Last weekend I purchased some marijuana. Not from some friend of a friend of a friend, but from an actual dispensary in Boulder, Colorado. Boulder, like the rest of Colorado, has recreational marijuana dispensaries where you can purchase weed legally. It was cool.
Senator Cory Booker has proposed a bill called the Marijuana Justice Act that would legalize marijuana on a federal level, and promises support for people unfairly targeted by the country’s harshly punitive drug laws.
Marijuana has a healthier image than many other drugs (or, depending on who you ask, alcohol), and it can ease symptoms like nausea that tend to crop up in pregnancy. But we are accumulating evidence that marijuana is probably not a great idea to use if you’re pregnant. In particular, the THC component can affect a…
61 percent of Americans approve of recreational marijuana legalization, while just 20 percent of New Jerseyans approve of Gov. Chris Christie. According to math, Chris Christie should probably not throw a loud and extended fit about the dangers of pot, and yet here he is, doing it. Why not, I guess?
Today The High Ends, a new website devoted to highlight and further normalize women stoners, launched with a teaser video of extremely cool ladies—an assortment of movers and shakers including chefs, models, singers and writers—lighting up their Js.
I was like you once: eating a single bite of food with pot in it and freaking right the fuck out. The first time I had a pot brownie, I did what any sensible 15-year-old might: I decided they weren’t working, ate half the pan, waited two hours, then watched the entire room flip onto its side and felt the sensation…
Yes, you read that correctly. Harry Potter! Arrested! Weed!
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A senior citizen from Amherst, MA, recently had her beloved weed plant—which she’d been growing in her backyard among her raspberry bushes for years—seized by the Massachusetts National Guard.
Nashville, of all places, could be the next U.S. city to ease up on marijuana-related offenses if a new ordinance gets passed this week.
Colorado’s legalized marijuana laws have been predictably fruitful for white entrepreneurs, but reports confirm it’s made black and Latino teens even bigger targets of weed-related arrests.
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Sue Taylor is an African-American grandmother who runs three miles a day and describes her late 60s as the time of her life. She’s a retired Catholic school principal living in Berkeley, California, who wears pearls and stylish pantsuits, holds a divinity school degree, and attributes her “perfect health” to…
A flock of sheep in a Wales village may or may not have eaten a great big pile of cannabis, and are reportedly wandering around and “causing a nuisance.” Same!
The Deadspin staff has a few self-described stoners and a few notable herbs. And because the latter are equal to the former, we will now anonymously share our stories of the first time we got high. (It might be pretty obvious who’s who.) Please feel free to share your first memory of being stoned below.
The New York Times editorial board weighed in Thursday on what they called the “outrageous” sentenced handed down to Lee Carroll Brooker, a 75-year-old disabled veteran in Alabama who is serving a life sentence for growing marijuana. The NYT called on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Brooker’s sentence, saying it’s…
A trailer has been released for Time Traveling Bong, a three-part Comedy Central miniseries starring Broad City’s Ilana Glazer and the hardbodied Paul W. Downs, and it looks very dumb and fun.
In California, medicinal weed is legal, but the business bans anyone with a drug-related criminal record from working in the industry. This of course means that people of color are—yet again—systematically shut out of economic advancement, while white people get an implicit leg up. Take for example the white weedman …
For smokers, the patchwork but steadily dawning future of legalized weed in America sounds like an heavenly moment—too good to be true, even. For non-white Americans, it often is.