Remember candy cigarettes?
The tobacco companies angrily denied the charge, then excused themselves to continue work on their new Nacho Cheese Doritos cigar.
First Bank of Cannabis: Colorado is attempting to steer its legal marijuana industry away from a cash-based system and into a financial model similar to banks. Under the plan, pot growers and retailers would pool their money in a financial cooperative to allow the use of “merchant services,” including credit cards and checks.
“Uh, dude,” a Colorado grower asked a lawmaker, “can't I just barter my pot for, like, a moped and some hemp bracelets?”
Don't know much about history: On this day in 1961, FCC Chairman Newton Minnow decried TV as a “vast wasteland."
The bad news: The wasteland has grown by hundreds of channels since then. The good news: Remotes make the wasteland easier to surf.
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