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Posted: Dec 4, 2020 - 2:14pm



 Lazy8 wrote:
kcar wrote:
“Turns out rednecks love to smoke weed,” Baker laughs. “That’s the thing about cannabis: It really bridges socio-economic gaps. The only other thing that does it is handguns. All types of people are into firearms. All types of people are into cannabis.”

Some irony: If you buy a firearm from a Federal Firearms License holder you have to fill out Form 4473. Line 21 d says:

"Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or any other controlled substance? Warning: The use or possession of marijuana remains unlawful under Federal law regardless of whether it has been legalized or decriminalized for medicinal or recreational purposes in the state where you reside."

State medical marijuana  databases are linked to the Instant Check system. You will be turned down for transfer.
 
"Form 4473. Line 21 d says:

"Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or any other controlled substance? Warning: The use or possession of marijuana remains unlawful under Federal law regardless of whether it has been legalized or decriminalized for medicinal or recreational purposes in the state where you reside.""


Arlo Guthrie has a strange feeling of deja vu right now: 


"But we had fun fillin' out the forms and playin' with the pencils on the
Bench there I filled out the Massacree with the four-part harmony. Wrote it down there
Just like it was and everything was fine. And I put down my pencil, and I
Turned over the piece of paper, and there on the other side in
The middle of the other side away from everything else on the other
Side in parentheses capital letters quotated read
The following words "kid, have you rehabilitated yourself?" "

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Posted: Dec 4, 2020 - 8:51am

Stitt appoints Enid anti-masker homeschool advocate to State Board of Education
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Posted: Dec 3, 2020 - 7:39am

kcar wrote:
“Turns out rednecks love to smoke weed,” Baker laughs. “That’s the thing about cannabis: It really bridges socio-economic gaps. The only other thing that does it is handguns. All types of people are into firearms. All types of people are into cannabis.”

Some irony: If you buy a firearm from a Federal Firearms License holder you have to fill out Form 4473. Line 21 d says:

"Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or any other controlled substance? Warning: The use or possession of marijuana remains unlawful under Federal law regardless of whether it has been legalized or decriminalized for medicinal or recreational purposes in the state where you reside."

State medical marijuana  databases are linked to the Instant Check system. You will be turned down for transfer.
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Posted: Dec 2, 2020 - 5:30pm



 kcar wrote:


Next there'll be lesbians and antifa Communists running the gubmint! 
 


We can only hope.
kcar

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Posted: Dec 2, 2020 - 5:26pm



 Red_Dragon wrote:


Yes, there's a goddam dispensary on every corner; and a taco truck.
 

Next there'll be lesbians and antifa Communists running the gubmint! 
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Posted: Dec 2, 2020 - 5:12pm



 buddy wrote:

We live close to S. Broadway in Denver, that boasts a section colloquially called "The Green Mile".  Driving down that stretch with your windows down is like hanging out in a college dorm. 

 

I imagine Manitou Springs is even more aromatic.

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Posted: Dec 2, 2020 - 5:02pm



 kcar wrote:
The red in Oklahoma is looking pretty green...


How One of the Reddest States Became the Nation’s Hottest Weed Market

Oklahoma entered the world of legal cannabis late, but its hands-off approach launched a boom and a new nickname: ‘Toke-lahoma.’




Oklahoma is now the biggest medical marijuana market in the country on a per capita basis. More than 360,000 Oklahomans—nearly 10 percent of the state’s population—have acquired medical marijuana cards over the last two years. By comparison, New Mexico has the country’s second most popular program, with about 5 percent of state residents obtaining medical cards. Last month, sales since 2018 surpassed $1 billion.

To meet that demand, Oklahoma has more than 9,000 licensed marijuana businesses, including nearly 2,000 dispensaries and almost 6,000 grow operations. In comparison, Colorado—the country’s oldest recreational marijuana market, with a population almost 50 percent larger than Oklahoma—has barely half as many licensed dispensaries and less than 20 percent as many grow operations. In Ardmore, a town of 25,000 in the oil patch near the Texas border, there are 36 licensed dispensaries—roughly one for every 700 residents. In neighboring Wilson (pop. 1,695), state officials have issued 32 cultivation licenses, meaning about one out of 50 residents can legally grow weed.

What is happening in Oklahoma is almost unprecedented among the 35 states that have legalized marijuana in some form since California voters backed medical marijuana in 1996. Not only has the growth of its market outstripped other more established state programs but it is happening in a state that has long stood out for its opposition to drug use. Oklahoma imprisons more people on a per-capita basis than just about any other state in the country, many of them non-violent drug offenders sentenced to lengthy terms behind bars. But that state-sanctioned punitive streak has been overwhelmed by two other strands of American culture—a live-and-let-live attitude about drug use and an equally powerful preference for laissez-faire capitalism.

“Turns out rednecks love to smoke weed,” Baker laughs. “That’s the thing about cannabis: It really bridges socio-economic gaps. The only other thing that does it is handguns. All types of people are into firearms. All types of people are into cannabis.”

