Alex Norcia

Weed

Arizona Iced Tea Is Pivoting to Weed and That's Just the Beginning

Nineties nostalgia brands need money. Cannabis might be the answer.
Alex Norcia
8.8.19
Shrooms

People Are Hungry for Shroom Legalization, and the Money to Fund It Is Growing

A lobbying group called "SPORE." A "psychedelic caucus" in Congress that includes AOC. And lots of cash.
Alex Norcia
8.1.19
identity-culture

Nine Legit Interesting Moments in a Very Personal Democratic Debate

Biden still seemed old. But people actually attacked Obama, for a change.
Alex Norcia
8.1.19
environment-people

Ten Memorable Moments from a Surprisingly Savage Democratic Debate

Standouts included Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and... Marianne Williamson?
Alex Norcia
7.31.19
identity-rights

Cops Teased a Stunt to Ticket People for Good Behavior. It Did Not Go Well

In the same county where Sheriff Joe Arpaio was accused of systematically targeting Latinx people, cops tried to have fun.
Alex Norcia
7.29.19
identity-rights

The Strange Convergence of QAnon, Citizen's Arrest, and a Dead Mob Boss

Attempts to right wrongs, real or imagined, can backfire horribly.
Alex Norcia
7.23.19
drugs-health

JUUL Is Making Buckets of Cash, But At Least the CEO Is 'Sorry'

A generation of kids who vape, a $38 billion valuation, and an apology.
Alex Norcia
7.16.19
music features

Forever Warped: On the Beach, at the Tour That Refuses to Die

It was "a funeral where everyone could keep hanging out." For now.
Alex Norcia
7.12.19
drugs-health

San Francisco's Vape 'Ban' Is Turning Into a War Over Wokeness

Both sides are claiming the mantle of harm reduction in a fight with stakes for e-cigs across the country.
Alex Norcia
7.11.19
identity-rights

9 Legitimately Weird Moments from Thursday's Democratic Debate

Joe Biden had issues raising his hands, among other oddities.
Alex Norcia
6.28.19
identity-rights

Wayfair Is Profiting from Immigration Detention, So I'm Walking Out

Honestly, we did not think this would go all across the internet.
Anonymous
6.26.19
Religion

When a Binding Contract With God Means Staying Silent on Sexual Abuse

Evangelical megachurches are leaning on a favourite tool of corporations to protect themselves from liability in the MeToo era.
Alex Norcia
6.13.19
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