Feature Stories

    Insys Therapeutics executives suffered multiple arrests for bribing doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based pain medication while the company funded anti-weed campaigns and developed its own lab-made THC drug.
    Get Rich or High Trying
    The coming age of corporate cannabis
    King Coal's Last Stand
    Facing a steep drop in domestic demand, steadily falling prices, and tough new regulations, America's dirtiest industry desperately looks to Asian imports to save the day.
    "I Smoked Pot with Carl Sagan—A Lot!"
    Dr. Lester Grinspoon, associate professor emeritus of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, recalls exploring the cosmos with a little help from cannabis, and his best friend Carl Sagan.
    Desperately Seeking CBD
  Hundreds of families have already relocated to Colorado in search of non-psychoactive cannabis-derived medicine for their severely ill children, sparking a long waiting list. Now the Food and Drug Administration, the pharmaceutical industry, the medical marijuana movement, a handful of conservative states, and a host of shady operators all say they've got the answer to those parents' prayers.

    Laughing Grass
    As the wondrous age of legal weed takes root, a pot-fueled stand-up comedy scene brings tokers and jokers together for a mutually beneficial experiment in alternative nightlife. So what's it like to work the smoke-filled back room of a 420-friendly comedy club? Only one way to find out...
     The Gospel According to Aaron McGruder
    The 40-Year-Old Pot Virgin
    A former Microsoft executive wants to build America's first national marijuana brand, and he's most definitely high on his own supply.


    So you want to be a pot critic
    A newspaper in Denver is looking for someone to review medical marijuana. Read this before you apply.