Dating for pot smokers
Although it’s important to Corey that a date shares or is tolerant of his pot use, he believes would-be partners also have the personality he relates to.“Smokers come from all walks of life but they tend to chill back,” he says.The site allows users to list how often they smoke and what kind of weed they prefer, helping them find other users with similar tastes.a lot of misinformation and stigma surrounding marijuana use; in fact, users of pot-friendly dating sites said the chief reason for joining such sites was to avoid the "all-too-frequent shock and rejection on the dating circuit" for being stoners.With the of legalizing recreational marijuana, other states may soon follow Colorado and Washington's examples.Both sites already have drawn interest from potential investors, they say.Legal pot sales alone are expected to reach billion by 2018, according to The Arc View Group, a marijuana industry investment company in San Francisco.
So now, tuned-in stoners and users of medical pot are turning on to dating websites that cater exclusively to tokers or, at the very least, the “cannabis friendly” to avoid experiencing what they describe as all-too-frequent shock and rejection on the dating circuit.
He classifies himself as a “recreational to daily” pot smoker.
His new love interest smokes less but “she’s totally cool with that,” said the man, who asked that he be identified only by his given name, Corey, because marijuana use is illegal in his state.
Larry's go-to website, with nearly 23,000 members, was the brainchild of 28-year-old California entrepreneur and self-described stoner Ryan Moxon of Marin County. West Coast but also includes international smokers and has ballooned since voters in Washington state and Colorado opted to legalize recreational marijuana use in 2012.
About three years ago he dreamed up the idea for the site while yearning for the girl of his dreams: one who smokes pot. Voters in Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia will vote in November on the issue, and the New York Times in July called for the repeal of the federal ban on marijuana for those over the age of 21.