Collectively W.O.K.E. touches on topics ranging from creeping fascism and artificial intelligence to prison and debt.
IS THERE MOLDY CANNABIS IN MASS?
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.
THE YEAR IN MASS CANNABIS
As expected, the struggle continues in the recreational era
WHY BOSTON DESPERATELY NEEDS A MAYOR OF CANNABIS
"A cannabis cafe, where you can buy and consume on site, is allowed under the law. But there’s a process."
INTERVIEW: KEVIN KAFKA OF CANNA CARE DOCS
From political persecution to medical acceptance
THE ADVOCATES: ACKNOWLEDGING A MAJOR RIFT IN THE MASS MARIJUANA MOVEMENT
“Why can’t we just grow the plant and allow businesses to supply those who want it?”
SHAM CMTE FOR CANNABIS
Legislature’s joint committee on joints convenes (mostly) prohibitionist forces
THE HIGH ROAD REVISITED: WHAT A LONG, STRANGE WAR IT’S BEEN ON LEGALIZATION IN MASS
From ballot questions to elections and over bureaucratic hurdles, we’ve trudged through many muddy trenches toward the endless fields of grass ahead.
TOP PROSPECTS: A LOCAL FAVORITE HELPS US PREVIEW THE BOSTON FREEDOM RALLY
"There’s so much to be gained from cannabis, why ruin lives over it?"
KILL BILL: LAW ENFORCEMENT CRACKS DOWN ON MEDICAL CANNABIS OILS
It’s important to acknowledge the entire timeline of this story too, starting with the investigation of Downing’s previous venture, Yankee Care Givers.