How a Stoner Utopia Went Up in Smoke Dean Kuipers. making money, he was just doing this wrong. Masel ran the thing on rented property in order to skirt drug war forfeiture laws, but there was no investment in permanent culture or infrastructure. So there was always a county prosecutor trying to throw an injunction on you. At the party, Gerald (T. J. Thyne), the volunteer officer whose bicycle was stolen and crushed by I Need Money, steals and smokes the Ivory plant, leaving the pair without access to Ivory. Silas begins working on a truth serum for his Botany class , using plant extracts. Silas concludes that, if his experiment works, he will earn.