The Best Vape Pen for Every Appetite

Why settle for a vape pen that can only handle oils, waxes, loose-leaf marijuana or e-liquids when one pen can do it all? Multimode pens are getting easy to find, and they're quickly dropping down to double-digit prices. Problem is, a lot of these cannabis and tobacco-vaporizing devices perform like you bought them… » 1/30/15 4:20pm 1/30/15 4:20pm

The Indica Review: A Vaporizer Stuck in a Zippo's Body

Despite appearances, cannabis is actually still illegal in more than half of US states. If you have to get high on the down low, you might find yourself drawn to this sneaky Zippo lookalike. » 1/14/15 4:20pm 1/14/15 4:20pm

Why Legal Weed Isn't Much Safer Than a Dime Bag

Despite its new-found legality at the state level, the buds you buy in medical marijuana dispensaries aren't that different than the dime bags you used to score on the street corner—they share the same wild swings in potency, chemical content, and fungal and pesticide contamination. That's very not good. » 12/03/14 3:08pm 12/03/14 3:08pm

The Real Reason So Many States Are Legalizing Cannabis in One Chart

With more and more states legalizing cannabis—though, sadly, not always the good stuff—have you ever wondered what might be motivating them? Money, duh. » 11/06/14 5:00am 11/06/14 5:00am

How to Get (Legal) Weed Delivered to Your Front Door

There are more than a few sketchy pot stores among the thousands of licensed dispensaries spread across the 23 states and DC where medical marijuana has been legalized. Fortunately, you can just have your weed order delivered. All you need is a green card, the Internet, and cash. » 9/06/14 1:00pm 9/06/14 1:00pm

Magical Butter MB2 Review: Your One Stop Edible Cannabis Shop

Toking's not for everyone and neither is vaping. A growing portion of both the recreational and medical marijuana crowds are turning to edibles to deliver their THC. Now, you can make your own cookable concentrates more easily and more quickly than you could by hand with the Magical Butter MB2. » 8/15/14 4:20pm 8/15/14 4:20pm

How to Brew Cannabis Tinctures (Eyedroppers Full of Happiness)

Now that you're good and deafened from last night's Independence Day celebrations, it's time to do something productive with your recovery day—like, say, brewing alcohol-derived cannabis concentrates that will have you melting into your couch all day tomorrow. » 7/05/14 12:00pm 7/05/14 12:00pm

The FBI Is Struggling to Hire Hackers Who Don't Smoke Weed (Updated)

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. » 5/20/14 4:40pm 5/20/14 4:40pm

Hashing It Out: The Art and Science of Pushing Pot To Its THC Limits

The intoxicating effects of cannabis have skyrocketed in the last 50 years as the plant's rapidly widening acceptance has spurred a race among growers to produce ever more potent strains. But even the stickiest of the ickiest buds top out at 25 percent THC per unit weight and, for a new generation of connoisseurs,… » 4/20/14 4:20pm 4/20/14 4:20pm

How To Pass a Urine Test (Or At Least Stand a Fighting Chance)

You've got enough to worry about for that upcoming job interview without stressing over whether or not you'll be judged by what you pee into a cup. And sometimes it's just too late to go all the way straight-and-narrow. Fortunately there are ways of maximizing the chance that your future employment won't be… » 4/19/14 12:00pm 4/19/14 12:00pm

smoCAN Portable Smoking System Review: Smoking Simplified

Smoking somewhere other than your couch can be such a drag. Cramming a pipe, lighter, poker, burnables, and grinder is too much for one's pockets. But with the smoCAN, everything you need is consolidated in a single, secure case. » 11/23/12 4:20pm 11/23/12 4:20pm

Cocaine Levels Found In the Air Connected to Crime Levels and Cancer

Scientists can now accurately detect drugs floating in the air. They also have found statistical relationships between atmospheric cocaine levels and certain types of cancers, as well as a connection between marijuana levels and mental disorders. » 12/19/11 6:46pm 12/19/11 6:46pm

Inside Your Brain on Cannabis: Cognitive Chaos

We already know that smoking (or otherwise ingesting) pot causes an uncoordinated brain. Now scientists say they've discovered the mechanism behind pot brain clumsiness, and it could lead to better treatments for schizophrenia. » 10/25/11 5:20pm 10/25/11 5:20pm

Smoking Pot Will Make You Sad If You Have the Wrong Genetics

The results of a 5-year study of adolescents in The Netherlands shows that young people with a certain gene variant are more vulnerable to depression when they smoke pot. » 10/10/11 4:20pm 10/10/11 4:20pm

Genetically Engineered Weed: There's an App for That

A small Amsterdam startup called Medicinal Genomics, has analyzed the marijuana plant down to its strands of DNA, and the company's CEO says some analysis of the data will be available as an iPad app next fall. » 8/18/11 7:20pm 8/18/11 7:20pm

Canna Cola: A Soda Spiked with Marijuana

Here I thought man could never top Four Loko and in rolls marijuana soda. A California artist has put the psychoactive marijuana ingredient THC (aka how you get high) into drinks and is now selling them at your local pot shop. » 1/29/11 4:00pm 1/29/11 4:00pm

Police Storm in on Suspected Hydroponic Hothouse (But Only Find a Few…

British police thought they'd hit the jackpot when their chopper's infrared-camera located a cannabis grow-house, but were surprised when all they found were a couple of Cavia porcellus by the names of Simon and Kenny reclining beside an electric heater. » 1/13/11 5:20am 1/13/11 5:20am