On last night's Channel 31 late newscast, reporter Heidi Hemmat mined comedy gold with the story above, about a Boulder man who's created a "THC ministry" that ordains anyone, Hemmat included, willing to treat ganja as a religious sacrament. The most humorous moment -- even funnier than the use of Pink Floyd as background music? Hemmat's conversation with Colorado Attorney GeneralJohn Suthers, one of the most vocal opponent of current medical-marijuana laws
. After first arguing that the weed-as-religious-totem gambit is illegal (not that he threatened to bust anyone), Suthers said that if someone really needs marijuana that badly, "I suggest you go see a doctor and convince him you have a debilitating condition."
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SHOW ME HOW
Is the Colorado attorney general really giving tips to the public about how to obtain medical marijuana using fraud and deception? You be the judge. Let us pray.