cannabis culture

Stoner Slut Shaming: Women, Weed and the Great Divide

Stoner Slut Shaming: Women, Weed and the Great Divide

Why are we trying to control the image and perception of the female cannabis user? Recently I had a male activist, someone I felt was a friend, hit on me in a gross and insulting way. Later that weekend when I called him on some bad business, his response was to get angry, and call […]

When Is It Okay to Be Stoned?

When Is It Okay to Be Stoned?

I have been using cannabis for the better part of eight years. As a teenage stoner in South Carolina during the late aughts, marijuana was relatively hard to come by, highly illegal, and not of great quality, so I was limited to using it privately and only for occasions that I believed it would be […]

Cannabis Book Review: The Kitchen presented by Uptown Grow Labs

Cannabis Book Review: The Kitchen presented by Uptown Grow Labs

The Kitchen presented by Uptown Grow Labs is a magnificent and thick book with beautiful photos of cannabis, but it is also much more than a sumptuous coffee table album. In the opening pages, readers are told that if they want step-by-step grow instructions, they won’t find them in this book, although you can find step-by-step […]

White Male Privilege & Legalization:  The Black Man Loses Again

White Male Privilege & Legalization: The Black Man Loses Again

I wish I had a dick. It doesn’t have to be a huge one or anything, but I think I’d like one, for the cred that comes with it. I mean it—that’s all I need to maximize my personal power and completely thrive in this world. I was born into a Canadian, middle-class, white family, […]

Cannabis Culture: The Art of Daniel Xu

Cannabis Culture: The Art of Daniel Xu

I discovered the art of Daniel Xu while searching for new and unusual cannabis creations on Etsy.com. I was instantly captivated by Daniel’s work not just for its beauty, but because he utilizes a very traditional Chinese art form to depict subject matter than is traditionally considered taboo. From his new post at a Hong […]

It’s Still Just About A Plant And Some Freedom

It’s Still Just About A Plant And Some Freedom

Leave it to a bunch of miscreants to make something as simple as weed and freedom into a complex web of money, ego, and deception. People are weird. It never ceases to amaze me how many people want to use this issue to serve their personal and/or professional ambitions with little regard for the plant […]

Nutraloaf: What It’s Like To Eat In Prison

Nutraloaf: What It’s Like To Eat In Prison

PHOTO: From left to right, Salt Pork, Indian Mush and Nutraloaf What is Nutraloaf? Nutraloaf is the standard meal served three times a day to prisoners receiving disciplinary measures in United States prisons. Throughout human history, food or withholding of food has been used as a disciplinary measure, or a form of torture. In the […]