Dope tunes: Playlists to smoke to

Whether it’s time to chill things out or keep the party going, here are two classic mixes sure to keep heads nodding and eyes glassy.

Side One


Don’t Bogart Me – The Fraternity of Man

Legalize It – Peter Tosh

Burn One Down – Ben Harper

Last Dance With Mary Jane - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Brown Sugar – D’Angelo

How High – Redman & Method Man

Weed Song – Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Everybody Must Get Stoned – Cypress Hill

The Joker – Steve Miller Band

Pass The Dutchie – Musical Youth

Let’s Go Get Stoned – Ray Charles

Sativa (feat. Swae Lee) – Jhené Aiko

Side Two


Because I Got High – Afroman

Sweet Leaf - Black Sabbath

Young, Wild & Free (feat. Bruno Mars) – Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa

Mary Jane – Rick James

Champagne & Reefer – Muddy Waters

Marijuana – Kid Cudi

Kaya – Bob Marley

High (feat. Danny Brown) – Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix

Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 - Bob Dylan

Hits From The Bong – Cypress Hill

Feel Good Hit of the Summer – Queens of the Stone Age


The federal government says the word marijuana refers to “the dried leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds from the Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indica plant.”

The website Zamnesia attribute the following traits to the two strains:

Sativa: Energizing and uplifting. Stimulates creativity and thoughts. Promotes sense of well-being. Relieves headaches and migraines. Reduces nausea. Stimulates the appetite. Relieves depression.

Indica: Relaxing and laid back. Relieves pain and aches. Reduces anxiety and stress. Aids sleep. Reduces inflammation. Helps relieve spasms and seizures. Stimulates the appetite.

Independently, marijuana experts note that the plants can also create the opposite effects of the ones stated above.

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