Sam Kamin

Sam Kamin is professor and director of the Constitutional Rights and Remedies program at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

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Sept. 17 2014 11:51 PMThe Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana OffenderWhat should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?
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Feb. 5 2014 11:47 PMBaking BadHow dabbing—smoking potent, highly processed hash oil—could blow up Colorado’s legalization experiment.
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Jan. 22 2014 11:49 PM“Need Room to Grow?”Marijuana-friendly real estate agents and other enterprising businesspeople looking to make a bundle from Colorado’s weed industry.
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Jan. 8 2014 11:47 PMNew AmsterdamIs Colorado—and its pot supply—ready for weed tourism?
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Dec. 12 2013 10:33 AMBlazing a TrailColorado is about to become the first state in the modern world to legalize marijuana from seed to sale—is it ready?
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June 11 2014 8:51 AMDon’t Eat the Whole ThingHow edibles became the marijuana industry’s biggest headache.
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Jan. 31 2014 12:04 PMYour Money StinksWhy banks won’t do business with the marijuana industry. (And why it’s a huge problem.)
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Jan. 16 2014 11:34 PMDime StoreHow lucrative is it to be one of Colorado’s legal marijuana dealers? (Not as lucrative as being an illegal one.)
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Dec. 19 2013 11:28 AMWatched PotColorado has a wildly ambitious plan to track every legal marijuana plant from seed to sale. Will it work?



The Ebola Story

How our minds build narratives out of disaster.

The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers


Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Would You Trust Walmart to Provide Your Health Care? (You Should.)

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Oct. 22 2014 11:54 PM The Actual World “Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.