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Image: Oregon Dept. of Transportation via Wikimedia Commons

Earlier this month a group of women in Oregon's marijuana industry came up with a plan to donate baskets complete with turkeys and the fixings for a Thanksgiving Day meal for 20 needy families in Eugene.

The faithful at Deb Button’s Stoner Jesus Bible Study. Photo: Chris Buck, New York Magazine

“Should we smoke before we pray?” Cynthia Joye asked, tapping the Bible resting on her lap. Joye had just arrived at her friend’s home in Centennial, Colorado, a suburb south of Denver, for the fifth or sixth meeting — it was hard to keep track — of Stoner Jesus Bible Study.

 Leafs by Snoop packaging. Image: Pentagram via TheAtlantic.com

Leafs by Snoop is using design to make marijuana appeal to upscale consumers.

Goodbye, plastic baggies: Snoop Dogg’s new line of marijuana products, Leafs by Snoop, looks like it’d be right at home amongst the artisanal chocolate bars at Whole Foods or the all-natural lotions at Kiehl’s.

A wedding bouquet of peonies and cannabis buds. Image via BudsandBlossomsco.com
 
There’s at least one noticeable advantage to cannabis-friendly weddings: more mellow brides.

Image via Budandbfast.com

When Colorado legalised cannabis possession in 2014, the anticipated ‘Green Rush’ of dope tourists didn’t quite happen. But the first stoners’ B&B in Denver is now leading the way.

British-American author Lesley Hazleton discusses the subject of infinity last week during a lecture, presented by the Goodship Academy of Higher Education, at the Cloud Room on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. Image: Sy Bean / The Seattle Times/Seattle Times
 
A lofty lecture series for stoned people aims to shatter some stereotypes, but also raises the question: Are people really more creative and open-minded when high?

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