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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  • Our third season is all about the pitfalls on the path to social equity. It's called Fair Shake.
  • Your favorite podcast about life after legalization recently hosted a virtual live event about awkward and unexpected tales of sentiment and substance. Six seriously talented storytellers shared anecdotes about those times when family and drugs collide. We called it “Your Family, On Something.”
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  • Does cannabis make creative people more creative? Members of the bands Tanks and the Bangas and Chicano Batman share how weed plays into their process, while a neuroscientist breaks down the mysteries of the creative brain. Join us for a music-filled Season 2 finale of On Something!
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  • Chef Harold Sims, winner of Netflix's Cooked With Cannabis, shares his story and doubles as our guide to the world of infused foods.
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  • Investigative journalist Chris Walker took a deep dive into a massive smuggling ring that passed itself off as a legitimate cannabis business in Colorado. Chris talks with Ann to unpack the larger impacts of this story, which he tells on his own podcast, “The Syndicate.”
  • Blues artist Fantastic Negrito was raised in Oakland, Calif., to believe that the cops will kill you. Kassandra Frederique, head of the Drug Policy Alliance, can remember countless names of people killed by police while she was growing up in New York City. From opposite coasts, two stories about the tangled web of racism, policing and the war on drugs.
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  • When Gale had her first child recently, it set into motion a chain of events that highlight the ways legal cannabis can still clash with policies meant to protect children.
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  • There's a crisis in this country of opioid addiction and overdose death, and it's tied intimately with how we respond to pain.
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