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Oregon Marijuana Legalization Winning In Latest Poll, Young Voter Turnout Is Vital

Category: Legalization | Posted on Thu, October, 16th 2014 by THCFinder
oregon-mj-legalization-winningA new poll was released in Oregon which shows the marijuana legalization initiative, Measure 91, winning by a significant margin. Support is highest among young voters and independents. Per Oregon Public Broadcasting:
Fifty-two percent of likely voters said they’d vote for the idea. Forty-one percent said they’d vote against it.
Debra Klaviter lives in The Dalles and has run a Farmers Insurance Agency for 25 years. She says she’ll be voting for the marijuana legalization measure because she says it should be an option for people in pain.
“I’ve seen people that have started to take care of their own health care, their own pain management, and how the system works for them. Oh my gracious, there’s no question that it should be legalized,” Klaviter said.
Some who oppose the measure say it would allow people to possess too much pot at one time, and in forms that might appeal to children.
The poll has a margin of error of 4.3 percent.  About seven percent of respondents haven’t decided how they’ll vote on Measure 91. That means the measure’s passage is still up for grabs.
Pollster John Horvick of Portland-based DHM research says turn-out will be key.
“For example, 18 to 34 year-olds, 70 percent plan to vote for Measure 91 for legalization.  Sixty-eight percent of independents plan to. Now those are all groups who are the least likely to show-up come election day. So if the marijuana campaign is able to get those voters out, it looks like it could pass, it’ll be close, a squeaker.”
I look at this blog’s traffic stats and demographics everyday. I know that we have received well over 600,000 visitors to this blog from Oregon, and that about 75% of those visitors were between 18-34 years old. I don’t know the political party affiliations of those visitors, but I’d imagine a great percentage of them are independents. So for the love of marijuana reform, VOTE! Tell everyone else that you know to VOTE. We will only legalize marijuana in my home state if you guys get off your butts, and turn in your ballots. Oregon is a vote by mail state, so it’s not even that hard. Watch for your ballot, fill it out, and turn it in. Marijuana reform is relying on you!


Snowcap - Sativa

Category: Nugs | Posted on Thu, October, 16th 2014 by THCFinder





Snowcap - Sativa

Snowcap is a great sativa with a nice lemony scent. Smoking provides a good head high without any couch lock. Plenty of energy makes this strain perfect for going out to a party or staying in to study.


Denver considers banning home production of butane hash oil

Category: News | Posted on Thu, October, 16th 2014 by THCFinder
hash-oil-production-banned-in-denverA Denver City Council committee Tuesday delayed proposed restrictions on home hash oil production so that they could be amended to accommodate residents who use an alcohol-based process.
Several people argued for the change to the Safety and Well-Being Committee, including the father of a little girl who depends on cannabis oil to treat her severe epilepsy. The committee will resume the discussion on the proposed ordinance and could vote Oct. 16 on whether to send it to the full council.
The proposal would ban the amateur use of butane or other gases in extractions of oil from marijuana. That’s resulted in dozens of home explosions statewide this year. Licensed businesses still could use that process, but people who make hash oil at home would have to use safer water- and food-based methods.
Brian Wilson, whose family moved from New Jersey to Denver earlier this year so his 3-year-old daughter Vivian could use medical marijuana treatments, said neither of those methods would produce the kind of oil suitable for her. He uses an ethanol-based extraction process.
“I didn’t move out here to put her more at risk,” Wilson said.
Denver Fire Chief Eric Tade told the committee that the proposal likely could be amended to allow alcohol-based methods, with limits on use of heat and amount of alcohol to keep it safe.


Red Dragon - Hybrid

Category: Nugs | Posted on Wed, October, 15th 2014 by THCFinder


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Red Dragon - Hybrid

Red Dragon is a hybrid strain whose effects creep up on you, but they last a long time. A strong piney aroma combines with a bitter taste. Great for stress and pain relief.


Steelers' Bell hoping to get first-offender's deal in marijuana case

Category: News | Posted on Wed, October, 15th 2014 by THCFinder
steelers-player-charged-for-marijuanaPittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell waived his right to a preliminary hearing on marijuana possession and driving under the influence charges and hopes to enter a first-offender's program that could result in the charges being dismissed and his record expunged, his attorney said Wednesday.
Defense attorney Robert Del Greco Jr. said Bell is also being tested for drugs weekly under NFL rules and will likely face a two-game NFL suspension once the criminal case wraps up, probably early next year.
Bell didn't comment before or after the hearing, but Del Greco described the player as "a 22-year-old who recognizes his mistake."
"By all indications from what I can tell, hopefully Le'Veon will never be standing next to a criminal defense attorney again," Del Greco said.
Bell and fellow Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount, were arrested Aug. 20 after a motorcycle officer in Ross Township, outside Pittsburgh, smelled marijuana coming from a vehicle the men were in with a female friend.
Police contend the players acknowledged buying and smoking some of the pot, though Bell told police he wasn't high when pulled over at 1:30 p.m.
Blount's preliminary hearing has been moved to Dec. 10 because of a scheduling conflict by his defense attorney, Casey White. White told The Associated Press that he's also spoken to Allegheny County prosecutors about whether Blount might also enter the first-offender's program, but said that and other aspects of the case remained up in the air.
Under the program, defendants don't plead guilty but are placed on probation, usually for a year. They can ask the court to dismiss the charges and clear their arrest record if they complete the probation without incident.


What are you puffing on today???

Category: Tokers | Posted on Wed, October, 15th 2014 by THCFinder




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