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4/20: Civil Disobedience & Marijuana Reform – Philly Smokes Out Prohibition

4/20: Civil Disobedience & Marijuana Reform – Philly Smokes Out Prohibition

Every month, in collaboration with the Philadelphia-based podcast Panic Hour, PhillyNORML hosts Smokedown Prohibition, which is an educational rally capped with an act of civil disobedience or the more affectionate and apropos term: “moment of cannabis reflection” at 4:20 p.m. Held in Philadelphia’s designated free speech zone at 5th and Market, the event is coordinated, peaceful and […]

THE WAR ISN’T OVER: My Friend Frank

THE WAR ISN’T OVER: My Friend Frank

My friend Frank was smart, funny, handsome, successful, and addicted to cocaine. Santa Fe is a small town where everyone knows everyone, and everyone knew Frank. When I ran into Frank in a restaurant or at a reggae club, as happened nearly every week in our small town, he’d run up to me and embrace […]

It’s Time To Legalize All Drugs, Not Just Marijuana

It’s Time To Legalize All Drugs, Not Just Marijuana

PHOTO: Aftermath of an alcohol-prohibition era mob hit in Los Angeles, circa 1933. For the first time, the majority of Americans believe marijuana should be legal. In fact, it has not only just become a majority belief, it’s become trendy to talk about—marijuana legalization is probably the only topic that can really bridge the conservative-liberal […]

High & Hungry: Vegan Chickn Salad with Seared Broccoli and Shiitake Mushrooms

High & Hungry: Vegan Chickn Salad with Seared Broccoli and Shiitake Mushrooms

Not everyone craves sweets when they get high. Personally, I crave veggies when I am high, yes veggies. Part of the magic of the the stoner munchie is that marijuana gives you the ability to really notice and appreciate textures, not just flavors. The first time I got high I tripped out pretty hard on […]

4/21: NORML Women’s Alliance Wake & Bake

4/21: NORML Women’s Alliance Wake & Bake

  Republished with special permission from Weedist. The NORML Women’s Alliance  is hosting a Wake-N-Bake to celebrate the launch of their new foundation. Set for Sunday, April 21st, 2013 in Denver Colorado, the event promises the opportunity to network with some of the nation’s leading movers and shakers in the marijuana law reform movement. Denver is the hot spot […]

I Break the Law To Treat My Epileptic Child With Cannabis

I Break the Law To Treat My Epileptic Child With Cannabis

By Emma Farmer Due to the content of this article, some names have been changed, including the author’s.  Jeremy & Maggie Maggie doesn’t tell many people the whole story. She is a vocal supporter of medical marijuana, but telling the truth, the whole truth, about the most important person in her life is just too […]

I’m So Angry!

I’m So Angry!

I’m angry. Not at you. Well, maybe it is at you. But it’s not just you. It’s everything. I believe that everyone has a default emotion. Some people are naturally happy. Take a shit in their water glass and they’ll call it chocolate milk, or gravy, or whatever the expression is. Some people tend to […]

Saving Law Enforcement Organizations From Themselves

Saving Law Enforcement Organizations From Themselves

PHOTO SOURCE: CBS Dallas Forth-Worth. Then officer Kelly Helleson caught on a dashboard camera preparing to perform a cavity search on a woman under the suspicion of marijuana possession. In a recent Reason.com blog post author Mike Riggs points to a clear example of the many failings of the ongoing Drug War, the stigmatization of human beings. This […]

LADY BUSINESS: Smokies Toke Couture

LADY BUSINESS: Smokies Toke Couture

Having been immersed in the cannabis reform movement and culture for nearly two decades, I’ve seen the gamut of stoner “fashion”. A lot of the pieces are really linear and well, boring. A few exceptions in my collection (which are leaning towards being vintage by now), would be a heart with cannabis leaf and RX […]

Fuck Diets

Fuck Diets

Fuck Bethenny Frankel. She’s a stupid asshole. If you don’t know who I’m talking about, consider yourself a better person than me. That woman’s whole existence is ridiculous– her meteoric rise from the ranks of that toilet of a television show, the Real Housewives of New York to her current role as some sort of […]