The Gist

Is Marijuana Making You Stupid?

Your stoner friends love talking about Phish. Can we blame the pot? 

Is White Castle or pot worse for our brains?

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On The Gist, Mike’s thoughts on the P-word. Then, Maria Konnikova of the New Yorker tells us about the challenge of doing a controlled trial on a controlled substance. She’s the author of The Confidence Game. For the Spiel, Mike fact-checks a widely ignored statement from Chris Christie.

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