Here Is Why Congress Believes Marijuana Is the Same as Heroin and Meth

Earlier this week, Congressman Tom Garrett, a Republican freshman from Virginia, introduced legislation aimed at federally decriminalizing marijuana. The bill — “Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017” — would take marijuana off the federal controlled substances list, joining other industries such as alcohol and tobacco instead of heroin and meth. “I have long believed justice that isn’t blind, isn’t …

Trump Is So Bad Even Republicans Want To Get Stoned, As GOP Majority Supports Legal Pot

According to a new Gallup poll, 64% of Americans support marijuana legalization, and for the first time in the history of the poll, a majority of Republicans also support legalization. Gallup found, “Democrats and independents have historically been much more likely than Republicans to say marijuana should be legalized. In 2009, Democrats were the first partisan group to see majority …

5 things that will happen if the Rohrabacher amendment isn’t renewed

I was watching Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) speak on the House floor earlier this year when I was struck by a bleak realization: for the first time in my life, we’re on the verge of taking a step backward on federal medical marijuana policy. Rohrabacher’s amendment — which prevents the Justice Department from targeting medical marijuana patients and providers in …

8 Really Ridiculous Marijuana Strain Names

Once upon a time, back in the days of yore, pot was pot. It was green, full of stems and seeds, and usually available as compacted bricks of weed from Mexico. It didn’t have fancy names. But about a half century ago, as marijuana seeped into the popular consciousness, there were some break-out branding efforts. You didn’t want just any …

5 Ways to Avoid a Marijuana-Related Trip to the Emergency Room

Millions of people manage to use marijuana without suffering any deleterious consequences, but a few do manage to get so messed up they seek help at hospital emergency rooms. You don’t have to be that person, and if you can avoid doing some dumb things, you won’t be. What dumb things, you ask? We have some answers, thanks to a …

Trump Is So Bad Even Republicans Want To Get Stoned, As GOP Majority Supports Legal Pot

According to a new Gallup poll, 64% of Americans support marijuana legalization, and for the first time in the history of the poll, a majority of Republicans also support legalization. Gallup found, “Democrats and independents have historically been much more likely than Republicans to say marijuana should be legalized. In 2009, Democrats were the first partisan group to see majority …

The Essential Guide for the First-Time Cannabis Tourist

As more states legalize recreational cannabis, the number of those trying this plant for the first time or resume a habit they gave up after college continues to grow. For those who don’t live in a state where cannabis is legal, traveling to a state with legalized cannabis has become a destination vacation. Here’s a list of suggestions for first-time …

The 6 Least Marijuana-Friendly Colleges in America

As shocking as it may seem, not every college student is looking to head off to a campus enveloped in a haze of marijuana smoke. Below, thanks to the Princeton Review, we list the six least marijuana-friendly college campuses, sheltered sanctuaries from cannabis contamination for students (or parents) who seek them. The listings are from the Review’s annual compendium of …