Tag Archives: drugs

“It’s Time To Stop Doing Tina!”

Leave it to Broadway and Pushing Daisies star Kristin Chenoweth to make crystal meth addiction hilarious. Funniest thing I’ve seen in weeks. So many great lines and totally totally totally NSFW.

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Slow Your Roll

Purple Drank, every gangsta rapper’s favorite cough syrup-laden grape drink, is now on sale in NYC. Only without the actual cough syrup. Get ready to “slow your roll” New York; the mass-produced version of “Purple Drank” will hit shelves in Manhattan and the Bronx this week. According to Wikipedia, the homemade version of the beverage is “a recreational drug popular …

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HomoQuotable – Barney Frank

“The vast amount of human activity ought to be none of the government’s business. I don’t think it is the government’s business to tell you how to spend your leisure time. I cannot think there are many people who are in favor of using limited federal resources in law enforcement to arrest people because those people decide to smoke marijuana.” …

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2nd Circuit Court: Sharing Is Dealing

The Second Circuit Court, which covers New York, Connecticut, and Vermont, has issued an apparently precedent-setting ruling that if you are caught with illegal drugs and admit to having shared them with others, you can also be charged with dealing. Ricky P. Wallace argued that he should not have been convicted of cocaine distribution because he merely shared the drug …

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Cops Close Major Clubs On Pride Weekend

The big story buzzing through the crowds on Pride Sunday was the Friday night closures of some major Manhattan nightclubs – including Pacha, which was to host the official Heritage of Pride closing party, an event which was promoted here on JMG. The NYPD shut down two of the city’s most popular clubs – in the middle of Pride Week …

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NYCLU: Pot Arrests Up Tenfold

According to the New York Civil Liberties Union, arrests for the possession of small amounts of marijuana have increased tenfold in NYC over the last decade. Via Gothamist: That isn’t all, the reports are also showing that the NYPD are weeding out Blacks and Latinos, with more than half those arrested being black, and 31% being Hispanic. A NYPD spokesperson …

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Barney Frank To Introduce Bill Decriminalizing Small Amounts Of Marijuana

Via Politico: Rep. Barney Frank will soon introduce legislation to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, the Massachusetts Democrat said during an appearance on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher.” Frank offered no details on his legislation, and it’s not at all clear that he could ever get it to the House floor for a vote. A Frank aide was unaware …

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Wait, Did I Just Say That Out Loud?

One interesting ramification of the recent strength of the Canadian dollar is that marijuana exports to the United States are on the decline. Exporters of the famous “B.C. Bud”, one of British Columbia’s largest industries, now profit much less when selling stateside. In the plus column, the decline of the American market means more supply for stoner Canadians, who have …

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32 Busted In Raid At Mr. Black

Popular Manhattan gay nightclub Mr. Black was raided and temporarily closed early yesterday morning. Police arrested three patrons for sales and 12 for use and possession of marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy. Swooping in at 4:35am, vice cops described the scene as an “open-air drugs market.” Also busted: 17 nightclub staffers were arrested under a charge of “criminal nuisance”, meaning that …

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