Category: Weedists

(368 posts)

People who exemplify the cannabis culture and/or heroes of the struggle to end prohibition

May 18, 2015
05/18/2015
Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Strong Favor of Legalization

Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Strong Favor of Legalization

Longtime hero of the cannabis movement, Morgan Freeman, is back at it again, touting the seemingly endless benefits of cannabis and calling for “across the board” legalization.
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May 5, 2015
05/05/2015
Catherine Hiller’s New Novel Details a Lifetime of Cannabis

Catherine Hiller’s New Novel Details a Lifetime of Cannabis

Hiller chronicles her experiences during the half-century she has spent as a daily weed smoker. Hiller is highly educated, holding a doctorate from Brown University and is...
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May 4, 2015
05/04/2015
It’s Time for Congress to Act on Cannabis Legalization

It’s Time for Congress to Act on Cannabis Legalization

What Judge Mueller did was an administrative passing of the ball to Congress. Judge Mueller felt the need to rule the way she did and risk disappointing...
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April 27, 2015
04/27/2015
Back-Fire: How Getting Busted Made Me a Drug-Policy Activist

Back-Fire: How Getting Busted Made Me a Drug-Policy Activist

My experience, seeing the unfairness of the drug war laid bare before me, crystallized in my mind to form the nucleus of all my drug war efforts....
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April 20, 2015
04/20/2015
Vermont Lawmakers Threaten: Legalize Cannabis or Face Alcohol Prohibition

Vermont Lawmakers Threaten: Legalize Cannabis or Face Alcohol Prohibition

Vermont, you have stolen my heart. A group of Vermont lawmakers have threatened to reinstate alcohol prohibition unless a vote is passed to legalize cannabis.
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April 15, 2015
04/15/2015
Do Alcohol Companies Own the NFL?

Do Alcohol Companies Own the NFL?

One sponsorship group that would undoubtedly have an issue with a league that embraced cannabis immediately comes to mind: beer companies.
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April 7, 2015
04/07/2015
Challenge to NFL: Go Pro-Cannabis, Attract More Pro Talent

Challenge to NFL: Go Pro-Cannabis, Attract More Pro Talent

There is a steadily growing concern among current and former players that the NFL doesn’t really care about them as people, only caring insofar as the player...
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March 24, 2015
03/24/2015
Former NFL Athlete Supports Medical Marijuana for Players

Former NFL Athlete Supports Medical Marijuana for Players

Jackson is unashamed to talk about his cannabis use as a player. He says he resorted to cannabis because he didn’t want to take prescription opiates and...
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March 16, 2015
03/16/2015
Senator Booker’s Drug Reform Argument Touts Reason Over Morality

Senator Booker’s Drug Reform Argument Touts Reason Over Morality

Democratic New Jersey Senator, Cory Booker, recently gave an interview wherein he laid out some very logical, rational reasons to reform our national drug policy and incarceration...
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February 23, 2015
02/23/2015
Adam Scott’s New Cannabis-Themed Sitcom ‘Buds’ Will Bring Weed Culture to Network TV

Adam Scott’s New Cannabis-Themed Sitcom ‘Buds’ Will Bring Weed Culture to Network TV

Adam Scott is teaming up with producer Naomi Scott, and one of Parks and Rec’s writers to create a new cannabis themed sitcom called ‘Buds’ that will...
By: Rae Lland
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February 19, 2015
02/19/2015
Featured Weedist: Nickie D. Dank

Featured Weedist: Nickie D. Dank

Nickie has moved around a lot within our community. This has given her a very unique perspective and a wide array of cannabis contacts both within Oregon...
By: Anna Diaz
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February 16, 2015
02/16/2015
NCAA to Revise Drug Testing Policy

NCAA to Revise Drug Testing Policy

The NCAA (that organization that manages all aspects of collegiate sporting) announced that it has a plan in place to reevaluate the way they go about testing...
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February 10, 2015
02/10/2015
Snoop Dogg Aims to Raise $25M for Cannabis Startups

Snoop Dogg Aims to Raise $25M for Cannabis Startups

Snoop Dogg (a.k.a. Snoop Lion) is putting together a fund specifically to aid in weed startup companies.
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February 4, 2015
02/04/2015
2 Chainz vs. Nancy Grace: Fight!

2 Chainz vs. Nancy Grace: Fight!

Recently, Nancy Grace invited famous rapper, 2 Chainz, on her show to discuss marijuana.
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January 29, 2015
01/29/2015
Cheryl Shuman: Queen of Cannabis or Controversy?

Cheryl Shuman: Queen of Cannabis or Controversy?

One one hand, Shuman is spreading the word about cannabis and reaching a wide audience. On the other, what is the message and image she is putting...
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January 26, 2015
01/26/2015
My Favorite Strains for an Active Lifestyle

My Favorite Strains for an Active Lifestyle

A more diverse cannabis consumer profile is emerging — cyclists, fishermen, skiers and snowboarders, kayakers, hikers, runners, flow artists, dancers, yogis, gymnasts and people who enjoy a...
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December 16, 2014
12/16/2014
Miley Cyrus Smokes Weed on Stage During Miami Performance

Miley Cyrus Smokes Weed on Stage During Miami Performance

Former Disney child star and singer Miley Cyrus started this December off right, when she smoked weed on stage during a performance at the Raleigh Hotel.
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December 9, 2014
12/09/2014
Interview: Tommy Chong on Dancing With the Stars, Smoke Swipe and More

Interview: Tommy Chong on Dancing With the Stars, Smoke Swipe and More

Tommy Chong recently had a go on Dancing With the Stars, and got to show off his dance moves. I had the pleasure of speaking with him...
By: Rae Lland
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November 25, 2014
11/25/2014
Official Bob Marley Cannabis Brand ‘Marley Natural’ Announced

Official Bob Marley Cannabis Brand ‘Marley Natural’ Announced

The iconic legend, prophet and activist Bob Marley has been a symbol of peace, love and justice for almost six decades and now his family is teaming...
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November 24, 2014
11/24/2014
Woody Harrelson Hosts “Saturday Night Live” Full of Cannabis Jokes

Woody Harrelson Hosts “Saturday Night Live” Full of Cannabis Jokes

While Saturday Night Live has always had a fair share of great bits on marijuana dating way back, this latest episode certainly showed that it’s moving more...
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