There is no better platform than Twitter when it comes to following the updates from your favorite people, companies, and organizations in real time. In the dynamic world of marijuana, this is no different. There are all sorts of types of Twitter accounts that are worth checking out, depending on your specific interests.
Whether it has to do with growing marijuana, living the marijuana lifestyle, cooking with cannabis, or medicating with marijuana, Twitter has it all. Let’s take a look at some of the most important Twitter accounts for you to follow. Let me know if you’re missing any accounts and don’t forget to share on twitter…
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Twitter Accounts About Growing
Grow Marijuana is a Twitter account that finds posts about growing marijuana and then posts them on its account page. For such a simple concept, the account is doing quite well: there are nearly 5,000 followers already. Both its old and new posts are worth reading, since a lot of the information is about specific strains and is therefore relatively timeless.
The tweets stem in subject from grow equipment to advice about when to begin your grow season to an article about Rick Steves and his support for marijuana legalization, to reviews about specific marijuana strains. If you are someone who is interested in tidbits of information about growing marijuana, this is the Twitter account for you. Follow Grow Marijuana!
How To Grow Weed
Just as its name implies, this Twitter account is all about learning how to grow weed effectively and efficiently. It corresponds with its website, howtogrowweed420.com, which is actually called Ryan Riley’s Growing Elite Marijuana. The website aims to educate and inspire people about marijuana and specifically how to grow marijuana.
The Twitter account is followed by almost 14,000 users, giving it even more credibility. It not only shares its own posts, but also retweets quite a few tweets from other Twitter accounts. It also shares the fact that there are medical marijuana support groups all across the country, some statistics about how doctors feel about prescribing medical marijuana, and tutorials for how to grow weed.
Although it is an account centered around people learning how to grow weed, it has turned out to be a page that is so much more than that. Follow How To Grow Weed
I Love Growing Marijuana (Robert Bergman)
This Twitter account is specifically targeting marijuana growers across the globe. It includes dozens and dozens (likely hundreds, if you go back far enough) of reviews of various marijuana strains, making it a useful resource for people planning on growing their own marijuana.
It is the official Twitter account for ilovegrowingmarijuana.com, a popular site for learning how to grow marijuana in every aspect, from seeds to harvest. There are some jokes and amusing images mixed in with its informative tweets, but for the most part tweets from ILGM Robert Bergman are extremely informative and useful for anyone growing or even consuming marijuana. Follow I Love Growing Marijuana
Cannabis Training University
This Twitter account is another one that is all about teaching the public about the marijuana plant and the cannabis industry. It has a whopping 128,000 followers and has a corresponding website cannabistraininguniversity.com that boasts being the “only marijuana college with a complete curriculum that covers ALL areas of the industry.”
In other words, this Twitter account (and the website) is about so much more than just growing marijuana; it’s about educating people on all aspects of marijuana. It has significant information on learning to grow medical marijuana, learning to be a “budtender” (a position in medical marijuana dispensaries), learning how to cook with marijuana and marijuana extract, and learning the laws behind the marijuana industry.
The Twitter account compounds all of these areas into one account, listing various educational articles about strains, different ways of pruning marijuana, which nutrients to use on marijuana plants, and so on. For marijuana growers everywhere, Cannabis Training U is an absolutely crucial page to follow. Follow Cannabis Training University
Twitter Accounts About Lifestyle
The Chill Bud
This Twitter account tweets information about the marijuana lifestyle, reviews of strains and products, education about marijuana in general, and current events about the marijuana industry. It shares information about various celebrities who attribute some aspects of their success to their marijuana use. George Zimmer of Men’s Wearhouse, for example.
Of course, there are the other, lighter posts as well. These posts include whimsical imagery of people enjoying smoking weed, joke posts, and so on. But mostly it is useful information about different products, different food items that can be made with marijuana, and close up photographs of marijuana buds, large quantities of pure cannabis oil, and reviews of equipment such as vape pens, rolling papers, and so on. Follow The Chill Bud
The New Smoker
This Twitter account has less than a thousand followers but is high in quality. It describes itself as a lifestyle website and culture magazine “bringing class to grass by curating and commenting on modern marijuana cannabis culture.” In other words, it brings a variety of sources all to one place so it can put its own two cents in, and encourage other users to put in their opinions and discussion points as well.
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The news shared by The New Smoker spans from being funny and cute to genius, to informative and important pieces of information and current events. It also has product listings, in case you are looking for that next new vaporizer or the new marijuana themed Valentine’s Day gift (a bouquet of marijuana buds, for example). Follow The New Smoker
For describing his page as “just a simple gardener,” Carver Johns has certainly gotten quite a following on his Twitter account. More than 81,000 people follow his Twitter account, and he has a website along with it www.mrstinkysgreengarden.com.
While Carver Johns shares lots of information about how to effectively grow weed and do a myriad of other weed related activities, it is not only a Twitter account dedicated to information about growing weed. It also shares historic information (i.e. about weed smoking at Woodstock in 1969), product information (i.e. sales on certain products), and more scientific information (i.e. a graph about tarpenes and how it affects marijuana taste).
