Pot Culture

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Psych album of the week: Funkadelic’s Maggot Brain (1971)

The album’s trippy production touches include heavily treated percussion, extended Hendrix-style, fuzz drenched, wah-guitar solos, and strange atonal vocalizations

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Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg add cannabis beverages to their Houseplant portfolio

Their creative partnership dates back to when they were 13-year-old Vancouver schoolboys

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Jay-Z promises a “a new chapter in cannabis” with Monogram

The rapper born Shawn Carter has launched a brand that touts a “superior smoke”

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Psych album of the week: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s B.R.M.C. (2001)

The band creates memorable tunes that swagger and will themselves into existence despite changing musical trends—pretty much what rock ‘n’ roll is all about

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Carlos Santana once said pot should be legal in U.S.: “It’s all fun once you get past the fear.”

Santana is one helluva guitar player, but he’s also got it goin’ on in the humanity department

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Psych album of the week: Cream’s Disraeli Gears (1967)

Not only is it one of the finest records released in that bumper crop year, it is surely one of the best classic rock records of all time

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