Weed YouTubers Speak Out After Having Their Channels Deleted

YouTube has been systematically shutting down marijuana-centric channels on its video-sharing site with little-to-no explanation since at least early 2018. Cannabis YouTubers—or WeedTubers—have been dealt channel strikes, suspensions, and restrictions on the same platform that seemingly used to embrace them. In addition to receiving little information about the purge, creators have been left confused by YouTube’s inconsistent enforcement of standards …

California Senate Forwards Bill To Create State Bank for Marijuana

The California Senate approved a bill on Wednesday that would create a state bank for marijuana businesses. The measure, Senate Bill 930 (SB 930), received bipartisan support from senators, who voted 29-6 in favor of the legislation. Strict federal regulations make it difficult or impossible for most cannabis firms to make use of traditional banking services. As a result, even legal …

Gallup Poll Shows Most Americans Consider Weed Morally Acceptable

A poll is only as good as the questions it asks. Framing is everything. And for a while, we’ve only had a glimpse at what Americans think about cannabis legalization, not the why behind their views. A recent survey posed the pot question in a novel way, revealing a force behind shifting attitudes that’s particularly fitting for the United States: …

From pumpkins to cannabis? Half Moon Bay debates the future of family farms

HALF MOON BAY — For generations, famed grower “Farmer John” Muller has delighted residents of this small town, donating his time, tales, and truckloads of orange, white, green, red and butter-hued gourds. But in an era of Big Ag, pumpkins and produce don’t pay the bills anymore. And his next crop — baby cannabis plants — is carving a rift …

The Best Duds To Hide Your Buds

Hopefully, you’re relishing unprecedented new freedoms when it comes to smoking, vaping, and eating herb in 2018. But all it takes is one fascist bouncer or dedicated narc standing sentry at the door to a show to arbitrarily detach you from your stash. To ensure this calamitous scenario never happens to you, good reader, we’ve gone and sussed out the …

Driving High

While experts agree that stoned driving cannot be regulated in the same way as drunk driving, the question remains: Can legislators and law enforcement meet the unique challenges presented by cannabis consumption behind the wheel? Every few weeks, Chris Halsor has volunteers in Colorado take part in a scenario that at first blush seems too good to be true. He …

New Competitive Weed Cooking Show Coming to Netflix

After Netflix’s weed-themed sitcom Disjointed was abruptly canceled, the streaming service needed to find a replacement for its pot-leaf shaped hole. With marijuana’s ever-increasing prevalence in pop-culture, finding a niche show should be as easy as 1,2,3. Luckily, the streaming service, was, in fact, able to find a different kind of cannabis fun, this time, with a new competitive weed cooking …

Why Are California’s Legal Marijuana Sales So Low?

California is on track to generate $1.9 billion in legal marijuana sales this year, according tonew data from a financial analysis firm tracking the market. That’s a lot of weed, but it’s only half the amount the same firm earlier estimated the state would rake in. The estimates are from New Frontier Data, which crunches cannabis industry numbers, and are …

Arizona Supreme Court Rules Medical Marijuana Legal on College Campuses

In a major win for medical cannabis patients in Arizona, the state’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that public college students with medical cards cannot face criminal charges for possessing or using marijuana on campus. The court ruled against a 2012 law that banned cannabis on public higher education institutions, finding it unconstitutional and a violation of voters’ intent. The court’s …

10 Easy-to-Make Dishes When the Munchies Hit

You’re stoned. You’re starving. Ordering delivery costs money and takes too long. What can you do? Well, here are a few recipes so quick and easy even the hungriest of highs will be satisfied. Or, get blazed, pick one dish from each category and have the most glow-up night of your life. Click here to read the article by Mike …