Overtoke TV News for 04-18-2018

Marijuana Comedy Club Creating a ‘Buzz’ in Brampton

A comedy club catering to pot smokers has opened in Brampton, and tonight will feature arguably its most famous headliner to date – Precious Chong, daughter of Cheech and Chong’s Tommy Chong. It’s located in a mixed-use industrial/residential area near the city’s downtown core. Its owner says it’s one of only two such comedy clubs in the GTA – The Underground Comedy Club in Toronto is the other.

Keywords: [“Chong”,”club”,”comedy”]
Source: http://www.cannabisculture.com/…/21/marijuana-comedy-club-creating-buzz…

Seth Rogen Blows Up at Nancy Grace Over Anti-Marijuana Tweets

Seth Rogen has a a new enemy in the war on weed: Nancy Grace. The HLN host was tweeting up a storm Wednesday night about Richard Kirk, a Denver man who allegedly shot and killed his wife during a 911 call after he had ingested marijuana. After Grace’s anti-pot rant, Rogen shot a Twitter missive at the HLN host to express his rage. Hours later, Grace responded to the pot-loving comedian’s dis.

Keywords: [“wife”,”PotToBlame”,”allegedly”]
Source: https://www.thewrap.com/seth-rogen-blows-nancy-grace-anti…

We’re Not Funny

All anyone can do now is pen a soft and somber tune about the horrors of caffeine addiction. They also have quite a few songs about cross-dressers and transvestites. They actually roll out a giant, smoke-spewing bong onstage for that song. It’s songs like this that make me think I could be a competent lyricist. The best drug song ever is a 112-way tie between every song released by Afroman.

Keywords: [“song”,”drug”,”over”]
Source: https://werenotfunny.wordpress.com/tag/marijuana

Nevada Politicians React to Federal Threat to Marijuana –

Congresswoman Dina Titus and other politicians speak during a news conference at the Apothecary Shoppe marijuana dispensary on West Flamingo Road Thursday, Jan. 04, 2018. The news conference was a reaction to reports that federal authorities would be rescinding a Department of Justice document that protected states’ rights to establish legal marijuana operations.

Keywords: [“marijuana”,”conference”,”news”]
Source: https://lasvegassun.com/photos/galleries/2018/jan/04/0104MJpresser

FACT CHECK: Is This a Marijuana Grower Hiding From Law Enforcement?

CLAIM A video shows a marijuana grower hiding from law enforcement officers in a corner. The original footage, which showed armed officers entering a room but not a bumbling marijuana grower looking for a hiding spot, was uploaded to YouTube in 2013. Suspect needs a place to hide! Luckily his ninja hiding skills are too good for the SWAT team coming into his basement.

Keywords: [“officers”,”hide”,”grower”]
Source: https://www.snopes.com/marijuana-grower-hiding-law-enforcement

Medical Marijuana to be Grown in Muskingum County

The Ohio Department of Commerce Thursday announced the locations of large medical marijuana growers and one of them is in Muskingum County. The state says Grow Ohio Pharmaceuticals LLC will be located in Newton Township and will be high-security indoor business, not an outdoor farm. Ohio’s medical marijuana law passed last year, but it does not allow smoking.

Keywords: [“Grow”,”marijuana”,”medical”]
Source: https://www.whiznews.com/2017/11/medical-marijuana-grown-muskingum…

Cannabis Lounges

Amsterdam is known for its beautiful canals, bicycles, and incredible art museums. It’s also known for its dozens of coffeeshops, where people can purchase small amounts of cannabis or hashish for personal use. From multi-story establishments featuring vaporizer bars to tiny shops that offer a quick buzz and a coffee, Amsterdam has something for every.

Keywords: [“known”,”Amsterdam”]
Source: https://www.budpubs.com

Tokeasy: A Comedic Satire Paralleling Marijuana Today With Alcohol During Prohibition

When ninety-six year old medical marijuana patient Grace Murphy passes away, stoner Bud Parker and his coworkers Tyrell and Royce, the ex-narcotics officer, must clean out her wrecked house. When Royce’s partner, Rodney the racist police dog, finds Grace’s secret marijuana grow room the guys decide to turn the house into a marijuana speakeasy.

Keywords: [“marijuana”,”Grace”,”house”]
Source: http://tokeasy.com

Stoner Comedians

Doug Benson released a comedy album entitled Smug Life, in which he recorded 2 shows on April 20, 2012 in Bellevue, Washington. The album consists of 2 discs, on one of the discs Doug was completely sober, and on the other, he was ‘super high’. Doug, decided to release the album this way, in order to allow his listeners to compare the results.

Keywords: [“album”,”Doug”,”discs”]
Source: http://www.stonercomedians.com

As happy as stoners country-wide must already be, we’ve just learned from Deadline that FOX and ‘Entourage’ producers Rob Weiss, Mark Wahlberg and Steve Levinson have begun development on a new comedy series chronicling the marijuana legalization movement. 20th Century Fox TV will produce the project, with Lawrence Longo co-producing.

Keywords: [“movement”,”Happy”,”marijuana”]
Source: http://screencrush.com/fox-entourage-marijuana-comedy-the-happy-tree

Colorado Cannabis Tour

My 420 Tours is the originator of the Colorado cannabis tour and is now the premier cannabis tourism company in the world. We have provided the ultimate in cannabis experiences to thousands of tourists, media, investors, and entrepreneurs from all over the world. My 420 Tours has been featured in more than 1,000 news stories worldwide.

Keywords: [“cannabis”,”tour”,”world”]
Source: https://my420tours.com

Of Comedy And Marijuana In Ayres And Townsend’s Pharmers

Nerd gangstas, weed and The Boss combine in a darkly comedic story of resurrecting shattered dreams within a bureaucratic circus. Fight Club meets a Half-Baked Big Bang Theory with a CSI twist in an Office Space- but only cake gets punched. Pharmers is a fictional story written for the newly found literary genre of ‘dark nerd-comedy.

Keywords: [“story”]
Source: http://www.pharmersbook.com

PodcastBits

Neuroscientist Dr. Michele Ross is a former drug researcher for the National Institute on Drug Abuse, turned medical marijuana and psychedelics advocate. Dr. Ross says she sought out non-neurotoxic, nonaddictive DMT to help her heal from trauma. In this clip, Dr. Ross describes her DMT trip in detail.

Keywords: [“Ross”,”Dr.”,”DMT”]
Source: https://podcastbits.wordpress.com/tag/marijuana

Rob Cantrell from NBC, Comedy Central and “The Marijuana-Logues” at Drafthouse Comedy in DC :: Drafthouse Comedy

Stand-up comic, writer and actor Rob Cantrell has been seen on several TV networks. Rob has performed at Bonnaroo, SXSW and the New York Comedy Festival. Rob has headlined theaters, music venues and comedy clubs around the world. Based in Brooklyn, NY, he enjoys walking, crossword puzzles and designing spaceships with his mind.

Keywords: [“Rob”,”Comedy”]
Source: http://drafthousecomedy.com/event.cfm?id=504276&

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