On Something By Any Other Name

By Any Other Name

The racial baggage behind the word “marijuana” is complicated and fascinating. In this episode, we unpack it.

On Something Harm Healing and Hope

Harm, Healing and Hope

In a special solutions-focused episode of On Something, we dive deep into the philosophy of harm reduction.

On Something Psychedelics

Psychedelics & Safe Spaces

Psychedelics are more than just cutting edge — they’re trendy. But are the people who pioneered the use of these medicines now in danger of being written out of the next chapter of psychedelic history?

Left Behind On Something Episode 5

Left Behind

Fred Harris sat in prison for a marijuana conviction in Colorado while the legal cannabis business blossomed into a $2 billion industry.

Not Quite Legal illustration

Not Quite Legal

Ronnie Bell is a pot farmer in California’s Inland Empire. Despite living in a state where weed is legal, Ronnie’s farm is not.

Funny Business, Shenanigans and Chicanery

Funny Business, Shenanigans and Chicanery

Mildred Barnes Griggs wanted to get into the cannabis business to help revive the economy of her hometown. What happened next raised a lot of questions.

On Something Art: Black Owned


Massachusetts won national praise for being the first state to legalize recreational weed with an eye to equity. Since then, the reality has been more complicated.

On Something A Laboratory For Fairness

A Laboratory For Fairness

This season, On Something explores the pursuit of social equity in the cannabis industry, and what it can teach us creating a fairer society.

My Family On Something

LIVE: My Family, On Something

Some seriously talented storytellers share anecdotes about those times when family and drugs collide.