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.
Does cannabis make creative people more creative? Members of the bands Tanks and the Bangas and Chicano Batman share how weed plays into their process, while a neuroscientist breaks down the mysteries of the creative brain.
Chef Harold Sims, winner of Cooked With Cannabis, shares his story and doubles as our guide to the world of infused foods.
Investigative journalist Chris Walker takes a deep dive into a massive smuggling ring that passed itself off as a legitimate cannabis business in Colorado.
From opposite coasts, two stories about the tangled web of racism, policing and the war on drugs.
When Gale had her first child recently, it set into motion a chain of events that highlight the ways legal cannabis can still clash with policies meant to protect children.
There’s a crisis in this country of opioid addiction and overdose death, and it’s tied intimately with how we respond to pain.
Even though we’ve talked about how California was the first state to legalize medical marijuana in 1996, we were WRONG! It turns out an unlikely deep South state was technically the first state to legalize.
Country music legend Willie Nelson is known for a lot of things, including his unabashed love for marijuana and his advocacy for legalization. Ann Marie sat down with Willie to talk about his decades of activism, and his hopes for the future.
The Leaf 411 hotline, staffed by seen nurses, launched last fall — before the pandemic. Now, one of the nurses sees herself as a different kind of “essential worker.”
How are you doing? We’re checking in with a dealer in NYC who says a cooped up city has been good for business. An anxious listener who says weed helps to untie the knot in her stomach. And another listener who says cannabis is helping him grieve a loved one.