Overtoke TV News for 09-05-2018

Medical Marijuana Is Not Compassionate Comedy

Report: 1 in 5 Mass. adults use marijuana

BOSTON – About 21 percent of adults in Massachusetts have used marijuana in the last 30 days, and of those who have consumed the drug, about a third reported having driven under the influence, according to a new Department of Public Health report. The study found that more than half of adults in Massachusetts perceive marijuana to have slight or no risks, and more than half of marijuana users consume it for non-medical purposes. The DPH reported that 26 percent of men and 17 percent of women have used marijuana in the last month, a total of roughly 21 percent of adults in the state. The study, required by the marijuana law legislators put on the books a year ago, began in early 2017 and found that the rate of marijuana use is greatest among people aged 18 to 25. DPH said baseline data suggest that about 7 percent of all adults drove under the influence of marijuana in the past 30 days and that about 12 percent of all adults rode with a driver who was under the influence of marijuana. 

Nearly 35 percent of adults who reported using marijuana in the past 30 days also reported driving under the influence of marijuana, DPH said. There is currently no roadside test, similar to a breathalyzer test for alcohol, for law enforcement to check for marijuana impairment. Legal non-medical marijuana sales were expected to start July 1 in Massachusetts, but that target will not be met. The Cannabis Control Commission meets Monday and is expected to license the state’s first retail marijuana shop. In total, 3,022 individuals responded to the survey, DPH said. 

About 71 percent of the state’s marijuana users are white, 12 percent are Hispanic, 7 percent are black and 3 percent are Asian, the report found. The report said white non-Hispanic men and people between ages 18 and 20 have the highest prevalence of marijuana use. 

Keywords: [“marijuana”,”percent”,”report”]
Source: http://www.lowellsun.com/…/ci_31978132/report-1-5-mass-adults-use-marijuana

Marijuana-friendly campuses? I don’t think so

In the run-up to the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada on Oct. 17, 2018, many universities and colleges are still in a wait-and-see position concerning marijuana use on campus. TRU’s 20-person Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee, of which I am a member, unanimously voted on March 5, 2018, to ban all smoking of marijuana products on campus – for health and safety reasons. Pro-marijuana smokers on the TRU committee argued that marijuana smoke is no different than cigarette smoke and that smoking areas designated for cigarette smoke should also be used for marijuana. Naïve bystanders cannot tell the potency of the marijuana smoked just by smell alone. Most animal studies demonstrate the ease with which such second- hand marijuana smoke can negatively affect behaviour. 

Very few know that marijuana smoke has 300 to 500 per cent more carcinogens than tobacco smoke. Marijuana has been linked to addiction, drops in grades, slips and falls and car accidents. The JOHSC at Thompson Rivers University is considering individual ingestion of medical marijuana – via brownies, gummy bears or pills – on campus because the consumption of such medicinal products doesn’t negatively impact others directly. Marijuana is an intoxicant and therefore is analogous to drinking alcohol on campus. Smoking marijuana should therefore fall under the Liquor Control and Licensing Act Section 40, 1996, chapter 267. 

As TRU did not allow the open consumption of alcohol in public places on campus, neither would it allow marijuana to be smoked on campus. Marijuana has been linked to impaired motor co-ordination, altered judgment and risky sexual behaviour. 

Keywords: [“marijuana”,”smoke”,”university”]
Source: http://theconversation.com/marijuana-friendly-campuses-i-dont-think-so-100650

High Maintenance Archives

Joel Fernando, a Brooklyn filmmaker with hipster hair and bright red aviators, pitched his marijuana venture at a popular Colorado Springs coffee shop, reports Rebecca Celli of The Colorado Independent. Fernando’s plan is two-fold: to start up a major pot production operation in Colorado and to chronicle his process for a new web series, to be distributed by Slate this January,. The series will explore Fernando’s business endeavor through numerous short documentary installments. Each episode will be less than 10 minutes, and will feature people and policies central to Colorado’s budding marijuana economy. Fernando is not the first aspiring marijuana entrepreneur to drive cross-country on a whim. 

He’s also not the first young urban filmmaker to create a pot-oriented web series. If New York is the fifth character in Sex and the City, then pot is the third in the YouTube web series turned half-hour-long Comedy Central show, Broad City. The series, which follows the female twenty-somethings in New York City trope, is known for its crude humor and memorable scenes of pot-smoking through Skype. The episodes of High Maintenance, the most intricate rendition of the pot web series trend, are the well-crafted vignettes of diverse New Yorkers – middle-aged bird watchers, Passover seder-goers, couch surfers, a cross-dressing father – all subtly bound together by the narrative of a nameless pot delivery man. The best web series sell out, or at least begin to sell. 

Slate, the distributor of Fernando’s series, publishes stories commenting on all of these shows. As for Joel Fernando, his upcoming series will be free and relatively unpublicized. 

Keywords: [“series”,”marijuana”,”Fernando”]
Source: https://marijuana.heraldtribune.com/tag/high-maintenance

Overtoke TV News for 09-04-2018

“Road Trip” – Gabriel Iglesias- (From Hot & Fluffy comedy special)

Radical Acts: The Art of Cheech Marin

Cheech Marin was from a quick-witted family where you had to be on stage to get a word in at the dinner table. Cheech remembers South Central as being easier for him, racially, in a Biography Channel documentary about his life. Father Oscar respected his adult son’s right to make the decision for himself, and Cheech was later granted immunity from federal prosecution and returned to LA. The dope comedy and films of Cheech and Chong that rode a rocket to fame in the 1960s and ’70s, by the 1980s, had played out. Knowing this helps put what would come later into perspective, as Cheech relied on his analytical mind, rapid-fire consciousness, and spirit of personal revolution, to re-find his audience and step from being a performer in a role to that of a guide and leader amidst a complex social and cultural environment. 

Born in East LA, is a parable about immigration that nails our current discourse and policies because that’s what Cheech saw around him. It is this inequity that sparked a response from the largest and, as Cheech says, wealthiest generation. Cheech came into the studio at High Times Magazine to be interviewed by David Burkart on a variety of topics. These short video clips provide an insightful understanding of the thought process of Cheech Marin, the man, and the artist, though the art of his own making. Cheech Marin, the artist, teaches us more radical acts, remaining faithful to the craft, and to the inner journey, from a time when many, not just a few, were shot down cold in the streets. 

Here we might see in the same frame, Cheech’s escape from stereotypes, labels, typecasting, racial conflicts, cultural restraints, political myopia, the country as a whole, the fog of war, stoner roles, the cops, and finally, as understood through his works and time. Cheech Marin’s cultural legacy is to be included. It may be reviewed and enjoyed through his personal collection and long embrace of Chicano art, documenting the cultural perspective of Americans as a movement and as peoples, at The Cheech Marin Center of the Riverside Art Museum. 

