The TSA Will Take Your Weed And Post It On Instagram

Denver, Colorado is one of the very few places in America where you can currently purchase and consume marijuana legally. Even in its first year of sales, pot tourism has sprouted as a new industry in the Mile High City. But the fun stays here, as any bud found in your luggage won't be there when you get home. » 12/11/14 12:22pm 12/11/14 12:22pm

​You're Not Paranoid, A Pot-Detecting Breathalyzer Is Coming

Driving while stoned isn't just stupid, it's also against the law. And in the four states where marijuana has been legalized for recreational use, there's a growing concern that loaded drivers running to 7-11 for another pint of Americone Dream is becoming an issue. Enter the weed-detecting breathalyzer.
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Woman With Diaper Bag Full Of Pot Tells Cops It Was A Baby Shower Gift

Detroit's Belle Isle, an island park that sometimes doubles as a track, is in the center of controversy because of increased police presence on the island. The number of arrests on the island have gone up in recent months — including one bizarre incident involving a woman speeding to a baby shower with a half-pound of… » 6/04/14 10:40am 6/04/14 10:40am

The First Food Truck To Legally Lace Your Order With Marijuana

Now that weed is legal in a few American outposts, business ideas are flowing to make sure that sticky green stuff is accessible. Case in point: Magical Butter's food truck, which whips up "four-star food items" infused with marijuana. » 5/02/14 4:20pm 5/02/14 4:20pm

Spirit Airlines Totally Wants To Appeal To Stoners, Man

Colorado just legalized marijuana. Pot fiends are pleased. And Spirit Airlines is using the opportunity to do a $10 off "mile high" savings campaign. And now nobody can say Spirit missed an opportunity. » 1/06/14 4:30pm 1/06/14 4:30pm

Man Crushed To Death By 1,100 Pounds Of Weed In Police Chase

Daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaamn. A Brazilian man was crushed to death last month by over half a ton of his own weed. The pot fatally sandwiched him when he crashed his car into a tree while running from the cops. » 10/03/13 2:08pm 10/03/13 2:08pm

Tesla Fans Love Weed More Than Prius Fans Love Weed

The Toyota Prius and Tesla Model S are similar in theory: They're alternative energy cars meant to help the environment. But their fans are totally different people. Prius fans love Tyler Perry, Tesla fans can't get enough of that sweet sticky icky. » 8/05/13 2:48pm 8/05/13 2:48pm

Student Sues Ford Over The 112 Pounds Of Weed Cops Found In His Trunk

You know how they always ask in the airport if you let anyone else touch your luggage? And you laugh cause it's stupid. Well, on a border crossing, a student discovered someone put 112 pounds of weed in his car without him knowing. And he blames Ford. » 7/29/13 2:20pm 7/29/13 2:20pm

This Hilarious Pro-Marijuana Ad Will Air At NASCAR's Brickyard 400

It's time this weekend for yet another Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and you know what that means — plenty of pro-marijuana advertising on tap for race fans. Say whaaaaaat? » 7/26/13 2:00pm 7/26/13 2:00pm

Can You Smoke Pot in Grand Theft Auto V?

In the gameplay trailer yesterday for Grand Theft Auto V, one of the three protagonists, Franklin, leaves a Medical Marajuana dispensary. As he’s leaving, he smells a vial in his hand and says “Damn!” Which raises the question: Can you smoke pot in Grand Theft Auto V? » 7/10/13 12:34pm 7/10/13 12:34pm

This Trucker Now Fears For His Safety After The DEA Used His Rig In A…

Late last year, a truck driver hauling marijuana was shot to death in Harris County, TX during a hijacking attempt. The driver, Lawrence Chapa, was working with the DEA to help bust drug traffickers coming to Texas from Mexico. » 7/31/12 2:30pm 7/31/12 2:30pm

Woman In Traffic Stop Caught Smuggling Drugs In Her Vagina

Aside from being home to Disney and Sea Worlds, Florida seems to be the breeding ground for many wild occurrences, the most recent of which involved a woman caught smuggling pills in her vagina. » 6/27/12 12:30pm 6/27/12 12:30pm

Study Claims Pot Doubles Crash Risk

Bad news for those inclined to toke and drive: A Canadian study shows that smoking pot within three hours of getting behind the wheel nearly doubles your chance of being involved in a car crash. » 2/11/12 11:30am 2/11/12 11:30am

Don't ask a cop for your weed back when you're pulled over

It was revealed in court that a 19-year old who claimed that a bag of marijuana found at his feet during a traffic stop wasn't his, asked the arresting officer at the time of the stop, "Can I have my weed back?" Yeah, that defense might not fly. » 1/02/12 4:00pm 1/02/12 4:00pm

New Jersey cops destroy BMW searching for weed that wasn't there

In what's being treated as a metaphor for the fruitlessness of the War on Drugs itself, New Jersey cops caused over $12,000 in damage to a BMW 325i, tearing it apart in search of marijuana. After tearing apart the dash, doors, seats and prying off exterior body panels, what'd they find? Nada. » 12/29/11 3:30pm 12/29/11 3:30pm

California Tests Pot Drivers' Sobriety By Putting The High In Highway…

To show how legalizing marijuana in California would lead to more impaired drivers, the California Highway Patrol put two media types behind the wheel after smoking state-supplied chronic, in varieties called "Train Wreck" and "Blockhead." (H/t to Ari!) [LA Times] » 10/20/10 5:15pm 10/20/10 5:15pm

STUDY: Driving While Stoned Has "Little Effect"

Researchers at Hartford Hospital and the University of Iowa have concluded a study of the effects of marijuana usage on driving skill. They found driving while stoned has "little effect" on driving skills. So toke away! [NIH, JoPD via InsideLine] » 6/09/10 12:00pm 6/09/10 12:00pm

Mazda China Cool With Pot, Continues Michael Phelps Sponsorship

Mazda China won't be jumping on the bash Michael Phelps bandwagon, choosing to retain Phelps even after the bong photos as long as he focuses on the zoom zoom and not the puff puff. » 2/10/09 3:30pm 2/10/09 3:30pm

Whatcha Pullin' Me Over For, Mr. Officer?

One-time might have no case when he pulls over Sir Mix-A-Lot, but you gotta figure a Town Car stretch limo with the plate 420LIMO might find its passengers' red eyes blinking confusedly in the harsh light of Mag-Lite beams, as members of the law enforcement community take a shot at an easy, low-paperwork bust. Say, is… » 2/29/08 8:00am 2/29/08 8:00am

Junkyard Find: Who's Your Doob-ernatorial Candidate?

When you're building weird stuff out of car parts (or if you rely entirely on cheap-ass beater cars for transportation), you'll be spending a lot of time in your local junkyards. I've always loved junkyards anyway, so I'm often at my favorite yard, sniffing through cars like a junk-food-mad bear digging through… » 8/23/07 4:45pm 8/23/07 4:45pm