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(Philly Burbs)   Police also said they found other paraphernalia associated with marijuana throughout the house including..."two pictures of the late reggae musician Bob Marley, a marijuana user"   (phillyburbs.com) divider line 121
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2013-03-02 10:10:16 PM
This is why I only have posters of Carl Sagan on my wall.  Each of which are made up of billions and billions of atoms, any of which may have once actually been part of Carl Sagan.  Or me.  Or Jesus.  Or all three.  Whoa.
 
2013-03-02 10:10:48 PM

jtown: cretinbob: I took a guy to the hospital today who was having pain from an injury due to a recent fall. He has vicodin prescribed to him but can't take it because his family hid it because he might get addicted, according to the massive television and radio commercial campaign going on right no, so....fark those assholes.

When my grandpa was [literally] on his death bed, he resisted taking pain meds " because I don't want to get addicted to...oh.  Right.  Not much chance of that.  So 1 every 4 hours and see how that goes?"


My grandmother, as she was dying of lung cancer, and was under hospice care, was the same way- wouldn't take the Vicodin that hospice gave her because she didn't want to get addicted.
 
2013-03-02 10:10:55 PM
In other news, police remove $5000 from the local economy.
 
2013-03-02 10:11:28 PM

flypusher713: Primitive Screwhead: If you don't think drugs have done good things for us, do me a favor, go home and take all your albums, tapes, cds...and burn them. Cause, you know what, all those musicians who made that great music that has enhanced your lives throughout the years...real farking high on drugs.

Not my Rachmaninov CDs!


Bullshiat!
Sergei ripped rails like a muthafarka!
 
2013-03-02 10:13:02 PM

germ78: In other news, police remove $5000 from the local economy.


Just RTFA... 28 plants?

In other news, police remove $80,000 from the local economy.

/at roughly $3k per plant
 
2013-03-02 10:14:01 PM

Jclark666: This is why I only have posters of Carl Sagan on my wall.  Each of which are made up of billions and billions of atoms, any of which may have once actually been part of Carl Sagan.  Or me.  Or Jesus.  Or all three.  Whoa.


I'm not sure you are helping your defence there...
 
2013-03-02 10:17:24 PM

jaylectricity: cretinbob: I took a guy to the hospital today who was having pain from an injury due to a recent fall. He has vicodin prescribed to him but can't take it because his family hid it because he might get addicted, according to the massive television and radio commercial campaign going on right no, so....fark those assholes.

My girlfriend was afraid to take morphine in the hospital because she was afraid of narcotics.

If there's anybody that's a low-risk to get addicted to opiates, it's somebody who is afraid to take them because of some commercials she saw...yet, here we are.


My fiancee was in the hospital a few months ago w/ a severe kidney infection resulting in a stone, she was on morphine and her mom freaked out about it. Thankfully she was high enuf to tell her to fark off.
 
2013-03-02 10:19:10 PM

Lucky LaRue: Marijuana is a gateway drug, and should be controlled as such.  If the government has to "pile on" the charges, then it is for the best if it saves innocent kids from being tempted into a world of ruin.


i933.photobucket.com
laughs at your version of a "world of ruin"
 
2013-03-02 10:21:57 PM

flypusher713: Primitive Screwhead: If you don't think drugs have done good things for us, do me a favor, go home and take all your albums, tapes, cds...and burn them. Cause, you know what, all those musicians who made that great music that has enhanced your lives throughout the years...real farking high on drugs.

Not my Rachmaninov CDs!


not my McGruff tape!!

i.ytimg.com
 
2013-03-02 10:22:35 PM

Digitalstrange: Legally a stupid reason/defense but reality and life experience tell me that if you are white and have pics of Bob Marley around your home you smoke pot without question. If you are black it's still 90%. Of course I don't really believe that marijuana possession/use is important. I find it about as criminal as jaywalking so I think these cops should've been doing more important things but still if you are going to bother going after pot smokers, guys with Bob Marley posters are fair game.


