Rapper Lil Wayne (real name Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.) was kicked off a chartered private jet in Florida because he and his entourage completely ignored warnings from the pilot that smoking marijuana is most certainly not allowed onboard an aircraft. Yes, even when you’re a famous rapper.
A medium-sized commercial weed grow with around 50 lights stands to save about $13,500 in electricity costs a year with the use of two Tesla Batteries. Those will also protect the plants in case of power outages while making the operation less visible to law enforcement. Elon Musk just made growing weed easier.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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]