Luka Oleksyshyn's "High Landz" is the antidote to "Murder Mountain," the exploitative 2019 Netflix series about mayhem in California's Emerald Triangle where the best marijuana in the U.S. is traditionally grown. Oleksyshyn, who's Ukrainian, brings a fresh approach to this belabored subject.
Move over, Roger Daltrey. The Who singer has railed against pot smoking at their concerts in the past. On September 21, Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson did the same, stopping the show to complain about weed smoke coming from the front of the stage.
Oaksterdam University's 15th anniversary celebration at Fox Theatre on September 24 will feature the premiere of "American Pot Story: Oaksterdam." The documentary stars Richard Lee, who founded the stony school, and his successor Dale Sky Jones, who steals the film.
Author, essayist and social critic Barbara Ehrenreich was also a marijuana legalization advocate who remained on NORML's Advisory Board until she died at 81 on September 1 in Virginia after suffering a stroke.
A favorite road stop for stoners - Weed in Northern California - has been hit again by a raging wildfire. The town is near Mount Shasta and the Oregon border on Interstate 5.
Allison Margolin’s tell-all "Just Dope: A Leading Attorney's Personal Journey Inside the War on Drugs" follows in the considerable footsteps of Dr. Carl Hart’s memoir-style drug policy books. It's a terrific read.
The Cookies cannabis brand, co-founded by rapper Berner, is expanding at a rapid pace. There are now 53 stores under the Cookies, Lemonnade and Berner's names from San Francisco to Tel Aviv.
Hollywood Undead's Jorel Decker left California's legal cannabis scene for greener pastures in Oklahoma.
CelebStoner Woody Harrelson called the May 13 opening of his West Hollywood pot shop, The Woods, "The greatest day I've had in a long time." Bill Maher, an investor in the business, was there as well.
New Yorkers sparked up a large gathering on 4/20, a first for the Big Apple. This follows similar events in Colorado and California.