People can crunch numbers, perform tests on lab rats, and dissect DNA all they want. The most convincing argument (and justification) for the health benefits of cannabis has and always will be a patient’s testimony. And the story of Tennessean Teresa Boomer completely validates that statement.
Fortunately for Massachusetts patients, they live in a democratic state. Cause if Attorney General Martha Coakley was calling the shots, medicinal marijuana would certainly not appear on November ballots.
The history of memorable stoner characters in cinema is as deep as the following characters are high, and narrowing it down to ten is difficult to say the least, especially because many of film’s greatest stoners worked in pairs. So how did we determine our ten favorites? Through pure arbitrary choice! Check out our top ten below and be sure to include your favorites that we omitted in the comments below.
It’s strange that there was even a distinction in British Columbia that said that marijuana in forms other than dried was not allowed under their medical marijuana laws, but dry marijuana was. Regardless, that peculiarity seems to be ending as a British Columbia Supreme Court justice has ruled it unconstitutional to distinguish between the forms of marijuana.
The University of Colorado at Boulder is known for a huge celebration put on by students every year on April 20th in honor of, well, the date 4/20 and its association with weed. I mean, duh. But, as previously reported, this year the university will be doing its best to try and curb the festivities by not allowing unauthorized visitors and non-affiliates onto the campus for the day. What a bummer!
As we previously reported, the long-awaited Bob Marley documentary, titled Marley and directed by Kevin McDonald, will be premiering in theaters next Friday, just in time for 4/20. Now, Entertainment Weekly informs us that if you are too high to make it to a local cinema, you can watch the film via Facebook.
The New Hampshire state senate will hear a bill that, if passed, would protect industrial hemp from being tagged as an illicit drug in the state. The bill has already received approval by the state representatives and should receive its day on the senate floor this Thursday.
A senior train shunter in Australia has been reinstated to his job after revealing that a positive drug test last April came from accidentally easting spaghetti with marijuana in it. Apparently, the man thought that the herbs found in his kitchen were actual herbs and not the herbal product that could cause a man to lose his job.