” is going for the throats of several leading officials in Colorado, as well as members of the state’s retail pot market for participating in organized crime.
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« Reply #50 on: February 22, 2015, 05:14:00 PM »
^^^^^^^
  They are going to have a hard time overturning this law.  Check out these states that are considering Montana.  In fact we in Montana got rid of it and now pot is coming back.  WHEN WE GOT RID OF IT, IT PUT A LOT OF POT GROWERS OUT OF BUSINESS AND MOST OF THEM BECAME UNEPLOYED FOR A LONG TIME.

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These States Are Most Likely To Legalize Weed Next. Will You Have A Happier 4/20 In 2015?

Alaska

Alaskans will have the first chance to make their state the third to legalize pot. A ballot measure to tax, regulate and legalize weed for adult recreational use was initially scheduled to be on the primary election ballot on Aug. 19, the earliest date of any states, though due to a timing issue in the state Legislature, it was recently moved to the general election in November. Anti-marijuana groups are hoping to keep it from passing.

Pot has already been decriminalized and legalized for medical use in Alaska. A survey of Alaska voters taken earlier this year by Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling found that 55 percent supported legalizing marijuana.

Arizona

While hopes for a successful push on legal weed in 2014 may be dwindling, pro-pot organizers have expressed optimism that they'll have a strong campaign for the state ready ahead of 2016. Efforts are underway to gather the required 259,213 signatures needed by July in order to get the legalization issue on the 2014 ballot -- but without serious financial backing, it's looking unlikely. Activists with the influential Marijuana Policy Project have said they're on board with a forthcoming ballot initiative to fully legalize the drug in 2016, when more voters will likely turn out for the general election. The group has also said that by then, they'll have had enough time to figure out which aspects of previous efforts have been successful in other states.

Cannabis was legalized in the state for medical use in 2010 by ballot initiative. A poll taken earlier this year found that 51 percent of Arizonans supported legalizing recreational marijuana sales.

California

A statewide initiative to legalize recreational marijuana failed in California in 2010, but reformers have expressed hope at finding success in 2014 and beyond. Activists gave up on a major petition effort earlier this year that would have put the issue of legalization to voters in November. There have also been efforts to gather support for the California Cannabis Hemp Initiative, though they lack the financial support other proposals had. While the momentum is certainly in favor of legalization in California, some prominent figures have urged organizers to wait until 2016, when demographics and voter turnout will be even more in their favor.

Cannabis has already been decriminalized and legalized for medical use in California. Multiple polls taken last year found a majority of Californians in favor of legalizing pot, with one longstanding poll showing such support for the first time in 45 years of surveying the issue.

Delaware

Delaware only recently took steps to begin implementing a system for medical marijuana, but activists with MPP believe the state Legislature could push forward on a broader legalization bill. Delaware also doesn't have citizen ballot initiatives, so any such effort will need to come from state lawmakers.

A recent poll showed that a majority of the state's residents would support such a move.

Hawaii

Lawmakers in Hawaii have considered a number of bills to both decriminalize and legalize marijuana this year -- and killed them before allowing them to reach a full vote. Activists don't have a citizen ballot initiative process to allow them to pursue legalization, so they're hoping the pro-pot momentum will carry over to lawmakers in the Aloha State this year and beyond.

Hawaii has already legalized cannabis for medical use, and lawmakers recently passed legislation to improve the system. A poll taken earlier this year showed that 66 percent of Hawaiians supported legalization.

Maine

Bolstered by a November vote to legalize marijuana in Portland, Maine, pro-pot activists have announced the state as one of the top targets for legalization in upcoming election cycles. While initiatives to legalize through legislation have repeatedly failed votes in the state Legislature, MPP has announced plans to help coordinate a grassroots campaign to get a legalization measure on the ballot, though probably not until 2016. In the meantime, more communities appear ready to take legalization into their own hands.

Cannabis has been decriminalized and approved for medical use across Maine. According to a PPP poll released last year, 48 percent of registered voters in Maine believe pot should be legal for recreational use.