Also this. Weed should absolutely be legal, but since its not, as far as im concerned a Phish bumper sticker should constitute probable cause.
 
2013-03-02 10:30:56 PM
Cyno01:

My fiancee was in the hospital a few months ago w/ a severe kidney infection resulting in a stone, she was on morphine and her mom freaked out about it. Thankfully she was high enuf to tell her to fark off.

My mom got a morphine drip after her hysterectomy.  While she was recovering, every time I called her she'd tell me all about it, and how it was on a timer so no matter how much she pushed the button, it only worked every 20 minutes or whatever (pushing the button constantly while we were talking).

The bill came a couple months later, and she saw the itemized charges and couldn't figure out what all the "self-administered medication" at $40 a pop was.  She had no memory of the drip, at all, and didn't really believe me when I told her.

(FWIW, they gave her Vicodin when she left, and she only took one.)
 
2013-03-02 10:33:46 PM

Xenomech: I don't think the police understand what the word paraphernalia means.


My wife works in HR. She used to work for a chain store where she did hiring. One day she asked me if I knew what papraphernalia meant. I said "stuff".

She looks surprised and goes "oh". When I asked her why she reacted like that she reluctantly told me she passed on an applicant because he listed a paraphernalia charge and she thought it would be inappropriate to have a sex offender working in a store with so many children.

So now everytime I see a creepy looking guy with a pedo mustache I point him out and warn her to look out for the parapherniliac.
 
2013-03-02 10:34:49 PM

sno man: Ima4nic8or: Calling Bob Marley posters drug paraphenalia seems pretty reasonable to me.  I cant say I ever knew anyone who liked Bob Marley, other than pot heads. And this case certainly supports that idea.  They were after all growing large amounts of that crap.  If classifying Bob Marley posters at drug paraphenalia will get them more time then I am all for it.  The last thing we need is more druggies selling their poison in our neighborhoods.

First you are no mike lol... Second just think of the blunt you could roll with a Bob Marley poster...especially the long way.


Mmmm bob marley blunt...

*pic of homer drooling*
 
2013-03-02 10:35:12 PM

Cyno01: Digitalstrange: Legally a stupid reason/defense but reality and life experience tell me that if you are white and have pics of Bob Marley around your home you smoke pot without question. If you are black it's still 90%. Of course I don't really believe that marijuana possession/use is important. I find it about as criminal as jaywalking so I think these cops should've been doing more important things but still if you are going to bother going after pot smokers, guys with Bob Marley posters are fair game.

Also this. Weed should absolutely be legal, but since its not, as far as im concerned a Phish bumper sticker should constitute probable cause.


Or the Dave Matthews Band.  So much 2nd-hand week smoke, and that concert was OUTDOORS!!!!
 
2013-03-02 10:36:31 PM

Lucky LaRue: Marijuana is a gateway drug, and should be controlled as such.  If the government has to "pile on" the charges, then it is for the best if it saves innocent kids from being tempted into a world of ruin.


If you mean save children by pinning a felony rap on them so they can't get a job or financial aid for college. Which why back in 78 California made getting caught with Reefer a citation.  And why California wipes your record when you turn 18.
 
2013-03-02 10:41:20 PM

Wangiss: That's like saying Bill Clinton likes the ladies. Our that W tended to make verbal slips.


My favorite:
''I'll be long gone before some smart person ever figures out what happened inside this Oval Office.''

-President George W. Bush, Washington, D.C., May 12, 2008
 
2013-03-02 10:48:30 PM

Jclark666: This is why I only have posters of Carl Sagan on my wall.  Each of which are made up of billions and billions of atoms, any of which may have once actually been part of Carl Sagan.  Or me.  Or Jesus.  Or all three.  Whoa.


Guilty.
Carl enjoyed a bowl too....
 
2013-03-02 10:49:55 PM

flypusher713: Cyno01: Digitalstrange: Legally a stupid reason/defense but reality and life experience tell me that if you are white and have pics of Bob Marley around your home you smoke pot without question. If you are black it's still 90%. Of course I don't really believe that marijuana possession/use is important. I find it about as criminal as jaywalking so I think these cops should've been doing more important things but still if you are going to bother going after pot smokers, guys with Bob Marley posters are fair game.

