The Wink In Weed: 2016 Elections, A WTF Moment

NORML Women of Washington Smoke The Vote

By David Rheins It is the morning after the 2016 elections and I’m still having a WTF moment.  I did not expect to be waking up to a President Trump, and the notion of The Donald as our Commander In Chief for the next four years seems more than a little surreal. But despite the Read the full article…

Lt. Gov. Newsom: California Will Legalize Cannabis In 2016

“As some folks may know, we’re very likely to have a ballot initiative in 2016 and we have strong confidence that we’ll win.

CALIFORNIA:  Californians will legalize, tax and regulate cannabis for adult use in the 2016 general election, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom told Real Time with Bill Maher Friday. The statement amounts one of to the most strident predictions — from one of the world’s highest ranking politicians — about the success of such an initiative. Lt. Read the full article…

After Maureen Dowd’s Pot Disaster, Bill Maher Offers ‘New Rules’ For Marijuana Beginners

“Now that the people of Colorado have legalized pot for everybody,” said Maher, “and not just long time sufferers of…well, whatever it is that I have, they must realize that they are the Jackie Robinson of marijuana legislation.”

COLORADO: On Friday night’s episode of “Real Time,” Bill Maher offered some advice to viewers and to the state of Colorado about how to use marijuana safely and effectively, which we need to do, he said, because “after all, we’re pretending it’s medicine, aren’t we?” “Now that the people of Colorado have legalized pot for everybody,” Read the full article…

Bill Maher On Marijuana: ‘It’s My Culture Now’

Bill Maher speaks on stage at the 2014 Television Academy Hall of Fame on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision for the Television Academy

NEVADA: Bill Maher’s admission last week that a Las Vegas club stopped him from smoking marijuana reminded me of a first: The first, and only, time I saw illegal drug use at a headliner’s party was not long after I arrived here in 1999. A veteran headliner and his wife invited me to join them at Read the full article…

Bill Maher: Pot ‘Way Less Dangerous’

Maher, who has been vocal about his use and support for the legalization of marijuana, cited statistics of those who have died from alcohol abuse and prescription drug overdoses, but added there has not been one recorded instance of “marijuana overdose.”

CALIFORNIA:  Liberal comic Bill Maher praised the president for his comments that marijuana isn’t more dangerous than alcohol that were published this week in an interview with the New Yorker, but thinks he doesn’t go far enough in supporting legalization. “I just think it shows how out of whack we are with this issue because Read the full article…

2013 Top 50 Most Influential Marijuana Users

The 2013 "Top 50 Most Influential Marijuana Users" list is meant to identify people who have used marijuana and achieved high levels of success or influence.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The Marijuana Polcy Project has released its second annual “Top 50 Most Influential Marijuana Users” list. There has been quite a bit of variation since last year, including several additions and a number of people dropping in rank or off the list entirely.