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.
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?
How long you think it took for Don Lemon to say something infuriatingly dumb and insensitive on this rotten night? If you guessed less than a minute after Anderson Cooper threw to him, you guessed right.
Over the weekend, hundreds of Denver-area veterans received a total of $60,000 worth of free marijuana and marijuana-infused products at a giveaway hosted a group called Operation Grow4Vets, whose mission, according to their website, is to offer vets an alternative method for managing their PTSD and other ailments.
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 bathroom...in the bathroom, not in the White House, but in the bathroom." (Note, he is smoking weed as he says this.)
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.
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.
"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.