marijuana

Remember How The First Thing Ever Sold Online Was A Baggie Of Weed?

Online drug sales gained notoriety thanks to the Silk Road market, but the buying and selling of illegal mood-altering substances through computers goes a lot farther back. In fact, the very first online transaction was a drug deal.


THC-Infused Coffee Pods Are Apparently A Thing Now

Coffee pods generally produce pretty awful coffee. However, a burgeoning number of US companies now sell coffee pods that come with a dose of THC! So now these coffee pods produce awful coffee that also gets you high.


How The Tesla Battery Will Benefit Marijuana Growers

A medium-sized commercial weed grow with around 50 lights stands to save about $US13,500 in electricity costs a year with the use of two Tesla Batteries. Those will also protect the plants in case of power outages while making the operation less visible to law enforcement. Elon Musk just made growing weed easier.


Girl Scout Cookies, Or California's Most Notorious Strain Of Cannabis

I first heard of Girl Scout Cookies a few years ago, shortly after I got my prescription for marijuana in California. I went into my local dispensary and asked for whatever buds they had that smelled the nicest. “Have you tried Girl Scout Cookies?” the woman behind the counter asked. “It’s famous.”


A (Mostly) Scientific Guide To Pot And The Munchies

Everybody knows it: Weed makes you hungry. Smoking a bowl sends you searching for snacks. Hitting a spliff leaves you craving all kinds of candy. Ripping a bong gives you the munchies. We don’t know why. Science is getting close though, especially after this week.


Watching Grandmas Smoke Weed For The First Time Is So Great

When you combine three nice things like grandmas and weed and doing something for the first time, well, you get something wonderful. Watch as three grandmas smoke weed for the first time and hang out with them as they get high. They laugh, they get the munchies, they don’t always make sense and they want to smoke more.


Remember That Pipe Mug From Cabin In The Woods? It's Real Now.

There’s an excellent moment in Joss Whedon’s horror-comedy Cabin in the Woods, where the stereotypical stoner, Marty, pulls up in his rundown auto drinking coffee from a mug. Except, it’s not a mug at all but rather a giant retractable water bong. As is true with most awesome props, the smoke mug has become reality.


The Real Reason So Many States Are Legalizing Cannabis In One Chart

With more and more states legalizing cannabis — though, sadly, not always the good stuff — have you ever wondered what might be motivating them? Money, duh.


Tattletale Smoke Detector Knows When And What You're Smoking

Just because it’s illegal for people to smoke in certain areas, it doesn’t necessarily mean they won’t, and putting up a ‘No Smoking’ sign isn’t much of a deterrent. So Joseph BelBruno, a chemistry professor from Dartmouth College, has turned his research on second-hand smoke into a new kind of smoke detector that’s specifically tuned to detect cigarettes and marijuana, and then rat out the smoker.


Should Marijuana Be Legal In Australia?

Hundreds of studies have linked it to psychosis, others say it’s a valid medical aid. Some states in the US are making it legal, while others would never see it sold anywhere. Marijuana is one of the most polarising drugs on the planet, but should it be made legal in Australia?