Stories by Doug Fine

Doug Fine is the author of Farewell, My Subaru, Too High to Fail, and most recently, Hemp Bound. Books and films: Dougfine.com Twitter: @organiccowboy. subscribe to Doug Fine's feed

Posted on: Oct 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

25 percent of tax revenues will go to mental health and substance abuse agencies.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New technologies are only beginning to unlock the possibilities of hemp.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Slovenia might choose cannabis crops over GMO monoculture, heading up a global renaissance.

Posted on: May 27, 2014, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

This outlawed plant, cultivated by humans for eight millennia, would make a sustainable fuel.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Our political system is still very much a democracy when this many people care.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Will the Attorney General's words embolden the legislative branch to rethink cannabis' listing as a Schedule I controlled substance?

Posted on: Sep 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

'It’s not about politics, it’s about my son’s health.'

Posted on: Sep 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A series of happy accidents are behind the upcoming commercial hemp industry in Colorado.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2013, Source: National Cannabis Coalition

Strict new laws in the world's marijuana capital are opening doors for the rest of Europe.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2013, Source: National Cannabis Coalition

Study after study indicates that cannabis is safe—especially compared to alcohol and America’s real epidemic: prescription pill abuse.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2013, Source: National Cannabis Coalition

Within a decade of the end of America’s War on Drugs, hemp is going to be an even bigger industry than psychoactive cannabis—and it's healthy.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2013, Source: National Cannabis Coalition

The times, they are-a-changin'.

Posted on: May 22, 2013, Source: National Cannabis Coalition

Legal marijuana users still have a lot to lose.

Posted on: May 1, 2013, Source: National Cannabis Coalition

Clearly, he's not in it for the money.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Why are many black-market cannabis farmers dreading the legalization of their crop?

Posted on: Dec 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A trip to the Emerald Cup, an outdoor organic marijuana growers' competition, reveals the environmental potential of the cannabis industry.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet

America will benefit to the tune of billions every year when we end one of our worst domestic policies since ... the prohibition of alcohol.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2012, Source: Gotham Books

An excerpt from "Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution" takes us to the USA's center of weed agriculture.