Posts Tagged ‘marijuana’
Cover by Jacob Thomas

Happy New Year from Sierra Blanca

… but leave your weed at home.
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.
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...

Willie Nelson Ready For Cowtown

Jeff Prince
American icon and former Fort Worth resident Willie Nelson paid $780 and put an end to that marijuana arrest business.  A border patrol checkpoint arrested him in November after they smelled marijuana on his bus and found what...

Willie Nelson Pot Bust A Joke

Jeff Prince
Theoretically, police could bust Willie Nelson every day. Any cop who sees the Honeysuckle Rose tour bus rolling down the highway can pretty well figure that Willie’s inside with a personal stash of pot onboard. But, c...

Free Willie: Arrest Spurs Teapot Party

Jeff Prince
Texas singer songwriter Willie Nelson could face felony charges and up to two years in prison after a weekend marijuana arrest. The bust didn’t sap Willie of his humor. “He said he feels great; he lost six ounces,&#...

Major Bummer

UNT students are losing dorm and dining privileges for minor pot use.
Peter Gorman
About 40 University of North Texas students, many of them in Halloween costume, marched across the Denton campus last week in support of the legalization of marijuana and to raise awareness of a new group on campus, a chapter o...