Burn It Down Slow: On Canadian Cannabis Legalization

Today, millions of cannabis users light up in solidarity around the world. In Canada, it is an especially interesting day, given that last week the Liberal government proposed the Cannabis Act, to de-schedule and heavily regulate cannabis in Canada. While imperfect, the bill is yet another nail pulled from the coffin in which prudes and... Continue Reading →

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Playing It By Ear in the NICU

There is a trick intensive care nurses use because I think their training insists that they don't get people any more down than their situation is already making them---- the nurses say things like, 'let's play it by ear' (as if anything medical is improvised, like the charts are ecstatic jazz jams we're all scatting... Continue Reading →

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