Stories by Phillip Smith

Phillip Smith is editor of the AlterNet Drug Reporter and author of the Drug War Chronicle. subscribe to Phillip Smith's feed

Posted on: Sep 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Changing attitudes toward pot are driving both legalization and use rates.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

If you live in Maine, that is.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It's a battle on multiple fronts.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

These companies care about the quality of one's work, not the state of one's urine.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It certainly looks that way. And that calls into question what impact the economic embargo will have.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It's a hoary truism that hallucinogens can bring a sense of oneness with the universe, but does it persist beyond the high?

Posted on: Sep 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

All of New England is now a minor pot possession bust-free zone.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

If there's no home cultivation, it's hard to call it legalization.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The hardcore conservative and former Republican senator is going to be a paid pot lobbyist.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Just because the feds are regressing doesn't mean the states have to.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Strange bedfellows as Democratic progressives and the House Freedom Caucus join forces to slap down the attorney general.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The struggle continues.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

If you want a job with these corporate giants, be prepared to pee in a cup.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Psychedelics have proven to be of great interest to some great thinkers.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Stone's sleazy past and present ultimately outweighed his support for marijuana legalization.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Bob Jones University didn't make the cut.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Every dollar counts.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

He got his start as a narc, and took down a budding Texas music legend back in the day.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Another right-wing trope goes down in flames.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The fabulist-in-chief is at it again.

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