Jay Smoker

I have been smoking marijuana for almost twenty years and I have no plans to stop anytime soon. My life was turned upside down in 2009 after getting arrested and tossed in jail for being in the wrong state with legal medical marijuana. I got fed up, and I now devote all my time to ending this insanity.I am responsible for the technical side of this project, but try to chip in when I can, either with syndicated articles or original content.Follow me on Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, and Digg and feel free to email. any questions or concerns. Peace!

Sep 022011
Truck Crashes, Spilling Pounds Of Marijuana In San Jose

By Steve Elliott of Toke of the Town You should have been there, man. Marijuana lying everywhere on the street for the taking, and no cops around. San Jose, California police said a white truck illegally carrying marijuana crashed and turned over on its side near Oakridge Mall early on Wednesday, scattering large bags of weed through the intersection as the driver shagged ass out of there on foot. Several motorists and pedestrians who were lucky enough to be at the scene ran out and grabbed most of the marijuana [...]

Sep 022011
National Geographic Wants To Tell Colorado Cannabis Patient Stories

Do you have a compelling story about how cannabis is currently affecting your life in a positive or negative way? On the positive side, are you a patient who is achieving remarkable success in cannabis therapy? Are you a healer working with cannabis patients and witnessing miracles? Are you a gardener developing strains or a medicine-maker producing medicines that are worthy of National Geographic? Or on the negative side of cannabis law, have you suffered because the new laws in Colorado are too restrictive? Are you a patient or caregiver [...]

Sep 012011
Possession Of A Quarter Pound Of Marijuana Officially A Misdemeanor In Arkansas

Arkansas: Lawmakers Enact Sentencing Reform Measures, Reduce Pot Possession Penalties Criminal sentencing reform legislation passed by lawmakers earlier this year is now in effect. Senate Bill 750, the Public Safety Improvement Act, intends to reduce the number of non-violent offenders incarcerated statewide by mitigating the sentences for certain low-level drug offenses. Democrat Gov. Mike Beebe, who strongly backed the measure, signed it into law on March 22, 2011. The law took effect on July 27. Specific to marijuana law enforcement, the measure amends cannabis penalties so that the possession of [...]

Sep 012011
Marijuana Dispensary Owner Says Washington State Deputy Extorted Sex

Dispensary Owner Wants $1 Million For Each Time He Was Forced To Have Sex With Deputy By Steve Elliott of Toke of the Town A man who opened a medical marijuana dispensary in Grays Harbor County, Washington has filed a multimillion-dollar federal claim, alleging that a male sheriff’s deputy threatened him with jail to extort sexual favors. Marcus Searls of Elma, Washington said the deputy was on duty when some of the sexual encounters took place — and even that the two had sex on the hood of a patrol [...]

Sep 012011
Owning A Medical Marijuana Dispensary in D.C. Requires Federal Waiver

Opening a pot shop in D.C. means signing a paper that says you’re a criminal By Martin Austermuhle Montgomery Blair Sibley has been waiting for this chance for a while. Not only does the longtime local lawyer have a location for his pot-cultivation center scoped out along New York Avenue NE, but he’s also been shopping himself out as something of a consultant and legal counselor for anybody else looking to get into the District’s nascent medical marijuana program. But now he’s having second thoughts. When the District formally opened [...]

Aug 312011
California Bill Recognizing Legality Of Medical Marijuana Distribution Signed Into Law

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law today recognizing the legality of local distribution centers and the right of municipalities to regulate the much-needed provision of medical marijuana to hundreds of thousands of patients across the state. AB1300, which was authored by California Assemblymember Bob Blumenfield (D-Van Nuys), takes effect on January 1st. The bill establishes that state law: [S]hall not prevent a city or other local governing body from adopting and enforcing local ordinances that regulate the location, operation, or establishment of a medical marijuana cooperative or [...]

Aug 312011
Price Of Weed Infographic

From floatingsheep.com We’re very happy to report that a new FloatingSheep map is featured in the September issue of WIRED magazine under the title of “Infoporn: O Say, Can You THC?” [1]. Our map shows the differences in the retail price of marijuana based on user generated reports from the PriceofWeed website. According to WIRED, it offers “a look at the sprawling gray market that gets some high and others heated.” Retail Price of Marijuana Cost Surface Interpolated from points where n > 2 One of the things that jumps [...]

Aug 302011
Alabama Medical Marijuana Coalition Kicks Off "Write Your Legislator" Campaign

Now that we have our house sponsor, it is imperative that we inform the other 139 members of the Alabama House and Senate. It is essential that we do it now because we want to get an early committee hearing, which will make it easier for us to get our legislation passed. The downside is that we will not have as much time once the session begins to sit down and talk to legislators. We need to bring our bill to their attention, and we need to get some idea [...]

Aug 292011
Arizer Solo: A Powerful Portable Vaporizer

Most vaporists are probably familar with the names V-Tower and Extreme-Q. These vaporizers that are produced by Canadian manufacturer Arizer Tech are known for their quality and value. However, both of these vapes are electric and require a cable to function. With portability becoming increasingly important for both recreational and medical cannabis users, Arizer Tech recently released their first portable vaporizer, the Arizer Solo. The Arizer Solo is a portable vaporizer powered by a built-in lithium battery that provides juice for up to 3 hours of constant vaporizing. In addition, [...]