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March 23rd, 2019 - 10:02 am § in The Ave Scene

Make Coffee Medical!

Now that we have medical marijuana … the next step should be obvious![...]

February 8th, 2017 - 10:42 pm § in The Ave Scene

BREAKING NEWS: Pot Shops Fear Sessions

AG Jeff Sessions could send Washington’s marijuana industry up in smoke Jeff Sessions, now  approved as the attorney general.  has strongly opposed the legalization of marijuana. Many involved in the pot trade in Washington worry that he will enforce federal law outlawing the drug.[...]

February 6th, 2017 - 1:17 am § in Misc.

The Boston Globe Editorializes Against Pot

The Globe asks, “Can we please stop pretending marijuana is harmless?”  I suggest we should ask whether the effects are out of the range of the other things we commonly use for pleasure. By Dr. Sushrut Jangi These days, it’s become fairly square to criticize marijuana and its rush t[...]

November 10th, 2016 - 2:51 am § in The Ave Scene

November 9, the day after Trump.

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October 28th, 2016 - 12:44 pm § in Misc.

Racism and Pot

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October 19th, 2016 - 12:52 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Post Brexit British Firm Moves to Takeover Reynolds Tobacco

British American Tobacco Offers To Buy Reynolds American For $47 Billion The move would bring together Newport, Kent and Pall Mall cigarettes in the world’s biggest listed tobacco company. R.J. Reynolds Denies Rumors Of Marijuana Growing  [...]

June 6th, 2016 - 12:20 pm § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Not thinking big enough

It’s been widely reported, in recent months, that black people, who were and continue to be disproportionately affected by anti-marijuana laws, are now being excluded from the growing legalized pot industry. In Seattle, this reality combined with growing frustrations over the gentrification of pre[...]

April 28th, 2016 - 10:04 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Native American Marijuana now legal for sale across US!

Native Americans Now Have Full Legalization of Marijuana On Reservation Lands The United States Justice Department just announced that it will instruct all U.S. attorneys to no longer prevent any Native American tribes from growing, or selling… COUNTERCURRENTNEWS.COM[...]

April 21st, 2016 - 12:09 pm § in Jews, Misc., The Ave Scene

What Happens When Seattle’s Black Neighborhood Becomes “Schwarzenfrei?”

The most ironic  part of the protest against Uncle Ike’s MJ shop is the that the activists are Black but the  Central D is now “schwartzenfrei” … that is free of the African Americans who once made this a vibrant center of Seattle culture.   The complaints range from cha[...]

April 21st, 2016 - 7:43 am § in Jews, Misc.

MJ: Kosher for Pesach!

First Beans and Rice, Now Marijuana kosher for Passover After smelling the leaves of a cannabis plant, Rabbi Kanievky and Rabbi Yitzchak Zilberstein, another leading Orthodox authority, decided that the plant had a “healing smell” and made the blessing for fragrant leaves. First the Conservative[...]