Keywords: [“Cheech”,”Marin”,”time”]
Source: http://www.marijuanadrugfacts.com/marijuana-facts/radical-acts-the-art-of…

How much marijuana can you possess in Massachusetts? Here are the restrictions.

After the passage of a November ballot measure, recreational marijuana is now legal in Massachusetts. While state lawmakers voted to delay the opening of recreational marijuana stores until June 2018 – which still makes it technically illegal to sell marijuana – possessing, consuming and growing marijuana is now allowed under state law. Here’s what you need to know about the law’s limitations, as specified in the text of the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act, before enjoying the benefits of the new law. According to the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act, it is now legal for residents aged 21 and over to possess, use, purchase, process and manufacture up to one ounce of marijuana. Residents, the law states, can possess up to 10 ounces of marijuana in their personal residence; however, any amount over one ounce must be secured by a lock. 

The law also allows residents to assist other adults over the age of 21 with marijuana purchase, manufacture, use or possession, and also makes it legal for a Massachusetts resident to give away or transfer up to one ounce of marijuana to another adult. Once Massachusetts residents have their legal marijuana there are some restrictions on where they can use it. The law also specifies that individuals cannot consume or hold marijuana and marijuana accessories on public or private school property where children attend preschool, kindergarten or grades 1-12, or on the property of a correctional facility. The law also has strict restrictions on marijuana usage and motor vehicles. Massachusetts cannabis enthusiasts who choose to grow their own plants will also face restrictions under the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act. 

Residents can have up to six marijuana plants for personal use at their primary residence, the law dictates, but a household cannot grow more than 12 total marijuana plants at once. In total, residents may possess up to 10 ounces of marijuana and any marijuana that is cultivated by the plants on their premises at their primary residence. 

Keywords: [“marijuana”,”law”,”any”]
Source: https://mic.com/articles/165415/how-much-marijuana-can-you-possess…

Marijuana businesses to go before Planning Board

FITCHBURG – Five marijuana businesses looking for approval to sell, cultivate, or process in the city will go before the Planning Board Tuesday night. The public hearings will take place at 6 p.m. at the Fitchburg Fire Department headquarters community room at 33 North St. Existing medical dispensaries Revolutionary Clinics on Oakhill Road and Garden Remedies on Airport Road are seeking site plan review to cultivate and process recreational marijuana. It has one floor to grow medical marijuana and another with a commercial kitchen to manufacture marijuana products. 

The company went before the Planning Board a few weeks ago to receive approval to grow on the upper floors of its industrial space, O’Hara said. Garden Remedies has been producing medical marijuana in the city since 2016. He said it received board approval before the city had a medical marijuana ordinance. The board will also consider special permits and site plan review for Colonial Cannabis to open an adult-use retail store on Water Street and medical cultivation and processing businesses for Cypress Tree Management on Westminster Street and Native Sun Wellness on Industrial Road. Special permit approval requires a two-thirds vote from the board, O’Hara said. 

Boston-based Cypress Tree Management has plans for a nearly 50,000 square-foot facility at 431 Westminster St., he said. If the businesses receive approval from the Planning Board, O’Hara said, they will be able to move forward with building plans. To open, the businesses will need certification or licensing from the state Department of Public Health for medical marijuana or the Cannabis Control Commission for the sale of recreational marijuana. O’Hara said the Planning Board has already reviewed and approved at least six applicants with marijuana businesses. Applicants have told him that Fitchburg seems to be a good place for the marijuana business. 

Keywords: [“marijuana”,”plan”,”Board”]
Source: http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/news/ci_32082059

Overtoke TV News for 09-03-2018

Stand up comedy- marijuana

Marijuana-based businesses continue development – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Marijuana-based businesses in Southern Nevada are continuing to expand in the region as the gates to recreational sales opened less than a year ago. Another facility being built in Las Vegas is by Canadian-based Marapharm Ventures Inc. The company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Marapharm Las Vegas LLC, is constructing on a 7-acre site in Apex Industrial Park that will contain a roughly more than 300,000-square-foot project for the cultivation and production of recreational marijuana. Klassen said the company sees Las Vegas as a massive market, comparing his native Canada’s population of about 36 million spread across hundreds of miles versus the more than 40 million tourists who come to the Strip. Riana Durrett, executive director of the Nevada Dispensary Association, said the survey was based on property improvements since the medical marijuana program began in Nevada. 

Findley estimates there could be as much as 1 million to 2 million square feet of space under development in the Southern Nevada region for facilities being used for the medical and recreational marijuana demand in the region. Most of the local operators were anticipating that recreational marijuana would become legal in the state according to Jack, which it did in the 2016 election cycle. Jack is projecting a higher growth rate for development in the local area compared with other markets that have had recreational in place for some time. Marijuana Business Daily reports that compounded annual sales growth is expected to increase by 14 percent to 25 percent over the next five years on a nationwide basis. Projections from Marijuana Business Daily show 2018’s national recreational and medical marijuana sales to range from $6.7 billion to $8.8 billion. 

In early January, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he was rescinding guidance set during the Obama years that kept a policy of not interfering with state marijuana laws. Sessions has been an opponent of marijuana operations. In March, Congress gave protections to medical marijuana, extending provisions that doesn’t allow Sessions to use funding to go after states with legalized medical marijuana in a $1.3 trillion spending bill that funds the government through September. 

Keywords: [“marijuana”,”recreational”,”million”]
Source: https://www.reviewjournal.com/homes/resale-news/marijuana-based…

Monday in Marijuana

We’re still monitoring the fallout of last week’s momentous decision that signaled the end of the federal prohibition on medical marijuana, a stipulation buried deep in the 1,603 page bipartisan federal spending package, and it seems as if the news has barely stirred a ripple in the pond for the reefer madness set. The families of those suffering from ailments that could be relieved by marijuana are wondering exactly what the hold up is. Colorado continues to be the epicenter for the legalization movement. Instead of government money being spent to investigate the negative effects of marijuana, an $8M research grant was awarded by the Colorado Board of Health to look at whether the plant can truly help with epilepsy, brain tumors, Parkinson’s disease and post-traumatic stress disorder. With a locally-based economy booming, teen use of cannabis dropping, and crime rates falling, and governments reaping a windfall of tax profits throughout Colorado, neighboring states have finally decided that enough was enough. 

Two teenagers from Gaylesville, Alabama were arrested last week on felony possession of marijuana as they worked off a cruel case of the munchies in a Waffle House. File under parliamentary governmental systems: the editor of a popular marijuana news website in Israel is running for Knesset with a predictable agenda. In Canada, the Conservative government lost its latest appeal aimed at preventing medical marijuana users from growing their own, because you know, what the hell and how dare they and everything. The court passed down an unanimous decision, which prevented medical users from buying their drugs off the streets from young kids who hang out in Waffle Houses, or Tim Hortons, as the case may be. The epileptics of Brazil are slowly succeeding in making their own case that some future politicians will sue over, seeking the legalization of medical pot. 

