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Dave Schmader is the author of the book "Weed: The User's Guide." Follow him on Twitter @davidschmader

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Trump ‘Often Jokes About Killing Drug Dealers’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From promising HIV proclamations to the mouth-droppings of Louis Farrakhan, here are the week's most notable cannabis quotables.

Dave Schmader - March 4, 2018

‘Dear God…So Crazy…COUGHCOUGH’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From Seth Rogen's gravity-bong-inspired proclamations to US senators slamming the pharmaceutical industry for opposing legalization, here are the week's most notable cannabis quotes.

Dave Schmader - February 25, 2018

Dear Abby Tells It Like It Is: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From lawyers in landmark cases to sanctuary-friendly mayors to Dear Abby and Chelsea Handler, here are the week's most notable cannabis quotables.

Dave Schmader - February 18, 2018

Alberta’s Cannabis Plan: Private Retailers With Strict Government Oversight

Today's announcement brought a wealth of specific information for Alberta’s would-be cannabis retailers.

Dave Schmader - February 16, 2018

Rick Steves Tells Us What He’s About to Tell Congress

In advance of briefing Congress on US marijuana policy, Rick Steves—travel writer, PBS host, and passionate cannabis advocate—shares his views on the problems of prohibition.

Dave Schmader - February 13, 2018

‘Trading a Constitutional Right for Pain Relief’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From entrepreneurial Girl Scouts to enlightened gun lovers, here are the week's notable cannabis quotables.

Dave Schmader - February 9, 2018

‘Democracy Dies in Dankness’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From Trumpy typos to expunged convictions, here are the week's most notable cannabis quotables.

Dave Schmader - February 2, 2018

‘You Can’t Roll a Joint on the Cover of a Digital Download’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From philanthropic entrepreneurs to neo-soul royalty, here's a roundup of the week's most notable cannabis quotables.

Dave Schmader - January 27, 2018

Vancouver Crackdown: Cops Bust Open-Air Cannabis Market Outside Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver authorities’ laissez-faire attitude toward the city’s bustling grey-market cannabis scene has long been the stuff of legend. Does 'Project Apprentice' signal the end of an era?

Dave Schmader - January 23, 2018

Ontario: Want Licensed Cannabis Lounges? Weigh in Now!

The existing draft of Ontario’s Cannabis Plan sees cannabis consumption forbidden in all public places—essentially restricting legal use to private residences—but the new proposals could open things up considerably.

Dave Schmader - January 22, 2018