There are so many reasons to love Elizabeth Warren and now she has given us yet another reason, which is that she wants you to be free to get hiiiggggh. If you have cancer, that is. And a prescription. From a REAL doctor, not from a “Farmacy” like they have on every street corner in L.A. But still! If you have cancer and are in pain and have a prescription, you should totally be free to get hiiighhhh, says (future Senator!) Elizabeth Warren.

During a radio interview with Boston’s WTKK-FM Monday, Warren was asked about a Massachusetts ballot initiative that will legalize medical marijuana if it passes in November, and talked about what it was like to watch her father die of cancer:

You know, I held my father’s hand while he died of cancer, and it’s really painful when you do something like that up close and personal. My mother was already gone and I was very very close to my father. And it puts me in a position of saying, if there’s something a physician can prescribe that can help someone who’s suffering, I’m in favor of that. Now, I want to make sure they’ve got the right restrictions. It should be like any other prescription drug. That there’s careful control over it. But I think it’s really hard to watch somebody suffer that you love.

Seven states may legalize medical marijuana in November, and if they all pass, twenty-four states (plus Washington, D.C.) will have legalized it. So there you have it, Massachusetts residents, ANOTHER reason to fall madly in love with Liz Warren.


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  • bumfug

    Well sure, injuns have always been into that natural herbal stuff.

  • BigSkullF*ckingDog

    What about this weird looking mole? Can I get a prescription for it?

  • chascates

    Loco weed gift of Great Spirit.

  • Trannysurprise

    Fauxahontas smokem peace pipe.

  • Scott's not here, man.

  • SorosBot

    Well she's got Towelie's endorsement now.

  • randcoolcatdaddy

    If it's like any other prescription drug, they'll be advertising it on tv every five minutes, sending samples to your doctor to give out like candy and figuring out off-label uses for it to sell as much as possible.

    Yeah …. I could live with that.

    • SmutBoffin

      "If you have an uncontrollable desire to listen to Pink Floyd lasting more than an hour, contact your physician."

    • hagajim

      Unfortunately the samples are pretty tight nowadays.

    • I'm trying to imagine a commercial for pot.

      I mean, the closest I can come up with is a brand name of "Highmaster" or "Doob-onet"…

      • SmutBoffin


  • An_Outhouse

    I have a giant ass – I swear its growing like a cancer. I can has weedz, pleaz?

    • hagajim

      The weed might have the side effect of making the ass grow faster – because munchies.

      • Yea, but would you notice?

        • James Michael Curley

          or care?

      • MaxNeanderthal

        Nom nom nom nom nom, whatz-, nom nom nom nom, munccheez, nom nom nom nom………?

    • ThundercatHo

      I recently read something online (so you know its true) that something in maryjuwanna actually acts to combat obesity. Waiting for teenager to leave for work to begin trials.

  • Pragmatist2

    I'll drink to that.

  • TavariousChinaSmith

    Mmmm… prescription brownies….

    • Alice B. voting for Liz.

  • BaldarTFlagass

    *passes joint*

    • SexySmurf


      • Isyaignert

        Don't bogart that joint my friend, pass it over to me.

  • gullywompr

    Oh, and I suppose you want it covered by insurance too, eh slut?

    • KeepFnThatChicken

      Of course!! Y'ever had sex while high?

      • gullywompr

        I believe it might have happened once.

  • Goonemeritus

    How does she feel about huffing glue?

    • SmutBoffin

      And the brown acid?

    • prommie

      Carbona, not glue.

      • Paint thinner.

        • prommie

          Where can I get some of this Jenkem I keep hearing about?

    • EatsBabyDingos

      As long as its not huffing post.

      • Negropolis

        The stupid in the post, it burns…your nose.

  • pdiddycornchips

    I love her so much. I just want to sit naked with her in an Indian sweat tent and smoke blunt after blunt while she talks about reforming the banking system

    • MaxNeanderthal

      I just got wood……

  • BaldarTFlagass

    I've got this existential angst that's really causing me a lot of pain.

    • eggsacklywright

      That's better than angst in your pants, but I feel your pain.

