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Jeff Winkler

Jeff Winkler is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in Slate, The Guardian and The New Republic, among others.

Written by Jeff Winkler

Essay/
Consciousness and altered states
Stealth stoner

Prohibition lingers on, but with pocket-sized vaporizers, marijuana users can get high wherever they please

Jeff Winkler