Posts Tagged ‘pot’
pot

Feds Revising Cannabis Categorization?

Jeff Prince
For decades the United States government has shown abject idiocy in how it classifies marijuana. How can anyone trust a government that classifies weed as a Schedule 1 drug on the same danger level as heroin and crack? Schedule...


Cover05_28_14

The Two Faces of E-(Cigs)

These days, who knows what the smoker next to you is actually enjoying?
MELISSA WYLIE AND SAMANTHA EHLINGER
Clyde, a longtime Fort Worth resident, enjoys smoking a little weed, but he’s certainly not one to spark up a fatty in public. So he was startled recently by what happened when he met a friend at a bar. As the two of them tal...



Photo by Lee Chastain

NORML-izing Drug Laws

Saturday’s Global Marijuana March is drawing more interest than usual.
EDWARD BROWN
If there’s any doubt that the landscape of marijuana laws is changing in Texas, as it is in the rest of the country, look no farther for proof than the Global Marijuana March coming up Saturday in downtown Fort Worth. Shaun M...


pot heart

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...



Strickland: “I didn’t choose this work — this work chose me.” Lee Chastain

Protesting the Drug War

Pot law reformers include a mom who lost a child to drug violence.
ERIC GRIFFEY
The leaders of DFW NORML, a group that works for reform of marijuana laws, are used to being stereotyped. Some folks figured that their recent conference, for instance, would be filled with Cheech and Chong types. Others might ...


Cover01_23_13

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...



pot smoking

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” &...


Gallery

Historic Bomar Apartments
Gallery
Modern ruined, thick and wordy isn’t just a one-evening exhibit of mixed-media work by Frank Artsmarter. It’s also a showcase for its venue, a newly renovated vacant apartment on the South Side.



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,&#...


Gateway to Violence

Legalizing pot could reduce the murderous power of drug cartels.
DAN MCGRAW
In the late ’90s, for a national magazine story on the issue of somehow making marijuana legal, I interviewed then-drug czar Gen. Barry McCaffrey. Of course, McCaffrey swatted away any notion that pot should be legal. It was ...