Posts tagged "weed"

High There Is Tinder For Potheads

Dating is hard enough, but imagine being a marijuana smoker trying to find love in a country that still, by and large, criminalizes their favorite herbal remedy. All you want is to find a like-toking pothead with a Volcano and a dealer on speed dial, but alas, your OKCupid matches are hit-or-miss. That seemingly cool…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 11, 2015

Bethenny Frankel, Genius, Is Making Pot That Won’t Give You Munchies

The greatest struggle in my life is the desire to not eat after 9:00 p.m. (as recommended by nutritionists, doctors, and that one ex-boyfriend who dumped me for "having the penchant to become chubby one day") -- a healthy life habit that is a complete antithesis to my other healthy life habit: smoking a j…
By: Beejoli Shah / January 15, 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. Now,…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Avital Norman Nathman / November 15, 2014

Mommie Dearest: Moms & The Benefits Of Medical Marijuana For Sick Children

In their new documentary, "Weed The People," filmmakers Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein profile the story of Sophie Ryan, who at seven months, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. After much research and investigation, Sophie's parents turned to medicinal cannabis oil, and the results were almost unbelieveable -- the treatment was shrinking Sophie'…
By: Avital Norman Nathman / October 24, 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…
By: 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…
By: Huffington Post Weird News / 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Cracked / August 28, 2014

I Tried It: 8 Things To Know About Getting Your Vagina High With Foria’s Cannabis Lube

Before I used Foria’s Cannabis Lube to get my vagina high for the first time, I had a lot of thoughts running through my head about what it would be like. Is it going to be a high that’s similar to smoking weed?
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 31, 2014

Weed Weddings Are All The Rage In Colorado

Forget an open bar, the coolest way to impress your wedding guests is to pass them a blunt and offer up a plate of THC-laced brownies. That's right, man, weed weddings -- "weedings," obvs -- are the hot new nuptial trend in, where else, Colorado. According to an article in The New York Times --…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 28, 2014

Roll Yourself A Joint And Watch “Cosmos” On Weed

Sunday nights I have a ritual. I cook a kick ass dinner, I smoke some weed and I watch "Cosmos" high. The show is incredible all on its own, but man, it is mind-blowing when you're stoned. The visuals are even more wondrous and the expansiveness of the universe is, like, extra, extra expansive and crazy and WHOA. But…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 23, 2014

Miley Cyrus Lights Joint On Stage After Winning Best Video At The MTV EMAs

Last night, MTV held their Euro version of the VMAs, called the EMAs -- the purpose of which I don't understand, as the same damn people win -- in Amsterdam. After Miley Cyrus won the award for Best Video, for the Terry Richardson-directed "Wrecking Ball," she celebrated by lighting a joint on stage. Because it'…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 11, 2013

Lady Gaga Kicked Her 15-Joints-Per-Day Marijuana Habit With Marina Abramovic’s Help

“I was smoking 15 joints a day. No tobacco. A day. It was a habit that eventually occurred when the pain got so bad with the hip. I was just numbing, numbing, numbing myself and then sleeping it off and then getting on stage, killing it in pain, then getting off and smoking, smoking, smoking, not…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 9, 2013

Miley Cyrus Thinks Cocaine Is So 1990’s

"Weed is the best drug on earth … One time I smoked a joint with peyote in it, and I saw a wolf howling at the moon … Hollywood is a coke town, but weed is so much better. And Molly, too. Those are happy drugs -- social drugs. They make you want to be…
By: Ami Angelowicz / September 27, 2013

Reddit Announces Plans To Host The Munchies, A Weed-Themed Awards Event

Here are some things that stoners might need: Netflix Instant (specifically, every season of "Law & Order: SVU"), a soft blanket, assorted snacks, a nap, a dog to pet, definitely a glass of water. But … a stoner awards ceremony? Isn't that a little … ambitious? I'm exhausted just thinking about it. Alas, the weird…
By: Rachel Krause / April 11, 2013

The Soapbox: I’m A Mom Who Smokes Pot

"So, this is kind of a random question..." I nodded my head at the man across from me. I was in the kitchen of a fellow parent from my child's school. I had come to pick my son up from a playdate, and found myself hanging around making small talk while the kids finished u…
By: Anonymous / February 6, 2013

Must Haves: 8 Toke-ns For The Pothead In All Of Us

Hey stoners, guess what? That's right: in Washington and Colorado, marijuana is now completely legal for recreational use by legal adults (that means anyone over the age of 21). You jealous? I am, but I guess I'll get over it. While we wait for the other 48 states to come around (or is it 49?
By: Rachel Krause / November 7, 2012
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