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Lifestyle
// October 18, 2017

The rain’s pouring and midterms are ending–it’s the end of October again. Only a few days until Halloween and you need a costume that can be made at home for cheap. Not only that, but you’re a young adult now and have replaced candy with cannabis. What better time than Halloween to consume a ton of…

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Lifestyle
// September 27, 2017

Why Would You Want to Smoke a Spliff? A spliff is a mixture of tobacco and weed rolled into a joint. There are many reasons you might like smoking one. Here are four. 1.) The best part about smoking a spliff is that it completely eliminates the threat of paranoia which is associated with strong…

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Lifestyle
// August 7, 2017

Phone, keys, wallet: these items are essential for getting through the day. These items each serve a purpose, and without them we find ourselves ill-equipped to meet the demands of the world with ease and adequacy. Weed smokers, either naturally by necessity or by constant trial and error, expand this list to meet the needs…

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Lifestyle
// August 2, 2017

There comes a time for every regular smoker to confront the reality that they just don’t get as high as they used to. The novelty of the effect has worn off, your pockets are emptying of change at ever-quickening rates and the question arises: should I take a tolerance break? If THC is being consumed…

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Lifestyle
// July 24, 2017

How commonly do I find myself in blob mode at a party? Probably too often. It starts off innocent; I want to smoke up with my friends and take the vibe to the next level, but my plans quickly deter and I’m left on the couch drooling and snoring the party away. Now, it may…

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Lifestyle
// July 5, 2017
Try playing rather than consuming the next time you smoke weed.

There is a tendency in the West to consume. You might have noticed that the central organizing feature of social life is consumption. We come together to consume entertainment, food and substances. Realizing this can feel as though meaning is being hollowed out of our lives as we consume the products of distant, anonymous specialists….

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Lifestyle
// July 2, 2017
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You may have noticed that not all people bear the same relationship to weed. If you haven’t, it’s probably because you don’t smoke weed. The tired caricature of a barely-lucid, sloth-like under-achiever doesn’t really cut it anymore. As weed becomes integrated into the normal culture, its identity and use value will shift. Common culture understanding…

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Lifestyle
// June 26, 2017
UBC rose garden with high eyes

Getting high on campus is less straightforward but more rewarding than you might think. If there is any public space in Vancouver where you should get high, it’s probably the urban rainforest that is UBC. Depending on the particular circumstance, lighting a joint can be more or less contentious than you’re comfortable with. If you’re…

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Lifestyle
// June 23, 2017
weed creativity automation-economy

Perhaps it’s worth pondering the implications of two simultaneous cultural shifts waiting in our midst. First, Canada’s decision to federally legalize marijuana by July 1st, 2018 will predictably alter the nation’s relationship to the plant and to our own minds. And second, automation threatens to eliminate an estimated 50%-60% of jobs within the next decade….

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Lifestyle
// June 13, 2017
Painting on Cannabis

One of the most intriguing effects of cannabis is its creativity-enhancing ability . Painters, musicians, dancers, writers, and creatives–everyone–can benefit from the insight-probing, perspective-lending, and euphoria-inducing capabilities of cannabis. Before you get started, set the intention of using your dose for creative purposes. Even if it’s just a simple whisper out to the world: “hey…

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