All in all, this is an extremely useful Twitter account for marijuana lovers to follow — and there’s a reason why it has so many followers already. Follow Carver Johns
This Twitter page has one of the largest followings of most pages listed in this article, with 501,000 followers currently looking at its tweets. It is all about tweeting relatable posts, but not always original content (as it specifically says in the description). It’s about sharing information and jokes rather than making original content itself.
Most of the tweets are jokes, memes, and gifs about the marijuana smoking experience. Occasionally posts are also sharing helpful information. For example, the difference between a high that comes from a sativa marijuana plant and a high that comes from an indica marijuana plant. Follow Marijuana Posts
High Times magazine is a publication made for the entire marijuana enjoying community. This Twitter account has a much bigger following than average, due in no small part to the fact that High Times is likely the best known marijuana publication around the world.
This Twitter account is likely to tweet about upcoming events (most of which are huge), concerts, videos, news about states with legalized marijuana, news about the fight to legalize marijuana in general, articles that explain about the different aspects of growing marijuana, and so on.
The list could go on forever because High Times is tweeting numerous times per day, every day. If you can’t get enough of the weed world, you’d better start following High Times’ Twitter page. Follow High Times
If you are interested in a publication that affects a smaller community but has just as much useful information as High Times (above), then Cannabis Now is an excellent magazine to read and a great Twitter page to follow. It is a publication that is printed bi-monthly and can also be downloaded online, of course. It boasts itself as being “the first cannabis magazine in iTunes,” making it highly accessible for everyone.
Most of its tweets include information about delicious recipes, wonderful new strains of marijuana, interesting current events in terms of the legal side of the marijuana industry, and success stories of states that have already legalized marijuana. It even includes resources such as relevant books (and reviews of those books). Follow Cannabis Now
Predictably, the Stoner Clothing Twitter page is about clothing styles for stoners — but it’s also about much more than that. For the most part, Stoner Clothing is a Twitter page that retweets other big name marijuana-related Twitter accounts.
It picks out its favorite posts from sources such as The Chill Bud (see above) or High Times (see above), making it an excellent one stop shop of sorts for an average person who doesn’t have tons of time to sit on Twitter all day, sifting through the many tweets from larger Twitter accounts. Follow Stoner Clothing
This is a Twitter page that is based off of a podcast radio show related to the stoner lifestyle. It has more than just marijuana-related articles and information, however; it also shares lists of the best music documentaries everyone should watch, some political opinions, and news about pharmaceuticals in our world today.
The podcast calls itself a “no rules” podcast, without rehearsal or scripted shows. That is part of the appeal of its Twitter account, as well — everything feels real, genuine, and at least you know you’re getting the actual opinion of the poster and not anything specifically designed for people pleasing. Follow Stoner Studio
Twitter Accounts About Medical Marijuana
Self described as “the official medical marijuana Twitter,” Medical Marijuana shares lots and lots of facts and statistics about marijuana and the legalization of medical marijuana. To be fair, it also includes its fair share of fun memes and graphics, making it a great page to scroll through for anyone interested in and amused by the world of marijuana.
It also shares a lot of infographics about what types of patients are really using medical marijuana. This, in turn, helps break down any potential myths surrounding marijuana. Many of its retweets come from Andrew Koussevitzky, a cannabis attorney who helps get people with marijuana charges less strict, and therefore more reasonable, charges, if any. Follow Medical Marijuana
Medical Marijuana Inc
This is a publicly held company that is vested in the medical marijuana and industrial hemp markets, as described on its Twitter account. With almost 11,000 followers, Medical Marijuana Inc dedicates its Twitter account to sharing interesting and relevant findings in the medical marijuana world. It also includes updates on the legalization of medical marijuana, as well as recreational marijuana, in states across the country.
Medical Marijuana Inc is a facts-based Twitter account that is most interesting for people looking for well sourced, accurate information about cannabis and the cannabis industry. It keeps its followers up to date about different conditions being treated by medical marijuana or studied and researched for its potential benefits, which is hugely important when the industry is just in its beginning stages now. Follow Medical Marijuana Inc
Medicinal Marijuana Association
The Medicinal Marijuana Association is all about spreading the factual information about medical marijuana to the public. It helps current patients know which strains are best for their specific ailments, it shares the different ways that medical marijuana can be consumed, and it debunks myths surrounding the controversial plant.
The Medicinal marijuana Association has about 27,000 followers, making it an excellent and reliable resource for up to date information about the medical weed world. It’s always adding in new reports and studies being done, so if you are particularly interested in the development of medical marijuana research, you should follow this Twitter account. Follow Medicinal Marijuana Association
American Ganja – Medical Marijuana
Another Twitter account that calls itself “Medical Marijuana,” information about new developments in the medical marijuana world can be found here. It is a slightly more lighthearted account compared to other medical marijuana accounts, which are more dry and based on just statistics and facts, making it perhaps a more fun one to scroll through.
