High Times Presents: The U.S. Cannabis Cup


Venezuela Closes Colombian Border After Clash With Smugglers

Last week, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro indefinitely closed a busy border crossing with Colombia and declared a 60-day state of emergency in several nearby towns after three soldiers were shot and wounded in an apparent clash with smuggle...

Colombia: Emails Reveal Possible Collaboration Between Drug Trafficking Rivals

Colombia's FARC guerillas may be working under the table with their supposed bitter enemies in the ultra-right paramilitary groups.   

Mayoral Candidate Who Once Got High During an Interview Wants to Ban Marijuana

Eighteen years after declaring himself a marijuana aficionado and being photographed smoking a joint in a Dutch newspaper, Bogota mayoral candidate Francisco Santos is seeking a ban on pot.   

Colombia: State Seizes Narco-Lands from FARC

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos on July 18 announced details of an operation to seize nearly 278,000 hectares said to have been illegally usurped by the FARC in Meta region, on the eastern plains.

Colombia Overtakes Peru For Dubious Title

Colombia surpassed Peru last year in land under coca cultivation, resuming its number one position for the first time since 2012. The latest annual report from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) finds that territory under coca cultivation dropped 14% in Pe...



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