drugs
Cannabis Should be Legalised and Only Sold Online to Kill Off the Dealers

A think-tank, or just some men having ideas on a chain email, has come up with an idea that could make cannabis legalisation more palatable to the UK -- selling it online. But only online, so it comes neatly in packages through the letterbox and there's no more worry about getting mugged at knifepoint for your phone by a dealer in the Iceland car park. Read More >>

health
Oxford Uni Invests £10m in Marijuana

A new investment fund to find more good things about marijuana is coming to Oxford University, with the researchers winning a £10m pot to find other ways cannabis plants can be turned into nice medicines. Read More >>

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This Herb-Grinding, Weed-Dispensing Pen is Perfect for Lazy Stoners

The next time you find yourself at the end of a long, exhausting day at the office, what would you rather find in your jacket pocket? A fancy Montblanc writing instrument, or a herb-grinding, weed-dispensing pen that guarantees a super-relaxed evening? The answer is obviously the latter. Read More >>

music
A Collection of the Weirdest Shit I’ve Found on Spotify

The way I see it, everybody has a “thing” they do when they get high. Some people gorge themselves on as many edible objects as will fit in their cottony mouths. Other people lay in the dark and listen to Phish. Still other people sit on their couch and look at Vine. Read More >>

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Facebook is Shutting Down Medical Cannabis Dispensary Pages For Some Mysterious Reason

Marijuana dispensaries in the state of New Jersey say Facebook has unfairly banned their business pages. They say the fight highlights how inconsistent Facebook’s policy towards prescription drugs is. Read More >>

drugs
Weed-Infused Coffee Pods are Apparently a Thing Now

Coffee pods generally produce pretty awful coffee. However, a burgeoning number of companies now sell coffee pods that come with a dose of THC, the active ingredient in cannabis. So now these coffee pods produce awful coffee that also gets you high. Read More >>

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How the Tesla Battery Will Benefit the US Marijuana Industry

The hottest property in the power market is the recently unveiled Tesla Energy system, which puts large batteries into homes and businesses with sights set on users saving money. An unexpected outcome of this new system is a potential boon it could create for growers of legal cannabis in the States, as Wes Siler from Gizmodo's Indefinitely Wild blog reports. Read More >>

design
Remember That Pipe Mug From Cabin in the Woods? It’s Real Now.

There's an excellent moment in Joss Whedon's horror-comedy Cabin in the Woods, where the stereotypical stoner, Marty, pulls up in his rundown auto drinking coffee from a mug. Except, it's not a mug at all but rather a giant retractable water bong. As is true with most awesome props, the smoke mug has become reality. Read More >>

gadgets
Tell-Tale Smoke Detector Knows When and What You’re Smoking

Just because it's illegal for people to smoke in certain areas, it doesn't necessarily mean they won't, and putting up a 'No Smoking' sign isn't much of a deterrent. So Joseph BelBruno, a chemistry professor from Dartmouth University, has turned his research on second-hand smoke into a new kind of smoke detector that's specifically tuned to detect cigarettes and marijuana, and then rat out the smoker. Read More >>

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Cannabis Plants Sprouting in the Wilds of… Central London

Activists have been spreading cannabis seeds around the city of London, as some sort of protest about drug laws. And plenty have been growing, with plants around two feet tall apparently spotted along the South Bank and around the Tower of London. Time to reap what others have sown. [Standard] Read More >>

drugs
The FBI Struggles to Hire Hackers Who Don’t Smoke Weed

The FBI has a problem. The agency needs to hire hackers to build out its cyber crime division, but it also will not hire anyone who's smoked weed in the past three years. And guess what? A lot of hackers like to smoke weed. Read More >>

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Clever Crook Uses Heat Vision Drone to Hunt Down Weed and Steal It

The police have long used thermal imaging cameras to detect marijuana growing operations. Now, thanks to drones, crooks are getting into the weed-finding game too. Except in their case, they're trying to find the weed so they can steal it. Read More >>

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Even “Casual” Marijuana Use Can Knacker Bits of Your Brain

The latest bit of research into smoking things bought off men in car parks and betting shops is in, with medics suggesting that even a once or twice a week dope habit can cause "abnormalities" in memory abilities. Read More >>