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What you need to know to have a great edible experience on 420

What you need to know to have a great edible experience on 420

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In the midst of a global pandemic, this year's 420 is gonna be a weird one. And not in the usual way, either.  Stoners are being faced with a uniquely difficult conundrum on this holiest of holidaze due to new health concerns over consuming cannabis in light of the novel coronavirus. The uncertainty in the air is palpable.  But lots of cannabis connoisseurs are making the switch to ingesting rather than inhaling their drug of choice, with some trying edibles for the first time ever. That's because medical professionals are recommending people stay away from smoking or vaping anything, including cannabis, as it might cause lung and airway damage that puts people at a higher risk for serious harm from the coronavirus. Read more...More about Cannabis, 420, Edibles, Coronavirus, and Culture�
Do YOU know what your fur child is doing on 420? The shocking truth.

Do YOU know what your fur child is doing on 420? The shocking truth.

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Do you know what your fur child is doing on April 20? Pup parents everywhere should worry about a dangerous new trend sweeping the canine world. Read on to learn the shocking tr uth about canine-abis and how to protect your innocent four-legged offspring from falling victim to the horrors of marijuana-themed chew toys. "im baby" Image: jess Joho /  MASHABLE This is Dax Joho. He was a Good Boy all his life, boasting perfect puppy school attendance with a 4.0 GPA (Good Pup Average). Then, one day in April, some friends invited him to a "420 celebration." And everything changed. "bro you gotta try this grass — it's way better than the stuff in your backyard" Image: jess joho /  MASHABLE Read more...More about Animals, Culture, Weed, 420, and Barkbox Source: Marshable
Weed companies find hilarious ad regulations loophole in adopting highways

Weed companies find hilarious ad regulations loophole in adopting highways

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Colorado drivers are currently commuting down what must be some of the most lit and spotless highways in the country. And it's all thanks to some clever cannabis companies. The cannabis industry has been in a perpetual arms race against the strict and ever-evolving regulations that govern their substance, which is still illegal in the United States at the federal level. But the 51 Colorado weed businesses reportedly using the Adopt-a-Highway program to circumvent the state's strict advertising rules surely take the cake (or flowers). On Friday, Feb. 14, the Denver Post reported that the cannabis industry had become an unexpected top patron of the state highway infrastructure, "accounting for cleanup on two-thirds of the roads maintained by Clean Colorado," an official program from the Dep...

Is it OK to be 420 friendly on main?

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It's 4/20 baby!!! It's Saturday, you're lit, brain perfectly calibrated to toasted, sparking your joy, blowing smoke rings so on point it feels criminal not to share on your Instagram story. But something stops you from posting. And it probably sounds like the voice of your D.A.R.E. teacher yelling about how posting pictures of pot online can get you arrested and ruin your career. "Even if you just post one picture, it comes back," said Anjela, who is very much not a D.A.R.E. teacher. Preferring to keep her full name separate from her online weed-sona, she's better known as Koala Puffs, a weedfluencer with over half a million Instagram followers.  Read more...More about Twitter, Marijuana, Culture, Elon Musk, and Social Media Source: Marshable
The 10 best video games to play while high

The 10 best video games to play while high

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This post is part of our High-tech High series, which explores weed innovations, and our cultural relationship with cannabis, as legalization in several U.S. states, Canada, and Uruguay moves the market further out of the shadows. Marijuana-friendly video games require four main attributes: simplicity, beauty, weirdness, and whoaaa cooool. Playing games while high can, like most high activities, either be a portal to magical awakenings or scar you for life. Choose the game you pair with your herb wisely! Luckily, we're here to help guide you to Video Game Toke-halla. Our selection is guaranteed to not harsh your vibe, but enhance it. For your convenience, we've even implemented a contact high rating system: Each game is ranked from one to five trees, depending on how toasted playing it und...