And the stupidity continues with stupid decisions like this going on. Who knew a plant wasn't a plant. It grows in the ground, requires sunshine and water to blossom and earns California growers an estimated $17 billion a year. But don't call cannabis an agricultural crop in Tulare County.
The bears who like to get high: Russian animals are so addicted to aviation fuel they sniff it until they pass out
These brown bears are keen to play with discarded barrels - because they have developed a nose for aviation fuel.
The creatures sniff kerosene and gasoline from containers left in the Kronotsky Nature Reserve in the far east of Russia.
They take deep breaths for minutes at a time before digging a shallow hole and lying in a 'nirvana' position.
BOTHEL -- A security guard opened fire on a 15-year-old boy at a Food and Drug Administration facility in Bothell early Friday, according to police.
Bothell Police Captain Denise Langford said it was not immediately clear why the guard fired at the boy about 7 a.m. in the parking lot of the FDA's Pacific Regional Laboratory Northwest.
CANNABIS CULTURE - In a case with wide-ranging implications, an Ontario Superior Court judge struck down Canada's laws prohibiting the possession and production of marijuana on Tuesday, giving the federal government 90 days to fix the country's medical marijuana program before the ruling comes into effect and effectively legalizes cannabis.
People Arrested for Cannabis Law Offenses this Year 113,159
Police arrested an estimated 858,408 persons for cannabis violations in 2009. Of those charged with cannabis violations, approximately 89 percent were charged with possession only. An American is arrested for violating cannabis laws every 30 seconds.
Source: Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Daily News @ http://RevolutionNews.US ~ About 30,000 Dutch households are to receive marijuana-scented scratch cards in an effort to uncover illegal urban cannabis plantations... Authorities believe there are 40,000 illegal cannabis plantations in the Netherlands hidden away in attics, apartments and warehouses.
t has emerged that the New York National Guard is assisting in the arrests of thousands of American citizens as part of the “drug war,” while at the same time the U.S. government itself orders troops in Afghanistan to guard the poppy fields as heroin floods American streets, in yet another shining example of how the United States is under a state of de facto martial law.