Brian Borncamp contributed this thoughtful article to us last week, which imagines a future economy on Buffalo’s East Side featuring good pal cannabis. By all intents and purposes, the marijuana biz is a slow train coming, laden with long-term and localized economic benefits that far outweigh the negative effects, and Borncamp’s piece is a slice of that future. 

Keywords: [“marijuana”,”Colorado”,”medical”]
Source: http://www.dailypublic.com/articles/12222014/monday-marijuana

7 Comedians Who Enjoy Marijuana

Although weed can definitely highlight what’s weird about your surrounding or amplify already-comedic situations, it can’t instill a fully-developed sense of humor. Doug Benson’s comedy career revolves almost entirely around his love of cannabis. Benson created the 2008 documentary Super High Me, a druggy take on Morgan Spurlock’s McDonald’s exposé Super Size Me, in which Benson smokes weed in huge quantities every day for a month. Like a trippy version of Mike Nichols and Elaine May, collaborators Kate Berlant and John Early showcase a weird brand of character-based comedy in seemingly improvised skits like Family Dinner and Reunion. Berlant and Early’s deadpan comedy is deeply rooted in the same pseudo-intellectual and fame-obsessed millennial culture that it satirizes, making for an especially meta comedy experience. 

Each of the two wrote and starred in full episodes of the 2016 Netflix original comedy The Characters – Early’s episode totally nails some cringe-worthy identities like a self-absorbed yuppie party host and a sassy but depressed Christian comedienne. Dave Chappelle staked a claim to stoner fandom early on in his career, having written, produced, and starred in the 1998 cannabis classic Half Baked. Chappelle briefly bowed out of the spotlight after Chappelle’s Show was canceled in 2006 and now lives a low-key life with his family in suburban Ohio. A recent GQ interview with Chappelle yields some other great nuggets: he may have bought weed from Idris Elba back in the day, and once requested permission to smoke weed onstage from crack-smoking Toronto mayor Rob Ford. Jason Segel doesn’t just play a cannabis enthusiast on TV. 

He’s well known for his love of weed, and has made a name for himself as a leading man in comedies like Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Jeff, Who Lives At Home, blending bumbling antics with undeniable sincerity. George Carlin is one of the first and arguably best full-fledged observational comedians. Carlin’s countercultural humor was at least partially fueled by cannabis: in a retrospective interview with Jon Stewart, he claimed to. 

Keywords: [“comedy”,”weed”,”smoke”]
Source: https://thestash.wikileaf.com/7-comedians-who-enjoy-marijuana

Overtoke TV News for 09-02-2018


If Jeff Sessions Got Caught With Marijuana: Stoner Comedy

VIPblog2009

December 2 – More on MarilynWhile CNN aired a story neglecting to mention marijuana, other outlets have uncovered more about Marilyn Monroe’s alleged marijuana use, uncovered in a home movie made in the late 1950s. July 9, 2009 – Ads Call for Legal Pot in CAThe Marijuana Policy Project has launched a TV ad campaign in support of legalizing marijuana to help solve California’s budget crisis. Over the objections of her own Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, Smith announced in a May 2008 speech to Parliament that her government would seek to reclassify marijuana as a Class B drug, four years after Tony Blair’s government downgraded it to Class C. The NORML blog picked up on the news that Smith lied about increased potency of marijuana when she successfully pushed for harsher laws. Geraldo Rivera, who smoked pot on camera in 1974 will reportedly resume his research on Fox’s Geraldo at Large tonight Rivera interviewed VIP Rob Van Dam for a recent story on marijuana legalization and noted in another that VIP Montel Williams lobbied New Jersey for a medical marijuana law. 

The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life & Times of Harvey Milk by Randy Shilts confirms that, as in the movie, Milk swore off marijuana as he took the public stage, but remained allied with marijuana activist Dennis Peron while Republicans were hammering away against the three G’s: gays, grass and Godlessness. Because of law enforcement taken against people that have used marijuana for medicinal purposes, DiMaria would not say when she used marijuana or how she obtained it, but she did say it was medically beneficial to her. Marijuana reformers won’t be so celebratory this year, since on April 17 U.S. government lawyers said its prosecution of medical marijuana club operator Charles Lynch was consistent with DOJ policy, despite recent pronouncements to the contrary. After Califano said more teens are in treatment for today’s super-strong marijuana, Rebagliati said he thought marijuana was the safer choice than alcohol or tobacco, that it was fat free and didn’t make you feel bad the next day. 

Marijuana, Inc. A Hit Just when the economy has become the overriding issue in politics, the economic arguments for marijuana legalization are gaining traction. John Updike – Did Rabbit RunUPDATE 1/8/2011 – Dr. Lester Grinspoon informs me that although John Updike nearly admitted to smoking in his fiction, he adamantly denied smoking marijuana when asked by Dr. Grinspoon to join his marijuana uses blog. 

Swiss Marijuana field spotted through Google EarthSwiss authorities announced on Jan. 30 that they had found a large marijuana plantation while using Google Earth, the extremely popular free satellite mapping software. Medical Marijuana Raids Continue According to California NORML, the DEA yesterday conducted its first medical marijuana raid under the Obama administration. 

Keywords: [“Marijuana”,”smoke”,”pot”]
Source: http://www.veryimportantpotheads.com/blog2009.html

Movies about marijuana

Our site provides an introduction only information about movies, we recommend to download them from the Internet or to buy DVDs. Homegrown Director: Stephen GyllenhaalRelease Year: 1998Genres: comedy, crime Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Hank Azaria, Kelly Lynch, Jon Bon Jovi, Ryan Phillippe, John Lithgow, Matt Ross, Jamie Lee Curtis, Judge Reinhold, /Jon TenneyRuntime: 102 minProduction Co: Lakeshore InternationalCountry: USA. Synopsis: Life is good for Jack, Carter and Harlan, three inept ne’r-do-wells who help run master dope-grower Malcoms flourishing marijuana plantation somewhere in northern California. Then Malcom is suddenly bumped off by a mysterious assailant, after a moment of panic, the naive trio decide to take over the business themselves. Their lazy days on the dope farm have ill prepared them for the high-stakes game of finding buyers for millions of dollars of contraband. 

