Driving stoned is still safer than driving drunk, right? Don't be so sure.
We Need a Strong Prison System
May 24, 2014
But we need to imprison people for fewer crimes and for less time
People Are Still Being Prosecuted for Legal Marijuana. Obama Hasn't Pardoned One of Them.
March 03, 2014
Obama is tougher on pot than Bush. But Americans like pot more than they like Obama.
Hemp Might Finally Make a Comeback in America
December 06, 2013
The New York Times wrote Thursday about Colorado’s “marijuana refugees”: Families who uprooted their lives to the move to the state when it legalized pot because the drug has crucial medicinal effects on their children’s illnesses.
High Times Magazine May Be the Most Influential Publication of Our Era
November 17, 2013
It's never won a National Magazine Award, but who cares? It actually changed our culture.
Marijuana is America's Next Political Wedge Issue
October 24, 2013
Public opinion about legal pot has changed dramatically. Politicians are about to start catching up—and picking fights about it.
Legal Pot Has a Branding Problem
August 19, 2013
Now that pot is getting to be all grown up and legal, I think it’s time we take a hard look at its aesthetics.
The Most Surprising Proposal in the New York Mayoral Race
August 14, 2013
As my colleague Marc Tracy wrote yesterday, progressive New Yorkers seem to have fallen in love with Bill de Blasio, the public advocate who “lives in Park Slope with his multiracial family, and talks a lot about inequality.” This is a particularly h
This Is What Legal Pot Stores Look Like
August 12, 2013
"Marijuana remains illegal at the national level, with no medical exception," Michael Kinsley notes in the latest issue of The New Republic.
Regulation : Pot :: Herding : Cats