Weed Wars

Dispatches from the California Marijuana Front

May 13, 2010
Pot video site offers news, entertainment and colorful culture

Want to follow news reports on California's ballot fight over marijuana legalization? Or check out old Reefer Madness style anti-pot commercials? Or get tips from pot cultivators?

When it comes to video pot clips, a website, marijuanavideos.info, is compiling an interesting on-line library that may earn the distinction of the YouTube of weed. Many of the videos, in fact, are amateur productions first posted on YouTube and then re-posted by fans to the marijuana site. Others are reports by professional journalists. Others are simply entertaining, good or bad.

Here's a few recently posted videos to the site. They include a Time.com report on Richard Lee, the co-proponent and major donor for California's ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana, a grainy old anti-reefer commercial with a cowboy theme and a musical, jail-smocked warning about obeying legal plant cultivation limits.

Richard Lee

Cowboy stoner warning

'Out of Jail You Should Stay'

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About Weed Wars

Peter Hecht

From its pot fields to politics, California is the epicenter for America's marijuana discussion. This blog covers news, trends and people of the California marijuana story.

Contact reporter Peter Hecht at phecht@sacbee.com

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