As they plunge into a shadowy new world of duplicity, double-dealing and danger, they soon find that they have gotten in way, way over their heads. In the late 1980s, they find out that a secret war is about to start in the US, and decided to return to New York to tell someone about it. What they find when they return is that all of their fellow hippies have become rich yuppies, like everyone else, and that no one wants to save the world anymore – they just want to buy it. Our Rating: 6/10. Cheech and Chong: Get Out of My Room Director: Tommy ChongRelease Year: 1985Genres: comedyCast: Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong Runtime: 53 minProduction Co: Koo Koo BananaCountry: USA. 

Synopsis: A mock documentary filmed mostly in and around LA with interviews of Cheech and Chong interspersed between four videos of songs from their last album. Synopsis: Horsemouth sets himself up in business selling records but when gangsters steal his bike things start to turn nasty. Synopsis: With dreams of becoming a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds corruption from his record producers and the drug pushers they’re connected to. Our Rating: 7/10. Marihuana – The Devil’s Weed Director: Dwain EsperRelease Year: 1936Genres: drama, comedyCast: Harley Wood, Hugh McArthur, Pat Carlyle, Paul Ellis, Dorothy DehnRuntime: 57 minProduction Co: Roadshow Attractions Inc.Country: USA. 

Synopsis: A young girl named Burma attends a beach party with her boyfriend and after she smokes marijuana with a bunch of other girls, she gets pregnant and another girl drowns while skinny dipping in the ocean. During a drug deal her boyfriend is killed leaving Burma to fend for herself. Burma then becomes a major narcotics pusher in her own right after giving up her baby for adoption. 

Keywords: [“find”,”Synopsis”,”out”]
Source: http://www.cannabismoon.com/en/films/cannabis2.html

Overtoke TV News for 09-01-2018

NEXT ON DECK! – Honest John – BLACK VS. WHITE MARIJUANA ETIQUETTE – LAFF MOBB (STAND-UP)

Toronto’s Marijuana Infused Comedy Scene

The center of Canada’s comedy universe is home to a series of weekly rooms where audience members can openly smoke marijuana while enjoying some of the best standup the city has to offer. Third Klass Thursdays along with Weedy Wednesdays and Stoner Sundays are three of the biggest weekly standup shows in Toronto, vapor lounge or not and all three happen at Vapor Central on Yonge Street. Despite hosting three of the biggest weekly shows in the city, Chris won’t take credit for creating the weed-infused comedy circuit. Joey aka Puff Mama is a former comedy club employee at the now defunct Comedy Wood in Toronto. She started producing her own shows once the club shut down. 

The Underground Comedy Club quickly became a popular stop for touring pros coming to Toronto. Local comedian Rob Mailloux has performed on and produced several shows at Underground. With consistently sold out rooms featuring touring pros and stacked lineups of local acts, the Vapor Lounge series of shows are some of the strongest and most successful in the city. It’s a community of shows that’s thriving in the heavily saturated Toronto comedy scene. Sold out rooms full of comedy fans openly smoking weed, carefree. 

There are a few rules that everyone must follow at the shows. Whether visiting Toronto as a comedian, comedy fan, marijuana enthusiast or curious cat, the Vapor Lounge series of shows are worth checking out. 

Keywords: [“show”,”comedy”,”Vapor”]
Source: https://theinterrobang.com/toronto-vaping-rooms/

Winnipeg’s Jessica Salgueiro is set to star in the feature film Canadian Strain, about the legalization of recreational cannabis. A comedy about Canada’s upcoming cannabis legalization is headed for the big screen. Canadian company We’ll Be Over Here Productions Inc., says production has begun in Toronto on the feature film Canadian Strain. Written and directed by Geordie Sabbagh, the film stars Jessica Salgueiro as a boutique weed dealer who has been put out of business by the legalization of cannabis. Salgueiro hails from Winnipeg and is being featured at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival as a Rising Star. 

Colin Mochrie plays her dad and Naomi Snieckus plays her uptight retail co-worker. Recreational marijuana is set to become legal in Canada on Oct. 17. HempWorx cannabidiol oil sales in Canada put on hold again. 

Keywords: [“film”,”Canada”,”cannabis”]
Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/canadian-strain-cannabis-film-1.4788688

Funny Weed Freakout Short Film

SHARE THIS POST ON SOCIAL MEDIA. Craig’s Pathetic Freakout is a hilarious trip through a crippling marijuana smoking experience from writer/director Graham Parkes and featuring dank-ass performances from Mat Wright and Lewis Pullman. I don’t know much about weed-smoking freakouts; My friends used to call me The Hang-a-tang due to my toking prowess. Whatever your history with tasty nugs might be, everyone can appreciate this bud-friendly short film. If you have ever toked an intense strain of sativa and felt like everyone was waiting for you to talk, this might bring back some old memories. 

Follow JasonSereno.com on twitter and facebook or subscribe on YouTube if you’re still on that bullshit. 

Keywords: [“weed”,”everyone”,”might”]
Source: http://jasonsereno.com/funny-weed-freakout-short-film/

Harmony Korine’s The Beach Bum May Use Weed-Laced Smell-O-Vision

Singular filmmaker Harmony Korine has some high hopes for his latest feature, though fans of the indie auteur hoping to enjoy the full scope of his vision might have to travel a little further afield to enjoy it as it was meant to be seen. As of now, the film has yet to go into production, so perhaps Korine is already jawing about ideas that he’s built into the film’s script. We’re just going to have to wait and sniff it out later. When McConaughey first joined the project in February, it was expected to start shooting in July, though after Neon and Vice pre-bought the U.S. rights to the film at Cannes, reports held that cameras were not going to roll until this fall. 

Keywords: [“Korine”,”film”,”McConaughey”]
Source: https://www.indiewire.com/2017/10/harmony-korine-the-beach-bum-weed-smell-o-vision-1201888141/

Southeast Denver Suburbs

After running the Comedy Works downtown – which some consider one of the finest comedy clubs in the nation – for nearly two decades, Wende Curtis opened the Landmark location in October 2008. While the downtown club brings in the younger, hipper and edgier comics, Comedy Works South generally brings in the slightly cleaner, nationally known acts. This 21,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility, which also includes a restaurant and a martini bar, is an upgrade on the downtown location, and the comedy theater holds nearly twice as many people. The venue is also available for private functions, including business meetings, reunions and wedding parties. 

Keywords: [“Comedy”,”downtown”,”includes”]
Source: https://www.westword.com/location/comedy-works-south-5171337

Top 10 Best Stand-Up-Comedy Routines About Marijuana

Stand up comedy is among the first voices in American Society to poke fun at the failure of the drug war, and begin supporting the pro-marijuana movement. Sure, much of it is for the sake of comedy, but embeded within these ‘nuggets’ of laughter, there is inklings of hard truth about marijuana, which is being proven by science today. In no way is this a complete list, and it is in no particular order – but get ready to laugh and have your mind blown by some of history’s greatest comedians. 