That being said, this Twitter account also tweets some valuable information about specific strains in an extremely easy to read format. For each strain posted it lists the percentages for THC and CBD, the taste, the breeding history, and what that strain is most effective in treating. If you simply want to see what the different strains are, with perhaps a joke or two thrown in, then you should definitely visit this Twitter account page. Follow American Ganja
The Medical Marijuana Exchange (MME)
This is on the bigger side, as far as medical marijuana Twitter accounts go. It has 409,000 followers and includes information about the strains and what they can help treat, the local and national news about upcoming legal battles in the marijuana world, and different perspectives about medical marijuana and what it might be able to accomplish.
Its entire purpose is to share news from the medical marijuana community. It tweets numerous times per day, making it an easy account page to scroll through on a daily basis for those looking for interesting and reliable information that helps prove the usefulness, effectiveness, and safety of using marijuana as medicine for a variety of ailments. Follow The Medical Marijuana Exchange
MMJ Health Facts
MMJ Health Facts is a Twitter page dedicated to learning and sharing knowledge about people’s experiences with medical marijuana all around the world. It includes not only links and various events, websites, and facts, but also some simple but effective quotes from various historic or famous people.
If you are someone who sometimes feels discouraged about the medical marijuana community’s fight for legalization in your state and across the country, this is a great Twitter account to follow. It will inspire and inform, and mix in some fun facts, shared resources, and random tidbits in there as well. Follow MMJ Health Facts
Twitter Accounts About Politics
MPP Marijuana Policy
MPP, also known as the Marijuana Policy Project, is based in Washington, D.C. and has the roble mission of ending the marijuana prohibition in our country. Instead, it would like to legalize and regulate marijuana in a similar way to how we regulate alcohol in this country. It has quite the following, with around 154,000 followers.
It is particularly good at keeping its followers up to date with the most recent federal marijuana policy news, whether it’s the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, the updated medical marijuana laws for each state, linked to mpp.org, and some action items for people who support the legalization and regulation of marijuana and medical marijuana. If you want to get involved in the fight to legalize marijuana, this is a great page to get started with. Follow The Marijuana Policy Project
Although it just calls itself “Marijuana,” this Twitter page is all about legalizing marijuana and has a solid following of almost 44,000 Twitter users. It employs the retweet option quite often, including sharing the tweets of some famous icons like Bill Murray, as well as various links, articles, and opinion pieces about politics in general in the United States, but especially concerning marijuana and its legalization.
Whether you believe with the retweeted political beliefs or not, there is something to be said for sharing the common ground of wanting to legalize marijuana. There was a lot of activity and many tweets around the November election, and you can expect to see even more activity as any more political changes arise. Follow Marijuana Legal
This Twitter account is another more lighthearted account geared towards the cause of legalizing medical marijuana. It encourages its followers to gain a better understanding of the endocannabinoid system, the system within the human body that interacts with the cannabinoids, including THC, found in marijuana, and other aspects of medical marijuana.
That being said, this page has plenty of humorous posts as well. Sometimes all you need is a good laugh, especially when you’re fighting what occasionally feels like a losing battle. The Twitter account is based in Los Angeles, California, and has a following of almost 52,000 people so far. In short, this is a good page to follow if you want some information about the cause as well as a good chuckle or two. Follow Promote Cannabis
Andrew Koussevitzky is a cannabis attorney who tweets a lot about his experience working in the weed court in Los Angeles, California. He tweets his successes, showing the progress he is able to make and therefore giving marijuana enthusiasts everywhere hope for the future of marijuana legalization.
Of course, many of his posts are simply about his life rather than exclusively his work — but sometimes it’s nice to have a blast of “regular life” mixed in there. It does shed some interesting light into the life and times of the marijuana court, however. Follow Andrew Koussevitzky
Cooking And Accessories Twitter Accounts
This Twitter account is not exclusively about cooking with cannabis, but a lot of its tweets have ended up being recipes and information about making edibles. For that reason,it has been included in the cooking category. There are a number of recipes and cooking tips given on this page, so if you plan on cooking with cannabis then you should definitely check out this Twitter account.
One of PROHBTD’s great shows is called Cooking with Birdie, where tips and information are given in a short video about cooking with cannabis. In fact, this Twitter account tweets quite a few videos, many of which are about cooking marijuana edibles but others that are about themes unrelated to marijuana, while others are more about the scientific aspects or statistical information about cannabis in general. Follow PRØHBTD
Love and Marij
Just as it sounds when pronounced out loud, this Twitter account is about marijuana weddings. Didn’t know they were a thing? You ought to take a look at this page. Everyone knows that food is a big deal at any wedding, and cannabis weddings are no exception.
This page includes news regarding cannabis weddings, but also delicious cannabis infused treats that can be served at your wedding reception, as well as various accessories that you may want to consider for your cannabis wedding. If you love cannabis almost as much as your significant other, this may be a great Twitter account for you to follow. Follow Love And Marij
While this could also be considered a marijuana lifestyle-focused Twitter account, it is an excellent resource for finding new products and marijuana accessories. It will include photos of items that combine perfectly together, as well as funny memes that anyone who smokes marijuana can relate to.
In fact, this Twitter account mostly tweets jokes and hilarious memes — with a few products and accessories mixed in with it. But for many of us, that’s the perfect combination. Follow Weed Tweets
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