    • emmelemm

      Election season is causing me uncontrollable anxiety, that's for sure…

    • prommie

      I have anxiety about where I'm gonna be able to score some more weed.

    • mrpuma2u

      Who doesn't? Now stop bogartin' that state sanctioned anxiety remedy.

    • So you've got an ang nail?

  • hagajim

    Can we make election day honorary 4/20 day?

  • Callyson

    Those tomahawk chop dudes from the last story could use a toke or ten…

  • Barbara_

    All aboard the Canny Bus!

    • mrpuma2u

      I don't mean to cause no fuss, but can I drive your magic bus?

    • prommie

      Had to read this 10 times before I got it!

      • Barbara_

        Oh, Prommie! : )

        • prommie

          Time to talk to my doctor about Aricept.

    • deliman4

      And we'll drive it on the lets get HIGHway

      • Barbara_

        Good one, Deli!

    • Negropolis

      You send by the Candy Bus, too, and you have yourself a deal, lady!

  • PubOption

    What is the Green Party's opinion on this?

    • eggsacklywright

      Alligator clips for all.


      4. End the War on Drugs

      a. End the "war on drugs." Redirect funds presently budgeted for the "war on drugs" toward expanded research, education, counseling and treatment.

      b. Amend the Controlled Substances Act to reflect that drug use in itself is not a crime, and that persons living in the United States arrested for using drugs should not be incarcerated with those who have committed victim oriented crimes.

      c. Legalize possession of cannabis/marijuana.

      d. Strike from the record prior felony convictions for marijuana possession.

      I'm Sharkey, and I approved this message.

  • OneDollarJuana

    I burnt my lip bogarting a joint. Can I get a prescription?

    • Isyaignert

      It's called "instant karma" to teach you not to bogart.

    • IndianaKevin

      It's a delicious cycle.

  • Graham Cracker

    I'm an M.D. (Marginally Degenerate) and I could write prescriptions for all of you.

    Whoa!!! Don't all line up at once. And you there, in the back, quit pushing.

  • If I could only find the "Donate" button…

  • BTW, recent poll here in Warshington State shows the boo bill passing 50-38.

    • djneedlz

      also, too, Colorado Amendment 64:20

    • And you don't need a prescription, it's full on legalization!

      Woo hoo!

    • Isyaignert

      Seattle will be the new Amsterdam since Amsterdam ain't what it used to be.

      • Nostrildamus

        I blame the Dutch.

        • Isyaignert

          They're nutz. It's going to cost them big time tourist dollars. It's still a cool city 'n' all, but it won't be the same without the coffee shops. Damn it! I was planning to go there next fall. My favorite shop there is Amnesia - .

  • BaldarTFlagass

    *calls broker, loads up on Frito Lay stock*

  • Lascauxcaveman

    As a libtard resident of WA, OR, or CO, I lurve me some Elizabeth Warren, but think she's a little behind the curve on this issue.

  • OK, that sinks it.

    Elizabeth, I will break my vow of confirmed bachlerhood and marry you.

    Happy now?

  • MonkeyMotion

    Though one can already see the next Karl Rove ad:

    Elizabeth Warren wants all children to have unlimited access to all illegal drugs forever. Because she hates freedom. And thinks she's an indian, too.

    I'm Scottie 'Nice Guy' Brown, and I approve this message.

    Or something similarly dickish.

  • barto

    As if I needed another one? Warren 2016!

  • Mittens Howell, III

    Maybe this will ease Scott Brown's pain.

  • prommie

    Hey, Gravatar, why you no visible, like on internet? Oh, hell, there I am! Whew!

  • See? Elizabeth does know how to send smoke signals. Eat shit, Scottie.

  • Everything's funny on the Pot isn't it!

    • prommie

      No, really, it is.

    • Cookies taste better, too. And they were already pretty good.

  • Estproph

    Scotty gets high naturally – by talking about his truck.

  • eggsacklywright

    Natty Dread, ten 'gainst one.

