Seattle Seahawk Marshawn Lynch is known for his powerful, creative running style, so it only makes sense a local marijuana dispensary would name a strain after him. Beast Mode! We’re smoking Super Bowls of it here… Go Seahawks!
Live from the GreenPole, Higher Ground hit the Hot Pot Product Bazaar for the High Holidays! Check out the greatest gifts on Earth for cannabis connoisseurs! And if you’re lucky, Sativa Santa will pay you a visit this year! (Make sure to leave him milk and cookies…) Thanks to the wonderful sponsors and MJBA (Marijuana Business Association)!
We’ve been huge fans of the webisode series, High Maintenance, about a weed delivery man in New York. We’re happy to announce they’ve made a deal with Vimeo for future episodes. While you’ll have to pay for the show, we’re happy to support artists – especially when they’re this wonderful. Here’s a freebie. Now go order the rest.
The “Yes for Legalization” Campaign in Oregon State got a boost from a seemingly unusual supporter: Richard Harris. As the former director of Addictions and Mental Health Services for the state of Oregon, Harris held the highest position for directing drug treatment and addiction programs in the entire state.
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin have all recently gone to pot. And that’s just the beginning….
We may have an issue with all those annoying BuzzFeed Quizzes (“What Spirit Animal Are You!?), but when they do something well, we here at Higher Ground give ‘em props. Here’s a nice and simple explanation of what’s going on in Colorado regarding the legalization of marijuana.
“The lazy-ass staff at Higher Ground would like to thank Steve Elliot and the Seattle Weekly for their excellent coverage of the ongoing trials and tribulations regarding the legalization of marijuana in Washington State. Steve Elliott edits Toke Signals, tokesignals.com, an irreverent, independent blog of cannabis news, views, and information.”
The fight to legalize weed is being conducted all over the world. Last week, 8,000 people took to Santiago’s streets to support legalization of the consumption and cultivation of marijuana, currently classed as a “class-A”hard drug in Chile. They were peaceful, boisterous, and had banners than would make soccer fans envious. Most upsetting to the great citizens of Chili? Their neighbor, Uruguay, has already given pot the green light and is having a really good time….