Marijuana

medical marijuana dispensaries
News

City, State Clash Over Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

State regulations regarding the new medical marijuana program could largely prevent dispensaries from opening anywhere in Philadelphia – but City Council is hoping to change […]

Rep. Barry J. Jozwiak / marijuana plant
City

71-Year-Old Republican Wants to Reduce Pa. Pot Penalties

If you want to look at how the debate on marijuana has shifted, just look at state Rep. Barry J. Jozwiak. Jozwiak served in the […]

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City

Are People Smoking More Weed Under President Trump?

Is Donald Trump driving people to cannabis? That’s the conclusion of former Daily News gossip columnist Dan Gross’s Elevated Nation, which recently ran a story […]

Pot protest
City

Should We Give the Stoners a Place to Smoke?

It had been a long week, and it was Friday afternoon. All I wanted was a contact high. I thought it’d make for a pretty […]

ban on Wall sitting at rittenhouse sign
City

Sit-In and Smoke-In Planned for Rittenhouse Square

The news yesterday that sitting on the Rittenhouse Square wall has been banned came as a surprise. And rightly so: People have been sitting on […]

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Business

Jefferson Gets $3M for Cannabis Research

Jefferson University announced today it had received a $3 million donation from Australian philanthropists Barry and Joy Lambert to fund medical research into cannabis. As […]

News

N.A. Poe Is the Hardest Working Pothead in Philly

My name is … N.A. Poe. My friends call me Poe.

News

Sam Katz Busted With Weed at Philly Airport

I smoke it. You smoke it. Your grandmother has probably smoked it. And it turns out that former mayoral candidate Sam Katz is just like […]

Pop Up Weed Garden Promotion
News

Weed Activist Dons Pot-Leaf Costume to Promote “Pop Up Weed Garden”

You may have been lucky enough to see Hempy the Weed Leaf running loose in Philadelphia yesterday – but if not, there will be plenty of […]

Temple logo; Cannabis leaf
City

Temple Is Holding a Marijuana 101 Class Next Year

Next semester, Temple students will have a chance to take a class on a plant they may already be familiar with: marijuana. But it’s not […]

News

Police Say Philly Cop Tried to Mail Marijuana

Yes, marijuana is kinda, sorta legal in Philadelphia, but that doesn’t mean you can just go trying to send it through the mail — especially […]

News

The Marijuana-Fueled Return of Dan Gross

It has been more than three years since former Daily News gossip columnist Dan Gross made his very public exit from the paper, where he […]

Carson Wentz; Mike McFeely
News

North Dakota Reporter Comes to Philly, Eagles Fans Offer Him Weed

Carson Wentz grew up in Bismarck, North Dakota, and starred at North Dakota State University. In a state without a pro team, Wentz’s debut yesterday […]

News

Delaware Students Can Now Use Pot Oil at School

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed a bill into law yesterday that will allow the state’s students with medical prescriptions to use pot oil at school. In the presence […]

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Governor Wolf Wants to Decriminalize Small Amounts of Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Wolf recently said he believes that possessing small amounts of marijuana should be decriminalized in Pennsylvania. During a “Small Talk” interview with Scott […]