New York Times Avoids Gratuitous Puns in Medical Marijuana Story

Westword‘s pot critic, Colorado Springs Independent‘s medical marijuana supplement, and quotes from a wide assortment of nefarious alt-weekly characters are all contained in this front page story by the New York Times on how medical marijuana ads are giving alt-weeklies a financial boost.

Remarkably, the paper avoided the irresistible urge to insert “green” or “high” as double entendres. We could include an excerpt, but really, you should check out the full article here.

(Full Disclosure: The Times reporter, Jeremy W. Peters, spoke with AAN while researching the article.)

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