Odds and Ends

“bullet” (Arizona) Goddard Might Consider Legalized Marijuana

Attorney General Terry Goddard said Tuesday he might be willing to consider legalizing marijuana if a way can be found to control its distribution – and figure out who has been smoking it.
Goddard said marijuana sales make up 75 percent of the money that Mexican cartels use for other operations, including smuggling other drugs and fighting the Mexican army and police.
He said that makes fighting drug distribution here important to cut off that cash. He acknowledged those profits could be slashed if possession of marijuana were not a crime in Arizona.

Recognition of actual facts. Wow.
“bullet” Blast from the past… Weed Delivery Guy Saves Christmas

“It wasn’t long before all through the house, not a creature was stirring up off the couch. The boys opened the baggie and packed a bowl with delight, murmuring, “Happy Christmas, weed delivery guy. You did us one right.”

“bullet” Draft of Michigan med-cannabis rules wants to require that “caregivers or patients provide detailed cultivation records and track where each and every plant goes.”
“bullet” Children Stare with Heroin Eyes

Legislators in Suffolk County, New York, have passed a bill
that creates a Web site to show heroin-related arrests by location, frequency and the age of the culprits. […]
A website that tells everyone where the drug cops have been active? What could possibly go wrong with that?

“bullet” Another really, really, stupid lawmaker…
Drug Paraphernalia Tax Proposed

Rep. Darryl Rouson, D-St. Petersburg, has an interesting idea for raising revenues during these tough times.
House Bill 99 would add a “surtax of 5 percent” on items described as “drug paraphernalia” in Florida statute.
That includes not only “bongs” and “hypodermic syringes,” but also, according to state law, common items that can be fashioned into drug tools including “a balloon,” a “2-liter-type soda bottle” and “duct tape.”

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