Category Archives: Culture

Mila Jansen’s Autobiography Chronicles Her Journey to Becoming the Hash Queen

It was 1994 in Amsterdam, Holland, and Mila Jansen realized she was on to something. She watched her kids’ clothes tumble and spin in the dryer. Little did she know this mundane experience would revolutionize the art of separating “hash from trash,” and inspire one of her famous catchphrases. In an industry where women’s contributions […]

How to Throw the Dopest Weed-Infused Hanukkah

December is rapidly approaching, bringing the holiday season in full swing. There are a ton of holidays and festivals being celebrated. Depending on your cultural and religious background, you might celebrate Yule, the Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Christmas—the list goes on. Hanukkah starts on Dec. 2, and for many, this is the first year cannabis […]

Ask Dr. Mitch: Believing in Bud

Dr. Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D, author of Understanding Marijuana and The Parents’ Guide to Marijuana and member of NORML’s advisory board, answers your questions about cannabis in his monthly advice column: What’s the best strain for treating fibromyalgia?Bar Epstein Hey Bar,Alas, although recent work in Israel confirms that medical cannabis does help the pain, fatigue and mood problems associated with fibromyalgia, we […]

The Ultimate Stoner Grocery List

SCENARIO: You’re at the grocery store. You’ve already filled your basket with the stuff you actually need, but now it’s time for some more goodies. The stuff you don’t need to live, but pairs nicely with that blunt you’ve been saving. The extracurriculars. But there’s a whole grocery store full of stuff in front of […]

Mommy and Me Trip to the Weed Maze: Normalizing Cannabis for Toddlers

New York City is sardined with Mommy and Me events ranging from “Typical” (music with Bev at the onesie store) to “Huh!” (drag story hour at the library) and it expands from there. You can take your kid to a fancy lunch with other richies for a couple hundy or take a special unicorn cupcake […]

MedMen Files Trademark Application For the Word ‘Cannabis’

Cannabis retailer and cultivator MedMen has filed a trademark application for the word “cannabis,” it was revealed recently. The application to trademark the word for use in connection with “T-shirts; Short-sleeved or long-sleeved t-shirts” was filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on October 3. Photographs included with the application depict graphic T-shirts […]

Francis Ford Coppola is Starting a Lifestyle Cannabis Brand

The legendary, multi-award winning director, producer, screenwriter, and composer Francis Ford Coppola is starting a lifestyle cannabis brand. Already an accomplished vintner, Coppola is using brand awareness from his wines to introduce his “Grower’s Series,” a limited edition, collectible set of three cannabis strains hand-curated by Coppola himself. Partnering with local Humboldt county growers, Coppola’s […]

LA Real Estate Developers are Taking High-End Living to the Next Level

What do Blake Griffin, Justin Bieber, and DeAndre Jordan have in common? Besides being A-list celebrities and star NBA players, they all live in homes developed and built by Huntington Estate Properties, one of Los Angeles’ best-known ultra high-end real estate companies. Today, Huntington announced plans to develop five new mansions in Bel-Air and West LA. […]

Entrepreneur Wants to Turn Canada’s Cannabis Waste into Prosthetic Limbs

A Halifax entrepreneur says he can source the raw materials for his line of plastic prosthetic limbs from the country’s dire new problem with legal cannabis over-packaging. Kindness3D founder Jacob Boudreau once created a fully-functional, 3D printed X-Men’s Wolverine claw for a child amputee. Now he claims to have redesigned a paper shredder to make […]

10 Iconic Stoner Moments in Horror Movies

We’re starting our list with the classic that made American’s think twice about encroaching on Indigenous lands (or not). While it’s hard to remember every single minute detail of 1982’s Poltergeist, we can’t forget about one scene in the beginning of the movie: the parents of the Freeling clan, Steven and Diane, share a joint in […]