Category: Weedists

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

July 2, 2015
07/02/2015
Great Music While High: The Grateful Dead

Great Music While High: The Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead are, simply put, one of the most widely loved and influential musical acts in American history. This July 4th weekend, the “core four” remaining...
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June 25, 2015
06/25/2015
Great TV While High: Big Time in Hollywood, FL

Great TV While High: Big Time in Hollywood, FL

Comedy Central’s Big Time in Hollywood, FL succeeded as a comedy that is consistently engaging whether you’re totally sober or completely stoned.
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June 10, 2015
06/10/2015
NBA Players Want Medical Cannabis Too

NBA Players Want Medical Cannabis Too

The NBA recently made headlines when players made a concerted effort to push the league to legalize medical marijuana. This is hardly the first time that such...
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June 9, 2015
06/09/2015
Jimi Hendrix Is the Next Famous Face of Cannabis Branding

Jimi Hendrix Is the Next Famous Face of Cannabis Branding

Willie Nelson has a pot product line, Snoop (Dogg) Lion has his, and recently Bob Marley joined the list. Now, it would seem Jimi Hendrix is up...
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May 27, 2015
05/27/2015
Missouri Governor Hopefully Sets Trend By Commuting Sentence of Cannabis Convict

Missouri Governor Hopefully Sets Trend By Commuting Sentence of Cannabis Convict

Missouri Governor, Jay Nixon, commuted the sentence of Jeff Mizanskey, a 61 year old man who was serving a mandatory life sentence for violating a “three-strikes” rule.
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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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