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Weed Watch
Sensenbrenner aide gives bad, bullying legal advice ... and then vanishes
"...House Office of the National Drug Control Policy. As "Weed Watch" reported last year, O&M finance director Thomas Early..."

Aug. 12, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
More than 98% of all marijuana seized by law enforcement under Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Program is actually feral hemp – aka 'ditchweed' – and not cultivated, smokeable pot, according to DEA stats; and explanation regarding decriminalization effort e-mail sent to Colorado politicos gets weirder
"...Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Program is actually feral hemp – aka "ditchweed" – and not cultivated, smokeable pot, according to DEA..."

Sept. 15, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
The feds are again using citizens' dollars to campaign against citizens' drug law reform initiatives.
"...Taxpayers "should benefit from this expertise" – insight that "Weed Watch" presumes would sound eerily similar to czar Walters'..."

Sept. 8, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
California votes in favor of bill that would legalize industrial hemp farming; and bill that would legalize medi-pot for seriously ill patients moves forward in New Mexico
"...the February 24, 2006 issue: In the Feb. 3 "Weed Watch," the Chronicle incorrectly reported that New Mexico Gov...."

Feb. 3, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
The Feds and Mounties whisk a medi-pot patient from his Vancouver hospital bed and into jail.
"...make his various California state court appearances. Sources tell "Weed Watch" that given Tuck's medical condition and the current..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Transit authorities have freedom of speech, too, judge rules
"...In other "Weed Watch" news: According to researchers at the Smell and..."

June 11, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Even Willie is getting busted these days
"...shoves money at them … to go look for ditchweed." Using the current arrest numbers as a guide, St...."

Sept. 29, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch: Don't Bogart That Lollipot!
Candies derived from marijuana flowers contain no THC, but still raise the ire of politicians
"...and "Acapulco Gold," spoofing various strains of the evil weed. Nonetheless, they are simply candies, made with an extract..."

July 8, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Iowa drug czar says killer (!) marijuana is wreaking havoc
"...the high percentage of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) now found in weed seized by the state's drug warriors, which he said..."

Dec. 24, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

'Weed Watch'?
"...Dear Editor, What happened to "Weed Watch"?..."

Feb. 7, 2007 Postmarks

Weed Watch
North Dakota ag commissioner signs off on final version of proposed state rule that would allow farmers to obtain state approval to grow industrial hemp

Sept. 1, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Limbaugh gets caught with illegal Viagra; and U.S. Supreme Court rules that police violation of knock-and-announce rule isn't grounds for suppression of evidence seized
"...make it into the hands of media gossips. First, Weed Watch finds it less than surprising that Limbaugh might..."

July 14, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
U.S. House of Reps once again votes down measure that would prevent Department of Justice from spending tax money to raid, arrest, and prosecute sick people using medi-pot

July 7, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch: DPS Says Drug Seizures Up
Troopers collect $160 million worth of cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana, department reports

June 16, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Fox reconsiders drug legalization; and Beavis and Butt-head spike the teachers' brownies

June 2, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Texas Longhorn football running back Ramonce Taylor arrested for possession of marijuana

May 19, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
North Dakota could be first state to issue farmers licenses to grow industrial hemp; and Limbaugh off the hook

May 12, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
FDA says idea that marijuana has any medicinal value is hoax

May 5, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Rowdy West Coast Raid; and Poll Indicates Populace is Mellowing About Pot

March 31, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
UT students pass initiative calling for equalization of penalties associated with pot and alcohol use, plus other weed news

March 17, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
U.S. Supreme Court clears way for small sect of O Centro Espirita Beneficente Uniao Do Vegetal church to continue sacramental use of ayahuasca tea.

March 10, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Marijuana busts clog the justice system, and UT students want to "equalize" pot and alcohol penalties

Feb. 24, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Court rules 55 years for 24 ozs. of pot is not cruel or unusual

Jan. 20, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Year starts off with a bang for medi-pot advocates; and marijuana legalization efforts continue in Colorado

Jan. 13, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
DEA agents do their best impression of the Grinch this month by carrying out a string of medi-pot dispensary raids and by denying a group of American Indians the ability to grow and sell industrial hemp

Dec. 30, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Fed lawmakers cut funding for White House Office of the National Drug Control Policy's much-ridiculed Anti-Drug Media Campaign; and new stats about Americans' pot-smoking habits amount to one more nail in prohibitionists' coffin

Dec. 23, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch: Denver Police Ignore Pot Possession Law
Although 54% of Denver, Colo., voters approved a measure last month legalizing possession of up to 1 oz. of marijuana by adults over 21, law enforcers continue on as though the law doesn't exist

Dec. 9, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Previously losing at Supreme Court on narrow ruling, Raich now argues medical necessity

Dec. 2, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Denver legalizes weed, and a record number of Americans think it's a good idea

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch
Strict anti-drug hiring laws give the Feds headaches

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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