Overtoke TV News for 06-24-2018

Marijuana: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Recreational Marijuana Could Be Legal In New Jersey By Next Summer « CBS New York

TRENTON, N.J. – Democrat Phil Murphy’s win in New Jersey Tuesday night could pave the way for the legalization of recreational marijuana. Democratic state Sen. Nicholas Scutari, the sponsor of a recreational cannabis bill, says Murphy is fully committed to legalizing marijuana. With support from the governor-elect and legislative leaders, proponents of recreational marijuana say sales could begin next summer. Proponents say legalizing pot would cut down on arrests and make the drug cheaper. 

Wolski said legalization would make marijuana more like an over-the-counter drug. Sales taxes revenue from legal cannabis could rake in an estimated $300 million a year, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported. The governor-elect intends to use the money to help the ailing public employee pension system. Democratic Senate President Steve Sweeney hopes to pass the measure as soon as the new governor gets situated. Scutari said he will continue to meet with industry leaders as he revises the bill. 

Gov. Chris Christie was adamantly opposed to the legislation, labeling marijuana a gateway drug to opioids. 

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Source: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2017/11/08/supporters-say-recreational…

Steve Martin

Stephen Glenn Martin is an American comedian, writer, actor, musician and composer. The new phone book’s here! The new phone book’s here! This is the kind of spontaneous publicity I need. ‘ Hmm… Dead men don’t wear plaid. 

You kill me and I’ll see that you never work in this town again. I handed in a script last year and the studio didn’t change one word. Now let’s repeat the non-conformists’ oath: I promise to be different! I promise to be unique! I promise not to repeat things other people say! 

Good! Comedy album A Wild and Crazy Guy. I guess I wouldn’t believe in anything if it weren’t for my lucky astrology mood watch. I’ll tell you something: I would only smoke it in the late evening. Oh, occasionally the early evening, but usually the late evening – or the mid-evening. 

Just the early evening, midevening and late evening. Occasionally, early afternoon, early mid-afternoon, or perhaps the late-midafternoon. Oh, sometimes the early-mid-late-early morning… But never at dusk! Never at dusk, I would never do that. 

Keywords: [“evening”,”know”,”early”]
Source: https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Steve_Martin

Man Arrested With Large Quantity of Marijuana & THC Wax

A traffic stop for a red light violation led to the discovery of almost 450 grams of marijuana, marijuana wax and the arrest of the driver. On May 29, 2018, at approximately 10 p.m. a CCPD Patrol officer observed a white sedan run through the red light at the intersection of Del Prado Boulevard and SE 26th Street. The officer stopped the vehicle a few blocks south and made contact with the driver, Austin Grimm. The officer could immediately smell an overwhelming odor of raw cannabis emanating from the inside of the vehicle, and Grimm was detained. 

A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of a white trash bag containing two gallon-size Ziplock bags full of marijuana, as well as a small amount of marijuana and a grinder in the center console. Also found in the trunk was a container with a large sheet of THC wax. The marijuana was weighed at 449.2 grams, and the wax was weighed at 33.3 grams. Based on these discoveries, Grimm was placed under arrest and transported to the Lee County Jail. 

Keywords: [“marijuana”,”Grimm”,”vehicle”]
Source: https://capestylemag.com/2018/06/05/man-arrested-large-quantity…

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