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01.13.10 Bucky Turco

Here’s how one neighbor described the grow operation found inside a burning house in the Bronx: “It was like the house was a giant weed farm. I thought it was a fog, there was so much smoke.” |NYP| […]

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12.04.09 Will Sherman

Typically uninspired, promo shwag is getting some extra attention from Tools of the Trade, a San Francisco company focused on making fine art “accessible and interactive for everybody.” Their first community-building venture is “Rollin’ High,” a pot-themed dice game “developed” with graffiti writer and artist Mike Giant. […]

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10.19.09 Bucky Turco

According to a new study, weed smoking among adults is a global phenomenon enjoyed by many despite the dangers: “Nearly four percent of adults around the world use cannabis, even though the drug raises many major health concerns…” |Physorg| […]

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08.28.09 Bucky Turco

An enterprising medical weed dispensary opened up shop in an abandoned Kentucky Fried Chicken in Los Angeles. Utilizing the existing, highly recognizable look of the riot-inducing fast food chain, the new owners now do business as K.F.C. or “Kind For Cures,” reports LA Weekly. So far, Colonel Sanders’ lawyers haven’t pounced on herbalists—no need to […]

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06.22.09 Bucky Turco

A 70-year-old woman was arrested at Washington-Dulles International Airport last week by Customs and Border Patrol agents for attempting to smuggle almost a half pound of good weed from Amsterdam “concealed inside a newspaper wrapped bundle of Der Spiegel magazines.” She supposedly told authorities that the publications were “research material for a book she was […]

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06.16.09 Bucky Turco

The Associated Press has some good news to report: America is finally ready for a serious discussion about legalizing weed. The collossal failure of the War on Drugs coupled with a shitty economy and shifting public perceptions are creating all the ripe conditions for a “broad debate” on taxing and regulating the herb. |AP| […]

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06.11.09 Bucky Turco

The West Coast is so flush with weed, that even the canines are getting high. A Seattle dog owner claims her Labrador-mutt became ill after eating someone’s weed stash at a park. The dog went off on its own for a few minutes and a couple hours later “his head was rocking back and forth […]

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06.09.09 Bucky Turco

Cannabis really is a magical wonder weed and new research indicates that it might even defy common logic. According to a new study in the American Journal on Addictions, the herb is beneficial in treating “opiate dependence,” when taken in conjunction with naltrexone. That’s right, weed could potentially help junkies trying to kick heroin, Oxycontin, […]

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05.21.09 Bucky Turco

Rhode Island politicians recently passed legislation, overwhelmingly, that permits “up to three ‘compassion centers’ to dispense marijuana for medical purposes.” The 680 registered patients can now cop the high grade at one of these “health centers,” making the tiny state the third to allow for dispensaries along with California and New Mexico. |Boston Herald| […]

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05.14.09 Bucky Turco

A new study suggests that smoking weed doesn’t necessarily increase the risk of head and neck cancer as previously suggested, but that doesn’t mean puffing like Bob Marley is healthy either, since the “prevalence of frequent marijuana smoking was low in most of the contributing studies, we could not rule out a moderately increased risk, […]

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