Thursday, October 07, 2010

Good as (Acapulco) Gold

Over on Andrew Sullivan's blog, they're comparing the price of marijuana to the price of gold. Fun stuff, including:
Pot retails for about $300 an ounce IN CALIFORNIA. West Coast pot (I'm from Eugene, Oregon - whaddup!) is famous throughout not just the US but the world. If I take an ounce of medical grade pot, put it in my trunk, and drive it to Texas or the East Coast, I could charge $500 or $600 for the ounce and sell it in hours.

Most useful, this handy chart compares the price of weed across the continental U.S.:

Once again, as Jim Morrison once said, "The West is the best."

And Canada looks pretty green.

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