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Marijuana Legalization Was Facebook’s Most-Discussed Topic on Election Day

Marijuana Legalization Was Facebook’s Most-Discussed Topic on Election Day

By Josh Wolford November 6, 2014

On Election Day, with hotly contested House, Senate, and Gubernatorial races happening all over the country, social media chatter was turned up to 11. According to Facebook, Tuesday’s midterm elections saw 85 million interactions (posts, likes, and comments) from 27 …

Halloween Candy: Marijuana Candies Cause Concern

Halloween is an odd celebration. Parents warn children 364 days a year about the dangers of “taking candy from strangers,” then drive them around to do that very thing one day out of that year. And for decades, parents have …

Sarah Silverman Reportedly Brings Pot to Emmys

It’s hard to make it through any awards show without someone making a goof, whether it is Jennifer Lawrence tripping or someone’s nipple popping out in a wardrobe malfunction, and last night’s 2014 Emmys was no exception. This time the …

Jackie Chan’s Son Arrested by Chinese Government

Jaycee Chan, Jackie Chan’s son, most recently made headlines indirectly when his father stated that he was to receive none of his $130 million inheritance. Jackie Chan stated that “If he is capable, he can make his own money,. If …

Justin Bieber Lucks Out With FAA

Justin Bieber has been dealt a ‘get out of jail free’ pass–at least by the FAA. The Federal Aviation Administration has closed its investigation into what happened on the private jet the As Long As You Love me singer and …

Amanda Bynes Gets Bong-Tossing Case Dismissed

On Monday, Amanda Bynes’ bong-tossing case was dismissed. The judge’s ruling was based on Bynes’ compliance with counseling sessions twice a week and staying out of trouble for six months. Last year, Bynes was charged with marijuana possession and reckless …

Maureen Dowd's Paranoid Pot Ramblings, at $6 a Month Maureen Dowd's Paranoid Pot Ramblings, at $6 a Month

Yes, I’m kind of mixing a couple of stories here, but two interesting things happened today in New York Times land. First, the venerable newspaper launched a new digital subscription for Opinions only, and second, columnist Maureen Dowd got really, …

Weed Fairy Visits Seattle, Spreads 50 Nuggets

The Weed Fairy visited Seattle last weekend and gave away free weed to keep everyone’s spirits high. The fairy tweeted a photo of her note with the caption, “Seattle, I just hit you up. Weed’s everywhere in Capitol Hill. Have …

Wiz Khalifa Arrested For Marijuana Possession

Wiz Khalifa was taken into custody on Saturday after a TSA offer at El Paso Airport found half of a gram of marijuana on the rapper. Wiz had just finished headlining the Neon Desert Music Festival in downtown El Paso …

Apple, Eternal Wet Blanket, Bans Weed Firm App Apple, Eternal Wet Blanket, Bans Weed Firm App

Eternal wet blanket Apple has removed the most popular free app in their App Store. Of course, that seems like a strange thing to do until you know what the concept of that app was, and remember exactly how Apple …

Marijuana Plants May Decrease Pain Symptoms

In a preliminary study on the effects of medical marijuana on pain symptoms, researchers in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, are finding that medical marijuana has a profound impact on the pain symptoms of those suffering from deadly and chronic …

TSA: Checked Luggage Included 81 Lbs Of Marijuana

It is a situation where the jokes truly write themselves. One would be surprised if the Transportation Security Administration officers who checked bags at Oakland International Airport didn’t make every one of them on Friday. That’s when a 26-year-old woman …

Wiz Khalifa Surprised By Miley Cyrus' Weed Smoking

Miley Cyrus managed to surprise rapper Whiz Khalifa with her weed smoking. The 26-year-old rapper guested on The Arsenio Hall Show, and Hall asked him what it’s like to work with Cyrus. “Insane! But in a good way though. Like, …

Wiz Khalifa Says Miley Cyrus Smokes a "Ton"

It’s pretty evident that Miley Cyrus’ go-to drug is molly, since she highly references it in her song “We Can’t Stop”: “So la da di da di We like to party Dancing with Molly “ But, it appears that mary jane is one other drug that Cyrus just can’t …

Pot Cookie Blamed For Exchange Student's Death

Levy Thamba Pongi, a 19-year-old exchange student studying engineering at Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming, reportedly jumped over a motel balcony after consuming cookies laced with marijuana. He was originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Pongi was spending …

Pot Cookie Blamed in Student’s Fall To Death

A pot cookie has been blamed for the death of 19-year-old Levy Thamba Pongi, a native of the Republic of Congo. Pongi fell from his motel balcony on March 11 and died from injuries sustained from the fall. Pongi attended …

License Plate Profiling Miffs Coloradans

Everybody thought that Colorado had it easy, what with the legal pot and all. But it turns out there may well be some rust on that “legalize it” pot of gold. Drivers from Colorado are starting to complain that they …