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  1. marijuana legalization
    From Drug War to Dispensaries: An Oral History of Weed Legalization’s First WaveIn the 1990s, state policies on marijuana were draconian. Then, an unlikely alliance that included George Soros and the Men’s Wearhouse CEO emerged.
  2. 2018 midterms
    Progressives Should Be Encouraged by the Passage of These Ballot MeasuresSeveral red states voted to expand Medicaid and raise the minimum wage on Tuesday. The Democratic Party would be wise to take note.
  3. author talk
    Idra Novey on Fascists, Pot, #MeToo and Her Chillingly Timely New NovelThose Who Knew involves a charismatic senator in an island nation with familiar skeletons in his closet.
  4. weed news
    Could Mike Tyson Interest You in a TV Series About His Marijuana Farm?The former boxer would reportedly star in the scripted comedy, currently named Rolling With The Punches.
  5. weed drinks
    Coke Eyes PotLike Fanta, but for getting high.
  6. science of us
    So, How Bad Is It to Smoke Pot While Pregnant?Mainly, we don’t know.
  7. White House Quietly Launches Initiative to Highlight the Evils of MarijuanaThe Marijuana Policy Coordination Committee is collecting info from government agencies on the “negative” aspects of marijuana use.
  8. good buzz
    Is Marijuana the Future of Beer?The legal pot industry and the beer industry are about to converge with hangover-free, low-calorie drinks that will still give you a buzz.
  9. Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana UseRetail marijuana sales are expected to begin in September.
  10. the chain gang
    Internet Wants to Believe McDonald’s Is Converting Play Areas Into Pot LoungesA tremendous sounding — and sadly fake — story has gone viral.
  11. grub guides
    Where to Find CBD Edibles in NYC This 4/20From CBD-infused cocktails to gummies, brownies, and sundaes.
  12. royals
    Meghan Markle’s Nephew Is Developing Special Cannabis for Her Royal WeddingIt’s called “Markle’s Sparkle.”
  13. ey i'm runnin' here
    Cynthia Nixon Adds $4.20 Donation Button to SiteThis comes after she released a hugely popular video on why she wants to legalize marijuana.
  14. city politics
    The First Lady of New York City Believes Weed Should Be LegalizedBut the Mayor is “not there yet.”
  15. up in smoke
    The Booming Marijuana Industry Is Making It Harder for Restaurants to Find HelpColorado chefs blame weed gigs that pay $20 an hour to relax in climate-controlled grow houses.
  16. culture
    Katja Blichfeld Gets What She WantsAfter a year of changes, the quietly commanding High Maintenance co-creator embarks on a new life.
  17. motherhood
    More Women Are Smoking Pot While PregnantAccording to a chill new study.
  18. 'tis the season
    Elderly Couple Caught With 60 Pounds of Weed for ‘Christmas Presents’They were caught midway through a cross-country roadtrip this week.
  19. Jeff Sessions Hints at a Coming Crackdown on Recreational WeedThe attorney general says marijuana is “detrimental” and the DOJ is reviewing its policy concerning legalization in the states.
  20. news you can booze
    Liquor Company Behind Corona, Svedka Sees Future in Weed-Infused DrinksIt’s investing $191 million in the world’s largest cannabis grower.
  21. science of us
    Frequent Pot Smokers Also Have More Sex, Says Extremely Chill StudySex, drugs, and scientific research.
  22. 420 friendly
    Lady Gaga Talks About Smoking Weed in Front of Beyoncé in New Doc“That was the night I gave Beyoncé, like, a panic attack.”
  23. coping diaries
    Coping Diaries: The Mom Who Ditched Benzos for Her BongThe first installment of our new series.
  24. streaming tv
    Netflix Is Getting Into the Weed-Selling BusinessA much different take on “Netflix and chill.”
  25. wake and bake
    Here Come Weed-Infused Coffee PodsThe best part of waking up is now 50 milligrams of THC in your cup.
