Author Archives: Jackie Carta

Real Voices on Marijuana and PTSD Treatment

The Stranger is a Seattle alt-weekly, and it’s probably most famous for being the pages where Savage Love, Dan Savage’s internationally syndicated sex advice column, found its first audience. Generally, the paper treads the typical beat—music, movies, food—of a local rag. … Continue reading

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Post Legal Marijuana, What Happens to Drug War Victims?

Here’s an interesting question: What does the United States have in common with countries like Oman, Pakistan, and South Sudan? The answer, as Take Part dreadfully details, is that the “Land of the Free” doesn’t guarantee a judicial concept called “retroactive … Continue reading

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Will Big Marijuana Crush CA’s Local Growers?

This November, recreational marijuana is almost certain to be approved in California, the eight-largest economy in the world. Medical marijuana is already a billion-dollar business in the Golden State, and allowing dispensaries to open the doors to everyone 21 and … Continue reading

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NJ Women Could Get Marijuana For Menstrual Pain

Before New Jersey Governor Chris Christi was being held hostage by Republican front-runner Donald Trump, but after he was caught falling asleep at a Bruce Springsteen concert, he was busy running for president. During the campaign, the portly politician was … Continue reading

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Legendary Pot Smuggler Howard Marks Dead at 70

Howard Marks was an unlikely candidate for a drug kingpin. But with operations in far-flung locales like Singapore, the the Philippines, Thailand and Pakistan, it could be said the sun never set on his empire. Marks passed away yesterday after … Continue reading

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