Return the Bong and Weed

Canadian man, 31, stands outside courthouse in just his underwear for a MONTH demanding police return his bong and marijuana – and it works!

Daily Mail

  • Jeffrey Shaver has been demonstrating outside the Kitchener courthouse, in Ontario, wearing just his underwear for the past month
  • The 31-year-old had been charged with drugs possession after cops found pot on him during another arrest for trespassing at a hospital
  • Officers seized the stash, and his bong, despite Shaver’s medical marijuana card
  • He has been protesting outside the courthouse in his underwear ever since
  • On Friday, the court relented, his drugs charges were dropped, and they announced his drugs and bong would be returned

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4892498/Man-lobbies-bong-underwear.html#ixzz4sxsLob00

Okay, I guess this is a sign of coming attractions to expect. Why demonstrate like that, who knows? I’d say no shame may have something to do with it. But glad they got it resolved before it got any worse.

Pot-Pandering for votes in Florida

Democrats Hope Pot Gives Them Boost in Florida

by Mike Flynn 14 Apr 2014 | Breitbart

Democrat operatives are openly touting a medical marijuana ballot initiative in Florida as a means of helping Democrats win elections in 2014, saying the move, which will likely help bring young voters to the poll, is necessary for the greater good.

“I wish that it didn’t take medical marijuana on the ballot to motivate our young voters to go and vote,” said Ana Cruz, former executive director of the Florida Democratic Party told the Associated Press. “But listen, we’ll take it any way we can get it.”
Midterm elections experience a steep drop-off in voter turnout compared with presidential elections. Those less likely to vote include young, minority and low-income voters, who are all important parts of the Democrat vote in elections.

In 2006, Democrat and union activists backed initiatives to increase the minimum wage in several battleground states to draw voters inclined to support Democrats to the polls. Democrats took control of Congress that year, although their win likely had more to do with Bush-fatigue and set-backs in Iraq than the narrow wage issue.

Democrats are banking on the chance to legalize some pot use to draw young voters in Florida, which is host to several competitive House races and a close Governor race.

It is a kind of “bank-shot” campaigning. The party fears that its direct message and platform isn’t enough to draw voters to the polls. So, it hopes that a side issue like medical marijuana will increase interest in the election and the voters most likely to support that initiative will then reflexively back the Democrat candidates.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/04/14/Democrats-Hope-Pot-Gives-Them-Boost-in-Florida

If you didn’t like pot as an issue before, how do you feel about pot-the political issue now?

Pot is now THC to the DNC. “But listen, we’ll take it any way we can get it”: doesn’t that sum it up? I suppose that qualifies as medicinal use to them.