A 15-year-old named Christian recently got himself in a sticky icky situation after swapping phone numbers with his mother. Someone didn’t get the memo, and unfortunately, that someone was his weed dealer.
Christian’s sister Anna tweeted out a photo of the exchange, which as an older, wiser sister, she found pretty hilarious.
As cannabis use becomes normalized, the tech industry is finally starting to innovate the seed to weed growing process.
A venture capital-backed company called LEAF just announced a new “Plug-N-Plant” grow system on Wednesday, making it easier for consumers to grow their own pesticide-free pot at home without having to maintain it like you would growing it the old fashioned way.
Recreational marijuana use is now legal in eight states and Washington, D.C., thanks to the recent election, and medical cannabis is allowed in some form in 29 states, returning cannabis as a major cash crop for the United States. In many of these areas and all states where cannabis has been legalized, you’re allowed to grow your own pot for your own personal use, but growing weed has its fair share of headaches. Read more…
The NFL handed Buffalo Bills lineman Seantrel Henderson a 10-game suspension on Tuesday for violating the league’s controlled substance policy.
Henderson was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease last year, and uses marijuana to cope with the effects. His 10-game suspension comes after serving an additional four-game suspension at the beginning of the 2016 season for marijuana use.
Henderson’s suspension provides even more fuel to the heated debate on the NFL’s arguably overbearing policy on marijuana use.
“There is zero allowable medical exemption for this per the NFL,” Henderson’s agent Brian Fetter said after his first suspension, per Deadspin, “however, there clearly should be.” Read more…
The 2016 election brought legal recreational cannabis to four more states, continuing a trend of ending a decades long prohibition on the sticky icky. With legalization comes normalization, and more than ever people are feeling more comfortable with admitting that they like the green.
So, now that the holidaze are upon us, consider treating the lovable stoner in your life with one of the following gifts. Or just give them cash so they can go buy some weed.