What can we actually learn from the UK's first marijuana 'overdose'?

Gemma Moss recently became the first woman in Britain "ruled to have been poisoned to death by smoking cannabis," her sudden death referred to by tabloids as "the tragic proof that cannabis can kill." But Moss's story, while undeniably sad, has told us next to nothing about the dangers of pot. At the same time, its… » 2/01/14 5:59pm 2/01/14 5:59pm

Teacher Confused by Meaning of Potluck, Arrested for Bringing Pot

A teacher at Matthew Turner Elementary in Benicia, CA was arrested yesterday after it was determined that she had brought Marijuana-laced edibles (ha?) to an after-hours employee potluck in November. While it is unclear what Theresa Gilmete Badger brought (god, please let it be baked goods) to the event, it is… » 1/25/14 12:00pm 1/25/14 12:00pm

Fresno Is the Place to Be for the Young and Fabulous

When creating a list of cities in which you would someday like to live, Fresno, Calif. may not make your top ten; actually it may not even break your top 20. You may have never even heard of it. I've lived in California almost all of my life (shoutout to Moldova, though) and I didn't hear about Fresno until I was in my … » 1/04/14 3:07pm 1/04/14 3:07pm

‘High Society’ Push to Legalize Weed Makes Weed Incredibly Uncool

The ongoing effort to legalize weed has a very real and unfortunate casualty: weed’s coolness. When weed is legal, guess what? Movies like Dazed and Confused won’t seem quite as awesome because, once weed becomes just another tool in the establishment’s arsenal of things that perpetuate the status quo, getting stoned… » 10/26/13 5:30pm 10/26/13 5:30pm

Tyra Banks Wore Epic Sweats to Visit a Marijuana Dispensary

Now we know where she gets that smize. Tyra Banks and an unidentified man stopped by a marijuana dispensary in Venice Beach — where that kind of thing is legal — this Saturday. Banks emerged carrying a small paper bag of something. But more importantly, those sweats! Look at them! They have a jaunty bamboo print! I… » 6/17/13 6:30pm 6/17/13 6:30pm

Child-Proof Packaging Is the Next Step in Mainstreaming of Marijuana

The kids, as they say, are all on the pot, listening to their rock ‘n roll, and drag racing down their cul-de-sacs. But there’s a twist! These pot-crazed, drag racing youths are not high because they were convinced by some local rapscallion to “just toke on some reefer” — they accidentally ingested a marijuana-infused… » 5/28/13 1:20pm 5/28/13 1:20pm

Smoke Weed and Be Skinny: The Stoner Diet Plan

A recent study out of the University of Nebraska, the Harvard School of Public Health and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center shows that pot smokers, on average, have smaller waists and higher levels of "good cholesterol" than non pot smokers even though they tend to eat more. Finally, a diet plan that's fun and » 5/16/13 11:30am 5/16/13 11:30am

Here's Jennifer Lawrence Smoking a Fat Joint, Maybe

In her concentrated effort to be your new BFF, JLaw was spotted smoking what appears to be a "marijuana cigarette" as well as hanging out drinking red wine while sporting comfortably ratty clothes and unbrushed hair. Is there a better way to celebrate an Oscar win? Love you girl, wish we were there. Click here for larger … » 2/28/13 4:41pm 2/28/13 4:41pm