The Incredible Vanishing Marijuana Stigma

So many people keep talking about the “social stigma against marijuana” as if it’s still 1969 or something. They’re wrong. Even though Life magazine had a ground-breaking cover story on it back then (October 31, 1969: 12 million Americans have tried it…should it be legalized?), and even though marijuana was almost legalized during the Carter […]

How To Beat a Urine Test for THC

If you’re looking for a job or trying to keep your current one while taking your state-approved medical marijuana, drug tests are a constant source of worry. We don’t believe people should be judged on the chemical content of their urine, but the content of their minds and the conduct of their character. I recently […]

Cannabis Is Part of Our Society

Ever since Prohibition was repealed, the ongoing excuse to keep alcohol and tobacco legal (as opposed to marijuana) is because they’re “part of our society”.  Never mind the huge ongoing death toll from smoking, long-term alcohol abuse and drunk driving. Well, millions of Americans use cannabis every day too. It is also part of our […]

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Ask Old Hippie: What Does An Eighth Ounce Of Weed Look Like?

I’ve been working on a new cooking article that you’re all going to love, but I noticed a bunch of posts on /r/saplings from people concerned over whether they’re getting as much weed as they paid for. So as a public service, I thought I’d provide this photographic mini-guide to what an eighth ounce (3.5 […]

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Make Your Own High Class, All Glass Bong For Only $37

(Part One of a four-part article) Regular readers of this site know that I never actually smoke my medical marijuana. Instead, I prefer vaporizers, like my ever-present little MFLB (Magic-Flight Launch Box), because smoke tends to have extra chemicals you don’t want, and if you need your medicine daily like most patients, all that smoke […]