Lets say you heard someone screaming in pain or gasping urgently to catch their breath as they were drowning. What would you do? Would you turn the screw a little tighter on the person who is screaming? Would you push the drowning person’s head under the water one more time? Probably not – or so I would hope.
I've been happy to see a lot of very positive coverage of the 4/20 rallies this year. Rather than depicting the crowds as 'just a bunch of pot-smoking slackers looking for a good time', the media actually presented us as activists with a political message.
CTV British Columbia- Thousands enjoy a puff of pot to celebrate 4/20 - CTV News, Shows and Sports — Canadian Television
It is indeed April 20, 2009 today; 420 is a universal in joke for all you blunt smokers out there. I saw about 20 people lined up waiting for the HQ of the BC Marijuana Party to open this morning. Usually, the store isn't so crowded so early!
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Pot and tobacco smoking bad combination: B.C. study
In the late nineties, Will Foster was convicted of growing a 5x5 ft. marijuana garden in the basement of his Tulsa, Oklahoma home.
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