Alice Little, the eminently outspoken licensed sex worker and adult content creator, was interviewed by Steph Sia on episode #162 of the “Stripped by SIA” podcast. During the just-released interview, Little discussed her commitment to sex work activism and the ongoing struggles that political figures encounter when advocating for sex workers and other stigmatized groups.
Morgan’s “pejorative and racist” comment sparked a conversation about our use of the word at Leafly. We take language seriously here. We’re all too aware of the power of words to shape debate, create stigma, pass laws, and deny personal freedoms—especially when it comes to cannabis. Words can heal and words can harm.
There have been various attempts to upend federal prohibition through the court system, but what makes this emerging effort especially notable is that the coalition of multi-state operators (MSOs) in the cannabis industry will apparently be represented by the firm Boies Schiller Flexner LLP.
The measure, which was spearheaded by the progressive campaign Ground Game Texas, passed by a margin of 85 percent to 15 percent.
Medical cannabis dispensaries have been open in Pennsylvania since 2018. But the state’s 343,634 patients (2.68% of state population) still struggle to find affordable medicine.