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Someone sent me a link to a blog. Now, it’s pretty rare that I mention a blog that has only one post so far, but it’s a pretty big post. The blog is Prop 19 Questions and the first post has… 850 questions. (I’m taking their word for it, I haven’t counted them myself.)

There are some good questions, and I actually started answering them, but after about 35, I got bored.

There are a bunch that can easily be answered “No” or “Yes” just through plain reading of the text of the proposed law. There’s also a large number that would be answered “depending on local regulations,” and a few where the answer would be “Yeah, lawyers are going to make some money on that one.”

But there’s also a considerable number where the answer is “Nobody knows. Just as with any new law or policy, we’ll have to see what happens and adapt to situations as they arise.”

After reading all the questions, I realized that there are some questions that have been left out!

So here are my additions to the 850 questions about Prop 19…

  1. If a major earthquake causes California to fall into the Pacific Ocean, will people be allowed to grow marijuana in domed undersea gardens as long as they’re 25 square feet or less?
  2. If I put a tesseract on my 5′ by 5′ plot, can I then grow 25 square feet of marijuana in all four dimensions?
  3. If the earth is hit by a meteor and speeds up its orbit so that it goes around the sun in half the time, will the minimum age of 21 for using marijuana still be in effect, but allow young people to get there sooner?
  4. If you liquify your marijuana, is your one ounce allowance based on weight or by volume? What if it’s pre-vaporized and has almost no weight?
  5. If a medical marijuana patient has fun consuming their medical marijuana, do they fall under medical marijuana laws or recreational marijuana laws?

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34 comments to Questions

  • Jordan Shepherd

    The post uses 853 question marks.

  • BruceM

    If you use a time machine, can you keep going back in time to smoke the same pot, or do you need a new prescription each time even though it’s technically the same pot?

  • Jack Handy

    If a bear shits in the woods and no one hears it does he really shit in the woods?

  • Just me.

    Screw all the questions…..JUST MAKE IT LEGAL ! This is how liberty dies …all the legal speak intended to micro manage your every move.

    Yes its legal …then follows all the small print that sticks us all in the ass.

    How about making laws in plain simple language that all can understand, its like you have to learn a new languauge just to live in ‘compliance’ with the law. Its like a bad nightmare where everything is spoken in Dr. Seus rimes that no one understands.

    No no. The leaders cant have it nice neat and simple, then they cant twist words to fit their views.

  • U S S A

    It is like the former Soviet Union Just Me. So many laws and regulations you are bound to run afoul of one sooner or later. Lawyers must love the bankers finally some reptiles who are even bigger shitheels than they are.

  • strayan

    Should male cannabis plants be separated from female ones? Or is that totally gay?

  • Will there be an increase in demand for vinyl double albums as inexperienced home growers go back to needing to clean their pot?

  • Hellaburger

    If a teleprompter falls at the white house does it make a sound?

  • Stan Back

    Male plants should certainly be separated Strayan as they don’t bud and don’t get you high.

  • @Stan- I’m pretty sure he knows that, Stan. We’re just having a little fun.

  • strayan

    Will [hash] brownies allowed in cake eating contests?

    After all, it can’t be any more dangerous than this:

    “The winner of a pancake-eating contest dropped dead after gorging himself on 43 of the cream and banana stuffed desserts.

    Boris Isayev, 48, from west Russia, collapsed to his knees and died on stage after stuffing himself with pancakes in a competition to mark the end of the region’s ‘Pancake Week’.”

    http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2009/03/05/pancake-winner-dies-in-all-you-can-eat-contest-115875-21172917/

  • Just Legalize It

    Why dont we teach our children about hemp in school? why dont we teach our children about endo-cannabinoids and their important part in the human body? why do we keep using cops for DARE when the children will develop a mistrust after learning the truth? why is marijuana still a schedule 1 drug even though it does not fit the guidelines? why is tobacco legal even though it fits the schedule 1 guidelines?

  • Just Legalize It

    @strayan… i got you beat

    http://articles.latimes.com/2007/jan/14/local/me-water14

    death by water intoxication

  • strayan

    Will students be able to transfer from their Viticulture course to the SativaScience™ one? Will students be able to apply for a credit transfer?

  • NKVD

    Will the easter bunny leave a chocolate egg?

