Hawaii Senate votes to decriminalize marijuana

weedporndaily:

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii state Senate has voted unanimously to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana.

The state Senate approved the bill Tuesday. The proposal now goes to the House for consideration.

The bill creates a civil violation for the possession of one ounce or less of marijuana. Lawmakers added a $1,000 fine to emphasize that the use of marijuana is still illegal despite the shift from the criminal to the civil realm.

6 March 2013 ·

mutualistvanguard:

9-feathers:

Know your rights:—but prepare for them to be violated.If you have to deal with cops, do it right!If the police stops you: 1. Ask, “Am I free to go? If yes, walk away.” If not, then you are being detained.2. Ask, “Why are you detaining me?” To stop you, the officer must have a “reasonable suspicion” of your involvement in a specific crime— not just a guess or stereotype.If a cop tries to search your car, house, or clothing, say REPEATEDLY that you DO NOT CONSENT to the search. Remember that cops will try to use sneaky tactics of manipulation.In most cases they will be likely to:First, ask if you have illegal drugs or weapons. If you say “no,” the officers will usually ask if they can search you and your vehicle. If you say “no” again, they may call for a dog to smell for drugs, try to intimidate you into allowing a search, or keep your driver’s license to prevent you from leaving. Do not open your trunk or door— things that can be seen in plain sight could be used as probable cause, allowing them to search your vehicle or home. Police will do anything to get into your car including suggesting to you that if you have nothing to hide, you would let them search. This is where you again repeat that you DO NOT CONSENT!In most cases, when cops are aware that you know your rights they will admit defeat and simply leave or just write you a ticket. ACCEPT your ticket, whatever it may be, you have just won. If at home, step outside and lock your door— They will in every case ask if they may come in and take a look inside:For example: If an officer states that he smells marijuana, you can simply revert back the question by replying, “I don’t smell anything officer.”Ask to see the warrant, be courteous and check for the proper address, judge’s signature, and what the warrant says the cops are searching for. Everything must be correct in a legal warrant; otherwise tell the cops you do NOT consent.Be aware that cops can do a pat search of the outside of your clothing,in NO circumstance may they check your bags, purses, and inside your pockets without your consent.So what you need to know is:Do not physically resist, be respectful, and DO NOT CONSENT!If the police arrest you: Say repeatedly, “I don’t want to talk until my lawyer is present.” Refuse to talk until your lawyer arrives.Don’t talk to other inmates about your case.If you’re on probation, tell your P.O you’ve been arrested, but nothing else about the incident.The Fourth Amendment - Guards against unreasonable searches and seizures, along with requiring any warrant to be judicially sanctioned and supported by probable cause.The Fifth amendment - The right to have a trial/ due process. (If you disregard the NDAA of course)The Sixth amendment - The accused shall have the right to a speedy and public trial and have the assistance of an attorney/lawyer for his defense.Exercise your rights people! Know them and practice them!

mutualistvanguard:

9-feathers:

Know your rights:

—but prepare for them to be violated.
If you have to deal with cops, do it right!
If the police stops you: 
1. Ask, “Am I free to go? If yes, walk away.” If not, then you are being detained.
2. Ask, “Why are you detaining me?” 
To stop you, the officer must have a “reasonable suspicion” of your involvement in a specific crime— not just a guess or stereotype.

If a cop tries to search your car, house, or clothing, say REPEATEDLY that you DO NOT CONSENT to the search. 
Remember that cops will try to use sneaky tactics of manipulation.
In most cases they will be likely to:
First, ask if you have illegal drugs or weapons. 
If you say “no,” the officers will usually ask if they can search you and your vehicle. 
If you say “no” again, they may call for a dog to smell for drugs, try to intimidate you into allowing a search, or keep your driver’s license to prevent you from leaving. 
Do not open your trunk or door— things that can be seen in plain sight could be used as probable cause, allowing them to search your vehicle or home. 
Police will do anything to get into your car including suggesting to you that if you have nothing to hide, you would let them search. 
This is where you again repeat that you DO NOT CONSENT!
In most cases, when cops are aware that you know your rights they will admit defeat and simply leave or just write you a ticket. 
ACCEPT your ticket, whatever it may be, you have just won. 

If at home, step outside and lock your door— 
They will in every case ask if they may come in and take a look inside:
For example: If an officer states that he smells marijuana, 
you can simply revert back the question by replying, “I don’t smell anything officer.”
Ask to see the warrant, be courteous and check for the proper address, judge’s signature, and what the warrant says the cops are searching for. 
Everything must be correct in a legal warrant; otherwise tell the cops you do NOT consent.