  26. The Pot Industry Is Still Stealing Colorado’s Restaurant WorkersRestaurants can’t afford to keep losing staff to jobs that pay $22 an hour, plus benefits, in a greenhouse.
  27. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Billboard Near Colorado Border Makes Solid Marijuana JokeA billboard advertising breakfast burritos jokes, “Usually when you roll something this good, it’s illegal!”
  28. John Oliver Explains the US’s Conflicting Federal and State Marijuana Laws […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver takes a closer look at how, thanks to the Controlled Substances Act and […]
  29. roll clip!
    John Oliver Uses Lady Gaga to Debunk Jeff Sessions’s Anti-Pot Argument“So please, Jeff, if you’re going to live your life according to Gaga quotes, accept the entire canon.”
  30. arrests
    Fifth Harmony’s Jauregui Arrested for WeedShe got caught with weed in her carry-on bag at Washington Dulles.
  31. Teens Now Associate ‘Smoking’ With Marijuana, Not CigarettesSomeone call Merriam-Webster.
  32. today in teens
    Teens Now Associate ‘Smoking’ With Marijuana, Not CigarettesSomeone call Merriam-Webster.
  33. drugs
    What Steve Kerr’s Marijuana Admission MeansBecause marijuana is still stigmatized in a racialized way, it helps when “clean-cut” types like Kerr admit to having dabbled.
  34. octogenarians
    Loretta Lynn Just Tried Weed for the First TimeWell, then, yee-haw.
  35. cannabis news
    The Trailer Park Boys Will Soon Sell Legal WeedOh, Canada.
  36. high time
    Denver Becomes the First City to Allow Marijuana Use in Bars and RestaurantsThe measure goes into effect immediately, with a couple of catches.
  37. Pot Smokers Owe Last Night’s Historic Ballot Wins to This ManAfter five decades in the trenches, America’s longest-serving marijuana activist Keith Stroup takes a bow.
  38. the science of dreams
    Why Your Dreams Go Crazy When You Stop Smoking PotMost people think it has to do with REM sleep. Not so, insists a sleep researcher who has come up with a competing theory.
  39. half baked
    All of Colorado’s Pot Candy Will Carry This Warning SymbolLawmakers want to make sure people “genuinely know the difference” between a Hershey’s and Kushie Kandy.
  40. timelines
    Brad Pitt’s Battle With Marijuana: a HistoryIt’s been a long struggle.
  41. high notes
    Coloradans Can Now Hire a Pot Sommelier for Their Next Catered Dinner“The protocol is puff, eat, drink, in that order.”
  42. Americans Are Smoking a Lot More Weed, But It’s Totally ChillThe number of Americans who use marijuana is going up — but the number who abuse the drug is going down.
  43. Americans Are Smoking a Lot More Weed, But It’s Totally ChillThe number of Americans who use marijuana is going up — but the number who abuse the drug is going down.
  44. interviews
    Rockaway’s ‘Pizza Nazi’ Defends Himself Against Pot-Growing Allegations“I did not grow anything. I have no clue what the hell they’re talking about.”
  45. crime scenes
    Brooklyn’s ‘Pizza Nazi’ Was ArrestedThe owner of Rockaway pizzeria Whit End’s was charged with growing unlicensed cannabis.
  46. The Absurd Marijuana-Research Monopoly Is Finally EndingHooray, capitalism!
  47. Gallup: 33 Million Americans Might Be Stoned Right NowThe pollster finds that 13 percent of Americans “currently smoke marijuana.” Just three years ago, that figure was 7 percent.
  48. California Will Vote on Pot Legalization — AgainThe state many expected to be the first to legalize recreational marijuana use is behind the times. That may change this November.
  49. Microsoft Is Getting Into the Marijuana GameBut it’s not quite like it sounds.
  50. Meet a Chef Who Infuses Michelin-Caliber Food With MarijuanaThis is a far cry from your college roommate’s special brownies.
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