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The Edibles Market Is Exploding. You Can Bet Big Corporations Are Watching.

Edibles on display at a California marijuana dispensary Brian Cahn/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. In America, pot is what’s hot. So far, nine states—California, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Maine, Massachusetts, Alaska, Vermont—and Washington D.C. have legalized recreational, adult-use weed. Meanwhile, venture capitalists are pumping the industry with cash; college students…

Has #MeToo Changed Your Relationship With Restaurants?

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Mother Jones is exploring how #MeToo is affecting the culinary world for an upcoming episode of Bite, our food politics podcast—and we want to hear from you. In the past few months, accusations of sexual misconduct have emerged at major restaurants across the country, leaving customers…

How a Former Felon Became a Kitchen Ninja

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. One of this year’s Oscar-nominated short documentaries takes a look at an ambitious project to give former inmates a second chance and attempt to create the best French eatery in the country. Knife Skills documents the opening of Edwins and explores what it’s like for the…