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The real-life lives of pot advocates, influences, growers, users, advocacy and more.

Aunt Mary7 days ago
Pot and Parenting
Marijuana is now, for the most part, mainstream. But there is still work to be done. Over the next few years, we should expect the self-righteous folk, who feel smoking pot is still socially unaccepta...
Les Fleming8 days ago
How I Met Myself
It was the first time I had ever taken what Terrence McKenna had called a heroic dose. Five dried grams of premium psilocybin mushrooms. I was not prepared.
Sierra Imhoff10 days ago
How Cannabis Made Me a Better Mom
Growing up, I thought the same thing about "stoner moms" that most people seem to believe. They're lazy, unmotivated, and selfish. I thought that pretty much any parent that smoked marijuana was incap...
Parag Patel10 days ago
Does Marijuana Make You Lazy?
2017 is a big year for anyone concerned about marijuana. It may well be the breakthrough year, the time when the fight to decriminalize the up-to-now “evil" weed turns the corner. Lengthy and exhausti...
Mickey Finn12 days ago
Weed vs Alcohol Effects
I just wanted to put down some thoughts about the differences between being high and being drunk. I am not a medical professional, or a biologist, so this is just amateur philosophy in layman’s terms....
Richard Huffman14 days ago
Home is Where the Weed Belongs!
So! Put good weed in, and get a great, healthy feeling out! Disrespect cannabis, and beware my wrath! Reach out and embrace cannabis and cannabinoids! They really do what I'm telling you... cannabinoi...
Di Va20 days ago
My Girl
I said goodbye to an old friend tonight. It’s the best and the worst friend I have ever had. Tonight was our last dance. Our last hurrah. Our last romp, if you will. But I had to let her go. Funny how...
Sarah Samedi23 days ago
My Life with Marijuana
To be perfectly honest, I’ve smoked marijuana since July 31st of 1995. We sat on the edge of the escarpment, looking over the downtown of my city, and passed a joint back and forth. It was my girlfrie...
A Brief History of Pot
Gateway drug or non-addictive medical panacea? The pot debate has continued to stoke the passions of recreational and medicinal users and their opponents for millennia. While the fate of marijuana leg...
Carlos Wilsona month ago
An Account of Cannabis Banking
What a strange time to be a bank. As a trusted institution, you want to support your friends peddling an amazing life changing medicine locally, but federally it's been written off as black magic sure...
Skunk Uzekia month ago
Can Weed End the Heroin Epidemic?
The heroin epidemic in America has reached devastating proportions. The New York Times recently reported that drug deaths are rising faster than ever before. The story claimed that in 2016, between 59...
Riley Reesea month ago
Ways to Treat PMS with Cannabis
Cannabis seems to be a cure for everything—depression, anxiety, pain from cancer treatments, and even anorexia. As research continues to pile on the many benefits of medical marijuana, more symptoms t...
A Look at Weed: Want or Need?
In talking about the controversies around cannabis, I am going to put myself out there and be as vulnerable, honest, and direct as possible. As a teenager, I began experimenting with pot at the age of...
Maria and Mary
I opened my eyes that morning to two of the most beautiful things, Maria and Mary. Maria was still sleeping. Mary, on the other hand, had been up all night waiting for me. She was always there for me,...
Frank Bursese2 months ago
The War on Drugs: A Failed Policy
For as long as humans have walked the Earth, people have taken drugs for everything from religious ceremonies to medical purposes, and sometimes simply for their intoxicating effects. Despite their lo...
Rikki La Rouge2 months ago
Ms. MaryJane and Me
I have smoked marijuana and gotten high from it but at this stage I have to ask who hasn't? My reasons for trying it were all of the usual and obvious motives to those that would be seen as being not ...
Skunk Uzeki2 months ago
Using MDMA to Treat PTSD
If you hear people who have gone to a rave, you might expect them to say that MDMA saved their lives. After all, it's the ultimate party drug, and it's one that regularly gets associated with ravers, ...
Skunk Uzeki2 months ago
Opinion: Cannabis Shouldn't Be Illegal In America
When most people think about cannabis culture, it's not a good look. They see teenagers who pretend to smoke it so that they look "edgy," stoners who are more into getting high than anything else, and...