Category Archives: CULTURE

Sha’Carri Richardson’s Suspension for Weed Proves the Olympics Don’t Give a Fuck About Science

Image via “I am human.”  That’s the tweet Sha’Carri Richardson, a 21-year-old American track and field sprinter known as the “fastest woman in the world,” left us with on the morning of Thursday, July 1. The tweet preceded news that set the internet aflame: Richardson will not run in the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo, […]

Biden Still Isn’t Sold on Federally Legalizing Cannabis, Despite Schumer’s New Weed Bill

Image via The Democrats’ new legislation to legalize recreational marijuana has left the president unmoved, according to press secretary Jen Psaki’s comments in a conference on Wednesday.  “I’ve spoken in the past about the president’s views on marijuana,” said Psaki in response to a journalist’s query about Senators’ Chuck Schumer, Cory Booker, and Ron Wyden’s […]

Comedian Jeff Ross to Host “Pot Roast” Comedy Show at Onsite Consumption Lounge in Palm Springs

After a year of panic, politics, and developing antisocial tendencies, many of us are out in the world and happily watching the pandemic fade in our rearview mirrors. What a fucking relief. Who knew we’d miss the stifled, sweaty moments of gathering with strangers in bars, restaurants, or at concerts? Who knew we loved each […]

Vancouver Pot Shop Was Just Court Ordered to Pay Subway $40K for Ripping Off Its Logo

Image via A legal weed shop in Vancouver, Canada will have to pay C$40,000 to the Subway sandwich chain, and they’re not even going to get one single sub in return.  Last week, the Canadian Federal Court ruled that the Budway Cannabis & Wellness Store in East Vancouver intentionally infringed on Subway’s logo and trademark. […]

Meet the Revolutionary Doctor Who Legalized Drugs in Mexico Back in 1940

Dr. Leopoldo Salazar Viniegre (Courtesy of Dr. Salazar’s Archive) The interminable process to legalize cannabis in Mexico often makes it feel like prohibition isn’t going anywhere. But Magali Ocaña Salazar would like to remind everyone of an important bit of nearly-forgotten history: Her grandfather helped legalize all drugs in Mexico — in 1940. Born in […]