For decades, NYPD have been busting people for small amounts of weed not because of any state law, but because they were rewarded every time they made an arrest.
We asked a medical expert, and then snapped some photos of people on drugs just to make sure.
As marijuana becomes legal, we're going to have to think more about how to prevent children from getting high all the time.
New York is nowhere near ready to meet public demand for medical cannabis in the state, let alone foster a healthy pot industry. So why would anyone in their right mind have a weed trade show here?
Nov 11, 2014
It's 1970, and I work a couple of days a week at a Newport Beach carwash for $1.50 an hour, which keeps me in Banquet TV dinners, Hostess cherry pies, and Kool Kings.
After decades of arresting people for having weed on the streets of New York, the NYPD is ready to change its tune. But don't get TOO excited—we're a long way from legal marijuana.
The mayor's office is hinting at big changes in how NYC cops will deal with ganja. Are we buying it?
With the new legalization of marijuana in Oregon, Alaska, Colorado, and Washington, the show Weeds no longer seems like outlandish fiction. We tracked down a real-life Nancy Botwin—Dr. Dina, medical weed consultant to stars like Snoop Dogg and 2…
Nov 5, 2014
In a blow to prohibitionists, Oregon and Alaska became the third and fourth states to fully legalize weed Tuesday. Voters in Washington, D.C., also approved a sweeping measure to legalize the drug.
A few years ago, a site like My420Mate.com might have seemed like poor cover for a DEA sting operation, but in a national atmosphere that's warming to weed, it filters out those who refuse to ride the wave.
"They've got a hundred lawmakers in there. If they were to put one good lawbreaker in there, I could make a huge difference. I'd break those unconstitutional laws and get them off the books."
We looked into which drugs will compromise your chances of conceiving, which drugs will screw up your pregnancy, and which ones are, all things considered, relatively safe.
Florida's medical marijuana vote was supposed to be a bellwether for the national legalization movement. But now, supporters face an uphill battle against a well-funded opposition campaign that is determined to beat back reforms of the state's drug laws.
I talked to the buzzkill scientist who invented a smoke detector that looks out for smoking rather than smoke.
The 2014 midterm elections are on Tuesday, and no one cares. You should. So in the vague hope that you live in a state that allows same-day registration, here's the basic shit you need to know about.
Cannabis chef Melissa Parks wants to make weed food "dignified and accessible."
The Netherlands has long been thought to have some of the world's most liberal marijuana policies. But today, the country's government is clamping down on the weed industry.
Oct 22, 2014
While young Australians are taking it up, the legislation around its management is laid out by older people. So what do they know about it?
For potheads the world over, Colorado is a beacon of freedom. But local legalization advocates are butting heads with those concerned about kids accidentally consuming edible pot.
A decade-long tradition of gathering among Northern California's Redwoods to smoke pot on April 20 was systematically destroyed, a marijuana activist claims.
Randy Lanier, who made his name as a pro driver before being indicted for smuggling a million pounds of weed, is once again a free man. But why did he suddenly catch a break after more than 25 years?
It's been 14 years since "Because I Got High" became the marijuana anthem. Now, Afroman is releasing a new version—and it's about weed legalization.
It isn't just Festival goers in NSW who are being strip searched on a routine basis, without any rules, transparency, or information provided about rights.
It took two years, but a pair of pro-marijuana agitators who are on probation for leading hundreds of potheads in protest against weed laws forced a stubborn mayor to change his mind.