Chem Tales

Chem Tales: Pro-Weed Ads Fail to Make Their Case

In my last column, I looked at some of the ads that…

Chem Tales: Arguments Against Legalizing

Pity the modern prohibitionist. For almost a century, a pot prohibitionist could…

Chem Tales: ‘High Culture’ Has a New Meaning

Once a season, Mason Jar’s Kendal Norris hosts elaborate parties for adults…

Chem Tales: What Will the Bayer-Monsanto Merger Mean for Cannabis?

In mid-September, the giant German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer agreed to…

Chem Tales: Abuse Is Rampant Among Pot Growers

Earlier this month, the East Bay-based Center for Investigative Reporting published a…

Chem Tales: Social Use of Pot Is Next Frontier in Legal Fight

On Election Day, Denverites will vote on an initiative to allow cannabis…

Chem Tales: A Dream Speech on Cannabis

In March, the Boston Globe published an opinion piece headlined, “Mass. should…

Chem Tales: Let’s Gamble on Legalization

A few years into the state legalization experiment, we know one big…

As Legalization Nears, Serious Coverage of Green Rush Lacking

My first encounter with the cannabis industry was in November 2014 at…

Chem Tales: Failure to Reschedule

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s decision last week not to reschedule marijuana highlights…