Keywords: [“comedy”]
Source: https://thenationalmarijuananews.com/top-10-best-stand-up-comedy-routines-about-marijuana/

Overtoke TV News for 08-31-2018

Tom Segura: Completely Normal – The First 48

The Tragedy of Stoner Comedy

Fourteen states have effectively decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana, and on June 4 Mayor Bloomberg and the New York Police Department announced plans to follow suit in NYC. As marijuana goes mainstream, its media portrayal has likewise softened. In the film, marijuana transforms seemingly normal, upstanding American youth into maniacs similar to the opium fiends of earlier stereotypes. Drugs were everywhere: on the strip, where people dropped microtabs of acid and then painted themselves blue; in middle schools, where young pushers did the work of the Fagin-esque masterminds of the marijuana trade; and in middle-class homes, where the sharing of one joint led a young Don and Betty Draper-esque couple to neglect its newborn in a bathtub with a running faucet, where the tot ineluctably drowned. Their straggly long hair, stoner talk, and constant fiending for the demon weed established the stereotype that prevails, in various permutations, to this day. 

As happens when actors embrace caricature roles, both were typecast to such a degree that the stoner aesthetic took over their careers. Of late, the stoner comedy has become more realistic. The movie blended stoner stereotypes and broad humor with blood, gore, and violence. More than likely, the stoner comedies of the future will continue to play up the humor while conveniently overlooking the tragedy at the heart of American marijuana prohibition. Jails, especially in the South, have many occupants who are there simply for possession of marijuana. 

Whatever the case, there will be no stoner comedy that deals with the harm inflicted on a family when an adult male breadwinner is sent to state prison for what is essentially a victimless crime. Marijuana prohibition has been the gateway to an exponential expansion of the prison-industrial complex, but that’s a reality silver-screen fantasies will not touch. As with romantic comedies, which give us a skewed view of love, the stoner genre is riddled with distortions and misrepresentations-a bad trip worthy of the worst directors in Hollywood. 

Keywords: [“marijuana”,”stoner”,”film”]
Source: https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-tragedy-of-stoner-comedy/

Interview: Elizabeth Ho talks Netflix’s cannabis comedy ‘Disjointed’

Currently starring in the Netflix Cannabis Comedy ‘Disjointed’, Elizabeth talks marijuana and working with Kathy BatesInterview by Adam Crookes. When I was first attending USC, my main goal was to just get myself to Los Angeles; I was using the university as an excuse to move down there. The plan I’d hatched in my brain was to pursue an acting career, strike it famous in a year, and leave Uni.Since fame did not immediately find me during my freshman year, I found myself at a loss and really facing reality for the first time in my life. I’d always been successful in achieving my goals, and I realized this Hollywood nut was on a whole new level of figuring out how to crack. I felt like I was living a double life: trying to balance the wishes of my family to be a business major while also trying to pursue my own creative ambitions. 

I hadn’t anticipated actually sticking with being a business major. I ended up taking a year off in between my freshman and sophomore year because I was so unhappy. Auditioning never fails to be a nerve-wracking process, even for those actors who’ve been doing it for their entire lives! Lucky for me, the material was fun and engaging. Working with Kathy Bates is a dream come true for me, and yes, I’m a huge fan of her work! 

This woman is a legend and rightfully so. I am beyond lucky to work with her on a daily basis. She taught us how that works: from the day-to-day store activities, to how the plants needed to look during each stage of their growth. You can catch Elizabeth Ho on ‘Disjointed’ on NETFLIX.. 

Keywords: [“work”,”audition”,”Disjointed”]
Source: https://medium.com/@CROOKES/interview-elizabeth-ho-talks-netflixs-cannabis-comedy-disjointed-crookes-magazine-4784df920ec0

Ngaio Bealum praised, but reviews criticize Netflix weed-cooking show

The latest Sacramento-area figure to bring his talents and expert opinion to a national audience is comedian and local columnist Ngaio Bealum. A week later, several reviews are in, and many of them are lukewarm on the execution of what was a mostly promising premise: Chefs competing head-to-head to see who can create the best edibles. The first season of the series contains 12 episodes, none longer than 15 minutes. Bealum, who performs marijuana-inspired comedy routines in Sacramento and the Bay Area and also writes a column for the Sacramento News and Review, serves as the program’s culinary weed expert. The show’s main host is YouTube personality Josh Levya. 

A glance at more in-depth write-ups by many national news outlets turns up mostly negative reviews, with a few common criticisms. Here’s a quick, THC-free taste of what some reviewers have said about Netflix’s first weed-based cooking show and Bealum’s role as a panel expert. Shapiro charged that the show lacked appeal to the average viewer, and that it does a poor job of explaining things like the differences between cannabis strains or the creation of weed oil. In her view, Bealum and the gang use too much jargon that only stoners or those in the weed industry will understand. Astre agrees that the stakes are pretty low – there are no cash prizes – but she also sees little harm done by the show, as much as it may be lacking in its execution of the concept. 

Keywords: [“show”,”cooking”,”High”]
Source: https://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/california-weed/article214083234.html

Overtoke TV News for 08-30-2018

Bongoloids – the Medical Marijuana comedy that’ll have you coughing your ass off.

Trump Confirms He Will Support Bill Ending Federal Marijuana Ban

Talking with reporters Friday morning before heading to G7 in Canada, Trump said he will back a bill that protects states that have legalized marijuana from federal prohibition. The bill, introduced by Sen. Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren, would make federal marijuana laws inapplicable in states, federal territories, and tribal lands that have passed legalization measures. Trump’s statement is in opposition to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ stance on the matter as the DOJ has been cracking down on cannabis decriminalization laws under his reign. In the video below, former congressman Billy Tauzin predicts fully legal weed within five years. 

Keywords: [“federal”,”bill”,”Trump”]
Source: https://www.infowars.com/trump-confirms-he-will-support-bill…

Urban Dictionary: Dank

Dank, is an adjective which is over-used by people in general and mostly by people trying to appear cool to their stoner friends. It was originally a common word to describe disgusting basements and caves ect. Then the world of pot took it over and was using it very correctly to describe very potent strains of marijuana, seeing as the definition of dank meets all the qualities you find in good marijuana. In reality it makes them seem as illiterate as an ape. M&M’s are not dank, chips are not dank, and your clothes are definitely not dank, you need to stop overusing and killing the word. 

Keywords: [“Dank”,”stoner”,”cool”]
Source: https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Dank

Barry Chuckle of UK comedy duo Chuckle Brothers dies at 73

British children’s entertainer Barry Chuckle, half of sibling duo the Chuckle Brothers, has died at age 73. Barry and his younger brother Paul came from a family of entertainers in northern England – their father performed alongside a young Peter Sellers – and developed a double act that combined visual gags, catchphrases and the brothers’ natural warmth. The brothers typically undertook a new task in each episode, producing slapstick results. The duo were awarded a special British Academy award in 2008 for their contribution to children’s television. 

