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.
During this pandemic, it’s okay to feel like your mental state is a bit more fragile than normal. Join Ann as she delves into the complicated feelings and the science of using weed to cope.
It was a night to remember: The On Something team headed to Massachusetts for our first-ever live episode. Ann traded notes on legalization with three reporters from the Boston Globe’s cannabis team.
There’s an unexpected side effect to Colorado’s billion-dollar recreational weed industry: medical marijuana counters are slowly shrinking. Why does that matter?
The war on drugs is still alive and well, and the people most often caught in the crossfire are black and brown. Now that weed is legal in many states, most of the people making money off weed are white. We look at how legalization might benefit communities of color and repair harm caused by the war on drugs.
CBD is everywhere these days, but a decade ago it was largely unknown. Martin Lee, one of the founders of the California nonprofit Project CBD, helps us unpack how the CBD craze got started, what makes CBD promising and whether the hype is justified.