“The DEA has lost its moral authority”: Rep. Jared Polis pulls no punches in exclusive interview

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 7:20 am • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 8:58 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff In his eight years on Capitol Hill, Congressman Jared Polis has doggedly championed cannabis legalization. For the Democrat from Colorado, it’s a matter of personal freedom, a means toward more a…

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Vermont marijuana legalization bills headed for back burner, but all’s not lost

Published: Mar 17, 2017, 3:26 pm • Updated: Mar 17, 2017, 3:27 pm By Cory Dawson, The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — Two marijuana legalization measures in Vermont’s House will likely miss a key deadline Friday to advance to the Senate, hindering their chances of passing this year. The two…

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When documenting the Grateful Dead’s odyssey, it’s easy to get lost in their space

Published: Feb 3, 2017, 2:43 pm • Updated: Feb 4, 2017, 10:55 am By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff It’s almost cosmic, that magic connection a fan feels for “their band.” The first-ever Grateful Dead documentary to have participation from all living members recently had its world premiere at the…

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Breaking free from pain and finding my lost mojo, thanks to cannabis: A healing epiphany

Published: Oct 7, 2016, 7:45 pm • Updated: Oct 7, 2016, 8:01 pm By Dean Krakel, Special To The Cannabist Editor’s note: This is the second part of an essay on using cannabis during recovery from a debilitating hiking injury and subsequent surgery. Check out Part One here The pain…

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