Getting Doug With High's Doug Benson Talks About His Weirdest Cannabis Moments

Ever wonder what it's like getting Doug with high— er, we mean, getting high with cannabis activist and comedian Doug Benson? This was certainly one of our high points at the Emerald Cup, a cannabis competition-meets conference-meets music festival of 15,000 people in Santa Rosa, California. Over an indica, Benson dishes on his weirdest moments with cannabis, from getting into smoking the plant as a comedian in his 20s to smoking out of a bong made out of a plastic oil can. With decades of experience in cannabis culture, Benson's penchant for cannabis is more than just for fun — it's part of a movement normalizing the plant as states across the country push for marijuana law reform. And getting high with Doug is part of that, pushing cannabis into the mainstream pop culture. 

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Most states with legalized marijuana also allow residents to grow their own cannabis plants. And while you may think this will be a simple task, it can actually be quite hard as there are several differences between growing marijuana and other plants. Here are five ways growing cannabis is different than other plants: 1.

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