TV News LIES

Thursday, Aug 21st

Last update03:42:30 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) Cops dealing Doritos at Seattle post-legalization Hempfest

Cops dealing Doritos at Seattle post-legalization Hempfest

E-mail Print PDF

Hempfest in SeattleA few things will be different at this year's Hempfest, the 22-year-old summer "protestival" on Seattle's waterfront where tens of thousands of revelers gather to use dope openly, listen to music and gaze at the Olympic Mountains in the distance.

The haze of pot smoke might smell a little more like victory, after Washington and Colorado became the first states to legalize marijuana use by adults over 21. Having won at the state level, speakers will concentrate on the reform of federal marijuana laws.

Oh, and the Seattle police — who have long turned a lenient eye on Hempfest tokers — don't plan to be writing tickets or making arrests. They'll be busy handing out Doritos.

"I think it's going to be a lot of fun," said Sgt. Sean Whitcomb, department spokesman and junk-food-dispenser-in-chief. "It's meant to be ironic. The idea of police passing out Doritos at a festival that celebrates pot, we're sure, is going to generate some buzz."

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Expert witness in US execution cases will no longer defend states' methods

Execution defense quitsAn anesthesiologist said he would no longer act as an expert witness for states defending their...

Louisiana court blocks Bobby Jindal from repealing Common Core

Bobby JndalA Louisiana judge on Tuesday swatted down Gov. Bobby Jindal’s attempt to use his executive authority...

High court blocks same-sex marriage in Virginia

Supreme Court bars gay marriage in VirginiaSame-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme...

No Charges In 3 Deadly Beatings At Rikers Island, Despite Homicide Rulings

Rikers Island prisonAgitated and hallucinating from alcohol and heroin withdrawal, inmate Angel Ramirez took a swing at a...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!