Wrestler Stephany Lee kicked off US Olympic Team for positive marijuana metabolite test
UN reports that global cannabis use is up
Karri investigates Oklahoma anti-marijuana group
Monthly Archives: June 2012
“Radical” Russ on The PotCast; Fred Gardner on the boardwalk at MedCanCup; music by Mangoo
Rant: The Republican Primary Loss of DA Pat Lykos over her “trace case” cocaine policy and DIVERT first-time DUI program shows a GOP disconnect from jurors who increasingly won’t convict over personal possession cases; Sam Chapman from Oregon SSDP on today’s push for more legalization signatures; live music from Del the Funky Homosapien at HIGH TIMES Bay Area Medical Cannabis Cup.
We didn’t make this an official part of the podcast series, but here is the video from our show at our Berkeley Bungalow studios the day before the HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup.
Judge Anderson won the primary with his “tough on drugs” stand, saying that “not prosecuting these trace cases is against the law…” and “…if you don’t like the law, change it.”
Footage of Richard Lee accepting the HIGH TIMES Lester Grinspoon Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bay Area Cannabis Cup; Rant: 2/3rds of the US population is subject to Border Patrol detention; music by J Boog.
A marijuana decriminalization bill that was first brought to the city council last November has passed as law in Chicago, and the council passed it on a 43 to 3 vote.
A new Michigan Court of Appeals has declared that medical marijuana patients are not immune from arrest for possession of marijuana if they do not have their state-issued paperwork or registry card with them.
The New Hampshire Senate failed to override Governor John Lynch’s veto of a medical marijuana bill.
Maybe when high-profile musicians publicly announce they ain’t a-gonna play Search City it will bring some attention to this abuse of federal Border Patrol power. For every Snoop, Willie, or Chris Barnes we hear about getting busted at the checkpoint there must be a score more anonymous tokers whose lives are turned upside down over a weed bust.
Video, photos, and product review from the HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup in San Francisco; music from Symphony of Science.
President Obama invoked his executive privilege to withhold documents and communication records from a Congressional Oversight Committee who has been seeking answers over the death of Border Patrol Agent, Brian Terry.
Two Oregon marijuana legalization measures struggle to qualify for ballot, “Protect Our Homes” qualifies easily
Is the Oregon Secretary of State’s office unfairly disqualifying marijuana legalization signatures? Why do two marijuana initiatives get 52% validity while an obscure real estate tax amendment gets 77%?
Robert Wolfe from the Oregon Constitutional Amendment to legalize marijuana discusses the historic low signature validity for his initiative; Johnny Green and Jay Smoker from TheWeedBlog.com join us in studio; music by Del the Funky Homosapien.
Recently, DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart was testifying before a House committee when Rep. Polis tried to just get her to answer some simple questions about the harms of marijuana relative to other illegal drugs.