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Trump Will Start Cracking Down On Marijuana, So Hold Your Loved Nugs Tight

ByHope Schreiber
Hey, everyone! We're just going to discuss what we learned in our DARE classes, how Nancy Reagan told us to just say "NO!" and cool ways to say no to the devil's lettuce. So, if you heard this all before, just slam on that back button! If you're at…

Government Issue Weed Looks Exactly Like Oregano, And No One Wants To Smoke It

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Government issue marijuana that's used for research looks almost identical to oregano, and pot users find it very unappealing, The Washington Post reports. Simply put, the pot the government is giving to researchers is some straight-up schwag, and…

Recreational Marijuana Was Just Legalized In 4 States And People Are Stoked

ByAlexandra Svokos
California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada voted to legalize recreational marijuana on Election Day this Tuesday. The states were voting on a variety of measures to do with legalization. Arizona voters did not support the measures in the state-wide…

Nevada's Governor Declares A Weed Emergency In The State — Yes, Really

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Nevada has a drug problem. The state sold so much marijuana in its first week of legal sales, which began July 1, that Governor Brian Sandoval endorsed a statement of emergency (not to be confused with a "state of emergency"). In short, a state is…

Colorado Made $1.1 Billion On Pot In 2016, So It's Time To Legalize Nationwide

ByJohn Haltiwanger
It's been a tough year in a lot of respects, but if there's been one winner in 2016, it's marijuana. Voters in four states – California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada – legalized recreational marijuana in November. To top it all off, Colorado…

Senator Says The Sooner We Legalize Marijuana "The More Lives We Can Save" — EXCLUSIVE

ByJohn Haltiwanger
On Tuesday, Aug. 1, Senator Cory Booker introduced a bill to legalize marijuana at the federal level. It's a bold plan that would be a vital first step toward ending the war on drugs. Senator Booker's bill not only seeks to legalize weed, but also…

The Strangest Thing Happened To Teenage Marijuana Use After Weed Legalization

ByJake Cappuccino
As US states continue to legalize or decriminalize marijuana, scientists are trying to study how the availability of legal weed impacts usage by different groups. Teenagers are one group, and they are often studied due to their vulnerable status in…

Here's What 6 Presidential Candidates Think About Marijuana In 2016

ByStoned Girls
With the presidential election in the news almost as much as marijuana legalization, we thought it was high time to address both topics. Being an informed voter is important, so here's how the front runners for the 2016 presidential election feel…

Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

ByStacey Leasca
Bernie Sanders, as we have come to learn, is a bold man. He doesn't give a sh*t about doing what's popular, he only gives a sh*t about doing what he feels is right. (And he sure as hell doesn't give a sh*t about your damn emails, Hillary…

Senator Introduces Bill To Legalize Marijuana At The Federal Level In A Big Move

ByJohn Haltiwanger
On Tuesday, Aug. 1, Senator Cory Booker introduced a bold plan to legalize marijuana at the federal level. For Booker, this is a massively important step toward ending the war on drugs. Before outlining what was in the bill, Booker delved into his…

Support For Marijuana Legalization Is At An All-Time, Um, High

ByYasaman Khorsandi
According to a new poll by Gallup released on Wednesday, Oct. 25, support for marijuana legalization is at an all-time high, with 64 percent of Americans saying it should be legal. This is the highest amount of public support for legalization the…

Scientists Say Marijuana Could Be Helpful In Treating Depression

BySean Levinson
Any stoner knows that marijuana is nature's best cure for the blues. And now we know why, thanks to a recent study on rats conducted at the University of Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions. Neuroscientists first determined that chronic…

Finally! Scientists Discover Why Marijuana Gives You The Munchies

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Science has finally helped explain why you once ate an entire birthday cake and then decided to put chicken nuggets on top of your pizza after smoking pot. In other words, a new study has revealed why weed gives people the munchies. If you are…

Why The Truth Behind Marijuana Will Lead To Its Legalization

ByPaul Hudson
Marijuana is America’s favorite, best-kept secret, illegal pastime. It is estimated that roughly 15 million people in the United States smoke marijuana regularly. Over 80 million Americans over the age of 12 have tried lighting up at least…

7 Diseases That Medical Marijuana Is Helping To Treat Right Now

ByCarlin Becker
By now, we all know that medical marijuana contains properties that are being used to ease the pain of cancer and glaucoma patients (and to help out your friend who lives in California with his "migraines"). However, there are numerous other…

Los Angeles Might Use Medical Marijuana Tax Revenue To Reduce Homelessness

ByRobert Anthony
In search of yet another reason to deem marijuana legalization a positive decision? What if tax revenue generated from medical marijuana sales enabled major cities to solve the ongoing issue with homelessness? According to LAist, the city is…

