Author Archives: Jackie Carta

Happy Birthday Willie Nelson!

Today marks the 83rd birthday of American treasure and country legend Willie Nelson. The singer-songwriter occupies a unique spot in our culture, as he’s simultaneously adored by both the Grand Ole Opry and marijuana legalization crowds. “Along with marijuana legalization, Nelson has also … Continue reading

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Two Japanese Snowboarders Suspended for Weed

Two snowboarders have been suspended from the Ski Association of Japan over allegations of marijuana use, the StarTribune reported yesterday. The pair, who as minors have not been identified, apparently used marijuana while they were in Colorado late last year. … Continue reading

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California Can’t Blow it This Time

Nationally, the idea that the Golden State will turn green after the November is a foregone conclusion. California advocacy groups are currently jockeying for position, hoping to get their fingerprints on the type of regulation they think will be best for … Continue reading

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The ‘Pizza Pipe’ is a Great Bad Idea

Marijuana smokers are a resourceful bunch. At some point, every weed aficionado has smoked out of an apple, and the truly desperate might have even used the dreaded tin can technique. Obviously, rolling a joint is a traditional option, but … Continue reading

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DEA Marijuana Study OK Hints of Schedule 1 Change

The Drug Enforcement Agency has just announced it’s approved a Colorado effort to study whether marijuana can be used to help veterans cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. “Marijuana is currently legal for recreational use in Colorado. But frustratingly, it’s … Continue reading

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