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Sen. Rand Paul had another disaster interview with a member of the media today. Watch Sen. Paul walk on an interview with The Guardian just as he was being pressed on his flawed campaign strategy.
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"The action starts on Friday, May 1, with a full weekend of activities until we yell, 'Cut' on Sunday, said Cannabis Film Festival organizer Jack Rikess. "Be part of history as we usher in a new era with bright lights, a smoking red carpet and other assorted treats and surprises. The event is open to the public."
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Washington state allows the synthetic piperonyl butoxide (PBO), which has been linked to numerous adverse human health effects, including cancer, neurotoxicity, and adverse effects on liver function, according to the report. Ironically, the state requires no testing for levels of these "allowable" pesticides, and in fact recommends that medical marijuana patients buy their supplies at state-licensed recreational I-502 stores because their cannabis is supposedly "safer" than what they'd find in medical marijuana dispensaries.
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Whatever the cause, the fact remains that the study showed the lung function of most marijuana smokers actually improved slightly over time.
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"ASAP would like to thank both Rep. Rogers and Sen. Singleton for their willingness to lead Alabama towards a future where patients receive the best in medical care," Ron Crumpton of Alabama Safe Access Project (ASAP) told Hemp News Wednesday afternoon.
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SUPER! I doubt it has a snowballs chance in hell, but hey, we keep trying. 
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On Thursday, March 12, from 1:00 – 2:00 pm, EST, Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes, III, Senior Pastor of Dallas’ Friendship-West Baptist Church and co-founder and leader of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, will join the Drug Policy Alliance’s asha bandele for a discussion about the role faith communities have to play in ending the Drug War. bandele is expected to discuss marijuana legalization with Rev. Haynes, stigma and how faith communities plan to help re-acclimate tens of thousands of people who are being decarcerated annually.
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In more recent years, the pot market has become more economically downscale, according to the federal government's National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
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"The baby boomer demographic is turning to cannabis for three key reasons: pain management, rising health costs, and simply living in an empty nest where they can be free to use marijuana again," said cofounder Ryan Hunt of Weedy.com.
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“Voters in Massachusetts are ready to end marijuana prohibition,” Simon said. “We hope their elected officials are, too. If the status quo is maintained in the legislature, change will occur at the ballot box.”
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Freeman was lost to the outside world during the intervening hours, denied any phone calls, attorney visits or records of where he was by the police who held him captive. Shackled inside Homan Square, Freeman was neither booked nor processed at the secretive facility some have compared to the domestic equivalent of a CIA "black site."
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DirectView Holdings, Inc. was selected for the project by Evergreen after recently completing a security and surveillance installation at its Marijuana Infused Products ("MIP") facility in the Denver area. Evergreen is constructing three facilities it expects to open in 2015 including a 25,000 square foot greenhouse, a 5,000 square foot processing facility, and a 5,000 square foot dispensary and office.
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"We have accumulated significant experience and expertise in developing cannabinoids to treat ocular disease, which forms the basis of this strategic collaboration," said Dr. Sazzad Hossain, chief scientific officer of InMed Pharmaceuticals.
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Writer/Editor
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  • Seattle Weekly
    Marijuana Reviewer, 2011 - present
  • Village Voice Media
    Writer/Editor, 2009 - 2013
  • Bobit Publishing
  • Itawamba County Times
  • Red Bay News
  • Communication Arts, Inc.
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Seattle area
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Alabama - Hawaiian Gardens, CA - Long Beach, CA - Birmingham, AL - Fulton, MS - Red Bay, AL - Seattle, WA - Cerritos, CA - Kingston, WA
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Introduction
I'm a 52-year-old writer, editor, ex-musician, dreamer, reality catcher, ex-con, husband and father.

I'm the editor of Toke Signals, an independent cannabis blog, and author of The Little Black Book of Marijuana.

I'm also cannabis critic for the Seattle Weekly (one of only two marijuana critics for major newspapers in the U.S.), and I write the national news section of The Northwest Leaf, a print magazine for the medical marijuana industry here in Washington state.

As well, I'm editor of Hemp Newsthe internet's longest running compilation of international news stories about hemp and cannabis.

I ran Toke of the Town, Village Voice Media's site of cannabis news, views, rumor and humor, for its first 3+ years, 2009-2013.

I have three kids, seven tattoos, a criminal record, a terminal disease, and an attitude.

I was born in Alabama and spent the first 38 years of my life there and in Mississippi. In the 1970s and 1980s, I was a drummer in various hard rock bar bands in Alabama and Mississippi.

Since 1985, I've worked for newspapers, ad agencies and magazines. I've also taken inventory, indulged in independent entrepreneurship, run a newspaper route and served time. I've been on the West Coast, L.A. or Seattle, since 1999.
Bragging rights
I get paid to smoke marijuana.
Education
  • University of North Alabama (1978-1982)
  • Vina High School (1967-1978)
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Other names
Reality Catcher, Alapoet