Drink Up, Stoners

Beer producers from Lagunitas to Anheuser-Busch are betting big money that the drinkable marijuana market will be the next Red Bull or kombucha market, but will alcohol consumers buy fizzy THC water that makes you sleepy rather than amped to hit the club? As Amanda Chicago Lewis puts it, “The people who can’t handle being stoned in public are not going to suddenly learn how.”

Source: The Verge
Published: Jul 30, 2019
Length: 21 minutes (5,360 words)

The Great Pot Monopoly Mystery

Amanda Chicago Lewis tries to track down the true identities behind BioTech Industries, a company trying to secure utility patents on pot. These strict blanket patents would allow them to slap a licensing fees on anyone who grows and sells marijuana.

Source: GQ
Published: Aug 23, 2017
Length: 20 minutes (5,182 words)

Whitewashing the Green Rush

How black people are being shut out of America’s marijuana boom.

Source: BuzzFeed
Published: Mar 16, 2016
Length: 33 minutes (8,474 words)

Pam and Tommy

The untold story behind the world’s most famous sex tape.

Source: Rolling Stone
Published: Dec 22, 2014
Length: 29 minutes (7,387 words)