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Movies to trim to

When you’re trimming, you’ve got a lot of time to kill. You have a repetitive, mindless task before you that has only a monetary saving grace. You’ve already put on that bikini (yes, I’m talking to you, Phil) so you can make $275 a pound, and aside from good company, you need to get a list together of what to …

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Tips For Trimmers

John Hardin, Contributor Always remove the child protector strip from Bic lighters before the trimming session.  If you don’t, the hash on your thumb will stick to that metal strip and rip the skin right off of your thumb the first time you flick your Bic. Make sure your hands aren’t too clean before you start.  A little dirt on …

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Top 5 Ways to Get Rid of the Smell of Weed

Whether you’re a self-made entrepreneur or you’re just “house sitting” for your buddy out of town, the summer has come to a close and the heap of work is done. It’s almost time to reap the rewards of your labor. There’s just a little cutting, drying, bagging, clipping, and shipping to be done before you can kick back, relax, and …

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BULLSHIT AD SLOGANS

  Like a Rock? CHEVY TRUCKS Why it’s complete b.s.: What are they even talking about, crack cocaine? How in the fuck is a pickup truck even remotely like smoking the rock? Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires U.S. FOREST SERVICE Why it’s complete b.s.: Most forest fires are started by lightning. Ergo, unless you’re Zeus, you can’t prevent jack-freakin’-squat. …

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New weed magazines available at your local bookstore

It used to be just High Times. One. One weed magazine on the shelf at Tower Books right next to the porno mags. High Times, that was it. Have you seen how many weed magazines there are lately? It’s ridiculous We just came from the the Cannabis Culture Coverage Conference in Laughlin, Nevada and have a list of new marijuana …

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Ben’s Ten: Volume V: Albums to Listen to While Stoned

Although I no longer indulge in “the grass,” I feel I can offer some musical suggestions based on conversations I’ve had with a number of “users” and past experiences. Not surprisingly, mellow, atmospheric recordings seem pleasing to those who’ve recently smoked. I also found instrumental compositions and strange, experimental music seemed popular among the marijuana enthusiast. This is by no …

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You might be uh… Harvest Issue #1

OK, you asked for them back and here they are…The Foxworthy ripoff, uh, I mean inspired, “You might be a….” Please enjoy. new to Humboldt County if… You might be new to Humboldt County if you still pay $50 for and eighth of weed. You might be new to Humboldt County if you have a tan. You might be new …

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Carrying

John Hardin, Contributor Before Proposition 215, my pot habit fit in my pocket: something shy of a quarter-ounce of weed, wrapped tightly in a sandwich bag next to a three-inch antler pipe and Bic lighter. With a pack of rolling papers tucked in my wallet, I still had room in my pockets for keys and a knife. Now, I have …

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80s TV Shows & Their Unintended Legacies

Diff’rent Strokes   Wealthy old white guy adopts two black kids from the ghetto; fish- out-of-water antics ensue ad nauseum.   Legacy: Introduced a curse on child TV actors that lasts to this day. Also: A mind- boggling windfall for masturbation humorists. Saved By The Bell Follows the exploits of a clique of privileged white kids attending a California high …

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The first time I got stoned I was 8…

My next door neighbor lived quite a ways away and ours was a friendship of convenience. Her dad was a hippie biker veteran who was always acquiring large, strange animals and keeping them in the pasture between our houses. He is the reason my best friend was an emu for a stretch, but that is another story entirely. I’ll title …

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