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Longtime NBA coach has found weed in retirement

Don Nelson rode his “Nellie Ball” brand to a regular-season record 1,335 NBA coaching wins over 31 seasons. Now he has another brand — a strain of marijuana called “Nellie Kush.” “Oh, it’s great. Great stuff,’’ the retired coaching legend, now 77, told The New York Times, describing the weed he grows for personal use at his retirement home on Maui. …

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9 Ways To Incorporate Weed Into Your Personal Aesthetic

There’s toking up and then there’s making pot part of who you are. Looking to extend your appreciation for the herb beyond the smoking sesh? Look no further than our official High Times guide on how to incorporate weed into your personal aesthetic. Remember that an aesthetic isn’t just based on what or who you wear. Your decor, your weeknight wind down, your …

This is the easiest way to make weed ice cream

Considering the end goal, making marijuana edible can be a comically precise process, often entrusted to industrious professionals or abandoned midway by stoned hobbyists. Pastry chef Katy Peetz, formerly of Roberta’s in Brooklyn, has developed a polished recipe for giggle-inducing, weed-infused ice cream. Her method requires a home ice cream machine and some patience. But if you don’t want to bother …

Trading wine for weed? Experts say trend likely to accelerate thanks to legal pot

DENVER — Would you trade your wine for weed? Legal pot may reshape wine sales across the country as professionals, particularly women seeking to cut calories, set down their wine glasses and switch to cannabis, concludes a new analysis by one of Europe's biggest banks. Conventional wisdom has long held that brewers have the most to lose under cannabis legalization …

Come aboard the cannabus: More seniors taking trips to get weed

An 86-year-old man in a bright yellow sweatshirt and matching baseball cap grips his walker tightly. He stands near the door of a large bus, the charter name American stretching over his shoulder. He greets neighbors and trades jokes with an official-looking woman, clipboard at the ready, checking people in as they board. They spot an older woman in black …

Metrics point to weed substituting for booze in marijuana states

According to Yahoo! Finance, medical marijuana is one of the nation’s fastest-growing industries, right up there with construction, financial institutions and cryptocurrencies. BDS Analytics, a Boulder-based company that provides marijuana market data and analysis, reported a nationwide total of nearly $10 billion in sales. And remember, that data doesn’t include California’s recreational marijuana sales, which didn’t begin until January 2018. …

Does Your Senator Think Weed Should Be Legal?

Last week, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told VICE News he would introduce a bill to "decriminalize" marijuana, a testament to the slow-but-steady mainstreaming of the drug in America. Of course, if you live in the Pacific Northwest, California, Nevada, Colorado, DC, or any of the other handful of states that have legalized weed, chances are you've taken the idea of blazing in (relative) peace …

Meet the weed workforce: Marijuana jobs set to triple in next decade

Rod McClelland used to be a barber. Then, he trained to be a glass cutter. But he never would have guessed where his cutting skills would take him next. "I went from cutting hair, to cutting glass, to cutting buds," he says. McClelland, 42, trims marijuana flowers full time in Desert Hot Springs, a California town that has fully embraced the …