HI-Blog

August 16, 2016

Porcine Ramblings: Cannabis Enforcement in WA

“You’re big and bad and scary — But people see through you” (Bruce Cockburn) As we approach the 25th Anniversary Celebration of Hempfest (North America’s Biggest and the World’s Best Protestival), I wanted to reflect briefly on some of the carryovers from the age when “The Man” routinely ruined the lives of it’s children by criminalizing their recreational and medical choices relating to Cannabis. First and foremost – we’ve come a long way, but the Herb is not yet legal.  Smoke a joint this weekend in front of Washington State […]
August 3, 2016

Poem: Cannabis Haiku

Cannabis the Plant Is not Cannabis a Drug? Cannabis the Cure
August 2, 2016

PSA6 – Patients – you are VALUABLE!

Dearest Patient: In the spirit of motivational speakers the world over, please know that you are valuable.  While you have intrinsic value as the wonderful and caring soul that you no doubt are, you also have value to whomsoever you choose to share your hard-earned money with when you purchase your medicine. As the following shows, the schoolchildren of Washington should be thankful to you (both for funding their education and for de-funding the pushers that would otherwise prey upon them). I assume that many of our vulnerable Patients have chosen […]
July 19, 2016

Is Cannabis Paying for Education?

I don’t know if Washington’s State-legal Cannabis market is actually paying for education today,  but the numbers are making me suspect that it clearly could be helping our Legislature to more adequately fund our educational system going forward. Author’s note:  the data below may corrupt children.  21+ only, please. (Please don’t call the number below (unless you have or suspect a poisoning, of course) …as it is likely the real number for the poison control people, since it’s a portion of the logo that they propose for edibles.  If it is a real phone […]