Marijuana Stories That Burned The Hottest in 2011: LA Weekly's Top 5
You've got an L.A. City Council that's probably going to consider putting all of our pot shops out of business, a federal government that's cracking down on medical marijuana in California, and a new renaissance in teen appreciation for the age-old custom of monster bong hits.
We have it all. So light 'em if you got 'em, cause here we go:
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
5. Marijuana Use Among Teens at Highest Level in 30 Years.
Just as 16 states have gone medical-marijuana-legal, news came this fall that teen pot use is at a 30-year-high, outdone only by the late-'70s Spicoli years mirrored in the 1982 film Fast Times at Ridgemont High. The latest Monitoring the Future survey found that more than one-third of high-school seniors have toked up in the last year. We're just waiting for bell-bottoms to replace skinny jeans.