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Washington Man First to Buy Legal Weed in Spokane Is Fired After Spotted on News
New York Daily News ^ | Wednesday, July 9, 2014 | Sasha Goldstein

Posted on 07/10/2014 11:38:45 AM PDT by nickcarraway

Mike Boyer, 30, was canned Tuesday after waiting 20 hours to buy pot and immediately going home to smoke. He was called up for urine analysis after he was spotted on TV buying the pot. Boyer told The News he 'regrets nothing.'

His high was quickly brought low.

A Spokane, Wash. man was fired from his job as a security guard the same day he became the first person to legally buy weed in the city Tuesday.

“I don’t regret it,” Mike Boyer told the Daily News Wednesday. “I’m sad it happened but I got the title: I’m No. 1. I regret nothing.”

Boyer took Tuesday off from his job and set up camp outside Spokane Green Leaf around 7 p.m. Monday. Almost 20 hours later, around 2 p.m. Tuesday, Boyer was first in the door when the pot dispensary opened its doors to sell legal marijuana.

“We don’t line up for Black Friday, we line up for ‘Green Tuesday,’” the 30-year-old told The News. “People camp out for Star Wars and donuts ... this is more important than that.”

Dressed in sunglasses and a garish tie-dye T-shirt, Boyer yelled, “Go Washington!” as he made his historic purchase.

He walked out with four grams of Sour Kush and high-fived people waiting in line as he held his bag of weed aloft, yelling “first customer!” as he walked to his car and immediately went home to get high.

Boyer’s phone buzzed as he took his first few hits: His employer wanted him to come in and take a urine analysis test within 24 hours. A client had seen the security guard on a newscast and was concerned about the drug use, Boyer said.

The test came back positive for THC, according to Boyer.

After being fired, the Spokane native posted his resume to Craigslist in the hopes of landing a new gig — hopefully in the marijuana industry, he said.

“I’m staying positive,” Boyer said.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dopersrights; haha; libtardians; napl; temperancemovement; unemployed; whytheycallitdope
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1 posted on 07/10/2014 11:38:45 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

“I’m staying positive,” Boyer said.

Does he SEE the irony through the fog? LOL!


2 posted on 07/10/2014 11:40:18 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: nickcarraway

Of course he regrets nothing - he’ll just go on the doll.


3 posted on 07/10/2014 11:41:12 AM PDT by mykroar (This is an insult to the nation's intelligence and these days, that isn't easy.)
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To: nickcarraway

but he was First to buy weed , D’oh


4 posted on 07/10/2014 11:41:14 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: nickcarraway

Hahahahah - LMAO..and why do they call it DOPE?


5 posted on 07/10/2014 11:41:38 AM PDT by high info voter
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To: nickcarraway

You’re #1 alright,, good grief, I don’t have the words anymore......


6 posted on 07/10/2014 11:41:45 AM PDT by Airwinger ( A Militia Of One)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

He’s #1? What a distinguishing accomplishment.


7 posted on 07/10/2014 11:42:15 AM PDT by stillfree? (Rome is Burning)
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To: mykroar

*dole.....grrrrrrr


8 posted on 07/10/2014 11:42:25 AM PDT by mykroar (This is an insult to the nation's intelligence and these days, that isn't easy.)
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To: nickcarraway

I read that in Colorado, the security biz for grass stores is now big $$ because all the transactions have to be in cash.


9 posted on 07/10/2014 11:42:31 AM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: nickcarraway

Contrast this loser with those who Founded this country……scary. Call it social entropy on steroids.


10 posted on 07/10/2014 11:43:26 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (www.FireKarlRove.com NOW)
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To: nickcarraway

Like loss of privacy much?


11 posted on 07/10/2014 11:43:53 AM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Lacrosse- Canada's national sport, like hockey only violent)
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To: nickcarraway

He harshed his mellow, man!


12 posted on 07/10/2014 11:44:30 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: mykroar

Which doll?


13 posted on 07/10/2014 11:44:44 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: nickcarraway

“I’m sad it happened but I got the title: I’m No. 1. I regret nothing.”

Sure! He regrets nothing! Now he can go on extended, or is it forever, unemployment, food stamps, free housing, free Obembaphone.

He regrets nothing! /s

How/why are such idiots allowed to live?


14 posted on 07/10/2014 11:45:13 AM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Why does every totalitarian political hack think that he knows how to run my life better than I do?)
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To: nickcarraway

15 posted on 07/10/2014 11:45:44 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: nickcarraway

Chubby little fucH. Worthless b-hole, just stay home and watch TV or play games on the internet.


16 posted on 07/10/2014 11:46:29 AM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: mykroar
go on the doll

We are domed I tell you! Domed!

17 posted on 07/10/2014 11:46:30 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
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To: nickcarraway

Maybe he can get a gig guarding Pot Stores...


18 posted on 07/10/2014 11:46:32 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: nickcarraway

I predict the security guard standards will need to be ‘updated’ to say only that you cannot toke, smoke or choke on pot while on the clock. In this day and age, it’s unrealistic to assume people are not going to use a legal product if they are inclined to do so. A good lawyer could say,’what about alcohol?” are you saying, I can’t ever drink alcohol either?”
Tobacco may be different, because it often leads to expensive health issues. So a different lawyer would then use that argument against pot, saying chronic pot users become expensive health risks too.


