Washington State University

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Dana Rohrabacher To Feds: Respect State Marijuana Laws

    Like the proverbial broken clock that is right twice a day, U.S. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) is occasionally doing things that aren't completely crazy, like defending the Taliban or accusing the Obama Administration of intentionally lying to the American public about the Islami ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    Obama Administration Bans Synthetic Weed

    More than four months after voters in Colorado and Washington State legalized recreational marijuana smoking, the Obama administration has yet to announce any plans to either tolerate those developments or continue to crack down on America's homegrown marijuana industry (to the presumed delight of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Obama Administration Will Soon Announce New Pot Policy; Meanwhile Arrests Continue

    Ever since voters in Washington State and Colorado approved legalizing the recreational smoking of marijuana last November, the public has been waiting to see how the Obama administration would react. So far, officials have only said that they are monitoring the situation to see how those states imp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Marijuana To Remain A Schedule One Narcotic, Court Rules

    To the great dismay of stoners and medical marijuana activists everywhere, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Washington D.C. Circuit ruled yesterday that marijuana will remain illegal for doctors to prescribe as medicine. Specifically, the court agreed with lawyers for the U.S. Drug Enforcement ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Blowing Smoke: OC Weekly's Top Ten Marijuana Stories of 2012

    2012 was a busy year for marijuana. It began with what looked like the beginning of the end of the medical marijuana industry in California and ended with the legalization of recreational weed in both Colorado and Washington State. Looking back through the posts in Navel Gazing's Cannabis Chron ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Getting High For the Heck of it Now Legal in Washington State, California Stuck in Medical Pot Fog

    Today, Washington State made history by becoming the first state in the union where you can smoke marijuana just to get high. A bunch of folks celebrated that fact by gathering at Seattle's Space Needle for a stroke-of-midnight smoke-out. "I feel like a kid in a candy store," one of the midnight rav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Oakland Pot Dispensary Ruling Could Curtail Federal Crackdown

    Anybody notice that ever since Obama was re-elected, all's been quiet on the federal marijuana crackdown front?Maybe all those conspiracy theorists who claimed that Obama would move to legalize marijuana during his second term, or at least back away from the crackdown his administration launched in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    D.A.R.E. Dropping Marijuana From Kids' Ant-Drug Curriculum

    As of this month, Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E., the nation's largest anti-drug non-profit group, will no longer indoctrinate public school elementary kids against the evils of marijuana.This is pretty major news, stoners, since D.A.R.E. has been preaching against the funky weed since ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Forget Medical: Colorado Legalizes Recreational Weed

    If there's anything that Californians have learned in the 16 years since voters passed Proposition 215, it's this: medical marijuana is a mess. On the one hand, marijuana has gotten a lot easier to come by over the years. What used to be only available on the street or in a few scattered dispensarie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Four Pot Legalization Proposals That Won't Help Orange County

    Unlike Colorado and Washington State, where voters have a chance this November to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for consenting adults, California has no such proposal on the statewide election ballot this year. We had our chance two years ago with Proposition 19, but the folks backing i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Starbucks Supports Gay Marriage

    ‚ÄčEven if their coffee's not really your thing, this might warm you up to the StarCorp. The company has come out in support of Washington State legislation that recognizes marriage equality for same-sex couples.Here's the letter sent out to nearly 150,000 employees: 

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    From "Acknowledged Leader" to Convicted Felon for Reed Diehl

    Reed Diehl, during better days at Cal.UPDATED WITH THE TWO CENTS OF THE FBI...With the guilty plea in a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme entered by Reed Diehl, the standout Mater Dei High School center who went on to an impressive college football career at the University of California and a brief ... More >>

  • Features

    June 12, 2008
  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Bandwidth on the Run

    Is Net speed or censorship behind Napster spat?