Opinions on marijuana are evolving. Pot puns definitely aren’t.

Public opinion on marijuana has changed rapidly over the past decade. A NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll from last week showed that more Americans think sugar is more harmful than pot. Across the country, more and more states are warming up to legalized medical marijuana. However, the puns used to describe such changes in American culture haven't changed much over the past couple of decades. In fact, we seem to be using many of the same ones. Over and over again.

Here are 46 examples of why we should maybe give up weed wordplay for good. Some are far more creative than others. (Click the headlines to read the story.)

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Jaime Fuller reports on national politics for "The Fix" and Post Politics. She worked previously as an associate editor at the American Prospect, a political magazine based in Washington, D.C.
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