On February 19, California State Assemblymember Bill Quirk introduced a bill that could put a halt to cannabis drug testing. In an era where weed is more popular than ever, employers need to evolve with the times and put an end to this outdated policy.
Weed of the Week: McDuffie’s magical medicine
Written by Grace Pickering and Mandie Montes On a hidden, one way street on Colorado Blvd lies two adjacent hole-in-the-wall medicinal marijuana dispensaries. The first, resembles a sterile DMV-esque room, enclosed by peeling yellow walls and furnished with a glass encased front desk which accompanies plastic chairs lining the interior.
Cynthia Nixon’s war on drug related racism
The biggest danger proposed by marijuana is that of not being white while consuming it.
Mirror Pool Stoners: ‘Don’t hide the weed, divide it’
Names marked with an asterisk were withheld for privacy reasons. Written by Grace Pickering and Mandie Montes In the days since the rain poured over Southern California, the once dead grass on campus has become luscious, providing a haven for students to practice tai-chi, bask in the sun, or hang around the mirror pools – a spot where students regularly consume cannabis. Students are seen often huddled together in various groups scattered around the edges, standing around and smoking a bowl or two while waiting …
Cannabis on campus: What you weed to know
PCC student Nick Shoemaker was perched on the side of the mirror pools, bouncing his leg up and down, glancing around occasionally.
Pasadena marijuana dispensaries will all soon be shut down
Last Monday night, the Pasadena City Council decided to go forward with new amendments in the City’s Zoning Code which will prohibit any commercial or distribution of marijuana within the city. The new changes in the zoning code prohibits any medical or commercial dispensaries, any form of commercial production and lab work for cannabis in the city of Pasadena. An amendment was also passed to only allow medical marijuana to be delivered to the city of Pasadena.
City council nips medical marijuana in the bud
The Pasadena City Council voted unanimously in favor of an ordinance to shut off utilities to medical marijuana dispensaries that are operating illegally in the city, potentially cutting off patients from life saving medicine on Monday. In 2015, the city council amended Chapter 8 of the Pasadena Municipal Code (PMC) to prohibit any and all commercial use of marijuana within the city limits. This includes but is not limited to medicinal, recreational, and delivery services for cannabis. However, despite the zoning ordinance that effectively outlaws …
City council shows no compassion to cannabis consumers
Let’s get personal. I need medical cannabis and so do many people in the city of Pasadena. But there’s a problem: our city council has a personal vendetta against dispensaries.
Marijuana and alcohol survey shows students what’s normal
If students using alcohol and marijuana want to know how much they are drinking and smoking comparing to their peers, they can either take the alcohol or marijuana online survey. The two 15-minute programs called eCHECKUP TO GO were developed by the San Diego State University Research Foundation. They ask students about their drinking and smoking habits and about their personal aspirations and objectives in their health, career, relationships and self-esteem. The feedback students receive allows them to take a look at the correlation between …
Police Blotter: Group spotted bringing potential weapon to campus
Monday, March 28 A staff member reported that their personal desk was burglarized. A student reported that his bicycle was stolen in the early afternoon from the bike racks outside of the C building. Tuesday, March 29 A PCC faculty member requested assistance when an aggressive individual approached them. Campus police responded to the incident, which was resolved. A missing Azusa individual with mental disabilities advised their family that they were at PCC. Campus security conducted an area check and PCC advised Azusa PD …