Robert Platshorn served more time in prison than any other person for a nonviolent marijuana offense (30 years). Since his release, Platshorn has turned his attention to activism – specifically extolling the virtues of pot to seniors through his Silver Tour.
On April 3, 2003, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) formally accepted an administrative petition seeking federal recognition of the accepted medical use of cannabis in the United States, activating a federal review of marijuana's status under federal law that could e...
The effects of the mushrooms are smooth, even and colorful -- the perfect spell to cast on this pleasant afternoon in Mexico. Like the ancient Mayans who stood here before, I have tasted the fruit of the caca de vaca. And it is mighty fine.
FORT WORTH, TXâ€”The convictions of 38 mostly black defendants stemming from a 1999 Narcotics Task Force drug-sting operation in the small Texas panhandle town of Tulia were ordered thrown out by State District Judge Ron Chapman of Dallas on April 1.
Born in Erie, PA on January 20, 1967, Mark Stepnoski knew he wanted to be a football player by the time he was nine years old. And though he only grew to be 6â€™2â€ and 265 pounds, small by National Football League standards, he worked hard enough to become a five-...
Americaâ€™s greatest counterculture writer, Hunter S. Thompson, recently told HIGH TIMES contributor Matt Higgins that heâ€™s engaged to his assistant, Anita Bejmuk.