Alec Engber

Alec Engber is a contributing writer at The Fresh Toast.

Recent articles

Black Market Marijuana Is Poisoning Public Forests

Illegal cartels use public forests to grow their marijuana crops, contaminating nearby wildlife and water sources.

Does Smoking Marijuana Turn Your Tongue Green?

Law enforcement across the country reference the green coating as probable cause in DUI cases.

Recovering After Knee Surgery: How CBD And Marijuana Can Help

Multiple studies have showcased that THC and CBD offer an alternative to opioids and other pain medicines.

Heavy Marijuana Use Could Double Stroke Risk For Young People

Two preliminary studies highlight a growing concern regarding the link between marijuana use and heart problems.

5 Things Sleep Experts Would Never Allow In Their Beds

Sleep experts believe these annoyances should be kept out of your bed forever, including alarms.

Alex Trebek Gets Choked Up Following ‘Jeopardy!’ Contestant’s Answer; Drake Responds To Being Booed Off Stage

Drake's feelings don't seem to be too hurt after being booed off stage at Tyler The Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw; A Jeopardy contestant's final answer nearly brought Alex Trebek to tears.

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Marijuana Legislative Roundup: Week Of Aug. 20

Where is cannabis policy making progress? Find updates from Oregon, Alaska, Oklahoma and Colorado in our weekly marijuana legislative review.

Marijuana Legislative Roundup: Weeks Of Aug. 6 & 13

While the August recess and upcoming November midterm elections continued to put a damper on marijuana reform efforts at the federal level, the last two weeks saw a number of important developments.

Marijuana Legislative Roundup: Week of July 30

Although Congress has adjourned for its August recess, last week saw a number of significant legislative developments in relation to marijuana reform.

Marijuana Legislative Roundup: Weeks of July 16 & 23

While the week of July 16 brought little in the way of notable developments, last week saw a flurry of legislative activity with regard to recreational and medical marijuana.

Marijuana Legislative Roundup: Week of July 9

Where is cannabis policy making progress? Find out in our weekly marijuana legislative review.

Marijuana Legislative Roundup: Week of July 2

It was a fairly quiet holiday week on the legislative front, but there were some developments in several states. Maine’s governor vetoed another medical marijuana reform bill, and a number of important changes took effect on July...