The mystery of cannabis
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  • The mystery of cannabis

Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• Northwestern University professor Laura Kipnis on the Title IX charges brought against her for writing an essay? Tony Adler

• About the chemistry of cannabis, and how little we know about it? (“Should you be allowed to drive after a hit of pot? Or three?”) Steve Bogira

• That former House speaker Dennis Hastert was indicted for allegedly withdrawing large sums of cash to pay off a blackmailer, though the reason remains a mystery? Mick Dumke

• About what it’s like to have narcolepsy? Drew Hunt

• About the creationist who believes the world is 6,000 years old even after he discovered a 60 million-year-old fish fossil? Mick Dumke

• About the sadness of being a clown in a world that embraces coulrophobia? Aimee Levitt

• About life on the Internet post-Hipster Runoff? Drew Hunt