"It's suddenly much cooler to come out as a toker," Moxon said of his site, which he says eliminates awkwardness about smoking.
A newer website launched several months ago "aims to connect those with a passion for cannabis," said Miguel Lozano of Los Angeles, founder of My420with some 6,200 members.
POTENTIAL INVESTORS Lozano, a medical marijuana user who enjoys pot to ease sports injury pain, is eager to counter the image that cannabis lovers are "merely hippies," he says.
Both sites already have drawn interest from potential investors, they say.
Legal pot sales alone are expected to reach $10 billion by 2018, according to The Arc View Group, a marijuana industry investment company in San Francisco.
Sales of pot-related products, from dope-infused health bars to cannabis-laced sexual lubricant, are among products expected to skyrocket.
BY MARY PAPENFUSS (Reuters) - Dinner and a movie make for a typical date night but dinner followed by a joint could raise some eyebrows or be a turn-off despite increasing acceptance of marijuana use across the United States.
So now, tuned-in stoners and users of medical pot are turning on to dating websites that cater exclusively to tokers or, at the very least, the "cannabis friendly" to avoid experiencing what they describe as all-too-frequent shock and rejection on the dating circuit.