For decades, the medical community has ignored mountains of evidence to wage a cruel and futile war on fat people, poisoning public perception and ruining millions of lives. It's time for a new paradigm.
Mike RiggsOct. marks my 3-year anni. of maintaining 90 lbs of weight loss, and the claim that "[k]eeping weight off means fighting your body’s energy-regulation system and battling hunger all day, every day, for the rest of your life" has not been true for me
One of America's "invisible pot addicts" speaks up.
Mike RiggsSeveral people sent me The Atlantic story on "invisible pot addicts," which is ironic, because I'm one of them. I wrote about the difficulty I've had moderating my use, why I still support legalization, and the problem with using potheads as plot devices
Journalist Christopher Moraff talks about a better way to report on drug culture in America.
Mike RiggsI don't mean to toot my own horn, but I am really good at conducting Q&As. In this one, @cmoraff provides a master class on Philly's heroin/fentanyl crisis, reporting on marginalized communities, and being a decent human: reason.com/archives/2018/… It is probably my favorite to date
Two years after accepting applications, the DEA has yet to grant licenses to growers.
Mike RiggsIt's been almost two years since the DEA opened the application process for growing research cannabis, and it's been months since applicants have been updated. Jeff Sessions is defying Congress in order to sabotage medical marijuana research