| Humor |

Florida Road Sign Advises Drivers to 'Smoke Weed Erryday'

Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free.

Sure, the Florida legislature may have taken a step back on pot laws in the Sunshine State by tightening rules for selling bongs and voting down a medical marijuana initiative. But in Orlando, at least, a road sign yesterday advised drivers to behave more like residents in progressive locales like Colorado and Washington.

Specifically, drivers were asked to "Smoke Weed Erryday."

See also:

-- Was the "No Latinos. No Tacos." Sign Not Really Racist at All?

The sign was near a busy intersection in Winter Park and drew motorists to stop and take photos all day on Sunday, reports the Orlando Sentinel.

Police say someone hacked the sign, though no arrests have been made. One man ogling the immaculately worded message told a Sentinel reporter that his brother had pulled the job, though.

He declined to give his name, but said this of the joke: "Dude, that's bad grammar."

Can't argue with that. But Orlando should be grateful that its road sign hackers are focused on reforming backwards drug policies instead of spewing possibly racist messages.

Last time Miami's road signs were reprogrammed, someone made signs on the Palmetto read "No Latinos, No Tacos." Many took the signs as an anti-Latino insult, though a deeper reading -- that it was a poorly delivered pro-immigration message -- also circulated.

Either way, kudos to Orlando's bandit for the clarity of his message.

Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.