Posts Tagged ‘marijuana’
Arlington Heights High School is at the center of another controversy, this one involving the alleged unfair treatment of Hispanic students. Jeff Prince

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An Arlington Heights coach charges retaliation and racism in the treatment of his team.
ERIC GRIFFEY
In January, five Arlington Heights High School soccer players, all Hispanic, were found smoking marijuana and also had beer in their room in a San Antonio hotel. The students were in town for a soccer tournament; their coach, C...


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DFW NORML Wants To Party This Weekend

Jeff Prince
Ah, that sweet, sensual, aromatic time in February is here. And I ain’t talking Valentine’s Day roses. It’s DFW NORML‘s weekend to spread awareness in Tarrant County about the group’s mission to en...



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Dear Editor

JOHN Q. READER
Legalize It To the editor: Hey, I just wanted to say thank you for Jeff Prince’s story “Buying American” (Jan. 23, 2013). Marijuana legalization is a hot topic these days, and the material presented was excellent, featuri...


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Buying American

The U.S. marijuana business is so sophisticated that there’s even a college for pot growers.
JEFF PRINCE
The bar is well stocked at J.R.’s house, nestled quietly in a well-to-do neighborhood not far from downtown Fort Worth. Booze is in short supply — three dusty wine bottles sit forlornly on a shelf. This bar’s bounty is gr...



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Happy New Year from Sierra Blanca

… but leave your weed at home.
JEFF PRINCE
SIERRA BLANCA — A cloak of anonymity hung over Sierra Blanca for much of its 131-year history — until Willie Nelson got thrown in the pokey in 2010. The Hudspeth County Jail is a big employer in this desolate little town ab...


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Pot Moms Say Don’t Harsh Our Mellow

Jeff Prince
It’s no secret that some moms self-medicate. Many of them would have self-destructed and smothered their offspring over the decades if not for the various types of traditional “mother’s little helpers” &...



Cops Harsh TCU’s Mellow While Booze Flows

Jeff Prince
TCU360, the online publication Texas Christian University, published an interesting story in today’s edition, seeing as how it comes in the midst of a highly overblown drug bust. “Study Says Alcohol No. 1 Substance ...


A Potpourri of Poisons

Fake pot and other synthetic “drugs” are causing real harm.
JEFF PRINCE
Horror stories about smoking synthetic incense or potpourri were spreading long before Hollywood actress Demi Moore linked her famous face to the phenomenon. She went into seizure on Jan. 23 in Los Angeles, and a friend’s 911...



TCU Drug Busts Have Silver Lining

Jeff Prince
The national news media is all over the big drug bust at Texas Christian University, where police reportedly arrested 17 students (and counting) for selling marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy, and prescription pills. The bright side i...


Former Dallas Cowboys WR Sam Hurd Blows It

Jeff Prince
Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Sam Hurd left the team last year to sign a $5.15 million contract with the Chicago Bears. That provided him with a whole bunch of dollar bills to roll up into little straws. Federal law enfor...