19 posted on 07/10/2014 11:46:36 AM PDT by lee martell
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To: mykroar
he’ll just go on the doll.

Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!

20 posted on 07/10/2014 11:47:21 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
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To: nickcarraway

Going for the Darwin award. Here, hold my roach.


21 posted on 07/10/2014 11:47:54 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: nickcarraway; Slings and Arrows
He can always move to Canada and be touted as Prime-Minister-in-Waiting.


22 posted on 07/10/2014 11:48:49 AM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Lacrosse- Canada's national sport, like hockey only violent)
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To: nascarnation

I bet welfare recipients will be able to use their EBT cards for this!


23 posted on 07/10/2014 11:48:59 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: nickcarraway

Can something be pathetic and hilarious at the same time?


24 posted on 07/10/2014 11:49:53 AM PDT by beelzepug (You can't fix a broken washing machine by washing more expensive clothes in it.)
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To: nickcarraway
1st buyer...1st fire.

I'm a dope and proud of it.

25 posted on 07/10/2014 11:50:16 AM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: mykroar

Oh....I thought you meant he’d gone bananas......


26 posted on 07/10/2014 11:50:28 AM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Jim Robinson

Now working people get to pay for him the rest of his life. Thanks, libertarians!


27 posted on 07/10/2014 11:51:03 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Boyer’s Boss: “You’re fired!”

Boyer: “Dude, that was so, like, a day ago.”


28 posted on 07/10/2014 11:51:25 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: mykroar
Of course he regrets nothing - he’ll just go on the doll.

Nope. He was fired for cause, so he won't be eligible for unemployment.

29 posted on 07/10/2014 11:51:26 AM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: nickcarraway
The first man to buy legal, recreational marijuana in Spokane claimed Wednesday that he lost his job due to the news coverage the previous day. How about he lost his job due to being stupid
30 posted on 07/10/2014 11:51:38 AM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: DCBryan1
As long as you're using a Devo Energy Dome, it's all good!


We ARE domed!
31 posted on 07/10/2014 11:52:26 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jeff Head

In a tie dyed T-shirt no less.

Whatta loser.


32 posted on 07/10/2014 11:53:51 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: stillfree?

He’s #1? What a distinguishing accomplishment.

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Probably enough of one for Obama to appoint him Drug Czar or something ........


33 posted on 07/10/2014 11:53:51 AM PDT by Qiviut ( One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides. (W.E. Johns)
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34 posted on 07/10/2014 11:54:22 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway

Free to make the choice.
Free to deal with the consequences.


35 posted on 07/10/2014 11:55:17 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

I’m sure he missed the irony of his remark. And I’m positive he’ll stay positive for a good long time. Maybe the rest of his life.


36 posted on 07/10/2014 11:55:43 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise
I was first!

I regret nothing!

Life well lived!


37 posted on 07/10/2014 11:56:30 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway; Slings and Arrows; GeronL
“I don’t regret it,” Mike Boyer told the Daily News Wednesday. “I’m sad it happened but I got the title: I’m No. 1. I regret nothing.”

"Number One! Number One! Number 1!"

Note that Dirk McQuickly's smoke is missing!


38 posted on 07/10/2014 11:56:53 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: lee martell
it’s unrealistic to assume people are not going to use a legal product if they are inclined to do so

Just hire those not inclined to do so

39 posted on 07/10/2014 11:57:30 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway

Is it even possible for anyone to be more of an idiot than this guy?


40 posted on 07/10/2014 11:57:52 AM PDT by HerrBlucher (Praise to the Lord the Almighty the King of Creation)
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To: nascarnation

If you were selling dope, would you want your security to be high?


41 posted on 07/10/2014 11:58:01 AM PDT by philetus (Keep doing what you always do and you'll eventually get what you deserve)
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To: mykroar

“Of course he regrets nothing - he’ll just go on the doll.”

He cant. He dropped the cherry on it and burnt a hole. She won’t hold air anymore.


42 posted on 07/10/2014 11:58:17 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: nickcarraway

Obama voter...


43 posted on 07/10/2014 11:58:40 AM PDT by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: Qiviut

Rather than drug czar, the kenyan could hire him to be on his secret service detail.


44 posted on 07/10/2014 11:58:45 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: nickcarraway

Coming Soon: Armed security guards and police wandering around stoned out of their gourds on “legal” dope.

This craziness will end but it is not going to end well.


45 posted on 07/10/2014 12:01:04 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: nickcarraway

I’m not a libertarian but I don’t see how you can blame the existence of the welfare class (invented by LBJ and expanded ever after) on the recent legalization of pot (which I am somewhat against).


46 posted on 07/10/2014 12:01:25 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: nickcarraway

Stupid laws lead to stupid consequences.


47 posted on 07/10/2014 12:02:01 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: stillfree?

He’s #1? What a distinguishing accomplishment.

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Actually, I’d say he’s #2.

A big stinking pile of #2.


48 posted on 07/10/2014 12:02:17 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: RJS1950

Rather than drug czar, the kenyan could hire him to be on his secret service detail.

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I like that suggestion even better and it’s a perfect fit .... ‘security’ experience to go along with the ‘chooming’ expertise ......


49 posted on 07/10/2014 12:02:29 PM PDT by Qiviut ( One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides. (W.E. Johns)
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To: molson209

He’s the first customer! Yeah, that will pay the bills!


50 posted on 07/10/2014 12:02:37 PM PDT by Shimmer1
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