Jim Hightower via Nation of Change:
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Earlier this year, music legends Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard teamed up to make a pro-marijuana video titled “It’s All Going to Pot.”
And, apparently they were right, for I’ve now learned that even the state fair is going to pot — literally. A press release from the organizers of the DC State Fair exclaims: “It’s true! For the first time ever, we’re hosting a new contest for local cannabis growers to show off their plants’ finest buds.” They’re not just blowing smoke, for it turns out that Washington, D.C., voters passed a referendum in November to legalize marijuana — even to allow locals to grow up to six plants at their residences.
With the nationwide renaissance in urban agriculture, why not invite the proud cultivators of the happy weed to show off the finest produce from their pot plots?