Colorado's high-country chill makes it a tough place to grow marijuana outside. But federal authorities say legalization has emboldened pot growers into planting weed on the state's sparsely populated federal lands, often for shipment to other states.
Check out the HIGH TIMES interview with Canadian Senator Larry W. Campbell. Canada, where medical cannabis has been legal for over 10 years, has seen increasing interest for recreational cannabis and institutional research on the plant.
In an effort to deal with prison overcrowding, as well as liberate some of those people serving unjust sentences for non-violent drug crimes, the Department of Justice announced earlier this week that it plans to spring around 6,000 prisoners from the joint.
Vancouver's BC Compassion Club Society and 12 other area cannabis dispensaries are waiting for clarification from Canada's federal government following a threat to call in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)—unless they close their doors.
A recent survey amongst doctors, pharmacists and other health care providers in Washington State found that three-fourths are in favor of rescheduling cannabis and say that educational institutions need to start teaching more about medical cannabis. While most are in favo...