Posts Tagged ‘California’

With marijuana on the ballot in four U.S. states this November, most prominently California’s Proposition 19, which would fully legalize the substance, the legalization of marijuana has become a hot topic of discussion in North America. If pot were to become legal in California, it is unclear how that would affect the ongoing drug wars in neighboring Mexico – whether it would increase, decrease, or have little effect on the widespread violence. What is clear is that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has declared that the federal Justice Department will continue to prosecute those who use or distribute recreational marijuana, regardless of any change to state law. Collected here are photos from the past year of marijuana in the news, for both medicinal and recreational purposes, and some of the legal entanglements involved.” Via: The BIG Picture
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Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders: “We need to lift the prohibition on marijuana.”

New York Times article HERE


In a related story, The Sweet Vintage Baking Co.’s “Maria”: Dark chocolate cake cupcake topped with Nutella buttercream and a Ferrero Rocher.

“Medical” Marijuana-infused ice cream hits shelves in California. Creme de Canna, dubbed High Scream, is a pot-infused treat that sells for $15 and contains two to four doses of marijuana, according to the labels. It comes in three flavours: Banannabis Foster, TRIPle Chocolate Brownie and Straw-Mari Cheesecake.

Created by Jonathan Kolodinski, the products are being pitched to U.S. card-carrying medical marijuana patients. “It’s been my passion to make medical marijuana not only highly effective, but deliciously amazing,” he said in an interview with San Jose Mercury News. “I’ve wanted to bring my product line to the market for a long time.

Now all we need is Häagen-Dazs and Ben & Jerry’s on board. This is just what the world needs, a tub of ice cream that gives you the munchies.