Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Purple Kush News Round-Up 11/22/2011

Marijuana found on plane abandoned near Houston
The Associated Press
BROOKSHIRE, Texas (AP) — Authorities hunted Monday night for the pilot and possible other occupants of a twin-engine plane carrying a large amount of marijuana that skidded off a runway at an airport west of Houston. John Kremmer, chief deputy of the ...
Obama pardons 5, commutes 1 sentence for convictions including selling drugs ...
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday pardoned five people convicted of charges ranging from intent to distribute marijuana to running an illegal gambling business. And he issued his first commutation, ordering the release of a woman next ...
Sointula's marijuana-law hunger striker dies
Victoria Times Colonist
Sointula's Istvan Marton, who was on a hunger strike to protest Canada's marijuana laws, has died of heart failure. He was 69. His doctor, Jane Clelland, confirmed that Marton died Sunday in Port McNeill Hospital. He had refused to eat for more than a ...
Navy discharging 28 sailors over use of synthetic pot
SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Twenty-eight Navy sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan are being discharged after they were caught using Spice, a designer drug that mimics the effects of marijuana, the Navy said on Monday. ...
Legal marijuana gets one step closer
The Copenhagen Post
The legalisation of marijuana in Copenhagen came a step closer after the City Council voted on Thursday to investigate ways to decriminalise the drug. A committee has now been established to determine the best way to legalise the sale of hashish, ...
Batavia joins cities banning synthetic marijuana
Chicago Sun-Times
Police Chief Gary Schira said detectives visited several retail locations where tobacco, alcohol and related items are sold and found the synthetic marijuana available at one liquor store and one gas station. Synthetic marijuana, also known as K2, ...
Marijuana prohibition divisive, hypocritical, costly
Vancouver Sun
Marijuana has become part of our culture, and no amount of money for prisons, police, prosecutors and punishment is going to change that. Marijuana was outlawed early in the last century for the purpose of oppressing minorities, and enforcement of its ...
HPD seizes more than 600 pounds of marijuana
Hattiesburg American
Lt. Eric Proulx of the Hattiesburg Police Department stands in front of 626 pounds of marijuana, valued at $500800, that was obtained during a traffic stop by an officer on HPD's interdiction team at about 1 am Sunday on Interstate 59 near the 63 mile ...
Medical Marijuana Debate Pulls In South Florida Seniors
WPBF West Palm Beach
The truth is, he's allowed to smoke marijuana. I'm not. The difference between you and I and Irv Rosenfeld is about 40 years of battling bone cancer and a major legal victory that he won against the federal government. He convinced the feds that he ...



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