Category: Weedists

(343 posts)

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

September 29, 2014
09/29/2014
Maureen Dowd Meets Willie Nelson, Her Marijuana “Miyagi”

Maureen Dowd Meets Willie Nelson, Her Marijuana “Miyagi”

I was mildly amused to see that Dowd had a chance to redeem herself, when none other than the “patron saint” of pot himself, Willie Nelson, invited...
By: Rae Lland
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September 24, 2014
09/24/2014
Padre’s Cabrera Arrested for Marijuana DUI

Padre’s Cabrera Arrested for Marijuana DUI

Recently, San Diego Padre’s shortstop, Everth Cabrera, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana. Really, this story is less about the MLB’s stance...
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September 23, 2014
09/23/2014
Alcohol Still Gets a Free Pass in the NFL

Alcohol Still Gets a Free Pass in the NFL

It’s still a major gripe of mine with the NFL, and pro sports in general: alcohol gets a free pass, regardless of how much havoc it wreaks.
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September 3, 2014
09/03/2014
Best Substance Emmy Goes to Cannabis

Best Substance Emmy Goes to Cannabis

Those looking for more evidence that cannabis is going mainstream need seek no further than the Emmy awards. More than a few pot-friendly comments were made at...
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September 3, 2014
09/03/2014
Miley Cyrus Says Social Media Is Worse Than Weed

Miley Cyrus Says Social Media Is Worse Than Weed

In an interview with Australian TV show Sunday Night, Miley Cyrus was asked if she was concerned that her marijuana use could hurt her brain, to which she...
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August 29, 2014
08/29/2014
Bob Dylan Smoked Out the Beatles 50 Years Ago

Bob Dylan Smoked Out the Beatles 50 Years Ago

Fifty years ago, the band that would turn the world on to marijuana got turned on to marijuana. Perhaps the most influential sesh in history happened on...
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August 28, 2014
08/28/2014
NFL Player Poll: Pot Not as Dangerous

NFL Player Poll: Pot Not as Dangerous

As part of a survey of 100-plus players conducted by ESPN.com’s NFL Nation, 75 percent of the 82 players who answered said they agree with Obama’s statement...
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August 27, 2014
08/27/2014
Sarah Silverman Brought Liquid THC to the Emmys

Sarah Silverman Brought Liquid THC to the Emmys

On the red carpet at Sunday’s Emmy Awards, Sarah Silverman retrieved what she said was liquid THC from her purse, showing it to an E! correspondent. Sarah...
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August 22, 2014
08/22/2014
Willie Nelson Says Fans Keep Him Supplied With Pot

Willie Nelson Says Fans Keep Him Supplied With Pot

Willie Nelson has revealed in a recent interview with Rolling Stone that he hasn’t had to purchase marijuana in years thanks to his loyal fanbase.
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August 21, 2014
08/21/2014
Steelers Running Backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount Charged With Marijuana Possession

Steelers Running Backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount Charged With Marijuana Possession

Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon, when a 20 gram bag of marijuana...
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August 20, 2014
08/20/2014
Al Olson Leaves NBC News to Head Marijuana News Site

Al Olson Leaves NBC News to Head Marijuana News Site

Veteran journalist Al Olson has left his senior editor position at NBC News and took over as managing editor of Marijuana.com on Monday. “I’ve been a journalist for as...
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August 19, 2014
08/19/2014
Miley Cyrus Has Crafted a 5-Foot-Tall Bong

Miley Cyrus Has Crafted a 5-Foot-Tall Bong

For the past couple of months Miley Cyrus has become quite the crafter. She has crafted here, crafted there, and crafted everywhere. And now, all of her...
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August 13, 2014
08/13/2014
Gavin Newsom Will Back ‘The Right Initiative’ To Legalize Marijuana In California

Gavin Newsom Will Back ‘The Right Initiative’ To Legalize Marijuana In California

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), who has made no secret of his overall support for marijuana legalization, has now said he’s prepared to campaign for a...
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July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
RIP James Garner, Actor and Brother-in-Bud

RIP James Garner, Actor and Brother-in-Bud

We lost a great legend in cinema and television when James Garner passed away at the age of 86 on Sunday. And though many are not familiar,...
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July 10, 2014
07/10/2014
Obama Turns Down Rocky Mountain High

Obama Turns Down Rocky Mountain High

“Do you want to hit this?” a man asked President Barack Obama in a bar in Denver Tuesday night. The president laughed but didn’t indulge. It wasn’t the...
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July 3, 2014
07/03/2014
Loophole Offers Potential Path for Some Minor League Players to Smoke Way Onto Major League Rosters

Loophole Offers Potential Path for Some Minor League Players to Smoke Way Onto Major League Rosters

Inside a minor league clubhouse this year, a player who had tested positive for marijuana a second time informed teammates of the 50-game suspension he would serve...
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June 25, 2014
06/25/2014
Charlatan’s Web: A CBD Debacle

Charlatan’s Web: A CBD Debacle

The medical cannabis community has recently received some major support from well known doctors, Dr. Oz and Dr. Sanjay Gupta. This trend of physicians supporting medical cannabis...
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June 19, 2014
06/19/2014
Great TV While High: Louis by Louis CK

Great TV While High: Louis by Louis CK

Louis CK is a stand-up comedian, writer, and filmmaker at the top of his game. The latest episode of his show should make the most waves...
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June 12, 2014
06/12/2014
The Green Thumb and Purple Haze: Intv. With Oteil Burbridge & LeVar Carter

The Green Thumb and Purple Haze: Intv. With Oteil Burbridge & LeVar Carter

When I heard about The Adventures of The Green Thumb and Purple Haze, cannabis powered superheroes, I knew I was in for a treat, and boy, was I...
By: Rae Lland
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June 6, 2014
06/06/2014
NORML PAC Endorses Troy Jackson in Maine 2nd CD Primary

NORML PAC Endorses Troy Jackson in Maine 2nd CD Primary

NORML PAC is endorsing state Senator Troy Jackson in his campaign to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Maine. “Troy Jackson is a man of the people...
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