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

Sarah Samedi2 years 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...
Zeena Nackerdien2 years ago
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 Wilson2 years 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 Uzeki2 years 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 Raul Reese2 years 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 years 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 years 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 years 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 years 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...
Skunk Uzeki2 years ago
CBD Strains to Calm Anxiety
Cannabis has a slew of medical uses, and perhaps one of the most well-known is its ability to calm anxiety. The key anxiety-quelling ingredient in cannabis that helps keep us mellowed out is CBD, or c...
Is Marijuana Addictive?
When you ask people "Is marijuana addictive?" you will hear a variety of very strongly phrased responses to that question. A lot of old, crusty men will argue "Marijuana is worse than heroin!" (Hi, Je...
Shinji Kazuma2 years ago
History of Hashish in the 19th Century
Hashish, also known as hash, is a form of cannabis that cannot burn on its own. Well, it can, as all things can burn, but it does not catch fire as easily as regular pot does. It is usually smoked in ...
Skunk Uzeki2 years ago
Ways Cannabis Affects Mental Health
Once upon a time, there was an anti-cannabis propaganda film that was called Reefer Madness. As the name suggests, the entire film was about how marijuana smoking will turn you into a crazed lunatic w...
Annie Kiely2 years ago
Hair Drug Test Vs Urine Drug Test
Drug testing is a practice that is not as remote to average people as it once was. There has been a steady increase in standardized drug screening in workplaces, schools, and athletic associations. Wi...
Let's Legalize Marijuana
I first heard about marijuana in middle school. I had seen pictures of the plant on the binder of one of my classmates. Then a student named Ben did a report on it. I remembered him presenting picture...
Why Was Pot Criminalized in the First Place?
Cannabis criminalization is slowly being repealed throughout the United States, Europe, and Canada. With researchers proving that science reports were made biased by government bodies in the past, man...