All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Pot’

Susan Sarandon Believes World Will Be Better If Marijuana Is Legal

If Susan Sarandon has her way, weed would be legal in every state. One of the most outspoken proponents of marijuana, Sarandon believes that marijuana will soon be universally accepted and “will cause a very interesting tipping point.” Or at the very least, make the world a better place to live in. “People don’t get mean on weed, don’t beat …

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

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 million people. Some of that conversation can be attributed to Facebook’s “I’m a Voter” prompt that had people sharing their …

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Wiz Khalifa Intends To Shed ‘Pot Rapper’ Image, But Recent Antics Make It Difficult

Wiz Khalifa has a problem—and I’m not talking about his purple hairdo. It seems that other than being known as the man Amber Rose dumped for cheating Khalifa has earned a reputation as a “pothead rapper”. It’s a label that the 27-year-old rap artist isn’t too thrilled about HipHopDX reported that Wiz Khalifa wants to be known as a serious …

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Twitter Execs Are Too Baked to Properly Run the Company, Says Billionaire Investor

Peter Thiel, Billionaire investor and co-founder of PayPal, thinks the folks over at Twitter should probably lay off the pot. In an interview with CNBC, Thiel called the company “horribly mismanaged” and said that it’s hard to evaluate its potential going forward. “Twitter is hard to evaluate. They have a lot of potential. It’s a horribly mismanaged company – probably …

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Maureen Dowd’s Paranoid Pot Ramblings, at Your Fingertips, for Just $6 per 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, really high (and lived to tell the tale!). The New York Times has focused their paywall options to allow readers …

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Rat Poison Banned; Illegal Pot Operations to Blame

Regulators in California have decided to ban certain types of rat poisons, according to the Times-Standard. But it’s not because they don’t have any problems with rats. Environmental groups have been suing various county and state government agencies in California over the poisons because they are making their way into other wildlife ecospheres. This has led to the state Department …

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Edible Marijuana Concerns Colorado Parents

Now that Colorado law allows the use of marijuana for both medical and recreational purposes, the concern for some parents and other adults has been how to keep the edible forms of marijuana out of the hands of minors. The Christian Science Monitor reports that, earlier this week, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (D) signed a new law into effect that …

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Medicine Man – The Costco Of Weed

The busiest and biggest pot retail store in Denver opened its doors on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 to record crowds; with massive sales on a day many are coining “Green Wednesday.” In this ‘first in the history of America’ recreational pot store, it offers every kind of marijuana and paraphernalia a pot smoker could desire. Employees stand behind sales counters …

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Amanda Bynes Makes a Deal in Bong-tossing Case

One less thing for Amanda Bynes to worry about. The “Hairspray” actress, who has been in the news lately with a slew of problems, was granted a bit of grace and will not have to serve time in jail when a Manhattan judge ruled Friday to dismiss the bong-tossing case against the actress if she stays out of trouble for …

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Alaska Marijuana: State Takes First Step To Legalization

Some 46,000 supporters of a ballot initiative to legalize cannabis turned in their signatures to election officials on Wednesday. This marks Alaska’s first step towards an August ballot on the matter. Some 30,000 validated signatures are required to take the issue to a vote. Advocates of the weed believe that the time is right for legalizing marijuana. The group that …

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Alaska Marijuana – It May Be Legal Soon!

The legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Alaska is in the hands of voters now. Supporters of the ballot in Alaska delivered a petition, with over 45,000 signatures on it, to Gov. Mead Treadwell Wednesday. If the Governor’s office can verify the validity of at least 30,169 signatures, the measure will show up on the ballot in August allowing …

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Nancy Grace Bashes Legalization of Marijuana

Nancy Grace says those who agree with the legalization of marijuana are likely “lethargic on the sofa eating chips…fat and lazy.” She totally bashed the notion of pot being available to anyone in an over-the-counter form during an interview with CNN’s Brooke Baldwin. The HLN personality’s biggest concern is definitely children. As a mom herself she asked if people really …

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