Techwatch: Mar. 16, 1998

THESE BUDS--AND THESE FROGS--ARE NOT FOR YOU

It may be O.K. for the Budweiser talking frogs to sip a few brews, but they never, ever inhale. At least that's what Anheuser-Busch seemed to be saying when it threatened to sue a pro-marijuana Website depicting the amphibian trio croaking "Bud is wiser." Scott Jeffrey, the owner of legalize.com yanked the graphic but grabbed the domain, budiswiser.com "I have the constitutional right to parody," he says. And, he claims, to smoke pot regularly. Does Jeffrey inhale? "Definitely."

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