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40% of pot smokers drive within 2 hours, survey finds

As the government decides how it will monitor and enforce safe driving under cannabis legalization, a Health Canada survey suggests police will have their hands full. Almost 4 out of 10 people—39 percent—who admitted to smoking weed said they’ve driven within two hours of toking. Respondents were asked more than 70 questions about whether, when,…

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Why the governments wants to ban this natural supplement

When Sgt. Matthew Dana of Tupper Lake, New York was found dead in his apartment last summer, the internet was outraged. At only 27 years old, Dana’s death would have been tragic regardless, but the debate that surrounded his passing was focused on what the coroner announced as the cause of death: an herbal supplement…

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2018 marijuana predictions from top industry leaders

The momentum’s on our side. More and more cracks are appearing in the wall of cannabis prohibition, though it once seemed insurmountable. And according to industry experts, 2018—with the huge California recreational market opening on January 1 and the midterm elections coming in November—could be the biggest year yet for weed. Here are their predictions.…

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Why Africa should legalize weed

Cannabis isn’t indigenous to Africa, but it’s been cultivated on the world’s largest land mass since prehistory. Europeans first wrote about marijuana use on the continent as far back as 1609, and, ever since, it has played an important role in many African cultures. Just a few months ago, Lesotho, a tiny nation nestled inside…

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How to smoke weed in public and not get caught

There’s just something in almost every stoner that makes them want to smoke weed in public. Maybe it’s the natural desire for rebellion, particularly when it comes to a plant that your government, parents, and teachers have long tried to prevent you from using without reasonable justification. Or maybe it’s an American rite of passage—no,…

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The five best stoner Christmas movies

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to think about traditions. Many families come together for the holidays to watch A Charlie Brown Christmas or Rudolph, but what are the best Christmas movies for weed-loving clans? These five are a good place to start. A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas   This film might…

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How to shut down the gateway drug theory

Like an annoying uncle who seems to keep coming back again and again, the “gateway theory”—that using cannabis makes people more likely to use harder drugs—just won’t seem to go away. This is despite the fact that research shows the vast majority of marijuana users do not go on to use hard drugs. Correlation, scientists…

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How magic mushrooms inspired the story of Santa

The Santa Claus story only sounds normal because it’s so ubiquitous. If a person had never heard of Santa Claus, they might say his origin story sounds like a psychedelic fever dream. Well, some historians think Santa Claus does have psychedelic origins. Christmas traditions vary all over the world. No doubt many of them have odd origins. But…

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Which Country Has The Best Weed In The World?

In a happy revolution that is transforming both popular culture and the international economy, cannabis is sweeping the globe. It’s tough to stop an idea once it’s taken off. But where should you go to find the best weed in the world? Let us count down the countries known for their kind bud. We’ll hit…

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