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NY Jewish Week: YIVO’s new exhibit is all about Jews and weed

NY Jewish Week: YIVO’s new exhibit is all about Jews and weed

Not to be a buzz kill, but I’ve never been much of a pot smoker and don’t intend to start ...
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Vice: How One Man Tried to Build a DMT-Based Cult on Reddit and Lost Everything

Vice: How One Man Tried to Build a DMT-Based Cult on Reddit and Lost Everything

Not a particularly cheery tale.... In his mid-50s, a depressed, Yale-trained scientist took a potent psychedelic, saw God, and set ...
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Article: Underground 420 marijuana expo shows wide gulf between illicit dealers and corporate cannabis

Article: Underground 420 marijuana expo shows wide gulf between illicit dealers and corporate cannabis

To celebrate 420, Unkle Mike gave free dab hits last Wednesday to anyone who wanted one. He used a small ...
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Thrillist's Ultimate Guide to Low-Dose Weed

Thrillist’s Ultimate Guide to Low-Dose Weed

A good high is, well, a very good feeling. But getting too high? That moment when giggly euphoria shifts towards ...
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Article: In the Parvati Valley, India’s ‘Bermuda Triangle’ for backpackers, the disappearance of Dhruv Agarwal may shed new light on an enduring mystery

Article: In the Parvati Valley, India’s ‘Bermuda Triangle’ for backpackers, the disappearance of Dhruv Agarwal may shed new light on an enduring mystery

The businessman is among dozens of travellers, including American Justin Alexander, to have vanished while trekking in an area known ...
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ABC News USA: Prison-to-pot farms confront legacy of war on drugs

ABC News USA: Prison-to-pot farms confront legacy of war on drugs

COALINGA, Calif. — Halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, baking in the 100-degree heat of the Central Valley, a ...
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OP-ED PRISONS & POLICING....... I’m Facing 60 Months in Prison. Cannabis Prohibition Has Destroyed My Life.

OP-ED PRISONS & POLICING……. I’m Facing 60 Months in Prison. Cannabis Prohibition Has Destroyed My Life.

Daniel Muessig pled guilty on November 16, 2021, to a 100-kilo marijuana distribution conspiracy. He was sentenced on March 8, ...
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Cultivating Cannabis Industry Relationships: 7 Tips for Effective Communications with Public Officials

Cultivating Cannabis Industry Relationships: 7 Tips for Effective Communications with Public Officials

I recently had the opportunity to attend Revelry’s “Crucial Community Relationships” gathering in New York City. Having worked in government for the ...
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TNI Paper: Women and Drugs in Myanmar

TNI Paper: Women and Drugs in Myanmar

What’s the role and position of women in opium cultivation areas in Myanmar? What is life like for women who ...
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Sydney Criminal Lawyers Interview Fiona Patten Leader Of Australia's Reason Political Party About Drug Decriminalization

Sydney Criminal Lawyers Interview Fiona Patten Leader Of Australia’s Reason Political Party About Drug Decriminalization

Australia: Decriminalising drugs to save lives: An interview with Reason Party leader, Fiona Patten 07 March 2022 by Paul Gregoire Sydney Criminal ...
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Brookings Institute: China and synthetic drugs: Geopolitics trumps counternarcotics cooperation

Brookings Institute: China and synthetic drugs: Geopolitics trumps counternarcotics cooperation

Editor's Note:This piece is part of a series titled "Nonstate armed actors and illicit economies in 2022" from Brookings's Initiative on ...
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Inside medical marijuana use by Aussie ‘corporate mum’ who turned to oil after family tragedy ‘I needed to do something.’

Inside medical marijuana use by Aussie ‘corporate mum’ who turned to oil after family tragedy ‘I needed to do something.’

Seven News Australia reports another story that illustrates how far govt and authorities now are when it come to societal ...
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