Also this. Weed should absolutely be legal, but since its not, as far as im concerned a Phish bumper sticker should constitute probable cause.

Or the Dave Matthews Band.  So much 2nd-hand week smoke, and that concert was OUTDOORS!!!!


never try. marijuana DON'T TRY IT AT ALL
ITS A LIE (the ME telling YOU portion of the message)
ITS LIKE HITTING YOUR HEAD ON THE WALL
 
2013-03-02 10:55:26 PM
Also, $3000 per pound?
He's getting ripped off. It's $1200 - $2500 depending on quality around Washington.
 
2013-03-02 11:09:37 PM
I better get rid of all my photos of John Kennedy, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Steve Jobs, Bruce Lee, Al and Tipper Gore, Bing Crosby, Dan Quayle, Errol Flynn, Jackie Gleason, John Kerry, Richard Feynman and George Bush.
 
2013-03-02 11:13:27 PM
If you buy more than a few plastic baggies at once they can use it as probable cause to get a warrant for your home.  It happened to some soccer mom making class lunches for a field trip once.  You know, because the children.
 
2013-03-02 11:14:57 PM

lewismarktwo: If you buy more than a few plastic baggies at once they can use it as probable cause to get a warrant for your home.  It happened to some soccer mom making class lunches for a field trip once.  You know, because the children.


Citation?
 
2013-03-02 11:24:21 PM
www.panicposters.com
This thread is now drug paraphernalia.  You are all under arrest.
 
2013-03-02 11:39:05 PM

sethen320: lewismarktwo: If you buy more than a few plastic baggies at once they can use it as probable cause to get a warrant for your home.  It happened to some soccer mom making class lunches for a field trip once.  You know, because the children.

Citation?


I can't find an article. It was several years ago, but I did find this: http://news.gaeatimes.com/lawsuits-philadelphia-police-robbed-bodegas - during-phony-drug-raids-destroyed-merchandise-166094/

Them evil baggies.
 
2013-03-02 11:49:52 PM

lewismarktwo: sethen320: lewismarktwo: If you buy more than a few plastic baggies at once they can use it as probable cause to get a warrant for your home.  It happened to some soccer mom making class lunches for a field trip once.  You know, because the children.

Citation?

I can't find an article. It was several years ago, but I did find this: http://news.gaeatimes.com/lawsuits-philadelphia-police-robbed-bodegas - during-phony-drug-raids-destroyed-merchandise-166094/

Them evil baggies.


Wal-mart is soooooo farked.
 
2013-03-03 12:03:06 AM

SundaesChild: Gyrfalcon: SundaesChild: This affirms my belief that my small collection of true crime nonfiction books will be used as evidence against me if anyone around me ever dies and I am wrongly accused of murder.

Christ, that's going to make me into the reincarnation of Mao, Stalin and Adolf Hitler. And possibly Osama bin Laden and Dick Cheney.

I am sure you have a ways to go on the Scale of Evil before you reach Dick Cheney.


Probably it would depend on the cop and/or prosecutor.
 
2013-03-03 12:12:06 AM

sethen320: Xenomech: I don't think the police understand what the word paraphernalia means.

My wife works in HR. She used to work for a chain store where she did hiring. One day she asked me if I knew what papraphernalia meant. I said "stuff".

She looks surprised and goes "oh". When I asked her why she reacted like that she reluctantly told me she passed on an applicant because he listed a paraphernalia charge and she thought it would be inappropriate to have a sex offender working in a store with so many children.

So now everytime I see a creepy looking guy with a pedo mustache I point him out and warn her to look out for the parapherniliac.


legitimate lol
 
2013-03-03 12:27:57 AM
We also found this DVD copy of Mom and Dad Saved the World, and while it doesn't really look like him, we understand this to be a depiction of Jeffrey Jones the notorious registered child pornographer on the cover.

