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Steve Bloom

You Are Getting Sleepy: The Truth About Tryptophan

The sleepiness that follows Thanksgiving dinner rich in tryptophan has little to do with the turkey meal. New evidence shows that it's the joint, bong, dab or vape hit that has revelers nodding out.

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Playing the Greed Card in Ohio

Andy Joseph, CEO of Apeks Supercritical, called Issue 3 a "disgusting display of corporate greed." Marijuana Majority chairman Tom Angell opined, "Voters won't tolerate this issue being taken over by greedy corporate interests." Even a New York magazine headline barked, "Willie Nelson's Crusade to Stop Big Pot."

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Why We Said 'Vote Yes' on Issue 3 in Ohio

Much was written about the lack of support for the marijuana legalization initiative in Ohio by organizations such as NORML, the Marijuana Policy Project and the Drug Policy Alliance. As editor of Freedom Leaf, I decided to take a stand in favor of Issue 3. Here's why.

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Grateful Dead Memories: My Long, Strange Trip

While hardcore Deadheads massed in Chicago for the supposed final Grateful Dead shows at Soldier Field this past weekend, the rest of us were home taking in the concerts via simulcast and Sirius radio. A Deadhead is a Deadhead, no matter where you are.

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