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Author: Marcus Gilmer

City paper hands out free joints to celebrate marijuana legalization in Michigan

City paper hands out free joints to celebrate marijuana legalization in Michigan

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Now this is what I call service journalism. On Thursday, marijuana officially became legal in the state of Michigan, the first state in the midwest to fully legalize the plant for recreational use. So Lansing City Pulse, the capital city's alt-weekly paper, delivered an early Christmas present in the form of free joints to anyone who could prove they were at least 21 years of age.  The results, caught in the above video, are delightful, from the skeptical recipients to the very eager. And some were clearly up for more activism, including the man who mentioned needing to change Title 21, which still classifies marijuana as a schedule 1 drug at the federal level.  Read more...More about Marijuana, Michigan, Legalization, Lansing, and City Pulse Source: Marshable
Pass the poutine: Weed is now legal in Canada and everyone's celebrating

Pass the poutine: Weed is now legal in Canada and everyone's celebrating

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At the stroke of midnight on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, the great people of Canada turned over a new leaf, becoming just the second country to legalize marijuana (Uruguay being the first).  In legalizing weed, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made good on a campaign promise and the move is expected to result in the injection of billions of dollars into Canada's economy, including from U.S. cannabis tourists.  Canadian job seeker interest in the cannabis industry continues to surge. After a temporary spike following the June 20th legalization announcement, searches containing cannabis-related terms have climbed even further through the end of last weekpic.twitter.com/GTL6sPwbMc — Brendon Bernard (@BrendonBernard_) October 17, 2018 Read more... More about Canada, Marijuana, Legalization, Cul
Merry prankster changed famed Hollywood sign to read 'Hollyweed'

Merry prankster changed famed Hollywood sign to read 'Hollyweed'

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UPDATE (1:45 p.m. ET): The tarps have been removed and the sign is back to its boring old self. A prankster in Hollywood must be pretty excited about the state's legalization of marijuana, as they altered the world-famous Hollywood sign to read "Hollyweed."  SEE ALSO: The 9 need-to-know takeaways from your 2017 Golden Globe nominees The incident happened overnight Saturday night into early Sunday morning. I wonder if Snoop Dogg and his crew were behind the Hollyweed sign? pic.twitter.com/2dHAXFBCy3 — Eric Aldridge (@ealdridge1389) January 1, 2017 Sgt. Juneau of the Los Angeles Police Department's Security Services Division told NBC Los Angeles that the vandal, a lone man, was able to alter the two "Os" in the sign using tarps. A closeup photo of the sign showed the tarps used by the DIY