Intrepid cannabis aficionado and yoga enthusiast Neal Pollack flies to San Francisco to take three consecutive days of ganja yoga classes. Will the weed control him, or will he control the weed? His full report.
Acclaimed author and Austin resident Neal Pollack traverses 800-plus miles to the nearest pot-peddling town in Colorado to find the meaning of life and legalization as America heads into 2015.
When I saw a couple of snotty rich young ambitious marijuana marketing types in The New York Times yesterday claiming they were “weeding out the stoners” and that they “want to show the world that normal, professional, successful people consume cannabis,” I got pissed, because I am a stoner. And I was especially pissed because I was traveling on business and couldn’t do what I usually do when I get pissed, which is smoke weed. Or vaporize it. Or eat a candy. Regardless, I was an angry pothead. More of writer Neal Pollack’s column for The Cannabist:
Legalizing marijuana hasn’t been easy anywhere, but Texas presents a unique set of challenges. Author Neal Pollack dives into an “advocacy training” session.
Author Neal Pollack celebrates the changing times in Oregon, where weed is shared with abandon and not yet commercialized. It’s a bittersweet summer to remember.
Author Neal Pollack explores the Rockies: ‘The Bud+Breakfast felt like a halfway house for people who need to transition into the reality of legalized marijuana, but not everyone wants to spend their holiday getting stoned on a couch with strangers.’
It’s been a mammoth month for Texas marijuana. “In a business where it’s slow to do anything,” one state legislator told us, “we’ve gone light years in the last few months.” But will any of the Lone Star State’s cannabis legislation pan out in 2015? Cannabist columnist Neal Pollack reports from Austin.
Puff, puff, namaste.
High-minded marijuana reads to complete your bookworm’s library.
Politicos, cannabis industry groups, drug policy advocates and others quickly spoke out over White House spokesman Sean Spicer’s marijuana comments Thursday.
Before welcoming in 2017, let’s take a moment to mark the monumental strides for marijuana in the past twelve months.
Texas legislators would like to see more allowable uses for medical marijuana by expanding a limited law that only allows for CBD use by epileptics approved in 2015.
On Sunday I lived out the ultimate weekend morning: Cannabis, meditation, yoga and stretching, catch-up time with friends and an elegant champagne brunch. GET THE INSIDE STORY
Jenny Lewis debuted her rainbow-marijuana leaf western suit at SXSW this weekend, and the outfit was a stunner. Her pal Bill Murray seemed to love it, too.
Oregon recreational marijuana licenses are now being accepted. The state has no limit to the number of grower or retailer licenses it will issue.
On Jan. 4, Oregon started collecting a 25 percent sales tax on marijuana products sold to people without medical cards.
Wake and bake and … bikram? There was much to love during Sunday’s Yoga With a View event, a well-paced day that offered a heavenly balance of consumption, camaraderie and calming exercise, both mental and physical.
Portland Police say they’re investigating an attack and robbery at an illegal mobile medical marijuana cart.
About marijuana topicals: The infused lotions, salves, massage oils and balms seen at medical and recreational shops — do they really work for treating pain?
We take you inside NORML’s annual party at Owl Farm, Hunter S. Thompson’s beloved land outside of Aspen, Colo., to talk about pot legalization and more. Sitting down in the kitchen they shared, his widow Anita Thompson asks: ‘Could you imagine Hunter Thompson in a dispensary? Sometimes it breaks my heart when I go into one and that he’s not here.’
The Texas House is sending a limited medical marijuana bill that would give epilepsy patients access to cannabidiol oil (CBD) to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk. Here’s a closer look at what the measure entails.
Watch The Cannabist Show, with guests Brian Ruden (Starbuds pot stores) and Guy Rocourt (Neos vape pens). Also: News updates and current events Pot Quiz.
Pueblo pot shops: Lawmakers are letting the voters decide whether to allow recreational marijuana shops in their city in southern Colorado.
You can sense the excitement over the possibility of legal Texas marijuana all over the Lone Star State. But when will Texas legalize pot? Take our poll.
The National Cannabis Industry Association wants Congress to see pot smokers as respectable professionals, not stoned slackers, so they decided against having “Cheech and Chong” actor Tommy Chong represent the group as a celebrity marijuana activist on a Hill visit scheduled for late April.