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Iggy Pop feat. Bootsy Collins: Family Affair (Sly & The Family Stone Cover) Back in 1985, Iggy Pop teamed up with fellow icon Bootsy Collins for a cover of Sly & The Family Stone’s glorious, 1971 psychedelic funk/soul classic “Family Affair.” He’s released it for free download today—his 73rd birthday. The Godfather of Punk (born James Newell Osterberg Jr) tells BBC 6Music’s Lauren Laverne, “I’ve …

420 Gift Guide: Cannabis Connection

Celebrate cannabis culture in several ways

There are countless tales about the origin of 420—with the commonality being that it’s about getting high. As the cannabis industry shows no signs of slowing, we’re excited to see cannabis-related products furthered by both design and science to help the mainstream reduce anxiety and pain and simply enjoy life more. Further, we’re pleased to see more cannabis companies helmed by people of color, women …

Celebrate 420 in Style

Some of our favorite innovative, creative and sophisticated cannabis-related products

Now that all but four states in the USA have legalized cannabis in some form, discussion around it continues at a never-before-seen pace. From its benefits (pain relief, easing anxiety and more) to racial/political issues (according to New York State’s Division of Criminal Justice Services, 86% of New Yorkers arrested for low-level marijuana possession are black and hispanic), and the new industry’s explosion, there’s a …