Collectively W.O.K.E. touches on topics ranging from creeping fascism and artificial intelligence to prison and debt.
Experienced and educated cannabis consumers are concerned about mold in their medicine. They talk about it at conferences and online, and report negative experiences to vendors, hoping for corrections.
As expected, the struggle continues in the recreational era
"A cannabis cafe, where you can buy and consume on site, is allowed under the law. But there’s a process."
From political persecution to medical acceptance
“Why can’t we just grow the plant and allow businesses to supply those who want it?”
Legislature’s joint committee on joints convenes (mostly) prohibitionist forces
From ballot questions to elections and over bureaucratic hurdles, we’ve trudged through many muddy trenches toward the endless fields of grass ahead.
"There’s so much to be gained from cannabis, why ruin lives over it?"
It’s important to acknowledge the entire timeline of this story too, starting with the investigation of Downing’s previous venture, Yankee Care Givers.