Marijuana

Top Chefs and Caterers Use Pot as a Secret Ingredient

Put down that pot brownie. In a bid to join the mainstreaming of marijuana, chefs and caterers are pairing cannabis with cuisine—not just to keep up with the times, but to create a high-end dining experience.

Colorado PSAs Advise Stoners to Act Stupid Everywhere but Behind the Wheel

Colorado is proud to be the first state to legalize recreational marijuana use. Ad creatives in Colorado are happy to have an opportunity to make stoner references.Three new PSAs for the state's Department of Transportation (by Denver agency Amélie Company and HSI director Simon Cole) gleefully remind would-be weed smokers that they are free to act like idiots while doing many things—but not while driving. Get high and do a bad job installing your TV. Get high and do a bad job playing basketball. Get high and do a bad job cooking steaks. Don't get high and drive. It's pretty simple.Everybody wins, except for maybe some viewers, who might find that after chuckling at the hopeless handyman spot, the joke burns out a little too quickly. Plus, that lady shooting daggers at the ill-equipped grill master clearly needs to mellow out. Really, it's hard to believe she hasn't already … especially when she's wearing that hat.

Medical Pot’s First Legitimate TV Ad Still Looks Pretty Sketchy

What's being billed as network TV's first medical marijuana commercial is running in New Jersey this month, and soon this sad little ad will reach Chicago and Massachusetts as well.

Marijuana Is Legal in Colorado, but Not on Google and Twitter

Pot is legal in Colorado but not on Google and Twitter. At least not yet.

Leave It to Ben & Jerry’s to Write the Best Tweet About Colorado’s New Marijuana Law

On Jan. 1, Colorado became the first state to allow the sale of recreational marijuana to anyone 21 or older. Sales have become so successful that stores are unable to keep up with the demand. Ben & Jerry's acknowledged that with a tweet on Thursday.

Seattle Police Continue Being Awesome by Handing Out 1,000 Bags of Doritos to Stoners

Seattle police already had one of the most fascinating and amusing—not to mention relevant and informative—law-enforcement Twitter accounts in the country. But the department demonstrated again this weekend that engaging with your audience goes well beyond witty posts in social media.

Pro-Marijuana Ad Goes Up in Smoke at Nascar Race

The Marijuana Policy Project is spreading its message to Nascar fans by purchasing video ad space on a Jumbotron just outside the entrance to the Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis from today through Sunday.

Are Americans Ready for Marijuana Advertising?

Whether one’s attitudes about marijuana cleave closer to Nancy Reagan or Cheech and Chong, there’s no denying that the drug’s bad reputation is slowly burning off.

Facebook Protest in Oregon Forces Down Anti-Marijuana Billboards

Who knew? It seems Facebook groups can actually get things accomplished.

Colorado Billboards Are High on Legalizing Marijuana

Proponents of a Colorado ballot initiative to legalize marijuana took a long-overdue step toward being taken seriously with a straight-laced billboard supporting their position. Their tone is moral rather than libertarian ("For many reasons," states the headline, "I prefe