Tag: weed

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The Fall of the Cherry King

Arthur Mondella took over his family’s maraschino cherry business reluctantly. But once he had it, he started a second enterprise. Behind an unmarked roll-down gate, behind some of his prized luxury cars, behind a pair of closet doors, behind a set of button-controlled shelves, behind a fake wall and down a ladder in a hole in the floor, Mondella built a 2,500-square-foot marijuana factory. When the police finally found it, he shot himself.

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The Cannabis Queen of Beverly Hills

Cheryl Shuman has been a coupon queen, an optician to the stars and the plaintiff in a lawsuit against Steven Segal. Now she’s the face of the high-end weed market.


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The Desperate Journey

Hundreds of families have flocked to Colorado hoping medical marijuana will relieve their children’s epileptic seizures. This is the story of one family’s migration.

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Buying High: How to Get Rich on Pot Stocks

Adventures with the Wolf of Weed Street.

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Heart of the Emerald Triangle

Life on a weed farm in Humboldt County.

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The Willy Wonka of Pot

A trip to Hempfest with cannabis breeder DJ Short.

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The New Dealers

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

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How Pot Has Grown

A trip to the Cannabis Cup serves as a backdrop for the story of how the War on Drugs revolutionized the way marijuana is cultivated in America.

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Mr. X

A scientist writing on his experiences smoking weed.

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You Blow My Mind. Hey, Mickey!

A journey to Disney World with kids and weed.