In Esquire, author Don Winslow argues that
legal weed is responsible
for the opiate epidemic. As demand for Mexican marijuana has fallen, The Mexican Sinaloa Cartel “increased the production of Mexican heroin by almost 70 percent, and also raised the purity level, bringing in Colombian cooks to create ‘cinnamon’ heroin as strong as the East Asian product. They had been selling a product that was about 46 percent pure, now they improved it to 90 percent.
"Their third move was classic market economics—they dropped the price. A kilo of heroin went for as much as $200,000 in New York City a few years ago, cost $80,000 in 2013, and now has dropped to around $50,000. More of a better product for less money: You can't beat it.”
In Michigan, some of the fees paid by MED patients
fund police raids
A chart at The Influence
current penalties in California with what penalties would be if AUMA passes.
Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart will host a
dinner party/cooking show
on VH1. Yes, Stewart
to roll a joint. Probably very well.
On the web site NakedWeedReport, naked women read cannabis news. Bree Whitehead, CEO of parent company Stoned Media Group
if you think she’s a bad feminist.
In related news, I've shelved plans for a "Man of WeedWeek" promotional calendar.
HBO has released the trailer for its new show “
,” which started as a web series of the same name.
In the new web series,
, subjects take psychedelics and then try to assemble IKEA furniture.
some cannabis books.
First daughter Malia Obama may have been spotted
smoking a joint
at a music festival.
Canna Law Blog
The Oregonian for its recent
of celebrity joint roller and artist Tony Greenhand. The Oregonian article didn’t mention that Greenhand’s work is illegal under state law.
Here's the WeedWeek list of pot journalists on Twitter and the new list of cannabusiness people on Twitter. Both are incomplete works in progress.
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