Maryland

Maryland recently decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana following efforts by state lawmakers, and while some see legalization as the next step, it won't happen this year. A Democratic candidate for the state's upcoming gubernatorial election was a big proponent of the decriminalization push, and has supported legalization as well. Maryland's system only allows for referenda on already-passed legislation, so the state will have to rely on state lawmakers for action on marijuana.

Maryland has also passed legislation legalizing cannabis for medical use. A poll taken this year showed that 50 percent of Maryland voters support legalizing marijuana.

Massachusetts

The deep-blue New England state is being eyed as a prime opportunity for legalization, with marijuana reform advocates pointing to high margins of support for previous pro-pot initiatives. Advocates with marijuana reform group Bay State Repeal have already begun laying the initial groundwork in order to begin coordinating a campaign to legalize pot via ballot initiative in 2016. A bill to legalize has also been submitted in the state Legislature, and is scheduled to have a hearing later this month.

Massachusetts has decriminalized cannabis, and just last November passed a ballot measure legalizing it for medical use. Recent polls have support for legalizing, taxing and regulating cannabis hovering around 50 percent.

Montana

Montana has had a checkered history with marijuana laws. Voters passed an initiative legalizing cannabis for medical use in 2004, but opponents have since taken various steps to amend the measure or repeal it altogether. Reform advocates remain hopeful that voters will support full legalization, with MPP announcing plans to support a statewide effort to legalize at the ballot in 2016. Pot reformers wasted no time following the 2012 election, filing a ballot question aiming to put the issue before voters in 2014. They later dropped the effort for this cycle.

There are no recent statewide surveys to gauge current support for pot legalization in Montana, though previous polls have showed a majority of Montana voters supporting the decriminalization of marijuana.

Nevada

Marijuana advocates in Nevada are organizing an effort to force a vote on legalization as early as 2015. If that isn't successful, most organizers in the state and at the national level see 2016 as the best chance for a push. The liberal bent of the state makes it a popular target for reformers.

Nevada has legalized medical cannabis, and last year the state passed a measure establishing a dispensary system to help increase access for sick citizens. According to a recent poll, 56 percent of Nevadans would favor legalizing cannabis for recreational use if the money raised went to fund education.

New York

Marijuana advocates have expressed hope that New York could become the third state to legalize marijuana, and perhaps the first to do it through legislation, though support for such measures has so far been minimal. Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) recently came out in favor of efforts to loosen marijuana laws, though he has been hesitant to show support for a popular medical marijuana bill moving through the state Legislature. The governor has also announced a set of executive actions to give seriously ill patients access to marijuana. New York has no system for citizen ballot initiatives.

New York has already decriminalized cannabis possession, though harsh penalties still exist for anybody found using it in a public place or showing it in public view -- a loophole that pot reformers claim has been abused by law enforcement. A 2013 poll showed 82 percent of New Yorkers in support of medical marijuana statewide, and one taken earlier this year showed 57 percent in support of legalization.

Oregon

Marijuana legalization advocates in Oregon began by approaching the issue from two sides, both pushing for a ballot initiative and lobbying state lawmakers for legislative action. The latter route appears to have failed for now. An earlier legalization effort, which was poorly coordinated and widely mocked inside the state, failed in 2012. Organizers knew there was plenty of room for improvement, and they believe they've found it with New Approach Oregon, a group supported by high-profile national donors that is seeking to see their legalization measure put into law and recently began collecting signatures. Two more legalization initiatives are also being pushed by Paul Stanford, a prominent marijuana business owner. Read more about the specifics here.

Oregon has already decriminalized cannabis and legalized it for medical use. According to a poll taken last year, 57 percent of likely voters in Oregon support a proposal to tax, regulate and legalize marijuana for recreational use.

Rhode Island

Marijuana advocates had high hopes that Rhode Island would be one of the first in the next round of states to legalize. Because it has no citizen-initiated ballot process, Rob Kampia, the executive director of MPP, said last year that lawmakers in the state could undertake the effort. Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D) has appeared somewhat open to the idea, and pot reformers were confident that a push this year would be different than the last. Earlier this month, however, lawmakers killed a set of bills before they could get out of committee.

