Marijuana journalism

The outlook in the media business isn't entirely bleak. Sure, newspapers alone laid off or offered buyouts to more than 30,000 people in 2008-2009 alone, reports one of several sites set up to track the decline.
But another trend may offer a professional lifeline to at least a few of them. The boom in marijuana decriminalization and medical marijuana laws is rippling into the publishing world, says the Denver Post:

The woman gracing Kush Colorado's centerfold is long-limbed and lovely, but the new magazine's real star is the marijuana plant she clutches to her breast.
Billed as the "premier cannabis lifestyle magazine," the slick glossy debuted in Colorado last month, one more sign of galloping growth in the state's medical-marijuana business