Jun 7, 2023

High Hopes

Cannabis industries are being hit hard, but there’s no need to despair Thanks to the continued federal illegality of weed, there really is no "American cannabis market." There are a bunch of independent, largely isolated state markets. At the same time, though, there are interconnections. Several big weed companies have...
May 31, 2023

Pot Problems

May 24, 2023

Boo on Boos

May 17, 2023

Out of Pocket

May 10, 2023

Seal the Deal

Whether the bipartisan Clean Slate Act will actually pass remains, at best, an open question Given how far apart the two major political parties are on the most basic issues—like whether reality is real—the bipartisan nature of the...
May 3, 2023

But, But…

Legalization contrarians engage in rhetorical jiu jitsu, signifying nothing Last week was kind of a weird one for prohibitionist sentiment, which is getting stranger the further it is into the legalization era. The reality that legalizing pot doesn’t...
Apr 26, 2023

Cough It Up

Delta-8 vape cartridges are potentially fatal and the government is moving too slow in creating regulations  A few weeks ago, I bought a delta-10 vape cartridge online from a company in Florida. I wanted to try the hemp-derived...
Apr 19, 2023

By the Book?

Cory Booker’s waffling on cannabis legalization is exemplary of the government’s fecklessness on the issue What is U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's stance on cannabis? Nobody really knows. Not even Cory Booker, apparently. This despite the fact that Booker,...
Apr 12, 2023

Lobby Day

Cannabis advocates take their grievances to the California legislature  With California's legal-weed industry in a perpetual state of crisis, much of it due to government policy, industry representatives and policy advocates are mounting a lobbying effort in Sacramento...
Apr 5, 2023

Easy Dose It

Many pot-curious people are increasingly looking for lower-dose THC products One of the biggest challenges facing pretty much everybody involved in cannabis is the incredible range of weed's effects. Pot varies wildly from plant to plant and product...
Mar 29, 2023

Killer Weed

In the 1970s and 1980s, the federal government sprayed cannabis with paraquat, knowing that it might injure or kill pot consumers The story of paraquat, widely (and officially) considered to be the deadliest herbicide on the market, is...
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