File this under “Stories I never thought I’d be writing in my journalism career.”
Anyone who has listened to or owned a copy of Dr. Dre’s iconic The Chronic or 2001 album, or anything by N.W.A, knows that Compton, Calif., is the home of West Coast gangsta rap. Dre and company put Compton on the map, along with other acts such as DJ Quik—and, more recently, Kendrick Lamar.
Like most Californians, I have been waiting for the day I could walk into a dispensary and buy marijuana without the required medical recommendation. Mine expired nearly four years ago, and I have been relying on other means to get my stash as of late.
While on vacation in California recently, I smoked weed in front of my mom for the first time.
A creative prankster changed the iconic ”Hollywood” sign over Los Angeles by manipulating it to read "Hollyweed," CNN reports.
Margaret Holcomb is an 81-year-old woman from Amherst, Mass., who suffers from typical ailments of old age: glaucoma, arthritis and insomnia. Because of the difficulty in obtaining a medical-marijuana card and the cost of traveling to a dispensary in the next town to obtain marijuana, she decided to grow her own plant…
Damian Marley is turning a California prison that formerly housed nonviolent drug offenders into a cannabis-cultivation facility.