Please have a seat over there.
 
2013-03-03 12:35:16 AM
Honestly, what is it going to take to force socially conservative law enforcement that people want to smoke marijuana?

For whatever damn reason we please?

Huh?
 
2013-03-03 12:38:46 AM

flypusher713: Primitive Screwhead: If you don't think drugs have done good things for us, do me a favor, go home and take all your albums, tapes, cds...and burn them. Cause, you know what, all those musicians who made that great music that has enhanced your lives throughout the years...real farking high on drugs.

Not my Rachmaninov CDs!


Stay the fark away from my Tool CDs, too.
 
2013-03-03 12:56:50 AM
I have so many Grateful Dead concerts taped, they would have to reopen Alcatraz.
 
2013-03-03 01:11:55 AM

jaylectricity: cretinbob: I took a guy to the hospital today who was having pain from an injury due to a recent fall. He has vicodin prescribed to him but can't take it because his family hid it because he might get addicted, according to the massive television and radio commercial campaign going on right no, so....fark those assholes.

My girlfriend was afraid to take morphine in the hospital because she was afraid of narcotics.

If there's anybody that's a low-risk to get addicted to opiates, it's somebody who is afraid to take them because of some commercials she saw...yet, here we are.




Actually, those that are afraid because of posters should stay, way the fark away, from it.
 
2013-03-03 01:15:37 AM

gibbon1: Lucky LaRue: Marijuana is a gateway drug, and should be controlled as such.  If the government has to "pile on" the charges, then it is for the best if it saves innocent kids from being tempted into a world of ruin.

If you mean save children by pinning a felony rap on them so they can't get a job or financial aid for college. Which why back in 78 California made getting caught with Reefer a citation.  And why California wipes your record when you turn 18.


It's illegal for a reason.
 
2013-03-03 01:23:01 AM

StoPPeRmobile: It's illegal for a reason.


A dumb reason.
 
2013-03-03 01:23:44 AM

germ78: In other news, police remove $5000 from the local economy.


Winning!
 
2013-03-03 01:30:05 AM
There's a LOT of posters in this thread who didn't read the article. The dude had 28 plants growing in his house. 28 plants. He's not an innocent guy with a Bob Marley poster. He is growing and distributing on a huge level
 
2013-03-03 01:31:51 AM

foo monkey: He is growing and distributing on a huge level


28 plants ain't shiat.  Worry about something real.
 
2013-03-03 01:37:25 AM

foo monkey: There's a LOT of posters in this thread who didn't read the article. The dude had 28 plants growing in his house. 28 plants. He's not an innocent guy with a Bob Marley poster. He is growing and distributing on a huge level


The guys an honest small time farmer. What do you got against that? Commie.
 
2013-03-03 01:40:26 AM

StoPPeRmobile: gibbon1: Lucky LaRue: Marijuana is a gateway drug, and should be controlled as such.  If the government has to "pile on" the charges, then it is for the best if it saves innocent kids from being tempted into a world of ruin.

If you mean save children by pinning a felony rap on them so they can't get a job or financial aid for college. Which why back in 78 California made getting caught with Reefer a citation.  And why California wipes your record when you turn 18.

It's illegal for a reason.


It's illegal for many reasons. All of which are $$$$$$$$$ for Government, police, and various industries. Always has been.
 
2013-03-03 01:42:27 AM

whidbey: foo monkey: He is growing and distributing on a huge level

28 plants ain't shiat.  Worry about something real.


^this. 28 plants is miniscule...
280 plants is still very small time.
 
2013-03-03 01:45:54 AM

Wrencher: StoPPeRmobile: gibbon1: Lucky LaRue: Marijuana is a gateway drug, and should be controlled as such.  If the government has to "pile on" the charges, then it is for the best if it saves innocent kids from being tempted into a world of ruin.

If you mean save children by pinning a felony rap on them so they can't get a job or financial aid for college. Which why back in 78 California made getting caught with Reefer a citation.  And why California wipes your record when you turn 18.

