I say this all the time, but our battle for cannabis normalization didn’t just end when recreational systems were put into place. We’ve still got a long way to go to reduce the stigma around the plant, and today I’m presenting you with a doozy to destigmatize: paraphernalia. Not your uncles’ rasta colored bong, several companies are offering gorgeous and artful alternatives to the more stereotypical equipment. Even high end retailer, Barneys New York, has gotten in on it: Barneys Adds Bongs to Its Beverly Hills Store . In this blog, I’ve compiled 5 websites that hone in on a high end market, and are offering accessories that even your mother would look at and say, “ooh that’s pretty.”
The legalization of marijuana across the U.S. and other parts of the world has made it more accessible or even popular. Scientists have taken notice and are now engaged in extensive research in order to debunk some of the myths surrounding this drug. In many places, people are no longer considered anti-social just for possessing or using weed. As such, several fitness experts and athletes are proposing cannabis for its health and fitness benefits. We delve deeper into the subject ahead.
Fear-mongering is a common technique employed by the very powerful as a method of obtaining or maintaining control. As those who once held the power during the drug war begin seeing it slip away, their propagandist strategies for spreading irrational fear in an effort for maintaining their draconian policies increases. In times like these, one must maintain a rational mind, while expecting large amounts of bullshit to come flowing one’s way.
Munchies are one of the greatest things about getting stoned. As someone who already really loves food, something that made food taste better was right up my alley. Flashback to me, freshman year of college, inhaling a whole box of both zebra cakes and Cheez-its in one night, and you get the picture. Now that I’ve been smoking for a few years now, however, I find that I can’t eat those kind of snacks the way I used to. Not only did they stop sounding good (looking at you, oatmeal cream pies) but the morning after would be some sort of hellish junk food hangover. I also felt like I was eating absurd amounts and getting no nutritional value. So, I absolutely had to change my munching. I made some simple swaps and genius creations. And not to say I don’t get down on the Hostess family of snacks still – everything in moderation. Overall though, I’ve been more conscience about what goes into my body, so here’s what I’ve been snacking on: