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Cannabis (/ˈkænəbɪs/) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae. The number of species within the genus is disputed. Three species may be recognized: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis.

Federal Grand Jury Subpoenas Boston In Cannabis Corruption Investigation

A federal grand jury has subpoenaed the City of Boston for records in a continuing investigation into possible corruption in Massachusetts’ fledgling cannabis industry. The action makes Boston the latest in a...

Robert Downey Jr. Was Once Busted For Smoking Weed At Disneyland

Robert Downey Jr. joins Andrew Garfield as Marvel superheroes who love getting high at Disneyland. Robert Downey Jr. has reinvented himself as a family-friendly, franchise-behemoth superstar over the past decade, thanks...

Brilliant Data Visualization Brings The History Of Hip Hop To Life

Methodology: this uses Billboard's Hot Rap Songs Chart. Billboard began publishing this list as a weekly sales-based chart, then known as Hot Rap Singles, in 1989. In 2002, the chart was replaced with...

Here’s Every 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate’s Plan to Legalize Weed

On Wednesday, Senator Bernie Sanders announced his plan to legalize weed by executive order if he were to become president. Like several other Democratic candidates (or all of them—except for one)...

Joe Biden Doesn’t Want to Legalize Weed. But He Doesn’t Want Anyone to Go...

Former Vice President Joe Biden is staking out a position to the political right of the 2020 field when it comes to marijuana policy. Biden would not legalize weed as president, but...

Has legal cannabis killed the bong?

 ‘To the fraternity of underground cannabis users, they were akin to sacred totems.’ Illustration: George Wylesol In the stoner culture that flourished under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant...

These Companies Want to Make CBD More Affordable for Veterans

It’s no secret that cannabis helps combat veterans. But THC isn’t the only cannabis compound that may help those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), pain, and other symptoms. CBD, a non-intoxicating compound...

That Time Seth Rogen Introduced Tom Cruise To Internet Porn

Back in 2006, Tom Cruise was interested in making a romantic comedy, so he approached director/screenwriter Judd Apatow about possible ideas. Apatow’s usual collaborator Seth Rogen was in the room and...

Real Story Behind Cypress Hill Smoking Weed On ‘SNL’

In 1993 the California hip-hop group Cypress Hill had 2 platinum albums under their belt. The group had insane hits with “Insane in the Brain” and “Hits From the Bong” circling...

The Next Wave of Climate Refugees

  “We were so terrified with the water coming into the house and the sound of the storm. In front of my eyes, the walls of our house collapsed.” That’s Geeta Maiti,...

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Brilliant Data Visualization Brings The History Of Hip Hop To Life

Methodology: this uses Billboard's Hot Rap Songs Chart. Billboard began publishing this list as a weekly sales-based chart, then known as Hot Rap Singles, in 1989....

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