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Seth Rogen narcs out his Hollywood weed-smoking buddies on Bravo TV

Appearing on Bravo TV’s Watch What Happens Live, Seth Rogen, star of stoner classics Pineapple Express and This Is The End, name-checked a list of co-stars and Hollywood buddies with whom he had, and hadn’t, smoked dope. On a segment called  “Spill the Herbal Tea,” host Andy Cohen listed off…

CA. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on marijuana : ‘It’s time to legalize’, ‘time to regulate’

Appearing before the California State Democratic convention in Los Angeles, where delegates overwhelmingly endorsed “the legalization, regulation and taxation of pot in a manner similar to that of tobacco or alcohol,” Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom declared that the time is now. In a major shift for the state party, convention…

GOP lawmakers react to phony Fox News report with ‘No Welfare For Weed’ bill

Lawmakers have responded to Fox News reports that food stamps have been exchanged for marijuana by introducing a measure to ban the already prohibited transaction. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) introduced the No Welfare for Weed Act to prohibit food stamp recipients from using their Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)…

Recreational marijuana proposal to appear on Alaska ballot in August

By Steve Quinn (Reuters) – Alaska voters will decide this summer whether America’s Last Frontier will become the third U.S. state to legalize the sale and recreational use of marijuana for adults under a proposal that officially qualified on Wednesday for a statewide ballot. Alaska Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell formally…

Oops: Maryland police chief cites phony report on weed deaths in testimony against drug bills

A Maryland police chief cited a satirical story that claimed 37 marijuana fatalities in Colorado during his testimony against bills that would legalize the drug in his own state. “The first day of legalization, that’s when Colorado experienced 37 deaths that day from overdose on marijuana,” testified Chief Michael Pristopp,…

Colorado Girl Scouts: No, we don’t want cookies sold outside pot shops

The Girl Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of Colorado and California issued statements on Friday in response to the story that a 13-year-old scout in San Francisco named Dnielle Lei sold 117 boxes of cookies in two hours when she set up outside the Green Cross medical marijuana dispensary.…

Claim: Drivers with Colorado plates being profiled by bordering police looking for dope

Anecdotal evidence is being cited by the Colorado chapter of NORML that police in states bordering Colorado are profiling cars with Colorado license plates, looking for marijuana busts. Speaking with the Kansas City Star, Sean McAllister, a Denver-based criminal defense attorney and spokesman for the Colorado chapter for the National…

Obama refuses to reclassify weed: It’s up to Congress

President Barack Obama said he’ll leave it up to Congress to remove marijuana as a Schedule I narcotic. “First of all, what is and isn’t a Schedule I narcotic is a job for Congress,” Obama said in an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper. “It’s not something that we by ourselves…

FEMA-fearing white supremacist felon amassed cache of assault rifles after Sandy Hook

A white supremacist methamphetamine user with a criminal record was found guilty this week after amassing a cache of assault rifles following last year’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Seattlepi.com reported on Thursday that prosecutors are asking that John Christian Parks spending at least a decade in…

Sen. Jeff Sessions quotes Lady Gaga to prove pot hurts ‘the health of America’

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) invoked pop singer Lady Gaga at a congressional hearing on Wednesday in an effort to keep kids from having a bad romance with marijuana. During a Senate Judiciary oversight hearing on the Department of Justice, Sessions told Attorney General Eric Holder that he was appalled that…

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