Keywords: [“brother”,”Chuckle”,”British”]
Source: https://www.fresnobee.com/entertainment/article216129390.html

Should the NFL allow marijuana use?

As a federally sanctioned and regulated monopoly, the NFL really has no choice here. The league is also very conscious of the fact that players play in different states. Players are required to pay state income tax for where they play that week, not where they live or play their home games. Local laws have to be honored, as state government is often the source of funding for new stadiums, and most states have not legalized pot. 

Keywords: [“play”,”state”,”where”]
Source: https://www.quora.com/Should-the-NFL-allow-marijuana-use

21cineplex

21cineplex.net adalah situs download dan nonton film streaming layarkaca lk21 dengan subtitle indonesia. Kami tidak menyediakan film Indonesia dan tidak berafiliasi dengan perusahaan bioskop di Indonesia. Silahkan menonton film Indonesia di bioskop kesayangan anda. Semua materi yang ada di website ini didapat dari Google dan penyimpanan di Internet. 

Keywords: [“indonesia”,”film”,”dan”]
Source: https://21cineplex.net/tag/marijuana

Kathy Bates weed comedy show on Netflix

She plays a lifelong advocate for legalization who’s finally living her dream as the owner of a Los Angeles-area cannabis dispensary. Joining her are three budtenders, her twenty-something son, and a deeply troubled security guard. The show seems ridiculous on paper, but Bates gives it a much-needed boost of credibility. 

Keywords: [“Bates”,”more”,”show”]
Source: http://www.businessinsider.com/kathy-bates-weed-comedy-show-on-netflix-2016-7

Denver Medical Marijuana

This website contains information that is the opinion of the writing Author based on their experience and information they have learned through life experiences, and research and not to be considered professional or medical advice. For Colorado medical marijuana information please consult Mile High Medical Cannabis. 

Keywords: [“medical”,”information”,”experience”]
Source: http://milehighmedicalcannabis.com/entries/medical-marijuana/marijuana-facts

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Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/…/tv/…theme-weed-comedy-show-article-1.2733284

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Keywords: “”
Source: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/la-et-st-disjointed-review…

Oregon Marijuana Social Lounges

Oregon bans the public consumption of cannabis. The only legal places to consume include private residences and hotel rooms, as well as marijuana social lounges. If you own a marijuana social lounge in Oregon, please click the button below to submit your business to us. We’ll get your listing added to our directory. 

Keywords: [“Oregon”,”marijuana”,”lounge”]
Source: https://potguide.com/oregon/marijuana-social-lounges

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Keywords: “”
Source: http://www.mcall.com/…catholics-freddy-production-of-the-musical-comedy…

Netflix cancels Chuck Lorre’s marijuana dispensary sitcom Disjointed

Its demise is being pinned to harsh reviews, including one we published by Orange County Register’s Rob Lowman. Michael Trucco, one of the actors who had a supporting role on the short-lived show, announced its cancellation on Twitter on Feb 14. I love these guys like a family & I loved making this show. 

Keywords: [“show”,”love”,”Lowman”]
Source: https://www.thecannabist.co/2018/02/15/netflix-marijuana…

Cannabis venture for Balhousie care home tycoon

Commercial cannabis farming is being touted as the latest trend in agriculture as governments show signs of relaxing opposition to the drug. Nine states in the US have legalised marijuana for recreational use for people over 21, while medical marijuana is legal in dozens more. 

Keywords: [“new”,”marijuana”,”investment”]
Source: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/16384893.cannabis-venture-for-bal…

Overtoke TV News for 08-29-2018

Funny pot smoking marijuana comedy Ep49Part3

THC-laced candy, bags of marijuana seized at WL FedEx facility

Police seized roughly 50 pounds of marijuana, cannabis derivatives, and marijuana-laced candy Friday that investigators said was shipped across the country using FedEx. According to a department press release, personnel at a FedEx facility in town noticed damaged boxes and, after checking the extent of the damage, discovered the drugs inside. An Illinois state law signed last year marks August 4 in honor of the 44th president. The former president served in the Illinois state Senate, before joining the U.S. Senate, and ultimately serving two terms as U.S. 

President. Rev. Dr. Barber tells Joy Reid, ‘The rationale that is used to say businesses ought to be able to deny an LGBT person, is the same rationale that segregationists used. Darvish threw 55 pitches, including warmups, before the game with the San Diego Padres at Wrigley Field. 

Keywords: [“president”,”used”,”rationale”]
Source: http://snewsi.com/id/18376196790

California, Maryland Map & Directions

California is a census-designated place and community in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, United States. California continues to grow with the spread of population out from the older adjacent community of Lexington Park and the growth in both technology-related and defense-related jobs at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station. There are department stores and numerous shopping centers situated along Maryland Highway 235. Maryland Route 4 crosses Highway 235 in California, providing access to the wide Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge and the popular weekend resort town of Solomons, Maryland on the opposite side. 

Bridge-bound traffic is infamous for backing up during rush hour. According to the United States Census Bureau, California has a total area of 14.8 square miles, of which, 12.9 square miles of it is land and 1.9 square miles of it is water. 

Keywords: [“Maryland”,”California”,”miles”]
Source: https://www.mapquest.com/us/california/the-j-spot-comedy-club…

Revolutionary Clinics Offers Marijuana-Themed Comedy

Medical marijuana dispensaries are still new to Somerville, and Revolutionary Clinics-recently opened in East Somerville-is aiming to make getting educated fun. The dispensary hosts patient education nights every Thursday, and this week is hosting a free, marijuana-themed comedy show featuring comedians from Greater Boston. He’s been doing comedy since 1994, and got involved with ImprovBoston when he moved to the area in 2014. The show will feature storytelling and stand-up comedy. The performers-Laura Clark, Lauren Brown, Alan Richardson, Pamela Ross, and Wes Hazard-will share funny stories about their experiences with marijuana. 

While the performance will focus more on anecdotes than straight information, Fear says that comedy is a great way to communicate about marijuana. The show is free and there’s free parking available. 

Keywords: [“comedy”,”marijuana”,”People”]
Source: https://scoutsomerville.com/revolutionary-clinics-offers-marijuana…

Green Man Cannabis – Medical Marijuana Weed

Come see our beautiful new store and wide range of premium award winning top-shelf cannabis! As well as hash, edibles, topicals, tinctures, CBD products, accessories and much more!!! ATM machine available in our lobby for easy convenience. Green Man Cannabis is one of the closest medical locations serving the DTC, Aurora, South Denver, Castle Rock, and Lone Tree areas. We are located in between Poplar & Tamarac on Hampden, across the street from Whole Foods shopping center, sandwiched between a Shell gas station and Chase bank. 

