Category: marijuana

A 13-year-old Girl Scout in San Francisco named Danielle Lei made the news for being the first Girl Scout to sell cookies outside a marijuana dispensary. She sold 117 boxes in 2 hours.

In the late 1960s, some researchers reported that catnip gave people a marijuana-like high when smoked, but it turned out they had simply mixed up the two plants.

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Canada is currently running low on marijuana after just a few days of it being legal.

Louis Armstrong was an avid pot smoker all his life. He was arrested for drug possession in New Orleans in 1930, and was jailed 9 days for it, but described marijuana as being “a thousand times better than whiskey”.

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Beekeepers in NYC noticed their bees making red honey, which led to an investigation that ultimately exposed the city’s largest marijuana farm in the basement of a Brooklyn cherry factory.

Beekeepers in NYC noticed their bees making red honey, which led to an investigation that ultimately exposed the city’s largest marijuana farm in the basement of a Brooklyn cherry factory.

In 1977, a plane carrying 6,000 pounds of pot crashed in Yosemite National Park. Climbers in Yosemite Valley heard news of the crash and sparked a miniature gold rush with up to 20 people searching the frozen crash site. Much of the weed was salvaged, smoked, or sold before park rangers caught on.

Some farmers have started feeding their pigs waste products from the marijuana industry, such as plant stems, leaves, and roots. The farmers say it boosts the pigs’ appetite so they get up to 30 pounds heavier than normal, and that it can make the meat taste “more savory.”

The body naturally secretes a chemical similar to marijuana to help ease pain.

In 1970, Bill Murray jokingly said to a fellow passenger that he had two bombs in his bag. U.S. marshals searched his luggage and found US$20,000 worth of marijuana. Murray was arrested.