Day: June 22, 2017

Philando Castile Shooting: Officer said he Felt in Danger After Smelling Pot in Car

The Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile told state investigators that he believed his life was danger because he smelled marijuana in his car, according to transcripts released on Tuesday along with dash-camera footage. Officer Jeronimo Yanez said in an interview following the fatal traffic stop that Castile’s apparent willingness to use […]

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Yukon Man Gets Criminal Record for 16 Grams of Pot

Twenty-eight-year-old tells court he smokes to deal with anxiety, depression and insomnia. A Yukon judge has given a man a criminal record for possessing 16 grams of marijuana, despite the fact that such possession will be legal in little more than a year. Levi Graham, 28, was originally charged with trafficking and appeared before court […]

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Britain Opens its First Official Weed Research Facility for Medical Marijuana

Do they need any volunteers, we wonder? The facility will be opened by Medipen – who tested a cannabis vaporiser with the NHS last year. The Medipen contains ‘cannabidiol’ (CBD), a chemical from cannabis which campaigners claim helps with diseases including cancer and Crohn’s disease. Crucially, the oil doesn’t contain any THC, the chemical in […]

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Watch Aubrey Plaza Get High, Talk Spirituality With Weed Nuns

Promoting new comedy ‘The Little Hours’ alongside Sisters of the Valley, actress talked Catholicism, prayer, hiding weed in saxophone. Aubrey Plaza blazed up with Sisters of the Valley, otherwise known as “the Weed Nuns,” in a hilarious video hyping her new, convent-set film comedy The Little Hours. The clip, part of Cut’s “Strange Buds” series, […]

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