Our sister store in Downtown Denver provides the same great quality cannabis at 1355 Santa Fe Dr., Denver CO 80204. With Award winning medicine, it’s easy to see why patients are shopping at both Green Man Cannabis locations! Come check us out, we look forward to seeing you! 

Keywords: [“cannabis”,”Denver”,”see”]
Source: http://weedstore.reviews/listings/green-man-cannabis-medical-marijuana

Police Officers in Argentina say Mice ate missing Marijuana

Police officers in Argentina have claimed mice ate 540kg of marijuana which disappeared from a police warehouse, Guardian reports, adding that eight officers have been dismissed following the discovery. 6,000kg of marijuana has been in storage for 2 years, but when officers returned for inspection, only 5,460kg was found. It is suspected that former Police Commissioner Javier Specia had knowledge on how the drugs went missing as he had left the inventory for the impounded marijuana unsigned when he left his post in April 2017. Specia and 3 other officers have been called to testify before a judge on May 4. Specia’s successor Emilio Portero, noticed the reduction in the amount of marijuana and notified the force’s internal affairs division, who inspected the warehouse. 

Keywords: [“marijuana”,”officers”,”Judge”]
Source: https://www.bellanaija.com/…/police-argentina-say-mice-ate-marijuana

Thunder Bay Police Seize $51,900 in Marijuana

THUNDER BAY – The Thunder Bay Police Service have seized 11.4 pounds of marijuana following the investigation of a suspicious package on Friday, July 13, 2018. As a result of an investigation, TBPS Drug Unit officers arrested two accused persons on Monday, July 16, 2018. Israel Ruiz Robles, 24, of Fort Erie, ON is charged with Possession of Marijuana for the Purpose of Trafficking and Fail to Comply with a Condition of his Recognizance. Sagan Venayagamoorthi, 25, of Thunder Bay, is charged with Possession of Marijuana for the Purpose of Trafficking. Both accused appeared in court on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 and have been remanded into custody with a future court date. 

The estimated potential street value of the marijuana seized totals $51,900. 

Keywords: [“marijuana”,”July”,”BAY”]
Source: http://www.netnewsledger.com/…/thunder-bay-police-seize-51900-in-marijuana

Groton Regional Theatre presents the comedy “Cheaters”

The couple – Allen and Michelle – each decide to go home to ask their parents for advice. This is where the farce-tastic comic complications arise: It turns out that Michelle’s father is cheating with Allen’s mother. The GRT production, directed by Vic Panciera, features Fiona Machnik at Michelle and Brian O’Sullivan as Allen. Performances run on the next three weekends, with the Friday performances being dinner shows. Here are just a couple highlights: Montreal seasoned flank steak and blue cheese & rosemary mashed potatoes are among the offerings this Friday, and white wine poached salmon and asparagus with Hollandaise sauce are part of the menu on Aug. 10. 

Keywords: [“couple”,”Michelle”,”Allen”]
Source: https://www.theday.com/article/20180801/ENT10/180809969

Overtoke TV News for 08-28-2018

Weed comedy marijuana humor show Ep49Pt1

What Is the Best Way to Smoke Weed?

Stoners have argued and debated about the best way to smoke weed for decades. Everyone should now how to roll a decent joint, even if they don’t smoke. Knowing how to roll a joint is a life skill, like knowing how to change a tire or how to poach an egg. Pipes are probably the most convenient way to smoke marijuana. A good hit from a clean pipe is my preferred method for fancy-pants weed tasting. 

My friend Michael Backes, author of Cannabis Pharmacy: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana recommends a good hit from a clean glass pipe. One good inhale and exhale should give you exactly what you need. The nicotine from the cigar wrapper and the THC from the cannabis combine to give an intense high. Blunts aren’t for everyone, and be careful that you don;t develop a nicotine addiction to go along with your cannabis habit. Maybe people claim that a good vape gives the best flavor, but I feel like the high from a vaporized cannabis is not the same as the high from incinerating the whole flower. 

Ngaio Bealum is a writer, comedian, cannabis activist, and a decent juggler. You can catch him on the road and MCing the International Cannabis Business Conference. 

Keywords: [“Cannabis”,”joint”,”smoke”]
Source: http://marijuanapolitics.com/best-way-smoke-weed

California marijuana CEO resigns following #PermitPatty controversy

The CEO of a California marijuana company resigned abruptly Tuesday after several days of controversy spawned by a viral video in which she appeared to be calling police to report an 8-year-old girl who was selling bottled water without a permit in San Francisco. TreatWell, based in San Francisco, manufactures marijuana tinctures for humans and pets. Ettel sparked a national firestorm last week when she allegedly threatened to call authorities on Erin Austin and her daughter Jordan because the girl was selling water without a permit to people on their way to a San Francisco Giants game at AT&T Park. Some of the criticism surrounding Ettel stemmed from the fact she is white and the girl is African-American. The hashtag #PermitPatty began trending on Twitter over the weekend as a nickname for Ettel, and she garnered criticism from nearly every corner of the country. 

Ettel was even lampooned by Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. TreatWell was also dropped by multiple California retailers, and it was unclear whether the company would be able to survive the controversy. 

Keywords: [“Ettel”,”TreatWell”,”company”]
Source: https://mjbizdaily.com/embattled-california-cannabis-ceo-resigns…

RTD to double trains on G-line tracks between Denver and Arvada as testing ramps up

Residents of the west Denver suburbs will notice more trains on the tracks for RTD’s yet-to-open G-line beginning Thursday as the transit district moves into the next phase of testing. The commuter rail line, which will provide service from downtown Denver to Arvada, Wheat Ridge and parts of Adams County, has now been federally approved to carry six trains for up to 10 hours a day, RTD said in a news release. The trains will run along the 11.2-mile train line roughly every 15 minutes between 3 a.m. and 1 p.m., according to RTD. The new testing doubles the amount of trains and the frequency with which they run over the previous phase that began July 20. 

The district is ramping up to a full service day’s worth of testing, a period of 21 consecutive hours. The public is asked to abide by proper safety protocols around the tracks. The G-line was originally expected to open in fall 2016 but safety concerns have repeatedly delayed it. 

Keywords: [“train”,”testing”,”RTD”]
Source: https://www.denverpost.com/2018/08/02/rtd-g-line-trains-between…

Does Marijuana Cause Permanent Brain Damage in Adults?

Below is an approximation of this video’s audio content. You don’t know, until you put it to the test. For a few hours after smoking, one’s learning, memory, and attention may also be impaired. The same with cognitive impairments-gone within a month or two after stopping, unless they started regularly using as a teen. Those with the most persistent cannabis use starting as an adolescent may end up losing up to eight IQ points-significantly more than if they started as an adult, and even if they then quit, starting that young appears to cause permanent brain damage. 