Rhode Island recently decriminalized marijuana and passed legalized medical cannabis around 2007. A PPP poll taken in January found that 52 percent of voters in the state support legalizing pot for recreational use.

Washington, D.C.

Yes, we know that D.C. isn't a state. It's already taxed without representation, so it certainly doesn't need your snark about it. But either way, the District is set to decriminalize marijuana, pending approval from a congressional panel on a recently passed bill. Marijuana activists have also gotten the go-ahead to begin collecting signatures to get a legalization initiative on the November ballot.

D.C. has already legalized cannabis for medical use and is expected to approve a bill to decriminalize the substance. A survey taken earlier this year found that 63 percent of the District's residents supported legalizing marijuana.

Vermont

Vermont has made strides to scale back marijuana prohibition over the past few years, with a successful measure to decriminalize and a separate bill to establish a system of dispensaries for the state's medical cannabis patients. Observers have seen the state's strong support for the reelection of Gov. Peter Shumlin (D), an advocate for marijuana reform, but not outright legalization, as a sign that voters could be ready to legalize. Another Northeastern state without a citizen-initiated ballot process, Vermont will have to rely on this push coming from state lawmakers. Legalization bills have been submitted, though some preliminary efforts are currently being bogged down by disagreements in the legislature.

Polls have consistently shown Vermonters to be supportive of efforts to scale back prohibition of marijuana, but split on the issue of legalization itself.
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« Reply #51 on: February 22, 2015, 05:34:37 PM »
Marijuana Legalization Proposal Advances in New Mexico
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SANTA FE, NM – Today, for the first time in history, a legislative committee voted in favor of taxing and regulating marijuana in New Mexico.  On a vote of 5-4 New Mexico State Senator Gerald Ortiz y Pino’s (D-12-Bernalillo) Senate Joint Resolution 2 (SJR2) passed the Senate Rules Committee.

SJR2 would allow for the possession and personal use of marijuana by persons 21 years of age and older and for the regulation of the production, sale and taxation of marijuana in New Mexico.

“Today’s vote sets in motion the process to put the issue on a 2016 statewide ballot for voters,” said Emily Kaltenbach, New Mexico state director with the Drug Policy Alliance.  “Marijuana prohibition in New Mexico has clearly failed. It hasn’t reduced use and instead has resulted in the criminalization of people, gross racial disparities, and enormous fiscal waste. Senator Ortiz y Pino’s resolution will allow our legislature rethink how we can enhance the health and safety of all New Mexicans through sensible reforms.”

A 2013 state poll conducted by Research and Polling found a majority of New Mexico’s registered voters (52 percent) say they support legalizing marijuana for adults, including 50 percent of independents and 60 percent of parents with children under the age of 18.  Nearly 40 percent of voters say their senator or representative’s position on the issue would not make a difference in how they vote with 31 percent of voters saying they would be more likely to vote for their legislator if they supported reducing penalties or taxing and regulating marijuana.

All eyes in New Mexico have been on Colorado to gauge the impact of the country’s first-ever state law to tax and regulate the sale and private use of marijuana for non-medical purposes, which took effect last year. January 1, 2015, marked the one year anniversary since marijuana became available for purchase for adults 21 and older in Colorado. For over two years, the state has also allowed adults to possess and cultivate limited amounts of marijuana.

According to the state’s department of revenue, the first ten months of legal marijuana sales have resulted in nearly $40 million in tax revenue.  The city of Denver saw a decrease in violent crime rates in the first 11 months of 2014, following a similar trend in 2013. Statewide traffic fatalities continue to decline, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. Upwards of $8 million has been allocated to fund youth education and drug prevention efforts.  And the state is enjoying economic growth and the lowest unemployment rate in years.

“Today is an historic day for New Mexicans,” said Brett Phelps, president of the University of New Mexico’s chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP). “Our legislature has taken a courageous step towards creating a sensible policy for regulating and taxing marijuana in New Mexico. This is an issue that should be decided by the people and SJR 2 will allow New Mexicans to do just that. ”

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Re: ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH ~ Weed now legal in Colorado
« Reply #52 on: February 22, 2015, 05:58:40 PM »
    As soon as someone lights up the ol joint in a public place, I light the ol cigarette.  Wonder how many people will complain about a second hand HIGH :)
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« Reply #53 on: February 24, 2015, 08:06:01 AM »

… uuhhh … add Alaska to the list, dude!



