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Discussion in 'Cannabis News and Activism' started by macbill, Sep 23, 2014.

  1. Baron23

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    Christmas sweaters, KFC and lots of weed: Snoop Dogg and Willie Nelson’s adorable bromance


    It was a fitting Christmas present from one world renowned pot enthusiast to another.

    The country music legend Willie Nelson lit up social media this week when he tweeted a photo of himself in a red and green sweater depicting a marijuana leaf adorned with lights and a star and “smoke weed everyday” printed in white letters.

    The phrase is the famous closing line from the hip hop anthem “The Next Episode,” featuring Snoop Dogg. And, indeed, the sweater was a gift from the rapper himself.

    “Thank you @SnoopDogg for the Christmas Sweater,” Nelson wrote.

    While the exchange may have been, by some appearances, a lighthearted attempt to plug Snoop Dogg’s clothing line (when he reposted the picture of Nelson on Instagram, he linked to his online store), it was nothing out of the ordinary for the two artists. For years now, the 83-year-old king of outlaw country and the 45-year-old hip hop star have maintained a warm, humorous and utterly adorable friendship, formed over — but not necessarily defined by — their mutual love of marijuana, which both have long celebrated in their songs and public appearances.

    As the story goes, Snoop Dogg and Nelson’s bond blossomed in a haze of pot smoke one day in the Netherlands in 2008. Esquire journalist Andy Langer had gotten high with them back-to-back the previous year and wrote about it for the magazine. (cont)
     
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    ‘I played stoned’: Some NFL players love getting high before kickoff

    BEFORE he suited up to play against the New York Giants in 2012, Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Eben Britton took an ice bath followed by a hot shower. He did his routine stretches. Then he smoked a joint.

    In fact, Britton — who also played for the Chicago Bears but left the league in 2014 — tells The Post he played three NFL games while high on marijuana.

    “NFL games I played stoned were some of the best games I ever played. Cannabis cements your surroundings,” he says. “A lot of people say they’re useless when they smoke weed. But hell, I played NFL games [while stoned], dude. My performances were solid and I felt really good after.”

    Which was the point, since the Brooklyn-born Britton was smoking to relieve, at various times, “psychological distress or sciatica or pain in my shoulders.”

    And he was far from alone.

    Asked how many NFL players currently smoke pot, Britton estimates “it’s over 50 percent and it could be as high as 75 percent.” A sports agent who asked to remain anonymous says, “The number is rumored to be as high as 80 percent.”

    There’s a growing movement among former and current NFL players calling for the league to lift its ban on marijuana. As the pro-football season wraps up Week 2, 18 athletes are sidelined for unspecified substance-abuse violations, which, says sports agent Brian Fettner, who represents a roster of NFL players, “is almost always marijuana.”

    Nevertheless, players are willing to take their chances.

    Marijuana is so prevalent that one former pro tells The Post, “I had my weed dealer meet me at the players’ parking lot after practice for a delivery.”

    SOME health professionals see the benefits of players using marijuana...

    :sherlock:
     
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  5. Baron23

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    Willie Nelson wants Loretta Lynn to try pot again

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Willie Nelson wants his friend Loretta Lynn, who recently revealed that she tried marijuana for the first time at the age of 84 for her glaucoma but didn’t like it, to give pot a second chance.

    “She’s got a lot of guts,” Nelson said during a recent interview with The Associated Press in Nashville, Tennessee. “She’ll try anything. Maybe I should help her.” (cont)
     
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    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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    Man arrested for meth let off because it was just kitty litter

    Deputies for the Harris County Sheriff’s Office then searched Lebeau's vehicle, where they discovered a sock filled with what they believed to be methamphetamine in the car's trunk. According to a press release boasting the score, "a field test was conducted, and these 'nuggets' tested positive for methamphetamine."

    "This is another example how a routine traffic stop turned into a significant narcotics arrest in our community and may have kept our children and loved ones free from being introduced to drugs," the Sheriff's Office said in its press release.
     
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    Police: Burger King workers sold marijuana at drive-thru

    EPPING, N.H. — Police say two employees at a New Hampshire Burger King have been arrested on drug charges after authorities were tipped off that drive-thru customers who asked for extra crispy fries got marijuana with their meal.

