Posts tagged "pot"

Thank Us Later: The Pax2 Lets You Live Your Teenage Dirtbag Dreams As An Adult

Never did I ever think I’d reclaim a childlike sense of wonder. …

Megan Reynolds / September 11, 2015

Pot Will Get A One-Day 10 Percent Tax Break In Colorado Next Week

Hey, Coloradans! You can get discounted pot on September 16! Mark your calendars!
The way this is working out is sort of complicated: Apparently, in Colorado, if the state collects more taxes than projected, the state has to get permission from the voters to keep the extra money. Because the state collected more money than

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 9, 2015

President Chris Christie Will Recriminalize Pot In States That Have Legalized It

That should go over well with the majority of Americans who support legalization. …

Robyn Pennacchia / July 29, 2015

What Your Stoned Paranoia Says About You & How To Deal With It So You Can Just Enjoy Being High

It’s true what they say: smoking weed can make you paranoid. Not everyone experiences an anxiety spiral when they smoke, but getting high does produce a heightened feeling of awareness — of yourself, of others, and of how others see you. On the surface, these paranoid feelings can often seem totally irrational — no, the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 20, 2015

Marijuana Users Are Way Less Likely To Get In An Accident Than Alcohol Users

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a study comparing the relative driving safety risk of alcohol use and marijuana use, respectively, and it has a few important takeaways, as explained in depth by the Washington Post. Basically, it boils down to “marijuana users are less likely to be in accidents than alcohol users,” but…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 10, 2015

Nancy Grace Tells Weed Advocate He’s “Obviously Stoned”

In her bizarre ongoing quest to deem recreational pot a Grave Threat To These Great United States, Nancy Grace continues to string together and snowball isolated incidents in which people ingest marijuana and then wreak havoc, regardless of whether the pot is actually the key cause of the behavior in those scenarios. In her latest…

Claire Hannum / January 28, 2015

This Is What Happens When A High School Student Allows A Teacher To Take A Bite Of His Pot Brownie

It was just another day at high school in Arnold, Maryland when one little pot brownie changed the game. The story goes like this: a student was eating his beloved brownie in class, sharing with his girlfriend (as you do) who sat nearby, when their teacher approached and asked for a bite of the brownie.

Katie Oldenburg / December 11, 2014

Congrats, Stoners: Oxford Dictionaries’ Word Of The Year Is For You

Beating out “Bae,” “Budtender,” “Contactless,” “Indyref,” “Normcore,” and “Slacktivism,” Oxford Dictionaries’ Word Of The Year has officially been crowned! While they were all worthy contenders, this year’s pick was an obvious choice since it’s usage has more than doubled over the last year, and you’re 30 times more likely to come across the word tha…

Katie Oldenburg / November 19, 2014

Are Women The New Face Of Marijuana Use?

What comes to mind when you picture someone who uses marijuana? For many it’s the stereotypical image of a lazy, spacey, and possibly dirty stoner who listens to The Grateful Dead, prefers hemp as their jewelry of choice, and is always good for a laugh or two. Recently, however, mainstream publications like Vogue, Elle and…

Avital Norman Nathman / November 15, 2014

Cops Mistake Okra For Marijuana, Send The Big Guns To Man’s House

A Georgia man says drug suppression officers mistook his okra plants for marijuana.
Dwayne Perry of Cartersville tells WSB-TV that he was awakened by a helicopter flying low over his house Wednesday and then some heavily-armed deputies and a K-9 unit showed up at his door. They were from the Governor’s Task Force for drug…

Huffington Post Weird News / October 7, 2014

The Dream Comes True: Pot-Infused Pizza Sauce Comes To Marijuana Dispensaries

Looks like the pizza industry is going to pot — literally.
L.A.-based Podey Pizza has started selling jars of pot-infused pizza sauce at marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington State and Colorado.
Each 5-ounce jar of Podey Pizza sauce sells for $20 and contains 300mg of medical cannabis per jar, enough for one…

Huffington Post Weird News / September 22, 2014

Totally Boss News Anchor Quits Her Job On The Air To Pursue Pot Legalization

Charlo Greene of Alaskan local news station KTVA interrupted her own news report about the Alaska Cannabis Club to reveal that she was the owner of the club, and that she was quitting to focus on pushing for pot legalization — in the most dramatic way possible. There’s nothing like a “fuck it, I quit&#8221…

Claire Hannum / September 22, 2014

Frisky Rant: I Don’t Understand Why You People Smoke Pot

One of the more ridiculous conversations I’ve had in my life — and I’ve had many — was about smoking pot. One of my friends at work told me he’d been smoking and driving and got pulled over for a broken tail light and got paranoid, and I guess I was supposed to laugh, but…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 1, 2014

7 Adventures I Had As The World’s Biggest Pot Smuggler

Nowadays, America grows her own weed, and The Man eases up more and more on the pot industry every year. Last week we got the lowdown on the strange and sometimes dangerous world of legal marijuana in 2014, but if you want to know how we got here, you need to talk to somebody from…

Cracked / August 29, 2014

6 Surprising Realities Of The Legal Weed Industry

Pot is more popular and more legal than it’s ever been. Well, at least since lawmakers first started using it as an excuse to arrest Mexicans. It’s been outright legalized in Washington, Colorado, and the city of Portland, Maine. Meanwhile, legions of legal medical growers across California and 22 other states have helped turn weed…

Cracked / August 28, 2014

Morning Quickies: Behold Miley Cyrus’ 5-Foot Bong

It’s still a work in progress. []
Christian Bale and his model wife, Sibi, have welcomed their second child, a son. Congrats! [People]
Mischa Barton is being sued for blowing off a film to party in Europe instead. [TMZ]
The longtime announcer of “Saturday Night Live,” Don Pardo, died yesterday…

Jessica Wakeman / August 19, 2014

Amanda Bynes’s Mom: No Mental Illness, Blame It All On Marijuana!

Amanda Bynes’s mother issued a statement to US Weekly denying that her daughter suffers from mental illness and instead, blames all of Amanda’s problems on pot: “Amanda has no mental illness whatsoever. She has never been diagnosed as schizophrenic or bipolar. She is very sorry for all the hurtful tweets, statements and actions that…

Jessica Wakeman / April 9, 2014

Colorado Teen Jumps To His Death After Eating Marijuana Cookie

For the first time since Colorado legalized weed for recreational use, a coroner has listed “marijuana intoxication” as a contributor to a death. Wyoming student Levy Thamba was in Denver on spring break with three friends when he jumped to his death from a Holiday Inn balcony after eating a marijuana cookie, reports the Denver Post.

Newser / April 3, 2014

Colorado Girl Scouts Put The Kibosh On Selling Cookies Outside Of Pot Shops

Last week, clever California Girl Scout made bank after she set up shop outside of a marijuana dispensary in San Francisco. The enterprising 13-year-old sold 117 boxes in two hours, both to neighbors and customers of the cannabis club. Tragically, Girl Scouts in Colorado won’t have a similar circumstance to exploit — even though their…

Jessica Wakeman / February 25, 2014
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