Friday, July 17, 2009

4:20 News

In case you missed it, here's one of the first stories that went viral about Stoned Wallabies Making Crop Circles in the Adelaide Times.

A UK cop has accused fellow officers of torturing suspected marijuana dealers.

Rotorua cops are almost drooling in anticipation at the new drug driving laws. Disability groups are worried that the weird will be unfairly hassled. Patronising cop comment of the month goes to National road policing manager Superintendent Paula Rose for this gem:

"As part of that officers take into consideration a range of factors."

Hearing impaired people identified themselves by wearing a badge, and others carried medical certificates, she said.

Deaf don't wear badges, you badgers.

Retired Seattle police chief and member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition Norm Stamper appears on the Huff Post calling for an end to the War on Drugs.

Mother Jones goes large with a multi-pronged look at the War on Drugs with Totally Wasted.

Speaking of special reports, the BBC covers World Drugs in Graphics.

The Guardian covers the Nice People Take Drugs campaign's deck of cards.

Esquire talks to US Congressman Barney Frank on his plan to legalise marijuana.