Listen to Episode 43 of Slate’s The Gist:
As Washington State’s recreational marijuana law goes into effect on Tuesday, Steve Elliott of Toke Signals explains the problems recreational and medical users should anticipate.* Then, how do you set boundaries with a toxic family member when beginning your own family? Slate’s Emily Yoffe joins us for a Post-Prudence Impact Statement with past letter writer Unmolested. For Mike’s Speil, David Gregory of Meet the Press stems the tide of evasion.
Correction, July 8, 2014: This post originally misspelled Steve Elliott's last name.
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