Gooey Rabinski

1,276 Flips | 4 Magazines | 5 Following | 1,403 Followers | @GooeyRabinski | Technical writer and instructional designer who has contributed to High Times, Cannabis Culture, Cannabis Health Journal, and Green Flower Media.

Canada’s ‘Prince of Pot’ celebrates his long, strange trip of marijuana activism | The Star

Sure enough, the man called recently to say that, thanks to the Canadian, he’d be released in July after 18 years.<p>“So I’m really happy about my …

How a Wine and Cocaine Cocktail became Coca Cola

<i>I</i> think by now most of us have heard the story about our world-famous soft drink, Coco-Cola, once containing a significant dose of cocaine until it …

Ilana Glazer on Time Traveling Bong: 'I like the idea that women carry their own weed'

To celebrate 4/20 this year, Comedy Central is premiering <i>Time Traveling Bong</i>, a three-part miniseries starring Glazer and <i>Broad City</i> writer Paul W. Downs (who also appears on the show as Trey). A direct descendent of a short the pair did for <i>CollegeHumor</i>, <i>Bong</i> involves two friends who discover their …

Comedy

This Exhibit Pairs Pot Paintings with Their Own Strain of Weed

Maitland Foley gallery teamed up with a dispensary to make a strain of weed for their inaugural exhibit, Chris Cascio’s “Full Melt.”<p><i>Cascio’s Blue Dream. Courtesy of L.A.V.C.</i><p>In his new solo show, <i>Full Melt,</i> which opens today at the new Los Angeles gallery Maitland Foley, fine artist and …

Art

Colorado Is Rethinking Marijuana Limits on Pot Tourists

Colorado’s tourists would be able to buy as much marijuana as residents, if a bill moving through the state Legislature passes.<p>The measure repeals …

Photos: Colombia’s “lost city of marijuana”

The jungle around Toribío in southwestern Colombia is filled with vast pot plantations that stretch as far as the eye can see. At night, the greenhouse lights glow like a sea of fluorescent plankton.<p>Colombia’s 50-year civil war devastated this region. Fighting between the Colombian army and the …

Plantations

Abby Wambach: American admits taking cocaine and smoking marijuana

<b>World Cup winner and two-time Olympic champion Abby Wambach has admitted taking cocaine and smoking marijuana.</b><p>American Wambach, the world's all-time leading international goalscorer, was arrested on Saturday for drink-driving.<p>Court documents connected to the 35-year-old's arrest said that "the …

Is This the Future of Weed?

Jeremy Plumb hopes to use science, medicine, and marketing to redefine marijuana.

Marijuana

Cannabis oil halts boy’s seizures

A little boy whose body has been racked with seizures up to 20 times a day since he was five months old has been seizure free for three months …

Marijuana Startup Accelerator CanopyBoulder Is Leading A Cannabis Industry Boom, But Some Grads Say The Program Isn’t Worth The Hype

BOULDER, Colorado — It was week three for the new class at CanopyBoulder, the first seed-stage business accelerator focused squarely on the cannabis …

Marijuana and the disjointed states of America

THE weeds are spreading. Although the federal government still considers the use of cannabis a criminal offence, nearly half the states of America …

Why You Should Say Cannabis Instead of Marijuana

With the sordid history of the word marijuana, cannabis is a better word choice for the legal cannabis industry.

Support for marijuana legalization has hit an all-time high

A new survey released today by the the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that a record-high percentage of Americans -- 61 percent -- say they support marijuana legalization.<p>The survey uses the same question wording ("Do you think the use of marijuana should be made legal, or not?") …

Louis Armstrong

One of the original jazz musicians, <b>Louis Armstrong</b> blew trumpet and "sticks" of marijuana during his storied career.<p>Born on Aug. 4, 1901 in New …

Tanner Hall and the Athlete’s Case for Cannabis

In February, Tanner Hall, one of the greatest freestyle skiers of all time—he won seven X Games gold medals and four silver in the Big Air, SlopeStyle, and Superpipe events between 2001 and 2009—signed a deal with a Denver-based cannabis-accessories company called Black Rock Originals. Hall, who is …

Worth repeating: medical marijuana defeats Crohn’s Disease

Medical marijuana can manage and sometimes cause the complete remission of Crohn’s Disease symptoms like pain, inflammation, cramping and nausea.<p>Thousands of medical cannabis patients will tell you medical marijuana can treat and suppress the pain, inflammation, cramping and nausea of Crohn’s …

Cannabis

Surprise: Most of us have been inhaling cannabis the wrong way

What kind of inhalation technique do you use?<p>Good cannabis is expensive. Naturally you want to get the most out of each and every puff.<p>Most of us …

Marijuana Miracle: 5 Exciting New Discoveries About Pot

<i>The following article first appeared in the Nation Magazine. For more great content from the Nation subscribe here.</i><p>For many years, the federal …

Cannabis