Seattle City Attorney buys weed, hopes DEA won’t mind

go Washington..can’t wait for it to happen here

Q13 FOX News

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SEATTLE –  City Attorney Pete Holmes tells Q13FOX News he bought pot from Cannabis City in Seattle Tuesday.

Holmes told Q13FOX News reporter Dana Rebik why he wanted to do it as he waited in line outside the SODO area pot shop.

“The most important take away here is that today marijuana sales became legal and I’m here to personally exercise myself this new freedom,” said Holmes.

Rebik asked if that meant Holmes was buying pot to which he said yes and that he hoped Jenny Durkan (US Attorney) and the DEA wouldn’t mind.

“I bought 2-2 gram bags of OG pearl which was recommended,” said Holmes. “I’m keeping one bag for posterity and one for personal enjoyment at some point when it’s appropriate.”

The first licensed businesses able to sell marijuana for recreational use in Washington State opened their doors Tuesday morning.

Cannabis City is one of two…

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Post your favourite movie on Instagram, win 15,000 points

The Official Blog of the Toluna New Zealand Community

Hello members,

Have you seen any of the new blockbuster movies, or re-watched a classic favourite? Share your favourite films with Toluna and you could win 15,000 points in our Toluna Movies Instagram Contest!

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Entering is simple, all you need to do is:

  • Follow @Toluna on Instagram
  • Post a picture of your favourite movie
  • Tag your picture with the hashtag #TolunaMovies
  • Are you on Twitter? You can tweet us your entry too! We will be retweeting all entries on @Toluna

This contest is Instagram & Twitter Exclusive. You must post your photo between July 1 and July 30 to participate.

And we’re proud to announce the June Instagram contest winner of #TolunaWorldCup: espana84, who will be winning 15,000 points. Congratulations!

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Good luck to all of the participants in #TolunaMovies!

See you on the site and Instagram,

The Toluna Team

*Promotion Rules: Winner will be selected at random by July…

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Spotlight Topic: School Memories

The Official Blog of the Toluna New Zealand Community

Dear Members,

We are pleased to announce the grand prize winner of our previous “Winter Things” Spotlight! Congratulations to cherries11, who will receive 10,000 bonus points for posting this great poll:

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Our next Spotlight topic is “School Memories” from 23rd June to 4th July. Here’s how you could win 10,000 bonus points as well:

  1. Create either a Poll or Topic on the site related to the Spotlight topic “School Memories“, and name it “Spotlight Participation” with the date
  2. For participating, you will be awarded a 500 point content bonus! Yippee!*
  3.  At the end of the respective period, The Toluna Team will choose the best piece of content and award the member the grand prize of 10,000 points

*Each member can receive a maximum of five (5) content bonuses per week in relation to the Spotlight topic. If you post more than five Spotlight polls/topics in one…

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WordPress.com by the Numbers: The July 2013 Hot List

The WordPress.com Blog

When you hit “Publish” and send your work out into the world, do you stop to think about the larger ecosystem in which your blog is embedded? After all, one of the things that makes a blog a blog and not simply a website is that it’s part of a larger community and conversation.

Well, we do, so we thought we’d take a look at July by the numbers to get a sense of the scope of your creations.

Ready? You might want to sit down first — you’re an impressive bunch!

You’re prolific.

You started 1,204,432 new blogs, for an average of 38,853 a day. Tuesday, July 2nd, was the most popular day to start a new blog.

You wrote a grand total of 11,549,273,687 words in 47,231,836 posts, which racked up 4,000,863,171 pageviews.

That’s 133,672 words every single minute…

… or 20,624 copies of the English translation of War and Peace…

… or 7,537,707,792,351,330 bytes of data…

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Share Readmill Highlights to Your WordPress Site

The WordPress.com Blog

At WordPress.com, we love to read. We’re delighted to announce that our partner Readmill has implemented sharing to WordPress in the latest version of their iOS app, already available in the App Store. Now you can highlight passages in books and PDFs you’re reading in Readmill and share them on your WordPress.com or Jetpack-enabled WordPress.org site. Let’s walk through how it works.

First, log in to your Readmill.com account to authorize a connection to your WordPress account. In Readmill, go to Settings under your avatar. On the Settings page, click on Connections. Next to WordPress, click on the Connect button:

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Enter your WordPress credentials and click on Authorize:

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Choose whether to allow highlight sharing, reading sharing or both:

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Now you’re ready to share favorite passages directly to your WordPress site. Highlight your passage in Readmill. On the sharing screen, select the WordPress logo, then click on…

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