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Inside Springfield’s First Medical Pot Shopnew

We toured one of the state's first medical marijuana dispensaries, slated to open soon. Can this industry survive in the face of strict regulations?
Illinois Times  |  Brittany Hilderbrand and Patrick Yeagle  |  02-03-2016  |  Drugs

Addiction and Recoverynew

When the impossible becomes possible.
The Athens NEWS  |  David DeWitt  |  11-12-2015  |  Drugs

Passing Grassnew

A sweeping package of bills signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown will transform California’s billion-dollar medical marijuana sector with a complex system of testing and licensing.
Metro Silicon Valley  |  Jennifer Wadsworth  |  10-16-2015  |  Drugs

Rolling it outnew

Oregon recreational users can buy pot at medical dispensaries starting Oct. 1, and other cannabis updates
Eugene Weekly  |  Alex V. Cipolle  |  09-29-2015  |  Drugs

Last Days of Cannabis Prohibition in Californianew

Interviews with various CA cannabis players as 2016 legalization initiative gains steam.
North Bay Bohemian  |  Tom Gogola, Stett Holbrook and Molly Oleson  |  09-24-2015  |  Drugs

Rat Talenew

Portland cops hired a snitch. But he was already working for somebody else.
Willamette Week  |  Aaron Mesh  |  09-02-2015  |  Drugs

Medical Marijuana in Louisiana: When?new

The state approves medical marijuana for some illnesses — but prescriptions are years away.
Gambit  |  Alex Woodward  |  07-27-2015  |  Drugs

No Choice: Pittsburgh Family on Frontlines of PA's Medical Cannabis Debatenew

Jessica Hawkins breaks the law every time she gives her child her medical cannabis in Pa. and she has no intention of stopping.
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Jessica Hardin  |  07-13-2015  |  Drugs

Dirty Medicinenew

Butane hash oil, illegal pesticides, unregulated labs and a looming public health threat.
Eugene Weekly  |  Alex V. Cipolle  |  06-29-2015  |  Drugs

Atlanta Heroin Growing More Dangerousnew

Heroin cut with fentanyl, a potent opiate, is on the rise in metro Atlanta with lethal results.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Maggie Lee  |  05-21-2015  |  Drugs

Baltimore City Paper Takes a Trip to D.C. to Experience Weed Freedomnew

The City Paper art team packed up our notebooks and pens and mini recorders and headed south to see what freedom felt like.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Baynard Woods  |  04-15-2015  |  Drugs

Does North Carolina Have a Budding Interest in Marijuana?new

House Bill 78, a bill that was filed in the North Carolina General Assembly in February, has been deemed the North Carolina Medical Cannabis Act.
YES! Weekly  |  Britt Chester  |  04-15-2015  |  Drugs

Why I Gave Up Booze in Favor of Weednew

It helps with my anxiety, it doesn't give me hangovers, and are you aware of what it does to sex?
The Stranger  |  Sarah Galvin  |  04-13-2015  |  Drugs

It Ain't Easy Being Greennew

A glimpse at the dawning of legal weed in Oregon.
Eugene Weekly  |  Rick Levin  |  03-20-2015  |  Drugs

Drug Convictions Rise in Athens, Ohionew

Former Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly was convicted and jailed in February on 18 felonies related to theft. His supporters have continued to argue that Kelly had outperformed other sheriffs, past and present, in the fight against drugs. The stats tell a different story.
The Athens NEWS  |  David DeWitt  |  03-13-2015  |  Drugs

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