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The notoriously conservative and dry(er) Southern region of America may soon get a whole lot greener if the Alabama Medical Marijuana Coalition continues to make headway in their going push to legalize medical marijuana in Alabama. While Alabama’s push for MMJ is still in its preliminary stages, the coalition’s campaign has gained a whole lot more traction and viability thanks to the endorsement of a Republican State Representative who is sponsoring the bill.
For the late Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina, the
apple pipe reportedly doesn’t fall far from the tree. A memorial service was held this past weekend in Houston’s native New Jersey, and multiple reports have surfaced that the deceased diva’s daughter went missing after the funeral and was smoking marijuana. Because it’s never too soon to defame the daughter of a dead celebrity.
Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer–yes, the governor who resigned after a publicized tryst with a high-end prostitute–is on the right side of the marijuana fence. Spitzer recently appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher and explained why he belives marijuana should be legalized in New York.
The Westies, the Irish gang of lore featured in Gangs of New York, are apparently alive and thriving. The New York Post published a report today indicating that the New York City-based “Irish Mafia” are using an arsenal of customized private jets to help smuggle high-grade medical cannabis from Northern California to the east coast.
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, addressing his city with his annual State of the City Address, brought a crowd of Seattle’s finest to a deafening applause when he spoke out against The War on Drugs. Seattle has seen a rash of violence this year (seven homicides already) and McGinn did not shy away from addressing the subject–or offering a solution that would both limit crime and please marijuana activists far and wide.
The aptly named Benjamin Crook and the now former general manager of a Dominos pizza chain faces felony charges for possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, delivering marijuana, and maintaining a dwelling for marijuana after an investigation revealed Crook was flinging some extra cheesy bread on the side.
If you missed out on Los Angeles’ first ever Cannabis Cup, relive the event vicariously through this special edition of WeedMaps TV. The video features a cameo from B-Real of Cypress Hill, stretch limo-dabbing, and footage from the VIP concert. And be sure you head over to the Cannabis Cup website, as there are more events upcoming in Denver, San Francisco, and Detroit.
While we shouldn’t go awarding Mark Zuckerberg any High Times Man of the Year awards just yet, the Facebook founder allows Facebook users to post pictures and information of the herb. According to the documents, which were leaked by a disgruntled 21-year-old Moroccan man, marijuana is the only drug that Facebook will not flag and remove photographs of.