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Category: Nugs | Posted on Mon, January, 13th 2014 by THCFinder

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Sentenced To Life In Prison For Selling Marijuana

Category: News | Posted on Mon, January, 13th 2014 by THCFinder
life-in-prison-for-marijuanaEven as pot shops rake in millions in Colorado, and the possibility grows of the drug becoming legal in as many as a dozen other states, a handful of Americans are serving life sentences for selling marijuana.
 
At least 25 people have been condemned to live out their days behind bars because they were involved in the marijuana trade, according to The Human Solution, a pot advocacy group. Some played relatively small roles in larger distribution rings and got life sentences in part because they refused to plead guilty and testify against associates. Others held positions of power in major trafficking organizations.
 
James Romans, a divorced 42-year-old father of three from Indiana, says he belongs in the former category. But last year, a federal judge ruled differently, sentencing him to life based on evidence suggesting that he helped run a multimillion dollar operation.
 
Whatever his role, the case raises questions about the fairness of punishing marijuana offenders with the criminal justice system’s harshest penalty short of death.
 
“It doesn’t seem to me in this day and age, when states are debating whether marijuana should be legal, that people who traffic in it should be spending their lives behind bars,” said David Zlotnick, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney and an expert on drug sentencing laws at Roger Williams University School of Law in Rhode Island. “If we’re not sure whether this drug should even be an illegal narcotic, why are we sending people to jail for life for it?”
 
As Romans tells his story, he was working low-wage construction jobs in suburban Indianapolis in 2004, struggling to support his kids and “dibbling and dabbling” in pot dealing, when one of his childhood friends offered him a chance to join a big-time marijuana ring. Romans claims he worked as a middleman, relaying money from about 15 lower-level dealers to the friend, Eric Pieper, whom Romans now says was the boss.
 
“I knew there could always be consequences,” Romans said on the phone Tuesday night from McCreary federal prison in Kentucky. Still, he never imagined his role would lead to anything “major,” he said.
 
And it didn’t -- not at first. After police arrested him in a sting in 2010, a state court found him guilty of dealing 27 pounds of pot and ordered him to participate in a “work release” program in prison. During his year in the program, Romans was allowed to leave the prison each day to drive a delivery truck for a retail company that sold fur coats.
 
But with his release date only two weeks away, federal agents picked him up and flew him to a jail in Sherman, Texas, where he waited for a new trial to begin. Investigators said they had uncovered evidence that showed he had been dealing pot not by the pound, but by the ton. The feds had opened a new case, arguing he'd been a major player in a trafficking organization responsible for transporting more than 10,000 kilos of marijuana into the U.S. from Mexico
 

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Bongs or Joints ; ) ?

Category: Fun | Posted on Mon, January, 13th 2014 by THCFinder

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Group Wants To Make Marijuana Legal In Texas

Category: News | Posted on Mon, January, 13th 2014 by THCFinder
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The Weed Blog gets a lot of readers from Texas, and many of them contact me asking when I think marijuana will be legal in Texas. I always have to give them the bad news that since Texas does not have an initiative process, it’s going to be harder to end marijuana prohibition in Texas than it is in many other states. Unlike Colorado and Washington, which legalized marijuana via the voter initiative process, the only option for Texas is to legalize via the legislature.
 
But before people get too sad about the prospects of legalization in Texas, realize that there are some very hardworking people on the ground trying to lobby for change. A new NORML chapter has started in El Paso, Texas, and it sounds like there was a good turnout for the first meeting. US Congressman Beto O’Rourke and state Senator José Rodriguez spoke at the event, which had roughly 150 people in attendance.
 
Possession of any amount of marijuana in Texas is punishable by up to 180 days in jail and a $2,000 fine. Of course, if you get busted for marijuana, you also lose your driving privilege for awhile and if you are a college student, you can kiss your financial aid goodbye. Getting busted in Texas for marijuana is no joke. It’s clearly time for reform.
 
There are no less than 13 NORML chapters in Texas now, and I’d like to see them get as much support as possible. Trying to convince politicians to vote for marijuana reform in Texas will be no easy task. I tip my hat to the new chapter in El Paso, as well as every other NORML chapter that is fighting for reform in Texas. If you live in Texas, consider joining one of these chapters so that you can get active and fight for what’s right!
 

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Fire OG - Hybrid Cannabis

Category: Nugs | Posted on Mon, January, 13th 2014 by THCFinder

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Fire OG - Hybrid

Widely regarded as the most potent of the OG strains, Fire OG Kush delivers some of the most frosted buds known to the medical marijuana community. Pristinely crossed with the original OG Kush strain and the F2 hybrid, San Fernando Valley OG Kush, Raskals OG has truly gifted the MMJ industry with one of the best medicinal strains around. These buds look like snow-covered mountains with dancing flames of wildfire sparsely strewn about the foliage.


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Strain Review; Alien Abduction

Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Mon, January, 13th 2014 by THCFinder
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The Alien Abduction strain is a hard hitting indica dominant hybrid that is grown mostly in the Bay Area of California. While specific to this location, the strain can be found all over the place. It originates from the genetics of Tahoe OG and Alien Kush. This strain is considered to be highly potent and is for patients in serious need of relief or stoners who just want to get really, really high.
 
When smoking Alien Abduction, expect to be seriously high and definitely sleepy. This strain isn't recommended for people that may have a lot of things to get done during the day and definitely not a good wake and bake strain. For patients, this strain provides an excellent natural sleep assist as well as a very good appetite booster, which benefits chemo patients and others with eating disorders. The smoker will get a very intense head high coupled with an awesome body high that will leave the user feeling great. Definitely great for a patient in need.
 
With the semi standard fruity smell that seems to accompany the OG strains, the buds of Alien Abduction are a very vibrant green, sticking out from any strains that happen to be around it, with large amounts of trichomes. It's a strain that every stoner can enjoy and every patient will appreciate. Good for almost any sort of bodily ache or stomach problem, Alien Abduction is a strain that you want to keep close at hand, regardless of it's use in your smoking diet.
 

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