Washington Will Probably Run Out of Weed This Week

Washington pot retailers are finally getting to open up shop after legalizing marijuana in 2012, and already, they're worried about running out of product. While Colorado's retail stores opened up in January, racking up around $114 million within the first four months, Washington's been facing some hurdles in getting… » 7/06/14 4:20pm 7/06/14 4:20pm

Jenny Slate Got Stoned Before a College Lecture and It Was Amazing

We all know the story: Girl goes to an Ivy League college. Girl meets marijuana. Girl and marijuana fall in love. Girl smokes so much marijuana that she forgets the difference between astrology and astronomy, enrolls in an astronomy class and — still stoned — embarrasses herself in front of the entire lecture hall.… » 6/20/14 4:00pm 6/20/14 4:00pm

Maureen Dowd Eats Too Much Weed Candy Bar and Freaks the Fuck Out

Yesterday the New York Times published a column from opinion columnist and America's self-anointed fun city aunt Maureen Dowd wherein the Are Men Necessary? author and Pulitzer Prize-winning Monica Lewinsky bully traveled to Colorado and then ate a fuckload of pot and then got so high she thought she was going to die.… » 6/04/14 3:00pm 6/04/14 3:00pm

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

Nigella Lawson Has Been Coked Out of Her Mind for a Decade, Allegedly

Super sexy gourmand Nigella Lawson is entangled in a legal mess involving her ex-husband and two former longtime assistants who alleged in court proceedings this week that "Higella"—as her ex is now referring to her—used cocaine, pot, and prescription pills "daily" for last 10 years. Girl can party. » 11/27/13 6:00pm 11/27/13 6:00pm

‘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… » 10/26/13 5:30pm 10/26/13 5:30pm