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Cannabis

A Tour of Germany's First Pick-Your-Own-Plant Hemp Farm

Joe Bayer has spent thousands cultivating his four acres of hemp. Now he wants people to take as much as they like.
Tim Geyer
8.25.18
last week in art

Cops Thought This Artwork Was a Weed Farm, So They Destroyed It

Thanks, cops.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.12.17
Weed

Was Australia Colonised to Grow Cannabis?

Some scholars believe New South Wales was a secret hemp farm. They're not as crazy as you think.
Katherine Gillespie
6.29.17
Stuff

Hanging Out with Helpful Stoners at Australia's MardiGrass Festival

The Polite Force helps control traffic, block roads for parades, and make sure people don't get too freaked out by the real cops when they're too stoned to function.
Laura Rodriguez Castro
5.5.15
Travel

I Went to Denver's Illicit 4/20 Celebration

Denver's Civic Center Park was technically a no-smoking zone on 4/20, but that didn't stop people from gathering for an impromptu toke.
Tess Barker
4.21.15
Stuff

Hemp Is a Superfood but Not in Australia?

Hemp is cheap, healthy, easy to grow, and carbon negative. But it still won't be in Australian supermarket anytime soon.
Nick Reid
1.17.15
News

Legal Weed Is Causing Problems for America’s Hemp Farmers

Hemp farmers say the stigma of getting high is getting in the way of their industry.
Kristen Gwynne
12.1.14
News

Why Is Pot Illegal in Australia?

As in other places, marijuana users and some former law enforcement officers have called for legalization in Australia, but the country is lagging behind the US when it comes to weed reform.
Paul Gregoire
10.21.14
Interviews

Canadian Hemp Guitars Give Literal Meaning to “Stoner Rock”

They go for around $1,300... depending on the dealer.
Jamie Ludwig
9.25.14
News

Police Keep Raiding Australia's Cannabis Capital

Tourists come by the truckload to Nimbin, New South Wales, to score pot, and many locals have no trouble with the cottage drug industry. Nevertheless, the authorities are cracking down on dealers. What gives?
Paul Gregoire
9.18.14
Stuff

Activists Are Planting Weed in Public All over the UK

I joined the head of the Feed the Birds campaign as he sowed some seeds along the River Thames.
Jake Lewis
6.16.14
Stuff

Can Hemp Really Save the World?

Can marijuana's non-psychoactive cousin really save the world, or is it’s universal utility just a pipe dream of cannabis dweebs and conspiracy theorists that’s coming into vogue because of marijuana accelerating legality? With the US's first legal...
David Bienenstock
4.7.14