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Larry Harvey

Congress Extends 'Ceasefire' On Medical Marijuana, but Can They Clear the Smoke?

Steph Sherer | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics
Steph Sherer

Americans for Safe Access (ASA) and other advocates have worked for years to lay the foundations that have made these changes possible. We're making real progress, but until we pass the CARERS Act, state laws and the people they are intended to protect remain in jeopardy

Larry Harvey, Famed Washington Medical Marijuana Patient, Dies From Cancer

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics

Larry Harvey, a Washington state medical marijuana patient who had faced 10 years in prison in a high-profile federal pot case, died Thursday at age 7...

Matt Ferner

Washington Medical Marijuana Trial Ends With Acquittal On All But 1 Charge | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

A family of medical marijuana patients who say they grew cannabis for personal use were acquitted on four of five federal drug charges Tuesday by a ju...

Matt Ferner

Federal Trial Begins Against Family That Grew Medical Marijuana | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.25.2015 | Politics

A high-profile federal trial began Wednesday for three family members and a close family friend who have been charged with illegally possessing and di...

Matt Ferner

Marijuana Charges Dropped Against Cancer Patient Who Faced Years In Prison | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

The federal government has dropped all charges against a Washington medical marijuana patient who was recently diagnosed with late-stage cancer, in a ...

Matt Ferner

'I'm Facing 10 Years In Prison For Medical Marijuana -- For Me, That's A Death Sentence' | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics

Larry Harvey, 71, thought he was doing everything right growing medical marijuana for his personal use. His home state of Washington legalized medical...

Matt Ferner

Washington Man Seeks Dismissal Of Medical Marijuana Charges | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

A Washington man who, like his family, faces years in prison if convicted in a high-profile federal case over growing marijuana, says the feds should ...

Matt Ferner

Medical Marijuana Patient Facing Prison For Growing Pot Has Cancer | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

A Washington state man who is facing at least 10 years in prison if convicted in a high-profile federal case over growing medical marijuana for person...

Matt Ferner

Medical Marijuana Patients Can't Bring Up Drug's Medical Use In Federal Trial | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

A family of medical marijuana patients in Washington state will not be able to defend themselves against drug trafficking charges by presenting eviden...

Matt Ferner

New Ad Targets GOP Congresswoman Over Opposition To Medical Marijuana | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

Medical marijuana advocates are on the attack in a new ad against House Republican Conference Chair Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) for her rece...

Matt Ferner

Federal Judge Says No To Family's Medical Marijuana Defense | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

A federal judge won't allow a family of a medical marijuana patients from Washington state to defend themselves against drug trafficking charges by ar...

Matt Ferner

This Family Of Medical Marijuana Patients Could Go To Prison For Growing Pot | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

Four family members and a close family friend in a rural town in northeastern Washington are facing years in federal prison for growing marijuana for ...

ReThink Review: Spark: A Burning Man Story - Dreamers In the Desert

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Spark: A Burning Man Story attempts to give a comprehensive account of Burning Man by examining its history, the people who created it and are running it today, and those who sacrifice their time, effort, money, and more to create the art pieces and theme camps that make Burning Man what it is.

Carly Schwartz

When Burning Man Went Viral | Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.23.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- On a recent Friday afternoon, organizers of Burning Man, the arts festival that pops up in the Nevada desert for a week each summer, ...

Burning Man: Time to Be Truly "Radical" -- Clean Up Your Act, Be Socially Responsible -- and Show Us the Money?

Steve Heilig | Posted 11.09.2011 | San Francisco
Steve Heilig

Last week, 50,000 people gathered in a Nevada desert for Burning Man. "Why aren't you at Burning Man right now?" is a common question asked of those who are not there. Here -- "party pooper" alert -- is my answer.

The Desert Sells Out

Carly Schwartz | Posted 04.17.2015 | San Francisco
Carly Schwartz

One of Burning Man's Ten Principles is Radical Inclusion. "Anyone may be a part of Burning Man," its official website promises. And this year, even half the DJs planning to perform won't be able to get in.