These guys like to make YouTube videos of their hit jobs.
According to a Justice Department report cited in the New York Times, the Seattle and Yakima areas are seeing a surge in activity by those crazily murderous Mexican drug cartels...over the non-lethal substance that fueled Harold and Kumar's epic journey to White Castle.
Says the article:
In Washington State, now the second biggest
domestic producer of marijuana, Mexican cartels are growing improved
varieties of outdoor marijuana to compete with BC Bud and other potent
A few thoughts:
1. For the millionth time, how stupid do we have to be to create a
market for these guys, particularly by prohibiting a substance that is,
by pretty much every measure, less harmful than the alcohol we tax and
regulate? It's not like they're selling nuclear briefcases. But it is
like we're putting up a welcome sign for Genghis Khan.
this a good thing for regional pot consumers? I'll confess that I'm not
knowledgeable about cannabis varieties, but I do hear good things about
BC Bud. If the Mexican cartels can grow stuff that competes with that,
then local consumers should probably be pretty excited about their new
range of options. (Just try to stay out of any crossfire, should it