Old Hippie Kenobi

Ask Old Hippie – How Has the Marijuana Culture Changed Since the Sixties?

This post is in response to a question put by the Ent xlamplighter in my /r/trees AMA, to wit: “Over your many years of smoking, can you describe the prevailing attitudes and culture surrounding cannabis and how you think they’ve changed over the decades? Also, lingo and phrases you might have heard over the years […]

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Ask Old Hippie: How Can You Cope With Unemployment and Loving To Smoke Marijuana?

Well, here’s the way I see it…and no disrespect to anyone who “just smokes to get high”…because there’s nothing wrong with that… If I was just smoking because it was fun or I liked to…it’s really no different than anything else you like to do (movies, drinking, concerts). If you can no longer afford it, […]

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Ask Old Hippie: Tell Us About Your First Time

I was a freshman in high school. I had started hanging around with a “fast crowd”…the kind who listened to all the newest music, talked about forbidden things like sex, and had opinions that sounded like they really mattered. One day, the hippest kid in the school (the grandson of a famous radical political figure) […]

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Ask Old Hippie – My Teenage Daughter Started Smoking Pot

A very interesting post on /r/marijuana got over 100 thoughtful responses. Here was mine: …I think I might be relevant because I also have a 16-year-old at home (although I am a generation older than you…apparently I had kids late and you had them early). I also started smoking at 15 but hadn’t smoked for […]