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George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin and the National Marijuana Debate

Back in October 1933, Victor Licata, 21, killed his entire family — dog included — with an ax in Ybor City, Fla. Tampa police later […]

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Urban Outfitters Is Selling Various Offensive and Stupid Drug-Related Things, Vol. 967

First, Urban Outfitters got some wrist-slaps from the PC crowd (and the governor of Kentucky) for selling a shot glass that looked like a prescription […]

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Charges Against Philly Demo Worker Underscore Complexities of Legal Pot

Accusations that the operator of the excavator that led to the deadly building collapse in Center City last week was high on marijuana raise compelling […]

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Looking for Weed in the Italian Market

A couple weeks ago, someone on Reddit published a photo of this handmade sign advertising marijuana plants. He said he snapped it at the Italian Market. […]

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Woman Tries to Smuggle Cocaine Through PHL Inside Her Heels

Last week, Philly Post contributor Gene Marks advised readers on ten ways to get through PHL quickly. This week we’re starting a new list on […]

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DeSean Jackson Tweeted About Smoking Pot. Then He Deleted It.

According to Spike Eskin: DeSean Jackson tweeted this last week: “I’m high on life. Or pot. Ok, it’s just the pot. Hahaha. haha. ha. [expletive]” […]

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8 Charged in “Major” Philadelphia Drug Trafficking Ring

If you dabble in marijuana consumption, there’s a decent chance one of your suppliers just got shut down. 5 men accused of running a $14 […]

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Today in Craziness: Toronto Mayor Caught Up in Crack-Smoking Scandal

Last night Gawker published a story called, simply, “Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Smokes Crack.” The tale is pretty crazy–and Rob Ford, if you know anything […]

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It’s Breaking Bad on the Schuylkill as Warlock Meth Head Shoots Girlfriend

Legend has it, a 31-year-old member of the Warlocks motorcycle club, in the span of a few minutes Tuesday: A. snorted meth, B. smoked weed, […]

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Don’t Blame the Druggies, Tom Corbett

Sorry if this post is a little late. I’ve been spending all my free time recently getting stoned and not finding a job. The good […]

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Obama’s New War on Drugs Is the Old War on Drugs

Given the way things have been going lately, you might figure that the 42-year-old War on Drugs, hallelujah, is over. Nationally, we’ve seen a rebirth […]

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Dear Hippies: Weed Is Still Illegal, Probably Not Medically Useful

Reason reports: The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for Washington, D.C. ruled today in favor of the DEA’s decision to keep marijuana a Schedule I […]

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Why Jim Thome Might Not Make the Hall of Fame

If you’re a fan of the Phillies—or really, of any other baseball team—you probably love Jim Thome. In this era of widespread cynicism about sports, […]

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N.J. Man Sues Country Club Over Pot Brownie

It sounds like the kind of country club that exists only in the stoned imaginations of Cheech & Chong, but apparently it’s real: Barry Russo […]