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Marijuana

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Phil Gulley: Reefer Madness

“If a man or woman, at the end of their long and difficult day, wants to smoke a joint and relax, that does not impinge upon my happiness in the least.”

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The Marijuana Advocate

Since 2013, I’ve been out in California preparing for the day when Indiana legalizes medical marijuana. My family has been involved in the cultivation of cannabis from my earliest ancestors. I moved to Bakersfield from Indy and took up the family business, so to speak. Operating under the name Hoosier Farms, I began growing and […]

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Burning Secrets

“I started smoking weed in eighth grade, and I smoked pretty much all through high school. I was one of those girls who didn’t like to be told, ‘You shouldn’t do this.’”

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Eli Lilly’s Hazy Memory

A century ago, Eli Lilly and Company grew one of the nation’s largest cannabis farms to supply a variety of pharmaceuticals. Why does the drug maker seem determined to conceal the details of that history?

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I Last Smoked Pot Three Decades Ago. In The Interest Of Journalism, I Decided To Give It Another Try

In the 30 years since I gave up marijuana, both the culture of it and I have changed.

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The Case For Legalizing Marijuana

With public opinion among Hoosiers surging in favor of legalizing marijuana and other Midwestern states taking the lead, many wonder how long the Indiana legislature can ignore the issue.

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Bodywise: The ABCs Of CBD

NBD: Caramels, lip balm, and other CBD stuff.

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Is Indiana On The Verge Of Legalizing Medical Marijuana?

“You’re going to be shocked,” says one advocate. “I think we have a realistic chance, as long as we do a good job with the summer study. I think we can get it as early as the next General Assembly.”

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Curtis Hill Is A Party of One

Is Curtis Hill the next Mike Pence?

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Granddad Gone Bad

Chris Carlson left Indianapolis with his three grandsons for a male-bonding adventure in the Grand Canyon. Then he went to prison.

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The First Church of Cannabis

Whether or not the First Church succeeds in cloaking itself in the RFRA, it has already brought marijuana legal reform back into public discussion.

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Chris Carlson, Uncensored

Chris Carlson, the guy at the center of the most bizarre story I’ve ever worked on, called from a federal lockup a few weeks ago to say he’d written me a poem.

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