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Minnesota Man Surprised to Find Half-Pound of Weed in His Mailbox

Minnesota Man Surprised to Find Half-Pound of Weed in His Mailbox

On Monday, a resident of Gaylord, Minnesota received an unexpected package.

The anonymous resident opened up their mailbox earlier this week to find a package they didn’t order.  Upon opening the strange mail, they discovered that it was a sealed back of marijuana, weighing approximately half a pound.  Whoops.

The resident contacted the Gaylord Police Department immediately (why???), and they posted the following Facebook post with regards to the intended ownership of the package:

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Travelers Entering US from Mexico Warned About Bringing Marijuana and Peyote Creams

Travelers Entering US from Mexico Warned About Bringing Marijuana and Peyote Creams

People entering Texas from Mexico are being warned that an old folk remedy gel they can get in Mexico may contain peyote and/or marijuana as the main ingredient, meaning they are illegal to bring into the United States.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection say they have seen an uptick in the amount of creams coming across the border, which prompted the issuing of a travel advisory.

Lifestyle
The 420 Games Return Home to San Francisco August 27

The 420 Games Return Home to San Francisco August 27

The 420 Games began a few years back in Golden Gate park with a fun run, beer garden and concert by reggae star Pato Banton. The reason? Getting rid of the stoner stigma and the negativity created by the media about the use of cannabis as it relates to an active lifestyle. Created by Jim McAlpine, The 420 Games are now in six cities. Each race includes giveaways from sponsors, a post-race yoga session, beer gardens and live music.

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Connecticut Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Employee Fired for Smoking Marijuana on the Job

Connecticut Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Employee Fired for Smoking Marijuana on the Job

Last week the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that an employee who had been fired after being caught smoking marijuana at work was punished too harshly and should be reinstated to his job.

An arbitrator has previously ruled that Gregory Linhoff shouldn’t have been fired from his maintenance job at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington; instead he should have been suspended and put on probation due to his spotless record going back 14 years on the job.