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Ben Adlin

Ben Adlin is a Seattle-based writer and editor who specializes in cannabis politics and law. He was a news editor for Leafly from 2015-2019. Follow him on Twitter: @badlin

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Forget Couch Lock. For Many, Cannabis Is an Exercise Aid

A first-of-its-kind study suggests cannabis can be a potent exercise aid, increasing enjoyment of physical activity and easing after-workout recovery.

Ben Adlin - April 30, 2019

Did a Cannabis Company Just Patent the Spliff?

While many see mixing cannabis with cancer-causing tobacco as an abomination, doctors at one cannabis company are reframing it as an innovation that could help save lives.

Ben Adlin - April 25, 2019

The FDA Is About to Deal With CBD—and Wants to Hear From You

As it tries to determine how to regulate CBD, the FDA is asking for comments about CBD-related health and safety, quality control, product labeling, and other issues.

Ben Adlin - April 3, 2019

Legalization Isn’t Enough: 10 Things Every New Cannabis Law Must Have

The "top 10 must-haves for any state cannabis legalization bill," according to Shaleen Title of the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission.

Ben Adlin - April 2, 2019

Where’s the cheapest cannabis? A state-by-state comparison

Even as they've developed side by side, state-legal cannabis markets have evolved considerable differences in product pricing.

Ben Adlin - March 14, 2019

Know Before You Go: A SXSW Guide to Texas Cannabis Laws

Texas has some of the most restrictive cannabis laws in the country, but Austin likes to party. If you choose to consume, do so wisely.

Ben Adlin - March 8, 2019

Could Whole Foods Really Sell Cannabis? Here’s What It Would Take

Is cannabis actually coming to Whole Foods? Maybe. But likely not before the next superfood has come and gone.

Ben Adlin - March 5, 2019

Tell the US to Support Global Cannabis Rescheduling

Your comments could help put an end to the international drug war.

Ben Adlin - March 4, 2019

World Health Organization Calls for Cannabis Rescheduling

It’s the latest sign that the world is warming to the health benefits of a plant that for decades has been dismissed as a dangerous drug.

Ben Adlin - February 1, 2019

Mother Jones Admits It ‘Overstated’ Cannabis Mental Health Risks

Despite the early media attention for his book 'Tell Your Children,' some outlets are increasingly skeptical of author Alex Berenson's conclusions.

Ben Adlin - January 28, 2019