Stories by April M. Short

April M. Short previously worked as drugs editor at AlterNet. Follow her on Twitter @AprilMShort.  subscribe to April M. Short's feed

Posted on: Oct 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A Q&A with the famed businessman and activist Steve DeAngelo the day he published his new book 'The Cannabis Manifesto.'

Posted on: Sep 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A new poll measures well-being around the country.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet

He has spent a third of his life behind bars.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A Harvard study showed infants who were breastfed had higher concentrations of common, toxic chemicals.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

People in San Francisco and LA are spending half of their incomes on rent.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Popular browser extension pokes fun at the Internet's millennial-haters.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A cannabis overdose has never killed anyone -- much less a child.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The local county has responded à la Reefer Madness, and the name of the town does not help.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Colorado experiment yields dramatic results.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The recent shift in public opinion about marijuana has propelled a historic heave against the research blockade.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2015, Source:

Dr. Sue Sisely is not letting bureaucratic obstacles or political retribution stop her. And veterans suffering PTSD thank her for it.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A peek inside what could be the fastest-growing, most controversial industry ever reveals dollar-sign dreams and contradictions.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

You might be surprised who's on the list.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A new study looks at MDMA for treating anxiety related to life-threatening illness.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The aging plant is located on an intricate network of earthquake fault lines.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

She started selling pot after her daughter died. Now she could face 10 years in prison.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Despite stigmas associated with illegal drugs, they speak out against drug myths.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A new study finds that consciousness might continue to occur minutes after the heart has stopped beating.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Have you heard of Kratom?