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Here's How To Throw An Epic Marijuana Edibles Party

What is the point of getting high if you can't get high with a select number of the favorite people in your life? I decided to invite over four of my closest friends in LA and trap them in my apartment for six hours. The pitch was simple and hard to …
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Here's How Microsoft Is Secretly Entering The Marijuana Industry

Massive software conglomerate Microsoft has not entered the weed business, precisely, but it's moving in so close to the plant that Bill Gates could probably track it from the seed to your stash. According to Marijuana Business Daily, Kind Financial …
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Here Are All The Ways To Legally Obtain Your Medical Marijuana Card Online

Medical marijuana (MMJ) has been very real in America since California voters approved Proposition 215, The California Compassionate Use Act, in 1996. Two decades later, Louisiana became the 25th state to employ some kind of MMJ program. In the conte…
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Your Sex Style Explained Through Different Strains Of Marijuana

People just love classifications! So, if the way you got down and dirty were a certain type of marijuana consumption, which one would it be? Keep in mind, this is assuming you've had sex before and aren't some loser virgin. You wouldn't be some loser…
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Celebrity Kush: What Your Fave Celebs Personal Pot Strains Would Be Called

Roseanne Barr, Whoopi Goldberg, Wiz Khalifa, and a slew of other celebrities have legitimately begun to cash in on the rising marijuana industry. Soon, having a branded strain or line of weed related products will be just another arm of each celebrit…
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Here's What It's Like To Be Stoned And Hungry At Whole Foods' New 365 Store

On Wednesday, Whole Foods introduced a new, more affordable iteration of its organic khaki grocery chain: 365 by Whole Foods Market. According to the website, the stores “offer convenience and everyday low prices on natural and organic products that …
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A Mysterious Botanical Substance Is Being Called The New Bath Salts

"I started taking kratom roughly five years ago," *Shane tells The KIND. Kratom is an herbal drug derived from a tree that grows in Southeast Asia. According to online substance information hub, Tripsit, kratom has historically been taken as a “recre…
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That's The Weed Talking: 10 Signs Your Friend Is Texting You While High

Before texting, you really didn't hear that much from your stoner friends when they were high. Their nerves were either too jumpy or too chilled to make a phone call; so they just kept to themselves. Then came smartphones and the ability for high fri…
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5 Important Tips To Keep In Mind When Mixing Marijuana With Your Sex Life

Have you ever weed whacked before? Or, as normal people call it, masturbated while high? No? Just me? Well, if you haven't partaken of this stellar and free American pastime, allow me to enlighten you: Being high while getting off is truly one of the…
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5 Insane Friday The 13th Curses Every Weed Smoker Should Beware Of

The modern world runs rife with niche curses for each and every lifestyle—spells that tangle the clumsy, karma that bites the angry driver, hexes that crash and delete unsaved documents. Just as there is a protective saint for every profession and mi…
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Here's How To Successfully Buy A Car If You're A Nervous Wreck

After three years of being without a vehicle (two of which were in New York City; so they don't fully count) I broke down and rejoined the driving masses. In the past, the several cars I've owned were old, used, and bought in cash from their owners. …
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7 Sweet Gestures Couples Who Smoke Weed Should Make For Each Other

Feel like you've been dropping the ball on appreciating your partner lately? Maybe work or other obligations have the two of you neglecting each other. Try stoking the embers of your romantic life by simply doing something thoughtful or something a l…
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I Went To A Weed Festival And Realized I'm Not As Big A Stoner As I Thought

Hello, my name is Aimee, and I'm a stoner. Or so I thought. I've lived a mildly double life for as long as I can remember. My square friends and family are oblivious to the fact that I have a significant other, and her name is Mary Jane. Everyone els…
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These 10 Unexpected Activities Are Exponentially Better After Smoking Weed

We all know that weed can improve watching a really bad movie or eating subpar snacks. What about those boring, mundane tasks you've never really considered doing while high? What other activities would be vastly improved if you were a little lit whi…
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The 7 Best Weed-Friendly Vacation Spots You Need To Visit ASAP

You probably already know that enhancing a once-in-a-lifetime vacation with weed makes it the most enjoyable experience ever. But traveling with weed, well, that's just sketchy. Try, instead, to visit some of the most epic places on earth where you c…
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These Two Guys Are The Reason Illegal Weed Is So Expensive In NYC

"Right now, I have three million dollars. I don't think it's that crazy to spend a million of it on a house." Two callow pot dealers weigh a particularly exorbitant purchase at a Mexican restaurant in Silver Lake. "I don't think it's crazy to spend i…
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Here's What It Means To Be A 'Good Stoner' Within The Marijuana Community

As the marijuana industry becomes widespread and modernized, and more morally accepted within the general populace, the clichés and stereotypes of the average cannabis user are also shifting. Long gone is the archetypal Spicoli stoner, ensconced in t…
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Here's Why Hip Hop Moguls Need To Invest In The Marijuana Movement

As a co-founder of a public interest organization, I often think of how targets of the drug war policies can influence and change the legacy of legal cannabis. And I wonder why more hip hop moguls aren't involved in the cannabis movement on a larger …
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5 Common Forms of Paranoia People Experience When Smoking Weed

Paranoia has long been a component of the stoned experience. Depending on the quality of your weed, and the natural level of anxiety you may or may not already have, creeping fears come in varying degrees. Have you ever experienced any of the followi…
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Here's What Happens If You Get Caught With Weed In Japan

For most American urbanites, the thought of Tokyo conjures up vivid imagery and curious emotions—the infinite LED lights, Harajuku style, delicious raw fish—you name it. The Japanese cityscape provides all this, including the bright vices of sex, alc…
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