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Black-market vs. Collectives/Dispensa...

by Find Medical Marijuana Dispensaries at Nugs.com on 10/29/2011 - 04:04 pm

When I first started buying marijuana, Prop 215 was just five years in and I had no clue about a doctor recommendation, medical cards, or collectives. It was the year 2001 and I was living and going school in Humboldt County. It is well known that Humboldt is apart of the famed Emerald Triangle (along with Mendocino and Trinity County) where marijuana cultivation and distribution are amongst the most widespread in the country. While I was in Humboldt, I did not need to park in some dark alley with my lights waiting for some unsavory dealer my friends recommended to sell me some marijuana wrapped in a plastic sandwich bag. Gone was the paranoia of the police following me, or questions of the ...

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Strain Loyalty by Dena 420

by Find Medical Marijuana Dispensaries at Nugs.com on 10/26/2011 - 09:46 am

When I smoke a certain level of expectations are intrinsically based when it comes to attaining a certain level of medication....If I buy a $20 eighth of bottom shelf, you don't expect much, but when I dabble in the top shelf arena, my expectations rise....However there comes a point where there are so many top shelf strains that you don't really know what to choose...There's the classic indica vs. sativa, active vs. sedated argument which narrows things down a bit but what do you do when a collective has 5 or 6 top shelf indicas to choose from??? Here's a scenario...My homie 2k is a loyal Bubba fan...Pre 98, Platinum, etc...His brother likes Jack Herer, me personally I’ll take an Ocea ...

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The Balanced Pipe

by Find Medical Marijuana Dispensaries at Nugs.com on 10/09/2011 - 07:28 pm

On a late autumn evening not so long ago, my brother and I were spending some quality time together at his apartment in Chicago. Playing FIFA was on the menu and it was serious business. In the middle of the game a disagreement over a ball pass ensued.  The pause button hit. We sat there in silence for a second as I quickly packed a pipe (which as most of us know, goes hand in hand when FIFA-ing) and handed it to him. He inspected it, clearly allowing me to infer by his actions that it may be a less than satisfactory pack (those of you who have siblings may understand the competitive nature of keeping tabs on who does what, better). I turned my attention back towards the paused screen, ...

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