The unlikely new frontier of feminism – marijuana

If you enjoy weed, but live in a country or state where cannabis remains illegal, then observing the firing up of a lucrative legal marijuana market – the fastest growing industry in the US – may have left you a tad bemused, if not green with envy. The transformation of cannabis culture from being an illicit, counter-cultural, and frowned-upon activity into a multibillion dollar capitalist behemoth surely represents one of the largest western social changes of this century.

While Bill Clinton claimed never to have inhaled, revelations about Obama’s “Choom Gang” days (which allegedly involved hot-boxing a car and then, once the smoke was gone, sucking any residue from the ceiling) did not dent him politically. Even in the UK, when David Cameron – a geek by any standards, let alone when compared with Obama – admitted

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