Ben Schreckinger

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For decades, “High Times” was the monthly magazine for all things marijuana. It was the preferred periodical for pot smokers, growers and farmers.

‘High Times’ was a top counter-culture magazine. Now it’s struggling as legal weed expands

For decades, “High Times” was the monthly magazine for all things marijuana. It was the preferred periodical for pot smokers, growers and farmers.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump today dismissed allegations that he asked Ukraine’s president to dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden.   
  Biden hit back while he was on the campaign trail…

Explaining the ties between Ukraine and Joe Biden's son

President Trump today dismissed allegations that he asked Ukraine’s president to dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden.  Biden hit back while he was on the campaign trail…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Bowing to days of pressure, President Trump directly condemned white supremacy and the hate groups that incited Saturday’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Can Trump calm criticism that he's too cozy with white supremacists?

Bowing to days of pressure, President Trump directly condemned white supremacy and the hate groups that incited Saturday’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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