LOTS TO TALK ABOUT
• Finding a fresh voice for cannabis in the comedy scene.
• A recreational consumer’s cancer diagnosis sparks a new appreciation of medical marijuana and honest conversations with doctors.
• Why professional heckling is a real job, and how the on-point interruption can help pro athletes and others.
TOP MARIJUANA NEWS
DEA says Justice Department has “effectively shut down” marijuana research: The Justice Department under Attorney General Jeff Sessions has effectively blocked the Drug Enforcement Administration from taking action on more than two dozen requests to grow marijuana to use in research, one of a number of areas in which the anti-drug agency is at odds with the Trump administration, U.S. officials familiar with the matter said. “They’re sitting on it,” said one law enforcement official. –Report by The…