The same day Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca became co-chair, with Dianne Feinstein, of the No on 19 campaign, he held a press conference to announce the arrest of a suspect in a triple murder case in West Hollywood. Baca used the platform — and his role as sheriff —
The cannabinoids found in marijuana mimic the pain suppression qualities of cannabinoids found in the body. They may be a godsend for people who cannot tolerate morphine. People who say marijuana has no medicinal uses are painfully wrong.
“I’d love to have the opportunity to meet with Senator LeMieux to help him understand that only by legalizing and regulating marijuana can we actually take control of it and thereby put the violent thugs who sell it out of business,” says Kyle Vogt, a retired military police officer who now runs a small business in Florida. He is “active in his church” and believes that “this is not a crime issue, but a health and spiritual issue.”
Willie Nelson recites hemp facts and advocates for legalization.
Female plants are valued in Humboldt; they produce the buds. The male plants are winnowed and yanked out. When it comes to trimming time, women are valued, too. They do most of the trimming, at about $25 an hour. Cash. Under the table. Some people might think it’s sorta sexist
Ben Huh, founder of The Cheezburger Network, has stepped into the Reddit / Conde Nast scrum over Conde Nast’s refusal to run ads supporting California’s Prop 19.
Social news aggregator Reddit.com today agreed to host for free advertisements from marijuana advocacy group Just Say Now, after Conde Nast, the site’s parent company rejected all marijuana legalization display ads.
The Reddit community revolted to the censorship, with hundreds of users saying they’d turn on “ad blockers” to deny Reddit and Conde Nast ad revenue. After several hours of pressure from community members, Reddit issued a statement to its community and challenged its parent company’s decision.
Smoking pot isn’t activism, but Dragonfly de la Luz, a “professional stoner,” is using her perpetual stonedness to spread misinformation about marijuana legalization with a blog called “Stoners Against Prop 19.” She’s wrong on so many levels and here’s why all California voters should be saying Yes on 19.
After initially not allowing the ads to appear, an uproar began on the very pro-legalization reddit.com.
Reddit Won’t Run Any Display Ads for Marijuana Legalization [UPDATED with Reddit, Conde Nast Responses]
Hot on the heels of Facebook censoring marijuana leafs in ads on the social network, and Google’s decision to accept and run nearly identical ads, a third major Internet site took a side on legalization ads.
Social news site Reddit, owned by publishing company Conde Nast, told Just Say Now that the site would not run any display advertising relating to marijuana legalization.