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Katie Matlack

Katie lives in Austin, where she writes for the Texas Observer, the Austin Chronicle, Leafly, and VICE Sports.

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5 Cannabis Stocks to Invest in Before Election Day

The market is rising, but it's also filled with ultra-risky penny stocks. Here are five of the most stable and legal cannabis companies that are open to public investment.

Katie Matlack - October 28, 2016

Meet Ann Lee, the Texas Republican Calling for Legalization in Cleveland

The founder of RAMP — Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition — is attending her first national confab since 1984, and she's bringing the legalization love strong.

Katie Matlack - July 18, 2016

PTSD, insomnia, and cannabis: What’s the evidence say?

Research is showing what's been anecdotally known for years: Cannabis can help you fall asleep faster, and sleep better.

Katie Matlack - May 25, 2017

At the First Cannabis Convention in Texas, the Police Were Quiet and the Women Kicked Ass

Texas hosts its first cannabis convention. In a state with draconian cannabis laws, the canna con gave hope to advocates; change may be on the way.

Katie Matlack - March 1, 2016

How Did Florida Pass Its Medical Marijuana Initiative? Ben Pollara Tells All

We spoke with Ben Pollara, campaign manager for Florida’s United for Care campaign, to explain how Florida passed its medical marijuana initiative.

Katie Matlack - November 8, 2016

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PTSD, insomnia, and cannabis: What’s the evidence say?

Research is showing what's been anecdotally known for years: Cannabis can help you fall asleep faster, and sleep better.

Katie Matlack - May 25, 2017

For Veterans With PTSD, Medical Marijuana Can Mean a Good Night’s Sleep

Ambien is often used during deployment. But what happens when soldiers return stateside and need to get off the med cycle?

Katie Matlack - May 23, 2017

Veterans Day: Texas Vets Fight for Medical Cannabis Legalization

David Bass and a legion of military veterans are fighting to legalize medical cannabis in Texas. You'll see their work on the Capitol grounds in Austin this weekend.

Katie Matlack - November 10, 2016

How Did Florida Pass Its Medical Marijuana Initiative? Ben Pollara Tells All

We spoke with Ben Pollara, campaign manager for Florida’s United for Care campaign, to explain how Florida passed its medical marijuana initiative.

Katie Matlack - November 8, 2016

5 Cannabis Stocks to Invest in Before Election Day

The market is rising, but it's also filled with ultra-risky penny stocks. Here are five of the most stable and legal cannabis companies that are open to public investment.

Katie Matlack - October 28, 2016

Trump or the Prohibitionists: Who Will Get Sheldon Adelson’s Cash?

Having a staunch prohibitionist underwrite the GOP, and thereby amass influence over the party’s nominee, policies, and direction, does not bode well for legalization.

Katie Matlack - July 21, 2016

Meet Ann Lee, the Texas Republican Calling for Legalization in Cleveland

The founder of RAMP — Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition — is attending her first national confab since 1984, and she's bringing the legalization love strong.

Katie Matlack - July 18, 2016

At the First Cannabis Convention in Texas, the Police Were Quiet and the Women Kicked Ass

Texas hosts its first cannabis convention. In a state with draconian cannabis laws, the canna con gave hope to advocates; change may be on the way.

Katie Matlack - March 1, 2016