North Coast Journal, 27 Aug 2015 – In another portent of the gentrification of marijuana, cannabis activists have tapped into the fitness industrial complex to create the 420 Games, a series of sporting events that claims it is "destigmatizing millions of responsible, positive cannabis users through athletic achievement." In mid-August, several hundred runners lined up to run a 4.20 (yes, math whiz, that zero is unnecessary) course through San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.
Washington PostIn Texas, police search woman's vagina for marijuanaWashington PostKeep in mind that under Texas law, it takes more than four ounces of marijuana to bring a felony charge. This is what four ounces of marijuana looks like. It seems doubtful that a woman could be casually driving around with that much marijuana stuffed …
The Calgary Sun, 11 Aug 2015 – Electronic music fest draws ire of deputy mayor over drug problems They could be facing a bad trip of their own – one that orders a drug-tainted music festival straight out of the city. The festival, billed as the largest electronic music gathering in Western Canada, is called Chasing Summer, and after two consecutive years featuring multiple drug overdoses, talk about chasing the controversial concert out of Calgary has predictably started.
Seattle Weekly, 12 Aug 2015 – After 24 Years, and Several Locations, It’s Still Going Strong. "Not so sure about hitting Hempfest this year, bro," said my biggest stoner pal TJ, loading yet another fat bowl of black market Blue Dream. "I mean, we legalized it. What’s the point?"
Meet The Organization Behind The Viral Pro-Marijuana Letter That DARE …Daily CallerDrug Abuse Resistance Education, America's most controversial substance abuse prevention group, accidentally posted a pro-marijuana legalization letter on its website Friday. Carlis McDerment, a former deputy sheriff from Ohio who has since joined up …and more »