Politicians in suits and brewers in t-shirts sat side by side in a conference room on the Johns Hopkins University campus, beckoned here by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot.Read more
In a world of Baconators, Big Macs, and fried chicken taco shells, fast food seems to revel in its role as spectacular junk food. Until, well, it doesn't.
While pushing menu items to new extremes by heaping on meat, condiments, or snack food won't go out of style anytime soon, every now and then a fast food chain will take a stab at something for the health-niks and/or fast-casual set.Read more
A zone-out-and-lie-down sort of weed that'll make your joints hum a whole bunch and the holes around your eyeballs throb a little bit, Blue Rhino provides a steady, unwavering high and has a one-note stoned kind of thing going on.Read more
Today in fake food holidays, it's National Pretzel Day. Snyder's of Hanover even sent the City Paper staff a huge box of its pretzels just to mark the occasion. Thanks, Snyder's! Pretzels are a pretty solid, functional snack, nice and salty without packing in a ton of calories, but as "Seinfeld" once famously noted, they make you thirsty.Read more
I’m growing marijuana. I have a flowerpot in my house sitting under a purple grow light with marijuana in it. And it’s illegal.
So why is a middle-aged, small-town newspaper publisher growing marijuana? And why am I writing about that if it’s illegal?Read more
"I’ve been preaching about cannabis cures cancer since 2008,” Laurie Gaddis says. And she’s been preaching it because it works.
Gaddis moved to Colorado from Arizona after she was diagnosed with a rare form of skin cancer she says comes from her father’s exposure to Agent Orange in the Vietnam War. She calls herself medical marijuana refugee for nearly a decade.Read more