We could get the stoner jokes out of the way now. Is Oregon’s marijuana legalization initiative counting on a high turnout? Will the campaign end with the sweet smell of success? Will the campaign spokesman be Willie Nelson? (Actually, he already supports the measure.) Ream more »
A medical-marijuana provider with a previous conviction for murder was sentenced to nearly 10 years in federal prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to shooting off guns from a car.
Stylios Alton Trachanas, formerly of Longmont, pleaded guilty to two weapons-possession charges plus a drug-possession charge. Ream more »
After listening to more than five hours of public input, the Lake County Board of Supervisors (BOS) adopted an urgency medical marijuana cultivation ordinance Monday during a special meeting inside Fritch Hall at the Lake County Fairgrounds.
The ordinance was originally set for discussion at the June 26 BOS meeting. Ream more »
The glass display case contained packets of incense labeled “Cloud 9 Mad Hatter” and “Barely Legal” but no Rack City. The store was sold out, the clerk said.
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In Easy Rider, an ACLU lawyer played by an impossibly young Jack Nicholson waves off a pal trying to offer him some marijuana, claiming it “leads to harder stuff.” And in a way, he’s right. Before the film is over, Nicholson’s self-described “square” will be murdered by some local thugs . Ream more »
Peace of Mind, a new Central Avenue smoke shop, welcomes the announcement by the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office that it will enforce a ban on synthetic marijuana, sold under brand names that include K2, Spice and Incense.
Staff at Peace of Mind said that the shop at 1428 Central Ave. never has sold synthetic marijuana, known to lead to psychotic behavior in some users. Ream more »
Charges have been filed against a woman who is accused of growing marijuana in her home, in a case developed by New Florence police last fall while they were assisting state police in a counterfeiting investigation.
Stefanee R. Wynn of 664 Washington St., Bolivar, is facing charges of possession of a controlled substance, manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance Ream more »
Some, like Bill O’Reilly, consider the California medical marijuana movement a scam. It’s not hard to agree with his position without ignoring the existence of legitimate medical marijuana. Let me explain.
I prefer cannabis to be regulated as a recreational substance like wine, but, as the song goes, you can’t always get what you want. Ream more »
A Maysville man is facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized 20 pounds of marijuana, valued at more than $45,000, following a traffic stop in Shelby County, Ohio.
Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers stopped a 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe for a speed violation and following too closely on Interstate 75, near milepost 102, at 6:42 a.m., Friday. Ream more »
A criminal complaint against Trinh, 45, and operation participants Lan Jin, of Berkeley, and Andy Wong, of Oakland, was filed with the court by a special agent of the FBI on April 30, 2010. Ream more »