Maccabee Montandon

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Does Marijuana Legalization Lead To More Problematic Weed Use?

Marijuana legalization increased marijuana use and cannabis use disorder among older adults, a new study finds.

How Legal Weed Will Be Problematic For Police In Pot-Free Indiana

There is about to be an uprising of interstate drug trafficking that will only serve to tax law enforcement resources and make their jobs harder overall.

You Have The Highest THC Strain — So What?

THC is the intoxicating compound that made cannabis a rock star. It is still the sole consideration for some shoppers when picking a product in a retail store.

5 Memory Boosters That Actually Work

Certain foods, drinks, and activities claim to improve your memory. Here are a few that have some scientific support.

5 Things About CBD Cigarettes You Should Know

These products aren’t the most popular form of CBD delivery, but they do serve consumers looking for a joint-like smoke.

Canine Arthritis Is A Real Problem And Cannabis Could Help

The active compounds in cannabis are showing promise in the lab when it comes to treating the pain associated with certain types of canine arthritis.

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In Praise Of Street Meat

You meet friends for drinks after work on a Tuesday night. You haven't seen them in a few months. It feels like a party. So you start with whiskey. You know you shouldn't start with whiskey—or, perhaps,...

Last Human On Earth To Hear Rihanna’s ‘Umbrella’ Finally Hears It

It's possible my younger daughter played it, and I was spacing out. Missed it. That is possible. I could've been in an elevator, or a cafe, or a bowling alley, a garage, a Hungarian disco (mash-up), a...

We Don’t Feel Bad About Forcing You To Watch This Cat Video

There is probably a world in which the Daily Delight section of The Fresh Toast is just wall to furry wall cat videos.  But that's not the world we want to live in. Just kidding—that's exactly the...

5 Ways Peter Gabriel’s ‘Snowden’ Song Will Blow Your Mind

As The Fresh Toast has previously noted, Oliver Stone's Edward Snowden biopic, cleverly titled Snowden, is one of the most-anticipated films of this year's Oscar season. There is much to be psyched about in the flick—secrets! lies!...

Beck’s New Video For “Wow” Is Trippy And Impossible Not To Watch

He's been a loser. He's gone through sea changes. He's gotten his haircut by the devil. Beck (nee Beck Hansen, nee Bek David Campbell), like Madonna, Cher, and other great one-name artists, has crafted a career as...

Here’s Joy Division’s Ian Curtis Blissing Out On A Roller Coaster, NBD

As the lead singer and songwriter of post-punk, post-everything geniuses Joy Division, Ian Curtis appeared publicly to be a pitch-black soul with wicked cool dance moves. But the truth was that he suffered from epilepsy, which at...