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J.K. Trotter · 01/08/15 03:25PM

The Bill de Blasio Marijuana Rumors are Coming from Cops

J.K. Trotter · 01/08/15 12:26PM

For the bulk of his tenure, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has been dogged by rumors that he and his wife consume marijuana with some frequency. Yesterday, at a press conference in Brooklyn, he told a Daily Caller reporter that “I haven’t smoked marijuana since I was at NYU” and denied he ever smoked weed at Gracie Mansion, the official residence of the mayor. We’ve asked about these rumors ourselves. It’s worth highlighting, however, who exactly is spreading them: The mayor’s security detail and their colleagues in the New York City Police Department.

The Best Gifts for the Stoner in Your Life Who Refuses to Grow Up

Andy Cush · 12/08/14 12:53PM

Stoners, though an affable bunch, have regrettable taste in just about everything. It's a trope as old as thyme rolled in cigarette paper and sold as a joint, and it's true: the outside world only knows about drug rugs, mushroom posters, and the Disco Biscuits because poor weed-smoking saps actually buy into those things. How are you supposed to get your blazed-out buddies gifts befitting reasonable adult humans this holiday season without totally alienating them?

Hamilton Nolan · 10/27/14 12:53PM

A new report from an investment firm estimates that legal marijuana sales in the U.S. should reach $21 billion-$35 billion a year by 2020. Meanwhile, the U.S. alcohol industry already has almost $200 billion in annual sales. Get your fucking shit together, weed heads.

Snoop Dogg Got High as Fuck at the White House

Rich Juzwiak · 07/22/14 12:50PM

On the newest installment of Snoop Dogg's internet talk show, CGN, the rapper/weed icon claims to Jimmy Kimmel that he smoked weed at the White House. He clarifies that it was "in the the bathroom, not in the White House, but in the bathroom." (Note, he is smoking weed as he says this.)

Pot Farmer Named Smoke Accused of Starting California Wildfire

Aleksander Chan · 07/13/14 08:53PM

Twenty-seven-year-old Freddie Alexander Smoke III (really!) is accused of having started the wildfire that has burned nearly six miles of land in Northern California. According to the California Department of Fire and Forestry Protection, exhaust from the truck Smoke was driving around an illegal marijuana farm ignited a patch of dry grass.

World's Best Cat Fetches Weed, World's Worst Cat Owners Narc On It

Michelle Dean · 05/21/14 05:10PM

All cat owners know that cats like to bring them things. Typically, these things are small dead animals, usually in pieces, because cats are evil murdering fiends from Hades. But on Sunday night, one cat in New Zealand decided to break the mold of his (or her) people, and bring home a small bag of marijuana.

Tom Scocca · 05/21/14 03:35PM

A THC-based "syzurp" is reportedly now for sale in California. In other words, if you're keeping score: One real recreational drug, legalized for sale as a medical product, is now being used to make a fake bootleg version of a different medical drug that's widely used for recreational purposes.

The FBI Is Desperately Looking to Hire Stoners With Hacking Skills

Adam Weinstein · 05/21/14 02:35PM

We know you don't blaze up. But you've got this friend who does, and he seriously wonders whether that endangers his chances to code and hack for the top federal law enforcement bureau. You know what? Tell your friend the boss cop says it's cool.

Adam Weinstein · 05/06/14 04:09PM

Why won't the U.S. government let veterans smoke weed? Shit, VICE, that's a damn good question.

Adam Weinstein · 04/25/14 10:35AM

Former associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States John Paul Stevens wanna legalize it and blaze up that blunt so hard. Man, if only he still worked someplace that could effect that sort of change.

The Onion's Report on Weed Will Make You Feel Stoned

Jordan Sargent · 04/08/14 04:10PM

"New Marijuana Study Says Everyone Knows You're High And You'll Likely Be Stoned Forever" is the title of a new video report from The Onion's video news team, and though it is dryly hilarious in that particularly Onion way, the best part is that the video gets increasingly, uh, psychedelic the more you watch it. Trust us, just keep watching.

Hamilton Nolan · 04/02/14 04:24PM

Though 55% of Americans say they favor legalized weed, a new poll finds that 75% of Americans believe it's "inevitable" that weed will be legalized. Just legalize it already. They'll save so much money on polling.