Medical Marijuana Might Actually Be Legalized To Treat Pets In Nevada

BySean Levinson
The unique healing power of marijuana may finally reach the animal kingdom. According to the Huffington Post, Nevada's legislature was presented a bill on Tuesday that would grant residents permission to buy marijuana for pets as long as it is…

Here's How Attitudes And Policies On Marijuana Have Changed Over Time

ByRobert Anthony
For decades now, marijuana legalization has been slowly happening across the United States. As cannabis in general continues to become more socially acceptable, you can't help but wonder how the attitudes and policies related to marijuana…

There Might Be A Genetic Reason People Become Addicted To Marijuana

BySean Levinson
A new study identified specific genes that may make someone more likely to become dependent on marijuana. Researchers at Yale University examined the genes of nearly 15,000 people to try to determine the relationship between genetics and…

New Research Suggests Marijuana Is 114 Times Safer Than Alcohol

ByEmily Arata
You, with the joint, keep on blazing. A recently published study shows you're far less likely to die from marijuana use than from alcohol, tobacco or more serious drugs. New research published in Scientific Reports used a margin of exposure…

US Marijuana Legalization Means The Mexican Cartels Lose Business And Money

ByRobert Anthony
In addition to constantly having a severe case of the munchies, who would have thought legalizing marijuana in the United States would also be responsible for the Mexican drug cartel's massive loss in revenue? That's exactly what's happening, and…

The Real Reason Marijuana Is Illegal In The United States Will Shock You

ByStacey Leasca
Blind faith and fear. These are the only two reasons marijuana is illegal in the United States. Don't believe me? It's time then for a walk down memory lane with US history. In the 1930s, the United States was experiencing an influx of Mexican…

Here's Why Veterans Suffering From PTSD Should Get Access To Legal Marijuana

ByConor Matchett
In 2011, a now 76-year old disabled veteran named Lee Carroll Brooker was arrested for growing three dozen marijuana plants in his home. Under Alabama state law, Brooker received a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole, and the Supreme…

The Fastest-Growing Demographic Of Marijuana Users Will Surprise You

ByRobert Anthony
When it comes to marijuana use, you'd likely expect someone in their late teens or early twenties to be considered the fastest-growing demographic within the space. However, based on a recent study, the fastest-growing demographic of marijuana users…

A Government Agency Actually Admits Marijuana May Kill Cancer Cells

ByGillian Fuller
Another score for the pro-legalization team: The National Institute on Drug Abuse just (quietly) admitted marijuana could be the key to fighting cancer, citing research that supports the claim. The government institute recently edited a page on…

Why A Father Gave His 2-Year-Old Daughter Marijuana

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Would you break the law in order to save the life or ease the suffering of your child? It's probably safe to assume that most people would. This is precisely why 100,000 people have signed a petition in support of an Australian father who was…

What You Really Need To Know About The 'Marijuana Illness' Making Headlines

ByJoseph Milord
Have you heard? There's a new and "mysterious" illness being linked to marijuana usage in the United States. What I'm saying is, of course you've heard... especially if you've scrolled through any social media timeline these past few weeks. Yup,…

Meet The Retired Police Detective Fighting For Legalized Marijuana

ByAlexandra Svokos
Howard "Cowboy" Wooldridge is hard to miss. In the middle of a New Hampshire snowstorm the day before the state's primary vote, Wooldridge could be found at various presidential candidates' events wearing a big belt buckle and a cowboy hat. But…

8 Science-Backed Reasons To Add Marijuana To Your Everyday Routine

ByBrandon Epstein
Have you ever wondered how Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa could smoke so much weed and stay so damn skinny? Well, as a dude who gives fitness advice for a living and smokes weed regularly, I sure have. Maybe they were gifted with incredibly fast…

This Is What The TSA Has To Say About Flying With Medical Marijuana

ByWeedHorn
I recently shared the story of my mom who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis thirty five years ago. She slowly came around to the idea of using medical marijuana to alleviate her symptoms such as pain, inflammation, loss of sleep and even…

Here's Why It Really Matters That Australia Just Legalized Medical Marijuana

ByJulian Sonny
Medical marijuana has finally been legalized in Australia! So, now what? Well, cannabis is now recognized as a pharmaceutical drug, which means people with chronic illness can ingest accordingly and treat themselves. According to CNN, amendments to…

Genius Guy Gives Away 'Free' Marijuana On Craigslist To Outsmart Drug Laws

ByRobert Anthony
Selling weed on Craigslist is obviously illegal, but one Massachusetts man came up with a pretty clever way to get the job done. According to Kindland, a quick-thinking entrepreneur in the cannabis industry used Craigslist, under the name "Corey,"…

Here's How Microsoft Is Secretly Entering The Marijuana Industry

ByThe Kind
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…

The '420 Games' Are The Olympics For Marijuana Connoisseurs And Stoners

ByRobert Anthony
For quite some time now, marijuana enthusiasts have been searching for affective ways to de-stigmatize cannabis as a whole. From avid users sharing their stories on how marijuana helped them cope with illnesses, to industry executives spending…

