Kudos to the usually-staid headline writers at Mass HIGH Tech (huh-huh) for pulling off the following headline: "Pot-dispensing machine maker explains stock highs." HIGHS, get it? You see what they did there?
The story under the headline doesn't make a hell of a lot of sense, since it turns out the stock in question is internally held and fluctuates wildly -- and it's latest jump was your fault, Massachusetts voters, for legalizing medical weed
It's hard to make stoner jokes about this week's hearing for House Bill 625 (and corresponding Senate Bill 1161), which would “regulate the medical use of marijuana by patients approved by physicians and certified by the department of public health.” Sure some token pot smokers were on hand at the Massachusetts Statehouse, sporting homemade jewelry and Rasta head wraps for their testimonies before the Joint Committee on Public Health
Saunders. As the president of the commonwealth’s official NORML chapter, Saunders
was the voluntary sacrificial lamb at the rally this past Saturday. At 4:20pm,
he took a small nugget and approached a police officer to provoke a $100 civil
penalty, which, after much hilarity and stupidity ensued, he was finally given.