Reality TV likes marijuana. So far we've seen "Weed Wars," "Weed Country" and "The Blue Grass Boys." The next series to zero in on the pot.com boom will be "High Profits," about two Breckenridge, Colorado ganjapreneurs.
"I lean in favor of this ballot measure," says U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley about the Oregon initiative that would legalize marijuana if voters pass it in November.
While marijuana has recently been decriminalized in Washington, DC and Philadelphia, New York continues to arrest people for pot in record numbers - this despite the election of Mayor Bill de Blasio, who promised to end the controversial policy.
Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson believes marijuana is "potentially an actual cure" for the Ebola virus. And his medical director Cannabis Sativa, Inc. predicts it "will help the survival of this deadly disease."
We're celebrating "Croptober' with a baker's dozen of outdoor pot shots courtesy of the Mendo Dope crew in Northern California.