Sh*t happened 3/4/16: St. Pete noise ordinance, medical marijuana bill, Pasco crime

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Sh*t happened 3/4/16: St. Pete noise ordinance, medical marijuana bill, Pasco crime


Welcome to Friday, a day that's up there with laughter and Xanax as one of the best medicines.

The St. Pete City Council adopted changes to the city's noise ordinance, including new rules for the positioning of venues' outdoor speakers. Because we want a vibrant, bustling nightlife to attract young creatives to our city — just not vibrant and bustling enough to attract the ire of any cranky, entitled busybodies who might bring it up in a meeting.

A bill loosening restrictions on medical marijuana use by terminally ill patients and further defining protocols for cultivation and distribution passed the state House. Jeez, everything pot-related takes forever — even the non-being-high-related stuff.

And finally, a Holiday woman was charged with stealing and pawning a snowbird neighbor's TV while looking after the property when he wasn't in town. The woman apparently said she pawned the TV "after being asked to do so," which is nearly always code for "pillhead lover," which is also, of course, the name of my new band.

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