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Pennsylvania Spends $2.5 Million Annually on Nonviolent Marijuana Offenders

Category: News | Posted on Wed, March, 9th 2016 by THCFinder

The auditor general for Pennsylvania, Eugene DePasquale, is urging the state legislature to pass a bill legalizing medical marijuana due to fiscal concerns related to the imprisonment of nonviolent marijuana offenders.

According to the York Daily Record, Pennsylvania's Department of Corrections currently spends around $2.5 million annually to house 97 people imprisoned for nonviolent marijuana offenses, which equals about $25,700 per inmate. 

"Whether it's $2 or $2.5 million, it is a waste of money, in my opinion, to arrest people for this," DePasquale said in a plea to lawmakers to pass the state's pending medical marijuana legislation.

Read More:http://www.hightimes.com/read/pennsylvania-spends-25-million-annually-nonviolent-marijuana-offenders


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What strain are you smoking on today?

Category: Fun | Posted on Tue, March, 8th 2016 by THCFinder


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Marijuana Outsold Alcohol in Aspen During Two Months in 2015

Category: News | Posted on Tue, March, 8th 2016 by THCFinder

There are only seven marijuana dispensaries in Aspen.

But they are presumably as busy as liquor stores in the community — and sometimes more so.

According to newly released City of Aspen statistics, alcohol sales exceeded marijuana sales in the community in 2015.

But during two months of the year — March and April — cannabis was king.

The numbers were shared by the Aspen Times, which points out that separate marijuana and alcohol sales stats for 2015 represent a first for the community.

Previously, officials feared that splitting the figures would reveal too much about the amount of money being collected by such a small number of dispensaries.

Read More:http://www.westword.com/news/marijuana-outsold-alcohol-in-aspen-during-two-months-in-2015-7679669


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Lily Tomlin Sells Weed From Her Dressing Room

Category: Videos | Posted on Tue, March, 8th 2016 by THCFinder


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