  • UnholyMoses

    When the world ain't your friend
    And you ain't gotta friend in the world
    Take a lot of drugs
    To another world you'll be hurled.
    –Too Much Joy, "Take a Lot of Drugs"

  • RRoccoco

    The medical uses of marijuana are many—pain relief, nausea relief, insomnia relief, inability to appreciate Jerry Garcia relief, poor appetite for Ben & Jerry's relief, inability to orgasm more than 4-5 times a night relief, poor cognitive receptivity for network television relief. But it does not make voting Republican any healthier. So it should be strictly controlled for conditions where it has demonstrable patient benefit. Plus for religious purposes, like my religion and my followers who consider reefer a daily prayer for cookies.

  • punkneverdies

    I've been head over heels for Miss Warren for some time now.

  • Tequila Mockingbird

    Americans deserve the individual freedom for medicinal marijuana usage. Legalization would save enforcement money to spend on more important social problems, and prohibition has been proven not to work and Why are my hands so big? Dude, I could chop down trees with these. Where was I? Oh yeah, pizza. Who are you people?

    • Waiter, I'll smoke what she's smoking.

    • Isyaignert

      Is this still that same song?

  • Blueb4sinrise


  • UnholyMoses

    Oh, and as someone who has lost 30% of his body weight thanks to gastroparesis (thanks to the pain meds for my fucked up back) and would benefit highly* from legal medical pot (mainly so I can weigh more than 140 lbs. and maybe find some goddamn pants in my size — 28 x 32/34), all I can type is …


    Your mileage may vary …

    (* Yeah, yeah … )

    • prommie

      Well, Barack Obama is a true liberal and you just know you can count on him to advance this issue! Just like finance regulation, too big to fail, commodities futures speculation, and offshoring jobs!

      • UnholyMoses


        I realize the guy can't control ever facet of the gov't, but it would be nice if he'd tell the DoJ to back the fuck off the dispensaries. That can't be too hard to do, can it?

        • He sorta did, but they continue to go after what they deem "illegal" dispensaries.

          That original hands-off policy was codified in a Justice Department memo written in October 2009 by Deputy Attorney General David Ogden. The so-called "Ogden memo" advised federal law-enforcement officials that the "rational use of its limited investigative and prosecutorial resources" meant that medical-marijuana patients and their "caregivers" who operate in "clear and unambiguous compliance with existing state law" could be left alone.

          Read more:

          And Vote Green Party! End the War on Drugs!

          • Feel free to get as high as you want to but, no, I'm not going to vote for the Green Party. And if they fuck up this election the way Ralph Nader fucked up Bush vs Gore, they'll be black and blue as well as green.

          • Fine, look, I'm just making people aware. I'm just sick of the "I'm not gonna vote because I don't like either candidate, boo hoo." We do not have to have a 2 party system – it only works if everybody agrees to it.

        • BerkeleyBear

          The issue is when the growers and vendors are basically admitting they aren't following the rules/sticking to legitimate medical uses. There was a dude here in Oregon who just got busted, in part because he admitted he was paying his employees in pot (in theory because they couldn't be paid in cash under the state's medical marijuana law). Of course, the answer to people here is to try and straight legalize it by ballot measure despite the plain conflict with Federal law – and all I can say about that is listening to a guy who sounds stoned try to win a public debate about legalization is some good theater.

  • prommie

    Wait, whoa, hold the fuck on, is it legal in DC? Wait just a fucking second here, DC? Just 3 hours away? Thats shorter than Sherman's march to the sea (Atlanta to Savannah, roughly). Where's the "Prescription Bus?" Am I gonna have to be the one makes my first million creating the "Prescription Bus" which will pick up ailing college students from all over the East Coast and take them to DC for a visit with the Doctor to obtain their life-saving prescription?

    • ph7

      It's still cheaper and easier to get it from Phil, five minutes away.

    • It's very restrictive. Lemme see here… You must have either HIV/AIDS, cancer, glaucoma, or multiple sclerosis (nothing else, headaches or depression don't count) and you have to certified by a doctor.

  • UnholyMoses

    When most folks smell a skunk, the plug their noses and say, "EEeewwwwww!"