Alaska allows recreational marijuana as campaign spreads

BY STEVE QUINN  JUNEAU, Alaska Tue Feb 24, 2015


CREDIT: REUTERS/JASON REDMOND

(Reuters) - Smoking, growing and owning small amounts of marijuana became legal in Alaska on Tuesday, as a growing decriminalization movement reached the United States' wild northwest frontier.

The Republican-leaning state, which narrowly passed the measure in November, followed Colorado and Washington states in allowing recreational use, reflecting a rapidly shifting legal landscape for the drug, which remains illegal under federal law.

Anyone aged 21 or older can now possess up to an ounce of marijuana in Alaska and can grow up to six marijuana plants, three of which can be flowering.

READ~~~>http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/24/us-usa-alaska-marijuana-idUSKBN0LS0ZH20150224
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« Reply #54 on: February 24, 2015, 08:20:49 AM »
Good news.    Hats off to COlorado.............
 No more kids in jail or with criminal records, its about time.
 

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« Reply #55 on: February 24, 2015, 08:33:31 AM »
^^^

… agreed, chris. There are many problems with legalization …
one thing it seems to give young kids the 'go ahead' to be
'stoners'. Our kid is 15 … we're dealing with this now … and
there is no doubt about it … the drop out rate here nears 50%
and from what we can gather, most of that number
ARE the stoner kids. :(

… but overall, this new set of problems will be much
easier to deal with and much more humane.

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« Reply #56 on: February 24, 2015, 11:00:24 AM »
Kids who drop out will discover life is not a free ride.
I was young and smoked, the truth most guys did in the boots in those days. Booze I didn't use, at minimum in a bad situation a reefer high can be disolved in a bad situation.
  Kids who use at minimum will not be facing jail or ciminal records, the drug lords will get hit on, the cops will concentrate on the bad guys, etc.  When teens discover they need to survive, work, eat and pay for it as well, they will have a wake up call.

 

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Re: ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH ~ Weed now legal in Colorado
« Reply #57 on: February 24, 2015, 11:06:51 AM »
^^^^

… yeah, in high school the kids
'pitch in' their lunch money &
allowance to buy a lid.


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« Reply #58 on: February 24, 2015, 02:14:37 PM »
^^^

… agreed, chris. There are many problems with legalization …
one thing it seems to give young kids the 'go ahead' to be
'stoners'. Our kid is 15 … we're dealing with this now … and
there is no doubt about it … the drop out rate here nears 50%
and from what we can gather, most of that number
ARE the stoner kids. :(

… but overall, this new set of problems will be much
easier to deal with and much more humane.

Trouble is the association with "Cool" and weed.

In other countries kids laugh at pot heads, make jokes about Dinosaurs Dad Rock . . .

The trouble is the media, and kids are heavily influenced and vulnerable to media manipulations. I don't think making it illegal helps.

Take France and alcohol. Its regarded as being a total looser to be seen drunk in public, or to drink to get drunk - your pathetic. The drinking age in France was about 12 years old, and they did not have the problems Anglo's would assume would follow.

Its a cultural thing.

Me I think you should be able to grow it on your own property - so long as it does not leave your property, and that it should be illegal to sell, but okay to give away. Thats bad news for teenagers and profiteers , but good news for the Willie Nelson generation  :)

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« Reply #60 on: February 24, 2015, 02:51:04 PM »


… GMO POT? High-Tech-High?


Working on it like it's the cure for cancer.(Reuters/Rick Wilking)

Study: Today’s potent pot is creating a higher
risk of psychotic disorders


Zach Wener-Fligner February 18, 2015

In a recent comedy bit, the 47-year-old comedian Louis C.K. described (video) a rather traumatic pot-smoking experience with a group of 19-year-olds, remarking on how much more potent the drug was than he remembered from his own teenage years:

“I didn’t know that they’ve been working on this shit like it’s the cure for cancer,” he said.  “When I was a kid, you could just smoke a joint for a while. Now you take two hits, and you go insane.”