Be aware that cops can do a pat search of the outside of your clothing,
in NO circumstance may they check your bags, purses, and inside your pockets without your consent.
So what you need to know is:
Do not physically resist, be respectful, and DO NOT CONSENT!

If the police arrest you: 
Say repeatedly, “I don’t want to talk until my lawyer is present.” 
Refuse to talk until your lawyer arrives.
Don’t talk to other inmates about your case.
If you’re on probation, tell your P.O you’ve been arrested, but nothing else about the incident.

The Fourth Amendment - Guards against unreasonable searches and seizures, along with requiring any warrant to be judicially sanctioned and supported by probable cause.

The Fifth amendment - The right to have a trial/ due process. 
(If you disregard the NDAA of course)

The Sixth amendment - The accused shall have the right to a speedy and public trial and have the assistance of an attorney/lawyer for his defense.

Exercise your rights people! Know them and practice them!

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4 January 2013 ·

allaspectsinc:

Who’s legalizing? You got my vote. #AllAspects #tripleayegang #LosAngeles (Taken with Instagram)

allaspectsinc:

Who’s legalizing? You got my vote. #AllAspects #tripleayegang #LosAngeles (Taken with Instagram)

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3 January 2013 ·

weedporndaily:

‘Cannabis-friendly’ coffee and tea shop opens in Lafayette
LAFAYETTE — By day, The Front Tea & Art Shop sells papier-mache piggy banks, handmade flutes and elaborate carvings alongside tea leaves and hemp coffee.
By night, the eclectic cottage at the corner of S. Public Road and Cleveland Street becomes the Hive Co-Op, billed as Colorado’s first cannabis-friendly coffee and tea shop, where customers can gather to smoke pot or use vaporizers.
The co-op is BYOC: bring your own cannabis. There’s a 1-ounce limit, $5 cover charge and 21-years-of-age requirement with a valid ID. Oh, and a point of decorum — former Lafayette dispensary owner Veronica Carpio, who runs the place, prefers the word “cannabis” over “marijuana.”

weedporndaily:

‘Cannabis-friendly’ coffee and tea shop opens in Lafayette

LAFAYETTE — By day, The Front Tea & Art Shop sells papier-mache piggy banks, handmade flutes and elaborate carvings alongside tea leaves and hemp coffee.

By night, the eclectic cottage at the corner of S. Public Road and Cleveland Street becomes the Hive Co-Op, billed as Colorado’s first cannabis-friendly coffee and tea shop, where customers can gather to smoke pot or use vaporizers.

The co-op is BYOC: bring your own cannabis. There’s a 1-ounce limit, $5 cover charge and 21-years-of-age requirement with a valid ID. Oh, and a point of decorum — former Lafayette dispensary owner Veronica Carpio, who runs the place, prefers the word “cannabis” over “marijuana.”

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3 January 2013 ·

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5 December 2012 ·

Don't Sentence Montana Medical Cannabis Grower To 80 Years In Prison!

leftish:

Chris Williams Montana Medical Marijuana Grower sentenced to 80 yearsChris Williams has been sentenced to a lifetime in prison for operating a medical marijuana business in Montana — one of the 18 states where medical cannabis is perfectly legal. How is this justice?

Many people with terminal illnesses rely on medical marijuana to ease their pain. In 18 states, including Montana, it is legal for growers to sell marijuana to those with prescriptions. So why did federal police recently arrest a provider in Montana — and sentence him to 80 years in prison?  

Chris Williams claims that he did nothing wrong. As a co-owner of Montana Cannabis, he worked with his community to ensure that his supply was going to the people who needed it for their health. Williams frequently gave property tours to law enforcement officials, politicians, and community leaders. Does that sound like someone engaged in illicit activity?

No matter your personal feelings on marijuana, it is deeply unjust that Williams was unable to use Montana’s statewide legalization of medical marijuana as a defense in his trial. Williams now faces 80 years in prison, away from his business and his teenaged son. This is far more severe than the punishments given to many convicted sex offenders.

Chris Williams should not have to suffer for the disconnect between federal and state law on this issue.

21 November 2012 ·

weedporndaily:

CTV News: Prince of Pot Makes Radio Address

POT TV - Marijuana Activist Marc Emery, known to Canadians as The Prince of Pot, makes his first live radio address since being sent to prison in the United States for selling cannabis seeds and using the money to fund pot legalization activism.

Find out more about Marc Emery
http://www.freemarc.ca

Read Jodie Emery’s article from The Huffington Post about Justin Trudeau and marijuana decriminalization.
http://www.cannabisculture.com/content/2012/11/19/Waiting-Trudeau-Decriminali…

21 November 2012 ·

dabudnk:

My new bong

dabudnk:

My new bong

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