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Entertainment lawyer Jay B. Ross fought for the people who made the music he loved

An expert negotiator, he went to bat for stars as big as James Brown and Muddy Waters, but he also clawed back royalties for countless forgotten artists who’d never gotten their due.

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Herbal Notes brings pop-up pot dinners to Chicago
Chef Manny Mendoza‘s events combine good food, good feels, and responsible cannabis consumption. By Mike Sula

Governor Buzzkill
Voters game the thumbs-up to legalizing recreational marijuana, but the governor's vowed to veto any bill that reaches his desk. By Ben Joravsky

Bongwater bath
Is soaking in marijuana-infused bath salts worth the weed it takes to make them? By Melanie LaForce

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