Louis CK is right: Marijuana nowadays is a whole lot stronger. According to the US Office of National Drug Control Policy, marijuana potency as measured by THC content has more than doubled since the 1990s
(pdf: http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/ondcp/Fact_Sheets/marijuana_fact_sheet_jw_10-5-10.pdfc)



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The link between marijuana use and psychosis is well-documented. What’s unclear is the cause and effect: it might be that people prone to psychosis are more likely to use marijuana, rather than the pot actually causing the psychosis.

CONTINUE~~~>http://qz.com/345592/study-todays-potent-pot-is-creating-a-higher-risk-of-psychotic-disorders/
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« Reply #61 on: February 24, 2015, 04:02:17 PM »

… GMO POT? High-Tech-High?


Working on it like it's the cure for cancer.(Reuters/Rick Wilking)

Study: Today’s potent pot is creating a higher
risk of psychotic disorders


Zach Wener-Fligner February 18, 2015

In a recent comedy bit, the 47-year-old comedian Louis C.K. described (video) a rather traumatic pot-smoking experience with a group of 19-year-olds, remarking on how much more potent the drug was than he remembered from his own teenage years:

“I didn’t know that they’ve been working on this shit like it’s the cure for cancer,” he said.  “When I was a kid, you could just smoke a joint for a while. Now you take two hits, and you go insane.”

Louis CK is right: Marijuana nowadays is a whole lot stronger. According to the US Office of National Drug Control Policy, marijuana potency as measured by THC content has more than doubled since the 1990s
(pdf: http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/ondcp/Fact_Sheets/marijuana_fact_sheet_jw_10-5-10.pdfc)



CONTINUE~~~>http://qz.com/345592/study-todays-potent-pot-is-creating-a-higher-risk-of-psychotic-disorders/

  ^^^^^^
  Pretty scary stuff.  Especially when it is dealing with the younger generations.
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« Reply #62 on: February 24, 2015, 05:03:18 PM »
I see nothing wrong with legalized pot, But am weary of it being illegal by federal standards,  a set up maybe, with all the government  corruption how long before the trap SNAPS.  I believe in states rights, but the leaders of these states...?  So enjoy, will it make a difference with what chris said
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No more kids in jail or with criminal records,
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Orthodox New York Jews
to Get Kosher Marijuana


24.02.2015

Kosher marijuana could soon be on sale in New York, after it
receives the kosher stamp from the Orthodox Union's
kosher certification agency.


Kosher marijuana for Orthodox Jews could soon be making an appearance in New York for medical use, The Jewish Daily Forward reported yesterday.

The head of the Orthodox Union’s kosher certification agency, Rabbi Moshe Elefant, claimed that preliminary talks with several companies, interested in kosher cannabis supplies, have already been held. However, he emphasized, though Orthodox Jews approve the sale of medical marijuana, they reject the use of the plant for recreational purposes.

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While marijuana is a plant and doesn’t in itself need kosher certification, due to the fact that smoking pot is still prohibited in New York State, patients will have to consume it by way of capsules, food or drink which will mean a kosher certification for Orthodox patients is required.

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Orthodox New York Jews
to Get Kosher Marijuana


24.02.2015

Kosher marijuana could soon be on sale in New York, after it
receives the kosher stamp from the Orthodox Union's
kosher certification agency.


Kosher marijuana for Orthodox Jews could soon be making an appearance in New York for medical use, The Jewish Daily Forward reported yesterday.

The head of the Orthodox Union’s kosher certification agency, Rabbi Moshe Elefant, claimed that preliminary talks with several companies, interested in kosher cannabis supplies, have already been held. However, he emphasized, though Orthodox Jews approve the sale of medical marijuana, they reject the use of the plant for recreational purposes.

SEE HERE~~~>http://sputniknews.com/us/20150224/1018673996.html

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« Reply #66 on: February 26, 2015, 03:06:05 PM »
 Get on High from on HIGH!

