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Mainstream Media Reporting on Two Teens Hospitalized for Marijuana Brownies

Mainstream Media Reporting on Two Teens Hospitalized for Marijuana Brownies

The headlines feel reminiscent of old reefer madness articles: Teens rushed to the hospital, poisoned by marijuana brownies. There are at least 85 articles today about the alleged marijuana edible overdose, ranging from short and skeptical to full-blown “won’t someone think of the children?” Apparently, five students in De Anza High School in Richmond, California, […]

Maureen Dowd’s “Bad Trip”: Why People Have Bad Weed Trips and What to Do If It Happens to You

Maureen Dowd’s “Bad Trip”: Why People Have Bad Weed Trips and What to Do If It Happens to You

Maureen Dowd’s “bad trip” has been hashed over a zillion times everywhere from mainstream media to cannabis publications to social media. On one hand, alarmists are focusing on the perceived dangers of edible cannabis, while others are slamming Dowd for her recklessness in consuming many times the recommended dosage of a potent cannabis-infused candy bar. […]