High Times Presents: The U.S. Cannabis Cup


Missouri Governor Commutes Life Sentence for Pot Offender

Jeffrey Mizanskey, a Missouri man sentenced to life in prison with no possibility for parole over marijuana possession, learned earlier last week that he would be considered for release in the near future. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced on Friday the comm...

Loophole Allows Australian Medical Pot Company to Grow Weed on an Island

Australian medical pot company AusCann Group Holdings is manipulating a legal loophole that could enable the weed firm to grow up to ten tonnes (1.10 U.S. tons) of medicinal marijuana on nearby Norfolk Island,

US Senators Cast First-Ever Vote In Favor of Medical Marijuana Access

The majority of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee cast votes in favor of expanding medical cannabis access to United States veterans on Thursday. The committee vote marks the first time that a majority of any body of the U.S. Senate has ever decided in favor of inc...

Colombia: FARC Breaks Off Cease-Fire After Air Strike

At least 18 FARC fighters were killed May 22 in an air strike on a camp near the coastal village of Guapi in Colombia's southwest region of Cauca.   

Federal Lawmakers Pressing DEA to Speed Up Marijuana Research

Federal lawmakers are looking to expedite the approval process for marijuana research. Earlier last week, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved a measure that would force the Drug Enforcement Administration to develop accelerated procedures for researchers seek...



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