Dogs Can Also Get Medical Marijuana Now, So Walks Are About To Get Lit

ByAlexandra Svokos
Have you ever wondered what to do when you know a thunderstorm is coming and you also know that your dog is going to freak the hell out as soon as it hits? The answer, my friend, might just be marijuana. Companies — such as Austin and Kat, Therabis…

This Controversial Marijuana Policy Change Could Have Major Effects On Legalizing Weed

ByYasaman Khorsandi
On Thursday, Jan. 4, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a policy change to the marijuana industry that could likely have major effects on a state-level. Recreational marijuana has recently been legalized by a growing number of states, although…

Artist Perfectly Recreates Famous Pictures And Logos With Marijuana

ByRobert Anthony
Marijuana can be used to create many different things. Whether you're looking to ignite a positive, relaxing headspace for yourself in the wake of a rough day or you're physically using the substance to recreate famous company logos, weed can make…

D.A.R.E. Just Removed Marijuana From Its List Of 'Gateway Drugs'

ByJulian Sonny
We all remember the day D.A.R.E. walked into our classrooms and instilled the fear of hard drugs in our heads. That sh*t was no joke. A lot has changed since then, and I'm sure as everyone got older, we all started to f*ck around with those…

Marijuana Myths: 9 Facts Every Stoner Should Know About Getting High

ByJulian Sonny
When it comes to myths about marijuana, there are plenty. By now, we've debunked the most obvious ones. No, weed can't kill you, it's not addictive, and there are no harmful side effects (unless you count not being able to remember…

Smoking Marijuana Can Have This Harmful Side Effect On The People Around You

ByKaylin Pound
It's no secret that breathing in weed or cigarette smoke probably isn't the best thing for your health. But if you thought marijuana was the lesser evil of the two, I have some bad news for you. A new study just revealed that hanging around your…

Smoke ‘Em If Ya Got ‘Em—Marijuana is Now Legal in D.C.

ByJG White
It is now legal to get high in Washington, DC. Arguably the least effectual Congress in our nation's history just legalized pot in the nation's capital. Some DC lawmakers tried unsuccessfully to block the ballot initiative that city voters passed in…

Pack Your Blunts: The First Marijuana Resort In The US Is Opening Soon

ByStacey Leasca
Marijuana is really having its moment. In the last few years, we've seen several states legalize pot at a variety of levels. We've also seen a plethora of marijuana products come to market, like the first marijuana lube and the first marijuana bar…

These States Are Voting On Weed In The Midterms, So If It Passes You Can Puff

ByShelby Black
As October quickly comes to a close and November makes its grand entrance, we've officially landed in election month. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, people from all across the nation will be heading to their polling places to make their voices heard. While…

This NFL Player Just Donated $10,000 To Marijuana Research

ByJulian Sonny
The life of an NFL lineman isn't exactly a glorious one. They never seem to get the recognition they deserve. Plus, when it comes to making contact and taking blows to the head, no one on the field knows the fight better than them. With the NFL…

5 Ways Marijuana Can Be Your Secret Weapon Against Brutal Hangovers

ByCivilized
It's impossible to overstate the importance of cannabis as a life-saving medicine, useful in treating a host of serious ailments from epilepsy to Crohn's disease to cancer. But it's also a panacea for an ailment that, while not life-threatening,…

Woman Says Police Searched Her Vagina While Looking For Marijuana

ByAlexia LaFata
Charnesia Corley, a 21-year-old African American woman, accused sheriff's deputies in Texas of sexually assaulting when they held her down, spread her legs apart and probed her vagina to search for marijuana. Corley said she was running an errand…

Everything You Need To Know About Cooking With Marijuana

ByConor Matchett
Marijuana restrictions in the United States have come down in recent years, and as of June 2016, all but 22 states have legalized marijuana in some form or another. Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington have all legalized recreational use, as have…

This California Prison Is About To Be Turned Into A Medical Marijuana Farm

ByWeedHorn
Last Thursday, the Coalinga City Council voted on two local measures regarding marijuana, both of which have passed. The first measure, which passed in a 4-1 vote, allows compliant cannabis cultivation within city limits -- effective…

Larry Wilmore Introduced A Hilarious Marijuana-Themed Segment On His Show

ByThe Cannabist
News flash: Larry Wilmore made his marijuana coverage official on Comedy Central's “The Nightly Show” introducing an all new segment, “Larry's Dank News Stash,” at the top of the show. The room-silencing host of last month's White House…

Analysts Are Predicting Record-Breaking Marijuana Sales On 420

ByThe Cannabist
Just as chocolatiers fancy February, florists adore May and necktie retailers love June, the marijuana industry truly celebrates April. With the recent legalization of cannabis in certain areas of the United States, And the industry has the booming…