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Steve Elliott
Works at Toke Signals
Attended University of North Alabama
Lives in Seattle
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Have a happy 4/20!

I look at it this way: Much as New Year's Eve is for alcohol, 4/20 is for cannabis -- Amateur Day.
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The Little Black Book of Marijuana (digital edition) is just $3 on Google Play...
This concise guide to cannabis delves into pot culture and history, from Herodotus To The hippies and beyond. it also covers the essentials of using, cultivating, and cooking ...
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With my good friend Geneva Carman, artist of "If A Peacock Finds A Potleaf" and "If A Peacock Discovers Hemp Island"
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• Epilepsy Foundation Supports Medical Marijuana!
• Legal Oregon In 2014?
• CA May Have To Wait Until 2016!
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Editor’s note: Welcome to Room 420, where your instructor is Mr. Ron Marczyk and your subjects [...]
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I just laughed so hard..
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Occupation
Medical marijuana dispensary reviewer, Seattle Weekly.
Employment
  • Toke Signals
    Big Pork Daddy, 2013 - present
  • Seattle Weekly
    Marijuana Reviewer, 2011 - present
  • Village Voice Media
    Editor, Toke of the Town, 2009 - 2013
  • Bobit Publishing
    Executive Editor, 1999 - 2004
  • Communication Arts, Inc.
    Graphic Artist, 1987 - 1995
  • Itawamba County Times
    1996 - 1999
  • Red Bay News
    1995 - 1996
  • Inland Empire Business Journal
    1999 - 1999
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Currently
Seattle
Previously
Long Beach, CA - Fulton, MS - Birmingham, AL - Red Bay, AL - Orange, CA - Hawaiian Gardens, CA
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Writer: Toke Signals. Little Black Book of Marijuana. Hemp News. Reality Catcher. Seattle Weekly. NW Leaf.
Introduction
Yeah man, you've definitely come to the right place. This is Steve Elliott ~alapoet~, the marijuana guy.

I'm a 53-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
    Journalism/Psychology, 1978 - 1982
  • Vina High School
    1967 - 1978
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alapoet