It's illegal for a reason.

It's illegal for many reasons. All of which are $$$$$$$$$ for Government, police, and various industries. Always has bee

,

people would get farking retarded on it and ALL try to be musicians / rap artists.  and go around towns wearing Anonymous masks
 
2013-03-03 01:49:13 AM
Reminds me of a smoke shop that got busted a few months ago here in Virginia Beach.  Along with their glass pieces, all of their posters/shirts/stickers/mugs/etc. were taken in the raid.  Basically, the entire store was emptied.  They even took the hookahs.
 
2013-03-03 01:59:07 AM
Is it cuz I iz black?

www.globalpost.com
 
2013-03-03 02:17:27 AM
OK enough from the pottheads here.

Come on copsuckers PLEASE justify this shiat to me we need your side of the story.
 
2013-03-03 02:18:31 AM
Exodus, Oh yeah,, movement of Jah people
i234.photobucket.com

Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
 
2013-03-03 02:33:21 AM

Farking Lurker: OK enough from the pottheads here.

Come on copsuckers PLEASE justify this shiat to me we need your side of the story.


one time i arrested this kid for rape,
bodily contact with seminal fluid
and forced aggrevation and child abuse
 
2013-03-03 03:34:36 AM
Reminds me of that guy down in Texas they executed for torching his house on Christmas Day and killing his two young daughters. The arson investigator's findings were later proved totally bogus and during trial the prosecutor made a big deal of the fact he had Def Leopard posters on the wall -- known devil worshipers.

I used to have a neighbor from Columbia who decorated his entire apartment with photos he cut out of various magazines he matted and framed himself just to save money on art. He'd go to the paper recycling bin at a nearby elementary school and grab stacks of old magazines; Vogue, National Geographic...anything with full page photos. It didn't look too bad, every wall in his house was covered with pictures. I never would have guessed he was getting the pics from magazines until one day I asked about one and he told me about his peculiar method of home decoration.

I can just imagine the mind fark of some dumb cop when they went in his house and saw Madonna, the Dos Equis guy and the Pandora's galaxy cluster in his living room.
 
2013-03-03 05:38:26 AM
As an adolescent, I had a Sid Vicious poster.  Which totally explains why I became a junkie and stabbed my girlfriend to death.  And never learned how to play bass.
 
2013-03-03 05:57:43 AM

Suckmaster Burstingfoam: Ima4nic8or: Calling Bob Marley posters drug paraphenalia seems pretty reasonable to me.  I cant say I ever knew anyone who liked Bob Marley, other than pot heads. And this case certainly supports that idea.  They were after all growing large amounts of that crap.  If classifying Bob Marley posters at drug paraphenalia will get them more time then I am all for it.  The last thing we need is more druggies selling their poison in our neighborhoods.

Came here to say this, without intent to troll.

RTFA and you find the guy was busted with 25 plants and a scale.

How many straight people have 2 Bob Marley posters anyway? People who simply like reggae music but don't smoke weed?


I think both of you need to look up the definition of the word paraphernalia.  "equipment, apparatus, or furnishing used in or necessary for a particular activity"  It doesn't matter if 100% of all people that like Bob Marley are also raging potheads, a poster is in no way used for smoking pot and labeling a poster as drug paraphernalia is pants-on-head retarded.  I don't care if it's a poster with a picture of a giant pot leaf with the phrase "I love smoking pot" in large blocky letters on it, it's not actually used for smoking pot.

Yeah sure, if someone were desperate enough they could technically try using a piece of it to roll a joint, but if you're being that broad with the definition then almost anything in your house could be considered paraphernalia.  Got any empty soda/beer cans around?  Those can be used to make a pipe, so paraphernalia.  Any empty milk jugs or 2 liter bottles?  Gravity bongs.  Hell, I once saw a guy improvise a smoking device using a glass of water and tin foil.
 
2013-03-03 06:02:58 AM
People need to know: that wacky tobacky is dangerous. I give you proof.
 
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