Aaron Kase

Weed

A Crippled 76-Year-Old Is Rotting in Prison for a Decades-Old Weed Charge

On the lam nearly 25 years for a pot charge in New York, John Forbis was known to his tiny Oregon community as Steve Causey. Then a bum hip forced him to apply for Medicare under his real name.
Aaron Kase
8.24.18
fruit

A Beginner's Guide to All of the Amazing Fruit in Colombia

How to navigate produce in a country that grows just about everything.
Aaron Kase
3.28.18
liquor

Friends Don't Let Friends Burn Absinthe

Marc Bernhard, a craft absinthe distiller based in Washington, knowns damn well that the green fairy won't make you hallucinate, and he rails against the popular practice in some bars of lighting the sugar cube on fire.
Aaron Kase
3.3.18
Evictions

How to Avoid Paying Rent When Your Apartment's in Shambles

Landlords can attempt to collect even when your place becomes uninhabitable. Here's what you need to know.
Aaron Kase
2.2.18
discrimination

The White Man Is Breaking His Word Again

New Jersey stripped the Lenni-Lenape tribe of recognition in the state. They're suing to get it back.
Aaron Kase
12.12.17
HEROIN

Supervised Injection Sites Could Stop Untold Opioid-Related Deaths

With hundreds of successful examples across Europe, Australia, and Canada, the potential for safe rooms stateside is real.
Aaron Kase
12.1.17
psychedelics

One Stoner Politician's Lonely Quest to Legalize Shrooms

"It would be transformative in such a way I don't even think a person can put into words."
Aaron Kase
10.17.17
Sex

A Pervert’s Guide to Organic Farming

Farming is a dream for the oversexed, who can spend their days handling cucumbers, carrots, and even eggplants. But why such a crass train of thought? Probably because most produce is phallic and the other half looks like balls.
Aaron Kase
9.29.17
Drugs

Legal MDMA Therapy Could Be Just a Few Years Away

In a pilot study, 83 percent of subjects no longer met the criteria for PTSD following treatment with the drug.
Aaron Kase
8.1.17
Old People

When Is a Judge Too Old to Judge?

Out of more than 1,200 active and senior federal judges, 16 percent will be 80 or older by the end of 2017, and 39 will be at least 90.
Aaron Kase
7.20.17
Drugs

Shrooms Could Be Legalized Sooner Than You Think

Folks in Oregon are looking to put it to a vote in 2020.
Aaron Kase
7.11.17
Food

Trump's Pro-Mining Policies Could Devastate the Salmon Industry

Be afraid, lovers of lox.
Aaron Kase
6.16.17
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