|WikiProject Cannabis||(Rated Project-class)|
I've created a Commons category for WikiProject Cannabis:
Good resource for finding cannabis news articles
Hey just a friendly tip for the day... there's a website called Media Awareness Project, or mapinc.org, that contains a searchable database of news articles regarding drug policy reform going back to the mid-90s. The website has come in handy for me several times when I had trouble finding something using google or bing. Articles that are more than 5 or 10 years old can sometimes be pretty hard to find (stuff disappears from the internet), although I have found that bing is slightly better for that purpose than google. Hope this helps someone in the future!
Also, a good resource for keeping up with more current cannabis news is Tom Angell's daily newsletter at Marijuana Moment. You can also follow him on twitter.--Jamesy0627144 (talk) 18:27, 18 April 2020 (UTC)
Reviewing Draft:Maui Wowie
I just declined this draft because it had subpar sources. I'm not really sure what passes for notability on this thing, or where to start looking for sources...just thought I'd drop it off in the hands of people more in tune with the ganja than I am! Etzedek24 (I'll talk at ya) (Check my track record) 04:20, 28 April 2020 (UTC)
I had success this year with targeted requests to translate articles from English into other languages. Saying "hey guys, just chip in" got me bupkis, but going to r/Tanzania on Reddit and asking "Can anyone translate Cannabis in Tanzania into Swahili" worked for quite a few languages, despite my starting that with only 10 days left in the Collab and limited time to focus.
In 2021, either I and/or someone else can target specific country/language subs and make specific requests to translate from English to a relevant language, and I think we could get dozens of articles done that way! Goonsquad LCpl Mulvaney (talk) 00:22, 6 May 2020 (UTC)
- Goonsquad LCpl Mulvaney, Thanks for sharing your methods and results. Great idea for next year! ---Another Believer (Talk) 00:24, 6 May 2020 (UTC)
In April 2020, 420 (cannabis culture) averaged 18,272 views per day
By the way, if you ever want to check the stats, I find the "Popular Pages" tool to make for fun reading Wikipedia:WikiProject_Cannabis/Popular_pages. Goonsquad LCpl Mulvaney (talk) 04:03, 25 May 2020 (UTC)
Don Young with a plant
I upload a lot of photos of members of Congress and Senate and I got a kick out of this photo of Don Young with a plant. I just added it to his article. Thought y'all might like it, too! Also..just joined the project. I can't believe I didn't notice it existed until now. Thanks for all the work you do! Missvain (talk) 16:36, 21 July 2020 (UTC)
- @Missvain: I like that pic! Can't recall a time I've ever seen a member of Congress holding up a cannabis plant before. It's especially unusual coming from a Republican who happens to be the oldest member of Congress. Times are definitely a changin'.
- I wasn't even aware that you could use pictures off a politician's social media account BTW. It makes sense that you would be allowed to do that, but for some reason I thought it wasn't allowed unless permission was obtained. Maybe it is different for politicians as opposed to other people like celebrities.
- Anyways... welcome to the WikiProject!--Jamesy0627144 (talk) 18:11, 22 July 2020 (UTC)