Sounds like if you start using as an adult there don’t seem to be any irreversible neurological problems-unless, perhaps, you smoke like 16 joints a day. In 2017, a study was published on extreme chronic and heavy cannabis use, and their poor brains really did seem to go to pot. This was at 10 times the average daily dose in Colorado-for example, a total lifetime consumption of around 75,000 joints. 

Keywords: [“cannabis”,”brain”,”start”]
Source: https://nutritionfacts.org/video/Does-Marijuana-Cause-Permanent…

Cheech and Chong Say ‘Pot’s Over’ Now That Republicans Like John Boehner Are Supporting Marijuana Reform

The age of marijuana’s rebellious and cool status is officially over, according to Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong. It all started when late-night host Colbert asked Marin and Chong what they thought about the push for legalized pot now that Republicans like former House Speaker John Beohner-a longtime opponent of marijuana reform-were starting to support pot’s legalization. The company grows and sells legal marijuana and services 11 states. According to 68-year-old Boehner, he decided to join the company in effort to get veterans legal access to the drug. Although Beohner’s newfound acceptance of marijuana raised eyebrows, his sentiments regarding the medical value of the plant falls in line with a growing number of Americans who believe patients and adults should be able to legally consume cannabis. 

A Pew Research Center report in January found 61 percent of U.S. adults were in favor of legal marijuana. 

Keywords: [“marijuana”,”pot”,”Marin”]
Source: https://www.newsweek.com/cheech-marin-tommy-chong-marijuana-899060

Overtoke TV News for 08-27-2018

who smokes marijuana here – stand up comedy days

Uptown! plans spectacular New Year’s celebration

Co-chairs, and husband and wife team, Sandy Riper, of Sunset Hills Jewelers, and lawyer and board member, Joe Riper, have been planning the 2018 celebration to support Uptown! since the 2017 version ended. Guests will enjoy dinner from John Serock Catering, drinks, dancing on the stage to the band New Street Heat, entertainment, a raffle and a Broadway in the Borough performance by RTC, the Resident Theatre Company. The 327-seat non-profit theater opened its doors to coincide with the gala on New Year’s Eve 2016-17. This is the third year the event has been held at the theater and a tradition since plans for showplace commenced about a decade ago. 

For the first year at the theater it was a black tie event and this year patrons of the arts will wear cocktail attire. Sandy and Joe Riper have been with the theater since the planning stages. The celebration helps maintain programs, preserve the former National Guard Armory, an historic building, keep ticket prices in check and helps to pay staff. Angela Scully, executive director, said the annual event is the roots of support and helped launch the theater. The theater is home to seven resident companies, works with youth and regularly sells out Jazz and Better than Bacon Improv comedy shows. 

Ticket sales begin for Uptown! members on August 31. 

Keywords: [“theater”,”year”,”Uptown”]
Source: http://www.dailylocal.com/article/DL/20180731/NEWS/180739978

iCannabis Radio

Unfortunately the site’s domain registration was not renewed and this site disappeared from the internet. The new owner has chosen to recreate the site from its archived pages and added a few YouTube videos of past iCannabis Radio podcasts. Now for a nostalgic trip back to the early days of iCannabis Radio. When I discovered online a bunch of images from various iCannabis Radio, I scanned through to see if there were any picturs of me. It got to the point, since I wore a Batman sweatshirt almost everyday, that I earned the nickname Bat. 

Lots of people did want to know where I bought my Batman sweatshirts & Tees so I turned them all on to MoonAtMidnight, a great e-commerce site if you are looking for Batman clothing. iCannabis Radio is for and about personal freedomss. We want to see cannabis legalized and people free to live their lives in a way that makes sense to them. iCannabis Radio with Amy DiIullo and Georgia and Warren Edson. Colorado cannabis activists Georgia Edson and Rev. 

Jeremy Charles discuss the latest Cannabis news, interviews, and opinions from around the globe. Jenny Kush with the Rev. plus special guests talk about sex, Cannabis and much more. Join us once a month for 2 hours of education and dab talk. 

Keywords: [“Radio”,”iCannabis”,”site”]
Source: http://www.icannabisradio.com

Thursday: Hili dialogue « Why Evolution Is True

On August 2, 1610, Henry Hudson, during his futile search for the Northwest Passage, stumbled onto what is now called Hudson’s Bay. July 4, regarded by many Americans as the day the Declaration was signed, was actually when it was ratified by Congress. On this day in 1790, the first official U.S. census was conducted. At that time the population was recorded as 3,929,326. 

On this day in 1934, Adolf Hitler became Führer of Germany after President von Hindenburg died. A black day for stoners: on August 2, 1937, the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 was passed, making marijuana and all its products illegal. It was on this day in 1939 that Albert Einstein and Leo Szilard wrote their famous letter to Franklin Roosevelt, urging him to start developing a nuclear weapon. It was on August 2, 1943 that the the motor torpedo boat PT-109 was sunk by a Japanese destroyer, cutting it in half and killing one man. The men were rescued after 6 days on the island and Kennedy became a war hero, helping get him elected as President two decades down the line. 

Finally, on this day in 1990, Iraq invaded Kuwait, precipitating the Gulf War. Hili seems sagacious-in her own way! Another tweet from First Amendment lawyer Marc Randazza; read the piece! 

Keywords: [“day”,”August”,”first”]
Source: https://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/2018/08/02/thursday-hili…

Bail granted for GEL trio over 267 Lb Marijuana find

After Monday’s drug bust at the Bridgetown Port where Police initially claimed it was $3 million worth of a vegetative substance, two directors in Goddard Enterprises Limited were each released today on $400,000 bail with two sureties. The two prominent businessmen, along with a third Goddard Enterprises employee – 55-year-old Walter O’Neal Prescod, a sailor, of #107 Emerald Park East, St Philip – are jointly charged with possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation of 267 lbs or 121.4 kilogrammes of cannabis with an estimated street value of $534,160 on July 23. Herbert was ordered to report to the District ‘F’ Police Station every Wednesday by 10 a.m. and Rogers to the Hastings Police Station every Wednesday by 10 a.m. The businessmen, who are represented by Andrew Pilgrim, QC, and Kamisha Benjamin, were also ordered to surrender their travel documents. 

Prescod, who’s known to the court, was offered bail in the amount of $450,000, but up to the time of publication, he was awaiting a surety to post his bail to which conditions are also to be applied. He is represented by attorneys-at-law Arthur Holder and Shadia Simpson. 

Keywords: [“bail”,”two”,”Police”]
Source: https://www.bajanreporter.com/2018/07/bail-granted-for-gel-trio…