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There’s no Mexican food without cilantro — well, in theory. But some people just hate hate hate the taste of this herb. PBS explains. [Mas…]

chipotlesoon(PNS reporting from DENVER) Chipotle Mexican Grill is planning to introduce cannabis-based comida in California, Colorado and Oregon later this year, PNS has learned. The decision follows recreational marijuana’s legalization in the Golden State, which now joins its two neighbors on America’s High Frontier.

The new vegan/vegetarian product — dubbed Mota Al Pastor — will replace the reviled Sofrita tofu-based mock meat mezcla that has insulted palates since the chain’s opening. Mota al Pastor will be served in burritos, in tacos, and as a topping for nachos. [Mas…]

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speedy1955800Mexico’s fastest mouse, our hero Speedy Gonzalez, is a friend to everybody’s seester. But Speedy, unlike POCHO’s La Cucaracha, needs his “marihuana por fumar.” Speedy Gonzales (yes, that’s the name of the cartoon and our leading man) won an Academy Award in 1955. [Mas…]


Smokey the Cholo, a veterano from East Los, shares his cultural knowledge — Guess you didn’t know so-and-so is a Mexican! — and plenty of, uhm, atmosphere. From Raul Aguirre, Jr. (NSFW language.)


It’s a love song, tu sabes, from Tawny River. This guy just totally loves this gal named Mary Jane, and she makes him feel like he’s walking on the Moon!

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LatinoUSA: The War on Weed’s racist history (plus ‘Reefer Madness’)

by DAVE ZNOTEER April 18, 2016 Audio
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“Before Ronald Reagan’s crusade against crack, and Richard Nixon’s war on drugs, there was the ‘reefer madness’ campaign,” writes Sarah Hayley Barrett: In the early 1900’s, cannabis was well-known as a plant with curative properties. It was listed in the U.S. Pharmacopoeia as medicine for over 100 illnesses. But in 1930, Harry J. Anslinger was […]

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TGIF with Toby Keith: ‘I’ll Never Smoke Weed With Willie Again’ (video)

by M.J. PORFUMAR June 5, 2015 Cultura
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They’ve got some big problemas down in Texas — Senator Ted Cruz (R-PENDEJO), killer floods, and the reappearance of loser Governor Rick Perry as a presidential nominee wanabee. Thank God for national treasure Willie Nelson, seen here enjoying a serenade by Toby Keith and Scott Emerik. It’s a mournful lament called I’ll Never Smoke Weed […]

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Shocking uncensored uncut 1938 movie! ‘Reefer Madness’ [NSFW]

by Verdana Bold April 20, 2015 Cultura
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When high school students get addicted to weed, bad stuff happens. Reefer Madness depicts the horrific consequences — a hit and run, manslaughter, suicide, attempted rape, hallucinations, and a descent into madness. [NSFW probably. It’s complicated.]

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Don’t worry, Mexico, El Brujo Mayor fixed the World Cup (video)

by ROD ESTERLING June 12, 2014 Doomsday Countdown
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Antonio Vazquez Alba, popularly known as the the Grand Warlock of Mexico, is working his magic on the World Cup, cursing opposing teams and clearing the way for a victory by Mexico. El Brujo Mayor’s track record in influencing and predicting world events is unsurpassed; he famously predicted President Obama would not be reelected to […]

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Tawny River: ‘Aye, Marijuana! ¡Mira la luna!’ (music video)

by MOON GUAC January 28, 2014 Cultura
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It’s a love song, tu sabes, from Tawny River. This guy just totally loves this gal named Mary Jane, and she makes him feel like he’s walking on the Moon!

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Obama’s List: Pocho Ocho things more dangerous than alchohol

by Comic Saenz January 22, 2014 El Now
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Former stoner Barack Obama doesn’t think marijuana “is more dangerous than alcohol,” according to The New Yorker: “As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice, not very different from the cigarettes that I smoked as a young person up through a […]

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Uruguay gets high with a little help from the law (video)

by ARIGOTA SEÑOR MOTA December 13, 2013 El Now
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Marijuana has been legalized in Uruguay. Let the stoner hidden camera video hijinks begin! PREVIOUSLY ON MARIJUANA:

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Dallas dude discovers damning details re Mexicans — they are dope

by YODA MOTA September 26, 2013 Cultura
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A Dallas dude has discovered the dastardly truth about Mexicans: They are dope: When a student at a Dallas community college searched “Mexican” on the popular online reference website Thesaurus.com for help with an essay, he found that 23 slang terms for marijuana come up.

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Animated Cheech and Chong: ‘WEed Are the World’ (NSFW 4/20 video)

by Dr. SANJAY HOOPTY August 9, 2013 Cartoons
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The animated bong-burning homeboys (plus friends like animated Willie Nelson and animated Whoopie Goldberg) blaze a blunt for freedom in the Cheech and Chong Anthem (Weed Are the World). Who else can you spot in the video? RELATED: Connecticut becomes 17th state to OK ‘Medical Menudo’

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Cheech and Chong’s ‘Animated Movie!’ fires up the oldies (video)

by Malcolm Mex April 11, 2013 Cartoons
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The godfathers of weed humor Cheech and Chong are reuniting on the big screen in their first feature-length animated movie, which hits the theaters on April 18.  The DVD release is 4/23. Whoever missed the opportunity to release this joint on 4/20 has probably already been fired.  Take a hit of the trailer for Cheech […]

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Free medical marijuana tamales? ‘Take A Hit’! (NSFW video)

by CHICHI CHONG February 20, 2013 El Now
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In Garden Grove, a nice city in Orange County, qualified patients of the ABC Marijuana Cooperative can get free mota tamales on Fridays, according to Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano. The traditional delicacies come in chicken, cheese and pork varieties, and the pineapple tamales pack the extra miracle ingredient of cannabis. North of Rancho Pocho, up […]

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Al Madrigal uncovers the plot to hook senior citizens on weed (video)

by CHICHI CHONG December 6, 2012 El Now
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The Daily Show’s Al Madrigal goes to Florida to clear the smoke away from the plot to hook our Senior Citizens on the Devil’s Weed. Here is his report for Jon Stewart. RELATED: Connecticut legalizes Medical Menudo What’s smoking in Colorado? Al Madrigal reports (video) [Disclosure: Al Madrigal is also POCHO’s Migrant Editor]

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Cilantro haters, come out of the closet! You were born this way

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 12, 2012 Cultura
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Cilantro is a key ingredient in Mexican cooking. The herb flavors Thai and Indian and Middle Eastern food too. But some people just can’t stand it and insist it smells/tastes like soap and looks “green as old vomit.” You people — it’s OK. You can come out of the comida closet now. You were born […]

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Connecticut becomes 17th state to OK ‘Medical Menudo’

by Especial Correspondents June 20, 2012 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from the NUTMEG STATE) Connecticut became the 17th state to approve Medical Menudo yesterday when the state’s Senate gave overwhelming approval to a bill passed earlier by the Assembly. “This is a new dawn for all Connecticutitians,” Sen. Juan Gopher (D-Bridgeport) told supporters. “The days of twitching, throbbing and sobbing alcohol victims waiting on […]

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