Cannabist Show: He’s a journalist turned pot-PR pro; He’s a comedian and cannabis cooking show judge

Published: May 19, 2017, 7:40 am • Updated: May 19, 2017, 7:40 am By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Los Angeles-based comedian Allen Strickland Williams and Grasslands founder Ricardo Baca. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Leaving a legacy business to start anew in the marijuana industry. •  Comedy in the…

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At least 20 times this decade, marijuana SWAT raids turned deadly

Published: Mar 20, 2017, 11:50 am • Updated: Mar 20, 2017, 11:50 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Since 2010, at least 20 SWAT raids involving suspected marijuana dealers have turned deadly, according to data compiled by the New York Times. The list of fatalities includes small-time dealers and…

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‘There’s 3 million drug addicts, I’d be happy to slaughter them’: Philippines drug war has turned into genocide

Published: Oct 6, 2016, 10:38 am • Updated: Oct 7, 2016, 8:00 am By Maia Szalavitz, The Washington Post Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte recently admitted what has been plain since he took office and the killings started: He’s committing genocide. “Hitler massacred 3 million Jews,” he said. (The actual number…

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