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About Stephen Carter

Stephen supports an environment of 250+ devices in Waco, Tx. In his spare time he works with charitable organizations and umpires baseball.

6 Responses to Colorado Summary on Marijuana Health Effects

High Times recently published some of the findings concerning Colorado’s summary on marijuana health effects.

I’d like to address those six points below and point out some things we all should keep in mind. Continue reading

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Episode 42: CannaTruths (Rushing Into A Texas November)

Episode 42 of “CannaTruths: Facts About the Plant” is now available on both iTunes and PodOmatic.

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CannaTruths Episode 42 – Rushing Into A Texas November Continue reading

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Episode 41: CannaTruths (Tribute to Kevin Foley)

Episode 41 of “CannaTruths: Facts About the Plant” is now available on both iTunes and PodOmatic.

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CannaTruths Episode 41 – Tribute to Kevin Foley

CannaTruths is a Texas based podcast about the industry, culture and news of cannabis by Denton Ramsey and Stephen Carter.

In episode 41 of CannaTruths, hosts Denton and Stephen touch on quite a few news stories involving recent developments in cannabis law reform for Texas and around the US, and share personal stories about their cannabis-related experiences.

Date: Monday, Oct. 21, 2013

Intro – About A Girl
Cover By: Kevin Foley
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZ7mxMTS4QA

Subscribe to us on Podomatic at cannatruths.podomatic.com or on iTunes. We air several times a week on 420Radio.org and show notes can be found at cannatruths.com.

You can also follow the show on Twitter @CannaTruths and find us on Facebook. Questions, comments, or story ideas? Email CannaTruths@gmail.com or call and leave a voice mail at 254.307.2812 and we’ll be happy to consider playing it on the show. (voicemails cannot exceed three minutes).

This episode is dedicated to Kevin Foley.

Majority of Texans support legalization
http://txcann.com/2013/10/08/texans-support-marijuana-medical-recreational/

Texas Rep. Stockman co-sponsors federal bill to respect state marijuana laws
http://txcann.com/2013/10/14/rep-stockman-co-sponsor-federal-marijuana-bill-respect-state-laws/

Kinky Friedman announces candidacy for Texas Ag Commissioner, prioritizes hemp and marijuana
http://txcann.com/2013/10/15/kinky-friedman-agriculture-commissioner-candidate/

Kinky Friedman clip segment
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gH9oFbXAvJI

Science Segment sponsored by Rhino Seeds, cannabis seeds delivered discretely.
http://www.gorilla-cannabis-seeds.co.uk/

Marijuana Less Likely To Elevate Vehicle Crash Risk As Compared To Other Substances
http://norml.org/news/2013/10/10/study-marijuana-less-likely-to-elevate-vehicle-crash-risk-as-compared-to-other-substances

Interview with Keith Stroup at the Texas Regional NORML Conference

Proposed Denver ordinance could jail people for just the smell of marijuana
http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_24284316/denver-floats-new-rules-that-could-make-even

Marijuana laws could potentially put 23 million people in jail
http://txcann.com/2013/10/04/marijuana-laws-23-million-jail/

Police smell meth, raid home, kill 80-year-old man, find no meth
http://dailycaller.com/2013/10/16/police-smell-meth-raid-home-kill-80-year-old-man-find-no-meth/

Personal stories by Denton and Stephen sponsored by Tribune Herald
http://www.TribuneHerald.net

Final Thoughts

Texas Cannabis Report
http://www.txcann.com/

Waco NORML ABORML Halloween Party
http://normlwacoinc.org/?p=1519

DFW NORML Toker Poker Tournament
http://www.dfwnorml.org/toker-poker-tournament-and-halloween-party/

Outro – Goin’ Nowhere Fast
Cover By: Kevin Foley
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AC–Po8kXZo

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Episode 40: CannaTruths (Messed Up Stuff in Texas)

Episode 40 of “CannaTruths: Facts About the Plant” is now available on both iTunes and PodOmatic.

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You can also follow the show on Twitter @CannaTruths, find us on Facebook, or call and leave a voicemail at 254.307.2812 and we’ll be happy to consider playing it on the air.

In addition, here are the show notes (with links to stories, videos, and songs) for today’s episode:

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The 3 types of cannabis activists

Having been in the cannabis legalization movement for several years now, I’ve had some glimpses of what goes on and the different types of people involved. I don’t claim to be an expert, or for that matter, as knowledgeable as many others. I’d even go so far as to say that while I’m not a rookie, I’m not much further up the chain either, though I would like to say I’m pretty advanced for my position and time spent.

Most people wait a long time before they write on subjects like this, in actuality most people don’t write on subjects like this period because it tends to piss a lot of people off. Sadly this is a society of “it’s not what you know, but who you know” which makes upsetting a lot of people a very unprofitable move.

Luckily I run on passion alone and haven’t had any qualms with upsetting people by reporting on what I see. This often hurts my standing and reduces opportunities that I would otherwise have. I’m a proponent of reporting the good and the bad in full though.

With that, I’d like to break down activists into what I view as three types. Note that they could be broken down even further, but for the purposes of this article, we’re going with three. Continue reading

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Russ Belville: Debating effectively for marijuana reform

Russ Belville, host of 420Radio gives a presentation on debating effectively for marijuana at the Texas Regional NORML Conference.

Russ Belville, host of 420Radio gives a presentation on debating effectively for marijuana reform at the Texas Regional NORML Conference.

Appearing at the Texas Regional NORML Conference, 420Radio.org host Russ Belville gave a presentation on debating effectively for marijuana reform.

“Our opposition is not stupid, so they are reshaping their arguments, they want to present us as extreme. They say jailing people is too harsh, but legalization is too extreme, but sending people to rehab and drug testing them, is just right” Russ stated. “They are trying to present a new way to continue the drug war without all of the negatives. Presenting themselves as the only rational people between ‘lock em up or light em up’; we need to put them back in their lock em up position.”

As Russ aptly puts it, it always comes back to jailing people if they fail to obey, so he always asks these people why they want to lock him up. Continue reading

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Episode 38: CannaTruths (Texas NORML Con)

Episode 37 of “CannaTruths: Facts About the Plant” is now available on both iTunes and PodOmatic.

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In addition, here are the show notes (with links to stories, videos, and songs) for today’s episode:

You can also follow the show on Twitter @CannaTruths, find us on Facebook, or call and leave a voicemail at 254.307.2812 and we’ll be happy to consider playing it on the air. Continue reading

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