It’s 4:20 p.m. on February 24, 2014, and here are a few of the things we’re talking about at Cannabist HQ.
IT’S THE D-O-DOUBLE-G: Who is the perfect 4/20 headliner? An argument could be made for past Colorado headliners Cypress Hill, Slightly Stoopid or Wu-Tang Clan. But perhaps a better argument could be made for Snoop Dogg, who will headline Red Rocks this 4/20 with Wiz Khalifa. Who else is playing? Read that and more.
THAT STORY YOU POSTED ON FACEBOOK? IT’S FAKE: When you read substantial news on a site you’ve never heard of and can’t find the “news” anywhere else on the Internet, do you: A. Hold back in case it might be fake? or B. Post it on all of your social media as universal truth? Many readers were fooled over the weekend by an article claiming that Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is proposing legislation that would free convicts serving time on marijuana crimes and expunge the charges from their records. Read all about the “satirical” article.
OHIO WANTS ITS WEED: Those Midwesterners in Ohio want their weed — as in they really, really want it. According to a new poll, the Buckeye State’s voters heavily favor medical marijuana — even if the majority of people polled there have never smoked pot. Check out the results.
NOW THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT: Did you hear about Will Ferrell and Snoop Dogg on Reddit? Have you seen the lady stoner-friendly “Broad City” on Comedy Central? Did you hear Pavement singer Stephen Malkmus say, “All drugs should be legalized”? What about Justin Timberlake shouting out to the smell of “legal” weed at his recent show in Colorado? Catch up on our Entertainment archives.