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California inmates can have marijuana in prison so long as they don’t smoke or eat it

California's 3rd District Court of Appeal ruled that inmates can have a small supply of marijuana behind bars but "smoking or ingesting cannabis in prison remains a felony.” The ruling overturned convictions of five inmates busted for possessing marijuana in prison. From KTLA:

“The voters (who in 2016 passed Proposition 64 legalizing marijuana) made quite ...

At a Chinese cemetery, scientists discover some of the oldest evidence of *** smoking

More than 2,500 years ago in western China, people in mourning gathered at a cemetery for a ritual that involved getting high from cannabis plants burning in wooden pots. It's likely that they were trying to communicate with spirits. From Science News:

Evidence of this practice comes from Jirzankal Cemetery in Central Asia’s Pamir Mountains, ...

Google Play cracks down on marijuana apps, loot boxes and more

On Wednesday, Google rolled out new policies around kids’ apps on Google Play following an FTC complaint claiming a lack of attention to app’s compliance with children’s privacy laws, and other rules around content. However, kids’ apps weren’t the only area being addressed this week. As it turns out, Google also cracked down on loot ...

Man pointing **** shaped like a rifle causes major scare in San Diego

Last night in downtown San Diego, a gentleman was waving and pointing what appeared to be an assault rifle out of a window at the Palms Hotel. Witnesses called the police who, naturally, stopped all vehicle traffic around the hotel, locked down the surrounding neighborhood, and even deployed a chopper to the scene. When officers ...

Oreo maker Mondelez considers CBD-infused cookies and cannabis snacks

CBD-infused snacks could soon join the product line that includes Chips Ahoy cookies, Cadbury chocolate, and ****** Butter cookies.

Mondelez, the company that makes Oreo cookies, is reportedly considering adding the cannabis compound CBD to some of its cookies and snacks. CBD stands for cannabidiol, and it's a calming/anti inflammatory component of (some but not all) ...

Facebook shows how AI bans the only thing people actually want more of on Facebook: ****

05.01.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Mike Schroepfer knows a dank nug when he sees one.  The chief technology officer at Facebook took the stage on the second day of the social media company's annual developer conference in San Jose to talk about machine learning, marijuana, and ma... ...

If you’ve thought about driving while high, let this hilarious video convince you it’s not worth it

04.30.2019 · Posted in Health Articles, Technology Articles

tWhen it comes to drug use, some public service announcements try scaremongering or preachiness, or a combination of both, to make their case. (Remember the sizzling egg in a pan from "this is your brain on drugs"?)  But a new PSA about driv... ...

4/20 isn’t just a ‘stoner’ holiday. It’s an opportunity for activism.

04.20.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

At my college, 4/20 was marijuana Christmas. Every year at that time, people would go outside, put on their worst possible pants, turn up the jam band radio stations (String Cheese Incident, baby!!!), and smoke up. As much as I loved seeing my fellow... ...