SRH Fest 2012 Lineup Announced!

SRH Fest is back and ready to bring havok to the desert sands of Las Vegas. Friday July 27 is headlined by Kottonmouth Kings, Dilated Peoples, and Hed PE; and Saturday July 28th is headlined by NOFX, Unwritten Law, and Authority Zero and the X-Pistols!!! Come to the pool at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for the party of the year – Tickets go on sale May 25th 2012 Tickets, starting at $27 (plus applicable service fees), are available at the Hard Rock Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, online at www.ticketmaster.com charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000.

USC Poll: Most in state don't want to legalize pot

LOS ANGELES - California may be the cradle of the movement to decriminalize marijuana, but most voters do not want to see it legalized for recreational use in the Golden State, according to a new poll. Eighty percent of voters support doctor-recommended pot use for patients with severe illness, a USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll found. But only 46 percent of respondents said they support legalization for "general or recreational use by adults," while 50 percent oppose it, the Los Angeles Times reported. The survey found opinions have not measurably changed since voters defeated the...

The World Needs Hemp

Legalize Industrial Hemp To Help Save Our Planet (SOURCE: TheWeedBlog.com ) Hemp—an environmentally friendly, sustainable crop with a plethora of uses —is legal to grow in several countries, including Canada and China. However, for some reason the United States is missing out on the agricultural rewards and has to rely on imports for our hemp products—raising costs and denying our farmers a great economic opportunity. It is estimated that the retail market for hemp exceeds $300 million in the U.S. and the Congressional Research Service concluded that, “markets for a wide array of industrial...

Jon Stewart: Michelle Obama talks POTUS and marijuana

(SOURCE: WJLA.com ) Daybreak Daily’s afternoon launch into the pop-culture world finds, well, a tease for a launch, POTUS, a criminal teenager no more, other things, and the mystery music video. THE DOPE: From none other than Michelle Obama, per E!, “While appearing on Tuesday's The Daily Show to promote her new book, American Grown, the first lady was asked about President Barack Obama's use of marijuana as a youngster, which host Jon Stewart likened to "the script of a Cheech and Chong movie." Not surprisingly, the commander-in-chief's better half kept it classy. "He was like many young...

US Alcoholics might increase by 60% next year!

It's not because of a particular increase in alcohol consumption, or any type of actual increase in people who become alcoholics. It's because the American Psychiatric Association is coming up with a new definition of addiction that will see the number of people classified as alcoholics increase by that much. The American Psychiatric Association writes and maintains the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM for sure. It's the go-to book that every mental health professional refers to when diagnosing a mental illness. They're planning on releasing the 5th edition of the...

Huizar's 'Gentle Ban' of Marijuana Dispensaries Wins Committee Approval

The full City Council will hear the proposed ban by the Planning and Land Use Management Committee. (SOURCE: Highlandpark-ca.patch.com ) Nearly a month after LAPD narcotics officers raided and shut down American Eagle Collective, a prominent medical marijuana dispensary in Eagle Rock , the City of Los Angeles came a step closer Tuesday to banning medical marijuana dispensaries outright, while allowing patients to grow their own cannabis or get it from a licensed caregiver. The City Council's Planning and Land Use Management Committee voted unanimously to approve a proposed ordinance that...