    NH1 reports (http://bit.ly/2jViBwC) Epping Police Chief Mike Wallace said 20-year-old Garrett Norris was arrested Saturday after police conducted a sting operation. Also arrested was 19-year-old Meagan Dearborn, the shift manager.

    Wallace said drive-thru buyers would ask for “Nasty Boy,” then for extra crispy fries.

    Wallace said the drugs weren’t put in the food; they were sold in a separate container. He said the operation didn’t involve the franchise owners.

    Norris and Dearborn are scheduled for arraignment Feb. 28.

    My kind of Whopper, eh? :rockon:
     
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  9. Walter Bishop

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    Ivape? I can only imagine if this patent comes to fruition the pricing will be sky high... No pun intended. :brow:

    Apple patents a vaporizer
     
  10. Silat

    Silat When the Facts Change, I Change My Mind.

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    And the legal cost for the victim is more than most can bear. And quite often the cops take your money and personal items. It then costs much $$$'s to get it back if you can, even after being exonerated.
    Some on this site have had that problem.
     
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    "The patent... outlines plans for a temperature-regulated plate inside a chamber that heats up a substance to form a vapor."

    Sounds like conduction :suspicious:
     
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  12. Walter Bishop

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    Gizmodo included a pic. I assume this is a rudimentary technical drawing or something used for the patent. I don't know too much about how patents work. But from what I understand the specs don't necessary have to be of something functioning, only a concept? But either way, looks like conduction to me as well.

    Oh Yes, Apple Just Filed a Patent for a Sick Vape



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  13. grokit

    grokit well-worn member

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    "Sublimated" :doh::rolleyes:
     
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  14. CarolKing

    CarolKing Singer of songs and a vapor connoisseur

    That above picture looks pretty basic. I think I could have drawn something myself that looked similar to the above pic and I don't know much about vaporizers only my experience using them.

    This could take a very long time, and is it really true? Anymore it's hard to know fact from fiction.
     
  15. Walter Bishop

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    Well filing an application for a patent doesn't necessarily mean they actually have current plans on moving forward with a vaporizer. Lot's of patent applications get filed and lead to no where.

    As to it being true, absolutely. Here is the patent application: SUBLIMATOR/VAPORIZER
     
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  16. howie105

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    So I was reading headlines and ran across one from Reuters saying "Trump pushes drugmakers for lower prices, more U.S. production" and I thought of that $200-$250 an ounce medical stuff they peddle around here.
     
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    Anybody notice this Martha Stewart - Snoop Dog (T-Mobile) ad - full of weed puns during the Super Bowl?

    Click to play YouTube Video


    Can of bisque :rofl:!
     
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    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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  21. Baron23

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    Cannabis Farm Discovered inside Cottage at Legoland
    The British police arrested two men after 50 weed plants were discovered growing in a hut at Windsor’s Legoland, which bills itself as “The UK’s Favourite Kids Theme Park.”

    Windsor is based in the County of Berkshire, located on the Thames River about 20 miles west of London.

    Workers doing a routine asbestos check at the site, just three miles away from Windsor Castle, came upon the pot farm, which was nicely equipped with lights and a watering system. (cont)

    Officer Who Mistook Doughnut Glaze for Drugs Disciplined
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Officials in Florida say an Orlando police officer who arrested a man after mistaking doughnut glaze for meth has been disciplined.

    The Orlando Sentinel reports that Cpl. Shelby Riggs-Hopkins was given a written reprimand for making an improper arrest.

    An internal affairs report released Thursday by the Orlando Police Department found no evidence she acted in bad faith. The report says the department never trained its officers to use the department-issued roadside drug tests.

    Daniel Rushing was arrested in December 2015 when Riggs-Hopkins spotted flakes of glaze on his floorboard and thought they were pieces of crystal methamphetamine. Rushing told officers it was likely sugar from Krispy Kreme doughnuts he’d eaten but roadside drug tests were positive for the illegal substance.

    A state crime lab test cleared Rushing several weeks later, and charges were dropped.
     
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    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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