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June 24, 2018

Netflix’s Weed-Based Cooking Show Is Basically Iron Chef With Stoner Judges

Here at GQ, we have nothing against weed, but there is something to be said about the apparent need for the YouTube/Netflix generation’s penchant for weed-themed entertainment. There are so many weed-themed series, documentaries and podcasts online these days, that it all feels a little too on-the-nose.

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June 22, 2018

Netflix to Debut ‘Cooking on High,’ A New Cannabis Cooking Competition

In the latest testament to the fast-growing mainstream embrace of cannabis, Netflix this month will debut a competitive cooking show exclusively featuring dishes prepared with the herb. And not just for flavoring — under the show’s rules, all recipes must actually get you high.

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June 22, 2018

Cooking on High: Netflix’s Foray Into Weed Cuisine Is Half-baked

As Canada becomes the second country to legalize recreational marijuana, and weed dispensaries that look like Apple Genius bars sprout in progressive states across the US, it was only a matter of time before Netflix threw its hat in the proverbial smoke ring.

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La Quinceanera | Stage 13
June 20, 2018

LALIFF Gives Latinos The Starring Role For A Change

Fifteen-year-old Alejandra Santos is about to celebrate becoming a woman, but the evening of her quinceañera will not be what she or anyone in her family expects. Her father is missing and a sinister figure from a Mexican cartel shows up at the celebration, threatening everyone with merciless, brutal violence.

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June 19, 2018

Food Competition Goes To Pot With ‘Cooking On High’

Hey bud. It’s time to get recreationally, legal-ish-ly, totally, and vicariously high. Here’s a new show on which pot lovers fill a lot of bowls — but with food, not weed. Of course, the food is made with marijuana oils and butters, and it will get them quite wasted. They’d be wise not to bogart that babka.

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June 1, 2018

Coming Soon: Cannabis Cooking Competitions on Netflix

After exploring the amateur side of cooking, Netflix is returning this month with something a bit more, dare we say it, highbrow. On June 22nd, the internet streaming service will release Cooking On High, a new cooking show which has a sticky green speciality, reports High Times. What’s that, you ask? Everything they prepare must feature a healthy dose of cannabis.

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