Marijuana Policy Project

Steve Bloom

Frank Sinatra Was Not a Stoner

While the world celebrates Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday (Dec 12), it begs the question: Did Ol' Blue Eyes ever smoke the green? When he really had the chance during the marriage to his pot-smoking wife Mia Farrow in the '60s, Sinatra reportedly preferred to get drunk instead.

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Stone Temple Pilots: An Appreciation

Underrated and at times disrespected, Stone Temple Pilots produced some of the most enduring music of the grunge era. It was hard for STP to compete with the Seattle quartet of Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden and Alice in Chains. But they did, and their first three albums are among the best work of the '90s.

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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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