 POT should be LEGAL...as 50 % of the Planet Smokes it!
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Re: ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH ~ LA Kids Buy Med Pot - Undercover Cam
« Reply #67 on: February 26, 2015, 10:59:02 PM »

… DC pot decriminalization law goes
into effect at 12 midnight tonight …
let's see how that evolves … in the
capitol city of this country.
 ::)


Meantime … Medical Marijuana?


BUSTED! Must see!

Investigation Reveals Medical Marijuana Is Getting Into School Kids’ Hands
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2015/02/25/only-on-2-investigation-reveals-medical-marijuana-is-getting-into-school-kids-hands/
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   And how does this surprise anyone?
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« Reply #69 on: February 27, 2015, 11:18:45 AM »
^ ^ ^ ^

… I'm not surprised either … just
shows how BOGUS "medical" marijuana
laws are and how easily circumvented.
My State, NM, has MedPot and I know
for a fact it is a joke … MDs are the new
POT STREET VENDORS.

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Don’t Get Busted: The 2015 Guide To
Smoking Pot Legally In The U.S.


With recreational marijuana now legal in Washington, D.C.
CO and Alaska—and with Oregon soon to follow—here's everything
you need to know about current laws across the country


The (Legal) Pot Smoker's Companion (ED: Nice graphic with
breakdown of the laws for each 'legal' State
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I do believe it’s likely this is a short-lived victory,” said Kimberly Perry, executive director of D.C. Vote. “Members of the House are going to come after D.C. with a vengeance on appropriations for 2016.”

Pot fight between DC mayor,
Congress could cost the city

   
By BEN NUCKOLS
February 27, 2015 4:32 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new mayor of the nation’s capital gave her constituents what they wanted — the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private.

Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser had little choice, given the overwhelming voter support for the legalization initiative and the unanimous opinion from her legal team that Congress couldn’t block it.

“D.C. residents have spoken,” said Rica Madrid, 34, a public-relations consultant and activist who said she feels less anxious about smoking at home now that it’s legal. “People here in this urban area, we see that the harm of the drug war is much more intense than the harm of the drug itself.”

But that doesn’t mean there won’t be consequences for the District of Columbia.

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Republicans in Congress are angry that the city went ahead and legalized pot Thursday, despite their warnings that it would violate federal law. They’ve even suggested Bowser and other city officials could go to prison. While that’s highly unlikely, Republicans could get their point across by reducing or restricting some of the federal money that flows to the city every year.

ARTICLE~~~>http://wtop.com/dc/2015/02/pot-fight-between-dc-mayor-congress-could-cost-the-city/

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« Reply #71 on: March 11, 2015, 10:52:58 PM »
    As soon as someone lights up the ol joint in a public place, I light the ol cigarette.  Wonder how many people will complain about a second hand HIGH :)
Don't cha love it!!
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The District passed a law legalizing pot use in residences, but the city did not specify how to control the smoke going into other apartments and condos or public areas. 

Now, some residents are complaining about the smoke, and building managers are trying to figure out how to handle the new problem.

Many people in D.C. live in apartments or condos, and the smoke goes through the air vents and under doors. So, whether you want to or not, you may be inhaling.

Veretta Swann and her daughter live in an apartment building in Northwest.

The sign in the lobby says, "We are proud to offer a smoke free environment." However, some residents are ignoring the policy.

Swann walked down the hall of her floor with me. “When you get off the elevator right there, you get a contact. When you are walking down this hallway, you get high. You get cigarette smoke. You get weed smoke,” she said.

Swann's nine-year-old daughter has asthma. They usually have the windows closed, but the marijuana still seeps in through the vents and under the door.

“As you can see outside our window, a small courtyard--so whatever apartment is smoking weed, we get it,” she said. “I've gone to management, and I've asked them, ‘What about tenants who live here who have health issues?' I have a daughter who is a severe asthmatic, who is on a nebulizer.”

Swann said the building management will not do anything about it.

