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Dear Culturalist: I Stink to High Heaven

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist,Recently a friend said I stank of pot. How can I not smell like weed after smoking it? So you want to burn cannabis and not smell like smoke, eh? You are not the only one. People try all kinds of things to cover up the scent of this plant so many of us love dearly. The...
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Dear Culturalist: My Boyfriend's an Indica-Obsessed Sloth

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Dear Culturalist, Weed is getting in the way of my orgasms! I love weed. Like, I really love her. I dedicated my adult life to her and trying to free her from the chains of criminalization. I am a racy sativa lover, the hazes and the speedy lemon skunks are my flavor. I have this...
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Dear Culturalist: Something Nice for Someone Naughty

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist,My best friend is a major cannabis aficionado. What should I get her for Christmas? “Major cannabis aficionado” could mean a lot of different things. Has she been growing dope for 20 years? Or does she just smoke weed every day? For the purpose of this writing, I will...
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Dear Culturalist: Is It Cool to Do Blow in the Bathroom?

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist,Is there etiquette for doing drugs in a bathroom at a party? Is there etiquette for doing drugs in a bathroom at a party? Is there ever! And there is a lot to consider, from what kind of drugs and what kind of shindig to how many people can fit in any particular latrine.
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Dear Culturalist: Tips for a Lit Valentine's Day

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist, I really want this Valentine’s Day to be special. What products would you recommend to help make the most of the night? I will make some product recommendations just to get you off my back, but do note I think a little love, time and planning are the true keys to...
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Dear Culturalist: My Ex Is Naked on TV

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist,My ex-girlfriend is an actress who does a lot nude and sex scenes on cable television. When she comes on, I never mention to my wife that the girl on the screen is my ex, and it got really weird the other day when she appeared on a show, and my wife said I probably like her.
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Dear Culturalist: How Can I Smoke Around my Parents?

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Dear Culturalist,I'm 22 years old, and thanks to my college debt, I'm still living with my parents. This is especially bad because they think cannabis is pure evil, and they'll flip out if they ever catch me. What are the best ways to hide that I smoke without leaving the...
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Dear Culturalist: Is Pot Making Me Fail College?

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Dear Culturalist, I managed to pass my first year of college, but I’m almost done with the first semester of my second year, and every grade I’ve received has been brutal. My girlfriend says I’m going to flunk out because I smoke too much pot. Could she be right? No, your girlfriend...
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Dear Culturalist: Growing Anxiety

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Dear Culturalist, I have a small grow inside my condo, and I always feel anxious about a neighbor reporting me or the landlord finding out. What are the best ways to conceal an indoor grow? Let’s be clear: When you say you want to conceal your grow, what you really mean is you want a...
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Dear Culturalist: Don't Let Nagging Be Your Drug of Choice

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist,My boyfriend and I were both stoners when we started dating 10 years ago. We are now married, and while I still smoke once or twice a month, my husband smokes every single day. I don't want to be a nagging wife, but is it wrong if I'm pressuring him to smoke less? He certainly...
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Dear Culturalist: This Edible Is Kicking My Ass!

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist,Sometimes when I smoke or eat edibles, I become anxious and paranoid. When this happens, what is the best way to handle it? Okay, so you are nervous because you are worried cannabis might make you fret about something? With that thought pattern rolling around in your head...
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Dear Culturalist: I Wanna Be a Dope Traveler!

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Dear Culturalist,My brother and I are planning on traveling to Vancouver this summer, and we both have valid medical marijuana cards in California. We don’t want to pick up in Vancouver as soon as we land—since it is legal in both places, can’t we just bring it with us? Feels safe to...
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Georgia Toons: The Only Thing that Is Going to Create Change...

By Onya Ganja
In Part One of PRØHBTD’s conversation with Georgia Toons, the cartoonist discussed the many aspects of her artwork, including how her son Storm’s illness inspired cannabis-themed pieces. In Part Two, Georgia dives deep into her feelings about Paul McCartney, CBD for pets and...
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Dear Culturalist: My Dealer Shorted Me

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist,I recently linked up with a new pot dealer as the one I’ve had for about ten years left the city I live in. I’ve purchased from the new dealer three times, and each time I’ve gotten slightly less than what I paid for and the weed has been super dry. What should I...
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Dear Culturalist: How Do I Curb the Munchies?

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Dear Culturalist,I want to lose weight but I don't want to stop smoking weed. What are your munchie curbing tricks/recipes? Your first sentence really threw me for a loop. You say it like you will wake up chubby if you smoke two joints a day. Not true, but let the record show I think plump...
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Dear Culturalist: What Are the Best Strains to Bring the Stink?

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Dear Culturalist,I'm in a state where recreational weed is legal, but my neighbor keeps complaining about the smell. What are the strains with the worst aromas? I want to smoke them and make him gag.  Weed might be legal where you are, but that doesn’t mean other fun stuff like...
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Dear Culturalist: Strains to Make Me Look Sexy

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist, My girlfriend and I have been dating for about a year and lately she’s been finding she doesn’t feel like having sex after toking. Are we buying the wrong strain? What strains are good for libido? In my high mind, there are a few more-than-likely causes behind your...
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Dear Culturalist: Help! I Got Shatter in my Hair!

