December 9, 2017

Hey, ‘Budtender’: Los Angeles’s Power Brokers of Pot Crank Up the Kook

LOS ANGELES — Carli Jo Bidlingmaier was talking to a group of 20-somethings in a living room in the Bel-Air neighborhood here, weeks before the wildfires. […]
September 26, 2017

Pot Farmer to Neighbors: Chill Out. Neighbors: No.

McMinnville, Ore. — “This is hostile territory. Everyone hates us.” I was riding up a steep hill near Highway 18 one August afternoon when Richard Wagner […]
April 2, 2016

High Times Wants to Be the Playboy of Pot

By ALEX WILLIAMS April 2, 2016 Picture a moodily lit Las Vegas casino, at first glance indistinguishable from any other pleasure palace on the Strip: salarymen hunch over […]