Abby Haglage is a former senior writer at The Daily Beast. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, Glamour, and Elle.

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The federal government had a big chance, but wouldn’t budge on moving marijuana away from Schedule I. It did, however, bend a bit on research.


One Rhode Island group claims that when they’re lighting up a joint, it’s for religious reasons. Are they genuinely devout, or do they just want to get high?