  • SicherheitsDienst

    Will they find Hitler’s missing testicle?

  • mikekinseattle

    If Prop 19 passes, will prohibitionists suddenly feel the urge to go out to their local pot store and get stoned? And will they get it then?

  • DJ Himmler

    Will Marilyn Manson look cool without make up?

  • Ripmeupacuppa

    Seeing everybody else is being silly:

    Will we be able to design idiosyncratic smokable structures on a gestalt scale of thinking that will result in disambiguational states of consciousness?

  • claygooding

    Duh,male plants will get you high,some are actually pretty good,if you pick them when the first balls appear. My cabinet is so small that i must smoke everything that comes out in order to avoid supporting the killing of anyone to provide my cannabis or the paying of taxes in the future to a country,state or city that has persecuted marijuana smokers for my 43 years of tokin.

  • thelburt

    how will the children learn the metric system without cannabis prohibition?

  • Maria

    About that 5’x5′ plot… my 4th dimension growing techniques are not up to par, I’m still struggling with the 3rd so… do they mention a limit on the third dimension or can I get away with 5’x5’x100′? There’s some really cool trellising and vertical gardening techniques out there.

    Can I go with a 5×5 foot-print with a structure fanning out? Would I need to get a building permit for this structure if it is made with duct tape and wire? Would this duct tape and wire need to be food grade quality in case I use the pot for brownies to feed to shitting bears?

    Also, would I need an airplane beacon at the very top of the structure? I’d hate to run afoul of the TSA in all this…

  • darkcycle

    C’mon! Leave the stupid questions there! I’ve posted a couple myself already. Lets have a stupid question submission contest! My favorite there so far is “How will I pimp my Bughatti Veyron?”
    Lets GO!

  • claygooding

    Too many questions about information not available until we try using truth and science
    to determine the proper place for cannabis in our society.
    Our governments bureaucratic empire,ONDCP and all the federal spin-off agencies,such as NIDA,depend on marijuana for justification of at least 60% or more of their budgets,the same way the cartels depend on marijuana for 60% of their profits.
    Both sides thank each other daily for their existence.

    Mt response at the link.

  • Duncan

    Don’t be silly Pete. Everybody knows that once you’re in International waters cannabis is 100% legal so Prop 19 will become moot if California gets washed into the ocean. Google “William F Buckley” “marijuana” “international waters” for more specific details.
    http://tinyurl.com/2cge2am

  • Duncan

    With the choices for Governor of California whittled down to Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown it seems to me a waste to vote for either. Of course if you don’t like Mr. Brown’s platform just wait a couple of months and he’ll flip flop.

    But seriously, I’m really hoping that we could talk a significant number of people to write in Tommy Chong for Governor. No, he’s not likely to get elected but it would be funny as shit if he could take even 5% of the votes.

    One other thing, I thought Mr. Pink was the only one who made it out alive? http://www.imdb.com/video/screenplay/vi681509145/

    “Mr. Brown: [after Joe assigns names] Yeah, yeah, but “Mr. Brown”? That’s little too close to “Mr. Shit”.
    Mr. Pink: Yeah, “Mr. Pink” sounds like “Mr. Pussy”. Tell you what, let me be Mr. Purple. That sounds good to me. I’m Mr. Purple.
    Joe: You’re *not* Mr. Purple. Somebody from another job’s Mr. Purple. You’re Mr. Pink!”

  • ezrydn

    Moonbeam Jerry is a “been there, done that” type so he gets no mark from me. Whitman? Probably not. Too mainstream. Surely, there’s another name there somewhere.

    Moonbeam thinks we’ve forgotten. NOPE! For some of us, there’s been too many Brown’s in California’s politics. Brings to mind the thought, “Never Again!”

  • Just me.

    Will I be requied to display and OSI 9000 designation on my cannabis. Will there be a required nutrient chart for use as brownie additives

  • JetCityWoman

    With all the people smoking pot in California, would the air blowing West into Arizona give everyone free, non-taxed contact highs?

  • darkcycle

    Go Strayan!

  • the golden age of wireless

    If it is legal will the weekend warrior poseurs pick it up like harleys and tattoos?

  • JetCityWoman

    * “East” 🙂

  • Ripmeupacuppa

    I’m such a pathetic, timid slave! I need a script! Where is the damned, friggin’ script? …Has something gone wrong?