Scoring Weed On The Road

By Seth MacKenzie

IG: @culinaryanarchy

So, thanks to our country’s ass backwards drug laws, finding weed in a new place can be a major hassle and, for the inexperienced, a potentially dangerous situation. I’ve been on the road for years and gotten ripped off a few times and while I’m not an expert at this, I have enough experience to help you avoid some of the bullshit that goes along with this.

So you find yourself having to travel to parts unknown suddenly and you don’t have any friends you can call. Keep in mind this is for finding marijuana and nothing else. Typically it’s cheap and easy to find if you know how and where to look but if you’re a junkie please f*ck off and get some help

Follow these hints and don’t be stupid, if something doesn’t seem right, get the f*ck out.

Don’t carry on the plane, or the train, or in your car. Most of the time I’m lucky enough to live in Seattle where it’s legal and no one gives a f*ck. But in most places it’s illegal and cops, well, they don’t have what would be considered a history of tolerance. Despite what the bill of rights says, you can and will be searched for any stupid ass reason they come up with. While it might not hold up in court it can be a major pain in the ass. Play nice with the cops and don’t give them a reason to f*ck with you.

Knowledge is your friend: Thanks to social media you either know someone or know someone who knows someone. Post something discreet to see who’s who.

Be friendly to everyone: Just be nice to people, if I can do it, so can you. When you travel you’re in someone else’s home so act like you have some manners. Don’t be two faced either. Talk to the cab driver and the check in person at the hotel. If they seem cool drop a hint and find out. If not then you have to go sniff out a bag and this is never fun

You are going to have to deal with drug dealers: No disrespect to you guys or what you do but just like with being a Chef, you have to be kind of a f*cked up person to be good at the line of work. Weed is a bullshit drug and the profit margins are a joke. Dealers have it but that’s not what they make their money off of.

You’re gonna get shit weed: But shit weed is better than no weed. You’re buying from an unknown source and chances are the stuff won’t be great, but be grateful to score

Have your money ready: This is both polite and common sense. Dealers don’t often carry change and you never want to show how much cash you have. I’m not saying you’re going to get robbed but….

Stay in public: You’re clearly new in town, confused and what would be called “easy prey” for people that might not have your best interests at heart

Cash for goods only: Don’t let him take the money and run to his boys house cause you won’t ever see that money again. If his own homie doesn’t trust him with a $20 bag for ten minutes, why should you trust him with your cash?

Use common sense and trust your instincts, if you get a bad vibe, listen to it and get out of the situation. At the same time, you can also meet some really cool people in some very strange places, so keep an open mind.

Best of luck in your search!!!