Cannabis Country

As marijuana goes mainstream, stories from the brave new world of weed.

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The Autism Moms’ Cross-Country Drug Ring

How these minivan-driving mothers built an illegal network to provide medical marijuana for their autistic kids.

How the Great California Dispensary Heist Went Horrifically Wrong

One of the most outrageous crime sagas of the 21st century starts with a severed penis...and only gets stranger from there.

To Save Her Daughter, This Mom Became a Medical Marijuana Pioneer

When her infant developed seizures, Margarete de Santos Brito went to court in Brazil for the right to grow the only medicine that worked. Now she’s helping others do the same.


These Cannabis Farmers Carry Out an Ancient Tradition High in the Himalayas

Meet the Stylish Entrepreneur Making Cannabis Gear That Women Actually Want

One Seattle-based businesswoman is turning heads with rolling papers and stash bags that are red carpet-ready. This definitely ain’t your grandfather’s grungy head shop.

I Thought Trading Antidepressants for Marijuana Was Safe. I Was Dead Wrong.

One pot-shop worker got swept up by the anti-big-pharma mentality on the job. But going off her meds was a cold reminder that the magic green plant isn’t always the answer.

On This Reservation, Cannabis Is the New Casino

In Washington State, an enterprising Native American tribe is betting big on bud. Not everyone thinks it’s such a brilliant idea.

Is California’s Cottage Cannabis Industry About to Go Up in Smoke?

From out-of-work loggers to struggling students, thousands of Golden State growers eke out a living on small marijuana farms. But full legalization may bring the hardest hit yet.

Should Pro Athletes Have to Keep off the Grass?

Medical marijuana is legal in 24 states, but all three major sports leagues still ban its use. One former NFL pro with a list of injuries as long as a football field thinks it’s high time for change.