Rebels Rejoice: Premium Bob Marley-Branded Weed Is Coming

If there was one thing Bob Marley loved, it was sweet reggae music. If there was another, it might be his family, or his hometown of Kingston, about which he sang poignantly throughout his career, or it might be the ganja. And if there was a third thing, that third thing must have been branding opportunities. Just… » 11/18/14 10:49am Tuesday 10:49am

NYC Might Stop Making Weed Arrests--37 Years After It Was Supposed To

Today, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration announced through the New York Times that it may stop making arrests for low-level marijuana possession, opting instead to issue tickets without detaining the suspect. This would feel like an important step toward reasonable weed policy if New York state hadn't… » 11/10/14 2:42pm 11/10/14 2:42pm

Weed Is Now Legal in 3 New Places--Here's How You Can Smoke in Each

Amid the slew of Republican victories in yesterday's midterm elections, another big winner emerged: weed! In Oregon, Alaska, and Washington, D.C., voters decided to legalize pot for recreational use, joining the Coloradans and Washingtonians who legalized in 2012. Here's how. » 11/05/14 2:18pm 11/05/14 2:18pm

Dress Your Precious Baby as a Dank-Ass Pot Leaf This Halloween

Your baby is dank. I mean, that little thing is chill as hell. Lying in its crib, playing with some stupid mobile, like Check this thing out. The dumb mobile is not that cool, baby, but you are. You're the dankest lil bb on the block. I know this. Your parents know it. But how do we prove it to the neighbors? » 10/29/14 12:35pm 10/29/14 12:35pm

You Can Smoke Pot in NYC as Long as You Live in a White Neighborhood

This week, the Drug Policy Alliance published a report on the demographics and geography of pot possession arrests in de Blasio's New York, of which BuzzFeed has a detailed analysis. The results: Smoking weed is pretty much OK if you live in Bensonhurst, but not if you live in Bed Stuy. » 10/23/14 6:00pm 10/23/14 6:00pm

Why Is a Conservative Group Running These Ridiculous Pro-Weed Hulu Ads?

If you live in North Carolina and you watch a lot of online TV, you might have seen the ads. "More weed, less war," exclaims a twentysomething dudebro in one of them, waving a pot leaf-emblazoned poster. "Vote Sean Haugh...Ohhhh Yeah." But Haugh, a Libertarian Senate candidate, has nothing to do with them. » 10/23/14 4:30pm 10/23/14 4:30pm

Obama's Cool New Civil Rights Chief Isn't Going to Legalize Drugs

It's well known that Vanita Gupta, whom Eric Holder recently named as acting head of the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division, supports pot decriminalization. However, as conservative blogger Cully Stinson points out, she'd actually like to see all drugs decriminalized. Stinson would have you believe that's a… » 10/22/14 2:05pm 10/22/14 2:05pm

Help Fund the Internet's Best Drugs Database

Several times a week, someone logs onto Erowid and writes about getting high. They've just eaten some weed and experienced "extreme amplified worry," for instance, or downed an insane cocktail of hallucinogens and discovered that god loves fractals. It's probably the most comprehensive database of drug experiences out… » 9/29/14 4:51pm 9/29/14 4:51pm