Why Portland’s wizard of weed doesn’t like ‘marijuana’

7/26/16–Jeremy Plumb has been called the “Wizard of Weed” and was voted best “budtender” in Portland, pills Oregon, but hardly ever uses the word “marijuana,” because he says the word was “invented with racist intent and broadcast by yellow journalism.” He’s referring to the use of the word by racists and others who wanted to outlaw the plant in the 1930s. Read