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist, I got shatter in my hair. HELP ME GET IT OUT!! First off, I'm a dude who is fully aware that baldness is in my very near future, so I have been growing my hair out. Last night, I was grabbing a dab and managed to flick it up into the air and onto my head. I tried to grab it...
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Dear Culturalist: Don't Get Bullied Over Buds

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Dear Culturalist, I brought some weed to a party, and my buddy gave me such a hard time about it. He heckled me saying it had no bag appeal, but I like the stuff I get from my guy and don’t see how it looks any different from the stuff my buddy brings out. Should I let him get to...
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Dear Culturalist: The Art of Dating Multiple People at Once

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist: I have never dated more than one person at a time, but now I have totally fallen for someone who does not believe in monogamy. I know I need to start seeing other people, but I really don't even know how or what the rules should be. Can you help? Are...
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Dear Culturalist: I Get Sloshed at Art Openings

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Dear Culturalist,My wife and I love to attend art exhibition openings, but we tend to drink a lot of wine at them. Is it bad to get a little drunk at exhibitions? We always tip the servers! A little drunk off a lot of wine, eh? Something makes me think you might be under-exaggerating. I...
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Inside the Mind Behind The Culture High

By Onya Ganja
Brett Harvey is the writer and director of two major cannabis documentaries—The Union: The Business Behind Getting High and The Culture High (currently available on Netflix US). The Union provided an in-depth look at British Columbia’s illegal cannabis market and its massive...
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Dear Culturalist: Is It a Bad Idea to Date a Cop?

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist,I like a police officer. Is it bad to date him? So you want to sleep with the man, but you're worried it might be “bad,” eh? Bad can mean a lot of different things. Do I think it might be harmful? Maybe. Do I think it might be a dreadful decision? Possibly. Do I think...
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Dear Culturalist: Does My Would-Be Romeo Roll?

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist,How can I tell if the guy I’m crushing on is a stoner too? Dear Crushing Stoner Seeks Stoner, What are you, a cop? Hmm. If you are not a law enforcement officer, why do you care? Being comfortable around unelevated people is a useful skill and makes the need for...
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Dear Culturalist: My Pipe Is Really, Really Dirty!

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Dear Culturalist,My pipe is really, really dirty. Can I use oven cleaner to make it new again? Or is there something better to use? Eh? I have an intensely unsettling feeling surrounding the thought that you’ve already tried to clean your pipe with oven cleaner. You didn’t just ask...
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Dear Culturalist: My Neighbor’s Slingin’ Dope

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist,My girlfriend and I live in a small apartment complex in Brooklyn, and I just found out my next door neighbor is a major dealer. He has about a dozen people coming through the building each day, and sometimes they actually get confused and knock on our door. I would be totally...
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Dear Culturalist: Should I Take a Job in the Green Rush?

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist: Should I Take a Job in the Green Rush? I love cannabis, and I need a job, but I worry about pursuing a job at a dispensary or similar cannabis workplace. What are the real risks of working in the cannabis industry and do you think it will look bad on my resume? When...
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Dear Culturalist: Dad Doesn't Dig my Stoner Boyfriend

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Dear Culturalist,My dad just found out my boyfriend smokes pot, and he wants me to break up with him. What should I do?  Of all the advice columnists in all the towns in all the world, you wrote to me. Kinda makes me think you might smoke weed too but that your dad somehow only found...
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Dear Culturalist: What to Wear for Halloween

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist,I've gone out with this guy a few times, and I really like him. He is a big stoner, and I'm supposed to meet all his friends for the first time on Halloween. What's the coolest weed-related costume I could wear that's still kinda cute? Cute? Halloween isn’t about being...
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Dear Culturalist: Don’t Be Scared of the Big, Bad Brownie

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist,My wife enjoys smoking, but she is scared to eat edibles. Any recommendations? Let me first state, to everyone reading this, that one should never get in the habit of writing to a feminist for tips on manipulating his (or her) wife. Just a general tip. Not suggesting this...
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Dear Culturalist: Girl Power in the Cannabis Community

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist:I am a woman working in a cannabis company where, at times, it feels a bit too much like a boys' club. What is the best way to promote a more gender-friendly atmosphere in the cannabis workplace without seeming like a PC zealot? Sorry, is “PC zealot” an insult? I have...
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Dear Culturalist: Help! My Stoner Boyfriend Is a Slob

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist, How do I get my messy stoner boyfriend to be less of a slob? Dear Stoner Maid, Any chance you are into dabs? If so, you can always take your torch and threaten to burn him like budder every time he leaves a Taco Bell wrapper trail. Of course, this probably isn’t the...
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Why Art Is Personal for Georgia Toons

By Onya Ganja
Georgia Toons, an accomplished cartoonist currently residing in Ontario, Canada, got hit with a curveball when she learned her son Storm had a serious illness. Storm lives with a very rare medical condition, and fearing the worst, the doctors recommended morphine, i.e., a heroin precursor from...
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Dear Culturalist: When Do I Tell My Boyfriend I Smoke?

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist,I'm dating a guy who doesn't smoke. When do I tell him I do?  Ah dating, sex and the dance of disclosure. There is a lot to consider. Think about your intentions with the guy you are dating and how you think he will react to the fact you toke. Also mull over how much...
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Dear Culturalist: Help Me Blow Glass

By Onya Ganja
Dear Culturalist,I love cannabis and everything to do with cannabis, including glass culture. I really want to start blowing glass, and I’ve even designed some wicked rigs already, but I just don’t know where to start. How should I go about learning to blow glass? My overarching life...