On Something

A podcast exploring the political, legal and cultural effects of marijuana legalization. From Colorado Public Radio and PRX, these are stories about life after legalization, hosted by journalist Ann Marie Awad.
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On Something: By Any Other Name

By Any Other Name

If you Google the question “Is marijuana racist?” there’s no shortage of articles available to try and answer the question definitively. But the racial baggage behind the word is much more complicated than a simple yes or no answer.
Psychedelics & Safe Spaces

Psychedelics & Safe Spaces

Psychedelics are more than just cutting edge — they’re trendy. But are the people who pioneered the use of these medicines now in danger of being written out of the next chapter of psychedelic history?
On Something Art: Black Owned Episode


Massachusetts won national praise for being the first state to legalize recreational weed with an eye to equity. Since then, the reality has been more complicated.