Tommy Chong

Tommy Chong: The Beyond Chronic Interview

Interview by Old Hippie Introduction, Research, Hyperlinks, and Annotations by David Fiedler Tommy Chong has been around so long that he’s a cannabis icon, not just to baby boomers who fondly remember the Cheech and Chong albums and movies, but also to the zillions of fans of That 70s Show, where he starred as Leo […]

Google To Censor Anti-Marijuana Propaganda

OK, that’s not exactly what the article says. But according to New Scientist, Google is going to stop ranking websites by their popularity (in terms of the number of links they have going to them), and start paying more attention to whether they are loaded with false information. So the likely end result is that government […]

SWAT team Source: wikipedia

DEA Special Ops May Have Been Used Against Activist Steve Kubby

Apparently too many people in the government read “1984” and think it’s a guidebook, rather than a warning. Recent stories in the media have revealed that various agencies of the U.S. government have conspired — there’s really no other way of putting it — to pool information collected by those agencies and funnel it to […]

Joanne Naughton source: www.leap.cc

Beyond Chronic Interviews Joanne Naughton of LEAP – Part Two

This is Part Two of our interview with Joanne Naughton of LEAP, who had a 20-year career with the NYPD, followed by another successful career as a defense attorney and instructor to students of law enforcement. See Part One here.  LEAP stands for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, and is a nonprofit group of experienced cops, judges, […]

source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhSmagvuxlw

Beyond Chronic Interview: LEAP’s Joanne Naughton

We are really pleased to be able to publish this interview, which was recently conducted by phone with Felicity madly scribbling in the background. Big thanks to Joanne Naughton for her time and Darby Beck of LEAP for arranging it. LEAP, per our recent article, stands for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, and is a nonprofit group […]

How To Beat a Urine Test for THC

If you’re looking for a job or trying to keep your current one while taking your state-approved medical marijuana, drug tests are a constant source of worry. We don’t believe people should be judged on the chemical content of their urine, but the content of their minds and the conduct of their character. I recently […]

Marijuana Was Legal At the Federal Level In The Sixties

This one is right out of Old Hippie’s infamous stash of little-known facts. In the process of doing some historical research, I found some interesting tidbits. Today is, at least according to one source, exactly 75 years since the U.S. House of Representatives passed the dangerous and illegal Marihuana Tax Act of 1937, based largely […]

Old Hippie Kenobi

Ask Old Hippie: Why Is Marijuana Illegal, Anyway?

Dear Old Hippie, I’ve been smoking weed for awhile and always took for granted that it’s been illegal forever. Me and my buddies always assumed that it was because marijuana helps you think “outside the box”, since it certainly isn’t dangerous or unhealthy. But then I found out that it used to be legal. So […]

Obama To California Patients: Drop Dead

The gloves are off. Barack “of course I inhaled” Obama’s fake-progressive “health care for everyone, because we care” administration has now declared war on sick people in California. U.S. attorneys based in California sent letters to medical marijuana dispensaries here warning them that they must close within 45 days or face criminal prosecution. They also […]