Daily Archives: December 10, 2014

Mandatory Rehab: Just Another Prison for Non-Violent Drug Offenders?

Mandatory Rehab: Just Another Prison for Non-Violent Drug Offenders?

A lot of politicians, Republicans and Democrats alike, will happily sing the praises of using drug courts to force those facing criminal drug charges into mandatory drug rehabilitation programs instead of into prison. On the surface, rehab does seem like the kinder, more rational approach to working with non-violent drug offenders, but the truth is […]

Candlelight Vigils Mark Birthday of Brandon Ellingson, Young Man Drowned in Police Custody

Candlelight Vigils Mark Birthday of Brandon Ellingson, Young Man Drowned in Police Custody

Sunday, December 7th, 2014, was Brandon Ellingson’s 21st birthday. Unlike many mothers on this auspicious day, Sherry Henrickson Ellingson didn’t spend the evening pacing and fretting that her son might be getting too drunk with his friends. Instead, she attended one of the multiple candlelit vigils being held in his memory. Brandon Ellingson drowned while […]

REVIEW: The Indica Vaporizer

REVIEW: The Indica Vaporizer

Vaporizers are quickly becoming a portable, discreet method of enjoying any type of herb. The “Indica” is new to the market and resembles an old fashioned “Zippo” type lighter. It comes in a sturdy, wood case which is lined with velvet and also includes a velvet bag to as well as several cleaning tools. The […]