marijuana

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Kid Cannabis

The rise and fall of a chubby Idaho pizza delivery boy turned weed kingpin.

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Heart of the Emerald Triangle

Life on a weed farm in Humboldt County.

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Buzzkill

The challenges of establishing a legal marijuana economy in Washington State.

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The Willy Wonka of Pot

A trip to Hempfest with cannabis breeder DJ Short.

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The True Story of the Great Marijuana Crash of 2011

The rise and fall of Colorado’s newly-legal cash crop.

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Coronado High

How a group of hippie surfers and a former Spanish teacher built the largest weed-smuggling empire on the West Coast.

Previously: Bearman discusses this story on the Longform Podcast.

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This Bud's for You!

How to get high in America – legally.

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The Woman in 606

The aftermath of a stranger’s death and the puzzle of psychosis.

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The High Life and Strange Times of the Pope of Pot

The rise and fall of Mickey the Pope, the founder of a New York City marijuana delivery business.

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The New Dealers

The unlikely people who’ve turned to selling weed in the recession.

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Fake Pot, Real Profits

How synthetic drugs became a booming (and mostly legal) business.