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Miley's Stoner Comment a Joke: Rep

She was being sarcastic, rep explains

(Newser) - Miley Cyrus is not a stoner, and if Kelly Osbourne did not already make that clear , Cyrus’ rep will. The pop star’s Bob Marley cake “was a joke,” her rep tells Us , and Miley’s ensuing response that she’s a big stoner “was intended to... More »

Miley Cyrus: I'm a Stoner

No, wait, it's just a joke, says pal Kelly Osbourne

(Newser) - Goodbye innocence: The once-wholesome image of Miley Cyrus and alter ego Hannah Montana has apparently gone up in smoke. Cyrus is a "stoner," she quipped at her 19th birthday party after pals presented her with a Bob Marley cake. "You know you're a stoner when your... More »

Natalie Portman: I Used to Toke

Now 'I'm an old lady,' laments actress as she plugs stoner film

(Newser) - Pregnant actress Natalie Portman used to be "cool" and suck on marijuana spliffs, she reveals in an interview. "I smoked weed in college, but I haven't smoked in years," Portman tells Entertainment Weekly . "I'm too old. I wish I was that cool, but I'm like an... More »

Stoners Upset With 'Herb Converter' iPhone App

How many stoners does it take to work a pot app?

(Newser) - The " Herb Converter " app that has slipped into iPhone land seems to be a tool made in stoner heaven. But tokers are being uncharacteristically kevetchy about it, Gawker notes. The app offers easy conversions from ounces to grams, and price calculations for ounce fractions. But the tokers want... More »

Dems Look to Light Up Stoner Vote in 2012

Ballot measures to legalize pot could motivate youth, dude

(Newser) - Democratic strategists think they might be able to float to victory in 2012 on a cloud of Mary Jane. If California’s Proposition 19—the ballot initiative to legalize pot in the state—does a decent job of driving liberal young stoners to the polls, expect to see similar initiatives... More »

Toking Chefs Cook Up 'Haute Stoner Cuisine'

Sensuous texture, deep flavors mark new dishes

(Newser) - A new "haute stoner cuisine" is being developed by chefs influenced by the weed with which they unwind, reports the New York Times . “Everybody smokes dope after work—people you would never imagine,” says author chef Anthony Bourdain. The inventive touch of a marijuana high has inspired... More »

Pot Holiday Goes Mainstream

Goofy 'holiday' becomes touchstone for legalization advocates

(Newser) - Marijuana enthusiasts will toke up today in celebration of 420, the pot holiday that corresponds to the code for pot consumption across the nation, the Monitor reports. The term 420 was hatched in 1971 by a dozen high school pot smokers who used to meet at 4:20 in the... More »

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