The Longform Guide to Weed
Stories from our archive about how marijuana is grown, bought, sold, smuggled, and smoked.
Brought to you by Stoner, a new podcast from Longform co-founder Aaron Lammer featuring conversations with creative people about their experiences with marijuana. Subscribe here or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Writing in his mid-30s—and, it’s worth noting, in 1969—the scientist breaks down the many pleasures he’s found in getting high.
A journey inside California’s medical marijuana industry, with a guide named Captain Blue.
How Pot Has Grown
A trip to the Cannabis Cup serves as a backdrop for an explanation of how the War on Drugs revolutionized the way marijuana is grown in America.
The story of how a 19-year-old kid in Idaho went from delivering pizza to leading a operation responsible for smuggling at least seven tons of marijuana across the Canadian border.
On marijuana’s impact on national politics, the economy, and the prison system.
My Kushy New Job
Looking for a glimpse of America’s possibly legalized future, a reporter spends a week working at an Amsterdam coffee shop (and confronts his fear of weed, kind of).
You Blow My Mind. Hey, Mickey!
A journey to Disney World with kids and weed.
How a group of hippie surfers and a former Spanish teacher built the largest weed-smuggling empire on the West Coast.