Indeed, Oklahoma has established arguably the only free-market marijuana industry in the country. Unlike almost every other state, there are no limits on how many business licenses can be issued and cities can’t ban marijuana businesses from operating within their borders. In addition, the cost of entry is far lower than in most states: a license costs just $2,500. In other words, anyone with a credit card and a dream can take a crack at becoming a marijuana millionaire.

“They’ve literally done what no other state has done: free-enterprise system, open market, wild wild west,” says Tom Spanier, who opened Tegridy Market (a dispensary that takes its name from South Park) with his wife in Oklahoma City last year. “It’s survival of the fittest.”



 

Yes, there's a goddam dispensary on every corner; and a taco truck.
kcar

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Posted: Dec 2, 2020 - 2:13pm

The red in Oklahoma is looking pretty green...


How One of the Reddest States Became the Nation’s Hottest Weed Market

Oklahoma entered the world of legal cannabis late, but its hands-off approach launched a boom and a new nickname: ‘Toke-lahoma.’




Oklahoma is now the biggest medical marijuana market in the country on a per capita basis. More than 360,000 Oklahomans—nearly 10 percent of the state’s population—have acquired medical marijuana cards over the last two years. By comparison, New Mexico has the country’s second most popular program, with about 5 percent of state residents obtaining medical cards. Last month, sales since 2018 surpassed $1 billion.

To meet that demand, Oklahoma has more than 9,000 licensed marijuana businesses, including nearly 2,000 dispensaries and almost 6,000 grow operations. In comparison, Colorado—the country’s oldest recreational marijuana market, with a population almost 50 percent larger than Oklahoma—has barely half as many licensed dispensaries and less than 20 percent as many grow operations. In Ardmore, a town of 25,000 in the oil patch near the Texas border, there are 36 licensed dispensaries—roughly one for every 700 residents. In neighboring Wilson (pop. 1,695), state officials have issued 32 cultivation licenses, meaning about one out of 50 residents can legally grow weed.

What is happening in Oklahoma is almost unprecedented among the 35 states that have legalized marijuana in some form since California voters backed medical marijuana in 1996. Not only has the growth of its market outstripped other more established state programs but it is happening in a state that has long stood out for its opposition to drug use. Oklahoma imprisons more people on a per-capita basis than just about any other state in the country, many of them non-violent drug offenders sentenced to lengthy terms behind bars. But that state-sanctioned punitive streak has been overwhelmed by two other strands of American culture—a live-and-let-live attitude about drug use and an equally powerful preference for laissez-faire capitalism.

“Turns out rednecks love to smoke weed,” Baker laughs. “That’s the thing about cannabis: It really bridges socio-economic gaps. The only other thing that does it is handguns. All types of people are into firearms. All types of people are into cannabis.”

Indeed, Oklahoma has established arguably the only free-market marijuana industry in the country. Unlike almost every other state, there are no limits on how many business licenses can be issued and cities can’t ban marijuana businesses from operating within their borders. In addition, the cost of entry is far lower than in most states: a license costs just $2,500. In other words, anyone with a credit card and a dream can take a crack at becoming a marijuana millionaire.

“They’ve literally done what no other state has done: free-enterprise system, open market, wild wild west,” says Tom Spanier, who opened Tegridy Market (a dispensary that takes its name from South Park) with his wife in Oklahoma City last year. “It’s survival of the fittest.”



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Posted: Dec 2, 2020 - 10:28am

OK GOP to hold superspreader fundraiser to keep Georgia red
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Posted: Dec 1, 2020 - 5:48am

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Posted: Nov 30, 2020 - 8:26pm



 Red_Dragon wrote:
Our "governor" calls for a day of fasting and prayer for COVID-19... fasting and prayer.... he's a goddam moron.
 
Maybe he lost his sense of taste 

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Posted: Nov 30, 2020 - 8:08pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:
Our "governor" calls for a day of fasting and prayer for COVID-19... fasting and prayer.... he's a goddam moron.
 
Did he suggest the fasting and prayer be done at home?
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Posted: Nov 30, 2020 - 5:27pm

Our "governor" calls for a day of fasting and prayer for COVID-19... fasting and prayer.... he's a goddam moron.
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Posted: Oct 23, 2020 - 5:26am

Florida gives up. You can have the title Oklahoma. We joyfully cede it to you.
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Posted: Oct 22, 2020 - 9:37pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 Red_Dragon wrote:


 

ikr?
 

It boggles the mind, imagining how one might go about advertising and/or/ procuring that service, and that the buyer and seller could ever find each other, ONCE. Let alone often enough for the guy to get good at it.
 

I loved the pics of the sausage-making tools. 

That is one fvcked-up state. 
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Posted: Oct 22, 2020 - 9:13pm



 Red_Dragon wrote:


 

ikr?
 

It boggles the mind, imagining how one might go about advertising and/or/ procuring that service, and that the buyer and seller could ever find each other, ONCE. Let alone often enough for the guy to get good at it.
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Posted: Oct 22, 2020 - 6:35pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
 

ikr?
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Location: Powell
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Posted: Oct 22, 2020 - 6:33pm

I mean, really, holy FUCKING shit, Oklahoma!

Cannibalistic Black Market Castrators Arrested In Eastern Oklahoma…


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Location: Powell
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Posted: Oct 16, 2020 - 11:15am


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