Celeb Stoner News

High Times Suspends Print Magazine for Now

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 05:25
It's been a tough run for the marijuana industry's most famous magazine, High Times. While the company continues to seek investors and a stock exchange listing, the venerable pot journal has been put on hold.

420 Pot Plants Reportedly Found Growing Next to Mexico's Senate

Thu, 07/16/2020 - 12:30
News out of Mexico City is marijuana is growing outside the Mexican Senate. The number of plants has been pegged at 420 (cuatro cien y veinte).

Dabbing Granny Slammed for Using N-Word on Instagram

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 13:00
Gail Olson, known as Dabbing Granny, has been silenced on Instagram. The woman known for posting videos of her taking dab hits from unique rigs also drinks alcohol. In her drunken stupor she's recently used the n-word on several occasions.

7/10 Is National Dab Day

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 13:00
Turn the word OIL in caps upside down and you've got 710, the date for the latest stoner holiday. You know about 420. Well, today is National Dab Day. All you need to celebrate is some sticky concentrated cannabis and a smoking rig.

Biden and Sanders Task Force Calls for Marijuana Decriminalization

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 11:00
Sen. Bernie Sanders apparently was not able to convince Joe Biden that marijuana legalization is preferable to decriminalization. That's clear in the newly released 110-page "Biden-Sanders Task Force Recommendations."

South African Cannabis Activist Killed Near Johannesburg

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 14:00
Julian Stobbs was murdered during an armed robbery at his farm in South Africa on July 3. He and his wife Myrtle Clarke were known as the Dagga Couple after they challenged the country's pot laws in 2010.

States Where Marijuana Is Legalized, Decriminalized or Medicalized

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 18:00
There are now 11 states that have legalized marijuana recreationally (Alaska, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont and Washington), 16 more with decriminalization laws and 47 with medical-marijuana laws.

Executive Shuffle at SSDP: Aldworth, Wallis Depart

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 17:00
SSDP's top two managers - executive director Betty Aldworth and deputy director Stacia Wallis - are leaving the drug-policy organization.

MassCann/NORML Chair Resigns After Leading 'All Lives Matter' Pro-Police Rally

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 18:23
Controversial MassCann chair Samson Racioppi resigned from the board during an emergency meeting on July 1. He recently organized an anti-Black Lives Matter rally in Boston. NORML has suspended the chapter until it shows a "clear opposition to bigotry."

Marijuana Legalization Legend Dr. Lester Grinspoon Passes Away

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 18:46
One day after celebrating his 92nd birthday, marijuana legalization pioneer Dr. Lester Grinspoon passed away on June 25.

Dispensaries Trashed and Robbed in Numerous States

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 13:00
More than 40 marijuana stores nationwide have been vandalized and ripped off during the current wave of protests stemming from the killing of George Floyd by police on May 25.

Cannabis Use by Ancient Israelites Unearthed

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 18:14
Two 2,700-year-old incense alters have been discovered in an archaeological site in Israel's Negev desert. Residue of cannabis and frankincense were found on the limestone alters in ruins at Tel Arad temple and fortress.

CBD Mouthwash Could Prevent Covid-19 Infections

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 16:00
A Canada research team has concluded that high-CBD strains, delivered in the form of a mouthwash, could block people from being infected by the coronavirus.

1,400+ Women Who Should Be Recognized for Their Achievements in Cannabis

Sat, 05/16/2020 - 10:00
We're shining the light on women who've made significant contributions in cannabis during the last century.

States That Will Vote to Legalize Adult-Use or Medical Marijuana in 2020

Fri, 04/24/2020 - 12:00
Measures in Mississippi, New Jersey and South Dakota have been approved for the November 3 ballot. However, petitioning has stopped due the coronavirus. New Approach Montana has sued the state to allow electronic signature gathering.

Cannabis Community Devastated by Loss of Charlotte Figi

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 15:03
The little girl who turned the world on to the powers of CBD has died. Thirteen-year-old Charlotte Figi passed away at home in Colorado from the coronavirus on April 7.

Marijuana Legalization Unlikely to Be Approved by New York Legislators in 2020

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 17:00
Blame the coronavirus! New Yorkers might have to wait another year until marijuana legalization is passed by the state legislature.