Canada to Legalize It

Hamilton Nolan · 04/20/16 04:20PM

Chilly but civilized American neighbor Canada announced today that it plans to legalize weed by this time next year.

Hamilton Nolan · 08/26/15 03:23PM

“They packed the bowl of the pipe (the terminology of which I found on reddit), and showed me how to smoke it properly.” America’s least cool 23-year-old tries weed (slang for marijuana).

Legalize Weed Already

Hamilton Nolan · 01/28/14 11:40AM

The latest poll numbers, from NBC and the Wall Street Journal, are in: 55% of Americans say "they favor allowing regulated businesses to sell marijuana." What's the holdup?

Hamilton Nolan · 12/11/13 09:33AM

Uruguay has legalized weed. So go to Uruguay, I guess, to smoke weed, legally. It's pretty far away though.

Decriminalized Weed in Brooklyn?

Hamilton Nolan · 10/25/13 08:40AM

The man in line to become the next district attorney in Brooklyn says that he will not prosecute people caught with less than 15 grams of weed, ganja, skunk, cheeba cheeba yall. This could be great for Brooklyn's brand cachet.

Hamilton Nolan · 08/23/13 01:50PM

Sanjay Gupta supports medical marijuana now, but that didn't stop his employer from trying to shut down sales of a new “Sanjay Gupta Kush” strain in Colorado. Why does CNN hate agriculture?

Hamilton Nolan · 07/23/13 08:56AM

Is the universe made up not of particles or fields, but of "bundles of properties, such as color and shape?" Uh, maybe.

Hamilton Nolan · 06/05/13 03:03PM

Medical marijuana for pets.

White Man Discovers Blunts

Hamilton Nolan · 01/29/13 10:11AM

Sure, everyone chuckled this week about the Dallas Police Department not having a fucking clue what "molly" is. But were we being too harsh on Dallas whites? Because even in America's greatest metropolis, some whites are just now discovering what blunts are.

Marijuana Has Infiltrated America's High Schools

Hamilton Nolan · 08/02/12 03:43PM

Mason, Ohio is just a typical Middle American town. Home to the Golf Center at Kings Island. Hell, Money magazine named it the 24th Best Place to Live in America, 2011. A fine place to raise a family. Or so we thought. Because even Mason, Ohio has found its public schoolhouses infested with what you've always feared: marijuana.

Medical Marijuana Industry Discovers Foolproof Legal Strategy

Hamilton Nolan · 11/15/11 09:38AM

Medical marijuana is a very controversial issue for cities across America, pitting individual freedoms against municipal concerns with a backdrop of blah blah, [boilerplate "on the one hand, on the other hand" here]. The real question is: how can medical marijuana win, forever? A foolproof legal strategy is now emerging.

Grownups Are Worried About The Chronic

Hamilton Nolan · 06/08/11 11:58AM

In the olden days, your parents used to smoke weed that was not chemically distinguishable from banana peels, which gave them a "hippy dippy" feeling, the most dangerous side effect of which was an affinity for neo-folk tunes. Today, you kids smoke chronic and shoot each other, or at least make up "freestyle raps" about same.

Kids Love Weed More Than Sugar

Hamilton Nolan · 12/14/10 03:22PM

Vitamin sleep! Radiation babies! Sugar cereal! Fat Scots! Hotel workouts! Soda tax! Alzheimer's explanations! And the war on drugs pays off! It's your Tuesday Health Watch, where we watch your health—if you can call it that!