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When most people think of cannabis users, they probably think mainly of the younger generations. But it’s actually the 45 to 64 age group who show the highest proportion of household spending on cannabis.
A Texas attorney is launching a new initiative to get rid of life-without-parole sentences for non-violent drug offenses. How some officials in California are trying to make cannabis expungement easier. A look at a drug test that marijuana advocates actually support. Also: medical marijuana is moving forward in Greece and Thailand.
It's probably clear to most how stoner metal got its name: narcotically slow and spacey, it offers a sludgy take on sweeping guitar sounds. This week, we go on a a trippy adventure through this heavy (but fun) genre.
Rick Steves would like to take Jeff Sessions to a cannabis coffeeshop in the Netherlands. Government employees can lose their jobs for occasional pot use, but continue working amid allegations of spousal abuse. Another California D.A. will dismiss past cannabis convictions. Also: A look inside the trademark fight between Hershey's and Harborside.
A U.S. congressman (falsely) claims cannabis leads to opioid addiction. A Canadian police officer (falsely) claims that consuming cannabis makes guys grow 'boobies.' Doctors who try to educate their peers about medical marijuana face stigma and disbelief from their colleagues. Also: New Jersey officials met to discuss legalization.
Philadelphia will drop all marijuana possession cases going forward. The NBA's players union wants to allow cannabis, but it's afraid of Jeff Sessions. Good scientists can smoke weed, confirms Bill Nye the Science Guy. Also: The Girl Scouts of Colorado now allows cookie sales outside cannabis dispensaries, empowering "Scouts to be the best cookie entrepreneurs they can be."
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