    When stoners smell a skunk, they take a nice deep breath and say, "Aaaahhhhh … "

  • PsycWench

    if there’s something a physician can prescribe that can help someone who’s suffering, I’m in favor of that.
    I double-dare Scott Brown to argue with that statement.

    • He won't argue, he'll just make a smart-aleck remark about smoking a peace pipe.

  • Oblios_Cap

    Well, pot will get you through times with no money better than money will get you through times with no pot.

    Or so I'm told.

    • Isyaignert

      Fabulous Furry Freek Brother Freewheelin' Franklin said that.

      • Oblios_Cap

        I know! Not Phineas or Fat Freddy. Not even Fat Freddy Scat.

        I used to have all of those comics.

        • Isyaignert

          I have about five of them which I still love to read 40 years later. Unfortunately, I had a cat who liked to chew the corners.

    • bobbert

      Reality is a crutch for people who can't handle drugs.

  • KeepFnThatChicken

    I thought for a while about posting "I HAVE CANCER!! I HAVE CANCER!!", then realized that would probably be in bad taste.

    My apologies for thinking about posting that.

  • This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind limber.

  • And don't forget, Colorado will vote for full-on legalized marijuana for recreational use with Amendment 64 this year. Medical marijuana is already legal in the state.

  • 102415

    Well, I used to have cancer and it might come back so can I get a prescription just in case? I think we should all stay prepared.

  • neiltheblaze

    Not only do I get to vote for Elizabeth Warren and Barack Obama this November, I get to vote against Scott Brown and Mitt Romney.

  • I would have been more moved at the story about her dying father had I not been staring at her tits the whole time.

    • KeepFnThatChicken

      I just wanted to roll a fatty as she told that story.

  • Sassomatic

    What if I suffer terribly from not being high?

  • I had a cat with cancer once — does that count?

    • CindynEncinitas

      I almost heard a discouraging word. Does that count?

  • OneYieldRegular

    Reaction in the academic community has been swift, with competing offers to Professor Warren coming in from UC Santa Cruz, Reed College, and Humboldt State. Reached in his office, the Chancellor at Santa Cruz commented, "Elizabeth Warren is an outstanding academic who would bring a wealth of talent to our university and, like, wow, do you see that hawk sitting in that redwood over there, just, like, staring? It's like you can see through its eye to its animal soul."

  • DahBoner

    That picture makes her look like one of those people who do body mods to look more like a cat.

    Which makes me think of Pussy.

  • There are so many reasons to love Elizabeth Warren and now she has given us yet another reason, which is that she wants you to be free to get hiiiggggh.

    Way ahead of you Liz, way ahead of you…, wait, what was I saying….

  • Isyaignert

    Also, too, Washington, Oregon and Colorado have LEGALIZATION measures on the ballot. Polling is positive in WA and CO, not so much in OR.

    Vote early, vote often.

  • SOMEbody's beggin' for a drug-testin'.

  • Sir_Fartz_Alot

    all this talk about weed! time to fire up the volcano.

  • CindynEncinitas

    Twinkies and bananas are soooo killer, like, together!

  • CommieDad

    Dude. In WA, thanks to Pat Robertson, were gonna vote to legalize pot for everybody. So Ms. Warren, come visit your friends Patty and Maria after the election and smoke a bowl with us.

  • HelmutNewton

    Elizabeth Warren/Willie Nelson in 2016! "Legalize it, don't criticize it!"

  • When even the people who wear pearl earrings think it's OK …

  • rocktonsam

    can I get hiiiiiiiiiiiiigh with Scott Brown's daughters?

    that would be so cool

  • CindynEncinitas

    Elizabeth Warren/Snoop Dogg 2016!!!!! Fuck yeah!

  • ttommyunger

    '"But I think it’s really hard to watch somebody suffer that you love." Silly Elizabeth Warren, she doesn't know Republicans very well, does she?

    • BerkeleyBear

      Well it might be tough for them, if they actually were capable of loving people. But there is only limited anecdotal evidence of that.

      • ttommyunger

        Citation, pleeze!Sent from the Field, not in Garrison.

  • stitch94133

    The only reason it hasn't been declared legal befire now is they keep forgetting where they put the petitions!

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