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Re: ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH ~ Weed now legal in Colorado
« Reply #72 on: March 26, 2015, 11:11:20 AM »


… marijuana edibles linked to 3 deaths in
Colorado … young man ODs, shoots himself:



Marijuana Edibles Blamed For Keystone Death
March 25, 2015

DENVER (CBS4) – The family of a Tulsa man who shot himself Saturday night in Keystone is blaming his suicide on his ingestion of edible marijuana candies.

“It was completely a reaction to the drugs,” Kim Goodman said about her son Luke’s Saturday night suicide.

Luke Goodman’s death is now the third death in Colorado linked to marijuana edibles.


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« Reply #73 on: March 27, 2015, 11:59:21 AM »



… Willie Weed!



HIGH HOPES03.26.15

Willie Nelson Is Launching His Own Brand of Weed

There will be branded bongs and stores, too, as Willie gets out ahead
of big industry in states where pot is legal.



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^^^^^

  Willie.  Still a rebel after all these years.  I remember going to a concert of his in Flagstaff, AZ.  in the 70's.  Waylon and Willie destroyed a motel that night and were kicked out of Flagstaff FOR LIFE.
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 Willie one of the greatest!

closed a lot of bars with this tune.
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« Reply #77 on: March 29, 2015, 11:39:17 PM »

I saw Willie a long time ago in Birmingham, Alabama …
about 1972 … Emmylou Harris opened the show and
returned to the stage for Willie's audience sing-along
closer … Will the Circle Be Unbroken.
Funny how you remember details like that.



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"
Whether it's possible to untangle the legal knot
of running a marijuana business on sovereign
tribal land—and whether tribes will go for it—
remains unclear. But the revenue potential
has piqued interest.


Native American Tribes Are Looking to
Cash in on the Legal Weed Industry

April 22, 2015
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Over the years, Native American tribes have used their sovereign status to provide some of America's most beloved vices—cigarettes, fireworks and gambling—free from the pernicious taxes and regulations of the federal government. Now some tribes are wondering if legal marijuana could be their next big business venture.

In December, the Justice Department released a memo giving Native American tribes the green light to grow and sell marijuana on their lands, provided they follow the same conditions the department has placed on states where weed is now legal. The memo sparked interest among some of the 556 Indian tribes recognized by the US government, and several are now exploring the possibility of allowing marijuana businesses to operate on their lands.

"A lot of the tribes are in the discovery phase right now," said Allyson Doctor, one of the founders of the National Indian Cannabis Coalition. "There's been a lot of conferences and marijuana has been a subject that's come up at every one."

The coalition, the first marijuana trade group focused on tribal lands, launched in March at the Reservation Economic Summit in Nevada, which included a standing-room only discussion on the potential marijuana market. "We recognized that there was no one in Indian Country that had stepped into this arena," Doctor said. "It was a space that hadn't been filled. My husband and I are both Native. We already had some experience in the industry, and we recognized there needed to be good information out there."

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Still, many tribes are wary of the social and environmental costs of opening their lands to marijuana, especially considering the substance abuse problems many reservations already face. According to a 2009 survey, Native American youth have higher rates of illicit drug use than any other ethnic group in the U.S—18 percent compared to 9.6 percent for blacks, 8.8 percent for whites, and 7.9 percent for Latinos.

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Inside Bud and Breakfast, the Airbnb of
marijuana tourism – only much greener

What’s a pot enthusiast to do when possession is legal but public
smoking is not? Enter a startup eyeing the wine country of weed
and cannabis-friendly rentals

Lauren Gambino - 5 May 2015

As revelers poured in to Colorado last month to mark the unofficial “4/20” holiday celebrated by cannabis enthusiasts worldwide, some soon learned the limits of the state’s marijuana law. More than 100 citations were handed out, a number of them for smoking in public. Anecdotal accounts told of tokers being booted from hotels by staff wise to the towel under the door.

All this because while marijuana possession and use is legal in Colorado, public consumption is not. This poses a predicament for tourists who come to buy weed but have nowhere to smoke it.

Enter Bud and Breakfast, which is for all intents and purposes an Airbnb for kush tourists.

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“It’s going to be a gradual process to get to the point of federal legalization, and I think up until that point, our company is going to expand,” he said. “Exponentially, it’s exploding.”

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