Big Marijuana is here and growing. Can craft cannabis survive?

You’ve heard of Big Pharma and Big Tobacco. How about Big Marijuana? The drug’s growing legalization is raising concerns among small marijuana farmers and retailers that the corporatization of weed may be right around the corner.

Big Marijuana is here and growing. Can craft cannabis survive?

You’ve heard of Big Pharma and Big Tobacco. How about Big Marijuana? The drug’s growing legalization is raising concerns among small marijuana farmers and retailers that the corporatization of weed may be right around the corner.

What happens when a World Heritage City can’t support its own heritage? | Opinion

Rather than “looking up” for saviors, institutions should “look sideways” to each other, and ask how they can work with their peers to lift their collective well-being.

What happens when a World Heritage City can’t support its own heritage? | Opinion

Rather than “looking up” for saviors, institutions should “look sideways” to each other, and ask how they can work with their peers to lift their collective well-being.
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Looking for the future of historical institutions, as America’s 250th birthday looms | Opinion

There has been a crisis developing in slow motion and in plain sight for many years among historical institutions, but we now have to face it.
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Looking for the future of historical institutions, as America’s 250th birthday looms | Opinion

There has been a crisis developing in slow motion and in plain sight for many years among historical institutions, but we now have to face it.
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Mueller report’s legacy should be response to Russia, not Trump impeachment | Opinion

Russia’s efforts were systematic, thoroughgoing, and intended to make our form of government fail.

Saving Philly’s endangered history, one building at a time | Opinion

The heart of the city's new approach is a citywide survey of historic buildings and a regulatory delay on issuing demolition permits for significant buildings not listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.

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Clean Slate Act, pioneered in Pa., is a win for society. | Opinion

Gov. Tom Wolf and Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester: One-third of American adults have some kind of criminal record, so chances are, you know someone who is facing a lifetime of consequences for a single mistake.

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Trump is right to call out Democrats for their hypocrisy on sanctuary cities | Marc Thiessen

If Democrats won't help the president secure the border, then there's nothing outrageous about making them live with the consequences of the policies they advocate.

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How Columbine became a blueprint for school shooters | Opinion

Before Columbine, there was no script for how school shooters should behave, dress and speak. Columbine created “common knowledge."

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Stuck in my union: Even after Janus ruling, issues with organized labor persist | Opinion

After years of trying to extricate herself from her labor union and their expensive dues, Shalea Oliver is suing.

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Philly’s Latinx girls need more mental health support | Opinion

Currently, 46.8 percent of all U.S. Latina high school girls felt persistently sad or hopeless to the point of being unable to engage in usual life activities, according to a 2017 report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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The electric-vehicle tax credit should be taken off the road | George Will

Electric cars have cachet with advanced thinkers who want to be, or to be seen to be, environmentally nice.

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Playing field is not level when female-identified transgender athletes compete with girls | Dom Giordano

Transgender athletes who identify as female have an unfair advantage over girls in competition

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The problematic history of the word ‘thug’: From rioting Pa. coal miners to Tupac to a Philly courtroom | The Angry Grammarian

Thug has a checkered history from its origins as a 19th-century Hindi word for thief to its present-day status as a racist dog-whistle.

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As Philly’s historical organizations struggle, partnerships are key | Opinion

If long-standing local institutions like the Philly History Museum and Historical Society of Pennsylvania cannot survive with strength, what does that bode for the rest of the region’s nonprofits?

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Bernie Sanders needs Fox News to court Trump voters | Marc Thiessen

Will these former Sanders voters, having helped put Trump in the White House, stick with the president, or will they switch back to their first love, Bernie Sanders?

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Hey, Trader Joe’s: Less plastic with my food, please | Opinion

More than 91,000 people have signed a Change.org petition urging Trader Joe's to reduce its plastic packaging

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