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Vaisyas, Weddings, and Ganja in Mumbai

Wasn’t particularly impressed with ganja in Mumbai, but I love Mumbai though. I’ll just start there.  I’m halfway through over five weeks in India. I visited all the major cities, like a maniac. I don’t like things other people like. No one would advise visiting all the major cities in India in a row, not Read More

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Attack of the Clones (215 II)

This is the second in a series of pieces I wrote over a decade ago. Discover the era when having a California medical marijuana prescription and sometimes caring for cannabis clones was the only way to grow, use, or exchange cannabis in the United States. The name, or should I say, number of the Proposition Read More

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Balkan Weed

I stay with stoners in Zagreb. Musicians who smoke Balkan weed constantly and tell me stories and sing and play for me. It’s January, and the temperatures hover around zero fahrenheit. I spend a surprising amount of time outside hunting brutalist architecture through the bitter cold and desolate streets – which makes an even better Read More

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Weed: Israel and Palestine

Israeli Weed in Three Cities Tel Aviv-Yafo SMASH. Everyone starts at the sound of glass breaking. It’s one of the few times I see the deep trauma and fear lurking just below the surface in all who call Israel and/or Palestine home. A sketchy deadbeat angrily saunters away from the outdoor patio. There’s a panic Read More

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Happy Pizza

What is Happy Pizza in Cambodia? It’s pizza with weed on it. Cambodia weed pizza. Weed is happiness. 🙂 I try only one Happy Pizza joint in Siem Reap during my first visit to Cambodia, and so when I return to Cambodia and visit Phnom Penh, it becomes my mission to try them all. Cambodia Read More

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Anonymous

This is a story about marijuana addiction. Maybe. “Hi my name is Zoe and I’m an addict.” The only woman of color in the room hugs me and hands me a small, lavender-colored, plastic disc with “MA” printed on one side and “Keep Coming Back!” printed on the other. It hangs from a short chain. Read More

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Tweaker Pool

“So, yeah, at the bridge come off toward Rio Nido along the river” “Uh-huh” Phone between my chin and shoulder, I am writing this down on the back of an envelope, my pen is running out so I’m scribbling furiously to get the ink to flow again. “And then go, like, past where Rio Nido starts Read More

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Puente Alto

Puente Alto It’s in the choice of his words, the raw expression. In the wise, rough, playful eyes. I’m in bed in New York holding the phone to my heart, feeling him. He is one in a million million.  He notices me. I first hear his voice in a park in London, and it’s careful, Read More

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Colorado Cannabis Cup

My heart aches from Foryst still, but on hearing there will be a Colorado Cannabis Cup my ears perk. I head back into the arms of The Plant Whisperer, ever welcoming. And, I buy a ticket for a tour of World 420 Week that includes tickets to the Colorado Cannabis Cup. The first week in Read More