She doesn’t like to explicitly mention it on her and JDate profiles. The site’s users won’t have to worry about awkwardly gauging their matches’ feelings about marijuana — they’ll already be speaking the same language, says Harmon.
“It’s a shared camaraderie.” “The whole movement and acceptance of marijuana has spawned a lot of events, [and] a lot of people meet at these events, so it’s also prompting social interaction and connections,” says Mark Bradley, founder of Weed TV, who says he’s excited to partner with Harmon on the dating site.
The site will be hosted by a larger marijuana lifestyle website, Weed TV — a place to go for everything from political news about cannabis to a national directory of dispensaries.
Rather than staying glued to your computer looking for love, Street Matching encourages you to go out and live your life, and hopefully find someone in the process.
“All of a sudden people enjoy music more,” says the enthusiast, “and there’s no question that the relaxation and good feelings that marijuana gives you make sex better.” In fact, in a recent study, porn video sharing site Porn Hub found that “weed” was the most popular search term for its visitors, followed by “marijuana,” “pot,” “joint,” and “420.” The second most common word found in tandem with “weed,” after “smoking weed,” was “weed sex.” That’s right: smoking “grass” and getting ass may have more to do with each other than we ever thought.
But Harmon doesn’t advocate that everyone use marijuana.
But Larry himself was a bozo, Harmon says, plus “he didn’t like that I smoked.” Soon after her divorce, Harmon landed a job writing on The Dick Cavett Show, for which she ultimately won an Emmy in 1969.
“When I became a writer, [marijuana] widened my focus,” says Harmon, who began smoking when she was eighteen.