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Why Being Pro-Pot Could Help Congressional Candidates In Battleground States

Throughout the nation, the 2018 midterm elections are being scrutinized under the proverbial microscope, as Democrats try to take back Congress in opposition to the policies enforced by the Trump administration. Candidates in highly contested districts are looking for a silver bullet that will help them reach victory — and there are indications that having […]

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When the video of Ettel went viral, she stepped down as CEO of TreatWell Health, makers of CBD products for pets. (Image courtesy of @TreatWellHealth on Twitter)

Woman Who Called Cops On Girl Selling Water Without A Permit Was This Close To Cannabis Reality TV Fame & Fortune

This summer, the internet has experienced a wave of viral memes exposing white privilege through power-hungry players in the form of “BBQ Becky,” “Pool Patrol Paula” and “Permit Patty.” While all of these white women — who have since been made into online mockeries — seem to share the same fragility, Permit Patty has a […]

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Getting High In The Heartland: Red States Turning Green For Ganja

A bumper sticker on the minivan parked beside Marla D.’s house sums up the local political leanings in her upscale neighborhood. It reads: “I’m Catholic and I Vote.” Like most bumper-sticker proclamations, the message is simultaneously a pronouncement of steadfast personal beliefs and a stern warning to would-be offenders who might flout the moral rules. […]

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Tommy Chong at his home, July 2018. (Image courtesy of Maria Penaloza)

Cannabis Comedy King Tommy Chong Talks Weed, Jail, And What Advice He Would Give To Jeff Sessions

The reputation of cannabis in the 1970s was one of stigma, stereotype and stagnant sciolism. Demonized by the government, the media, and anyone who opposed the political and social opinions of “stoners,” it has since taken almost half a century to chip away at this negative perception of cannabis, propagated by then-President Nixon’s prevailing war […]

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