Marijuana is a loaded topic — pun intended — for many people, symbolizing everything from youth culture, to the drug wars and a booming sector of the economy. The most common images associated with weed are suburban white kids smoking it, and Black men dealing it. And Snoop. Can’t forget about Snoop. But where are […]

Ain’t nothing like a Free Black Woman. Considering the rules, stigmas and social pressure that society lords over us all, there’s something special about the folks who have the confidence to be unapologetic about who they are. While men have had a bit more freedom to be identified as ‘stoners’ or ‘weed heads,’ women who toke […]

The CASSIUS team dedicated our March cover to Black women and marijuana because we recognize the stigmas that prevent many sisters from embracing cannabis in any way, shape or form…as well as the fact that there are many who use it privately out of fear of being ostracized or judged by their peers, partners, relatives, neighbors, […]

A proverbial green rush is sweeping the United States of America. Once unthinkable, marijuana legalization is now taking hold in several states across the country. After a long fight against the forces of “reefer madness” public opinion has swung in favor of the green economy. Now marijuana is legal for adult use in nine US […]

CASSIUS highlights the dynamic women moving mula in the marijuana space.

Curling up with a glass of wine or a cocktail after a hard day at work is a time-honored ritual, yet many people are quick to think of someone who chooses a joint instead of a drink as a “stoner,” a label which connotes laziness, irresponsibility and a Seth Rogen laugh. Though former President Barack […]

The world of weed is as diverse, complicated and fascinating as the millions of people across the globe who use it. Whether you’re a daily toker, a social smoker or have never actually inhaled, you may find yourself needing to know a thing or two about marijuana. Our handy guide is here to help. The […]

Think you know a little something about this thing called weed. Now is the time to test your skills. Take out quiz and find out where you stand.

I came home the summer after my freshman year in college unwilling—if not unable—to return back to the rules and order that existed before I’d lived on my own-ish for the better part of a year. Staying out until 5am, why not? I was “grown!” One evening, as I primped for yet another late night […]