High Times just got new ownership in $70 million deal; investors include Marley son, Denver entrepreneur

Published: Jun 1, 2017, 11:19 am • Updated: Jun 1, 2017, 11:43 am By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff High Times is entering a new era. The magazine started by a marijuana smuggler in the 1970s now has outside ownership for the first time, in a reported $ 70 million…

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Majority of Minnesota medical marijuana patients say treatment has provided “a great deal of benefit”

Published: May 17, 2017, 10:17 am • Updated: May 17, 2017, 10:17 am By The Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — Most patients who used medical marijuana during the first year of Minnesota’s tightly regulated program reported benefits, the state Health Department said Tuesday. The study was based on patient…

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Was there a weed deal between Michael Brown and store clerks?

Published: Mar 13, 2017, 7:47 am • Updated: Mar 13, 2017, 8:32 am By Katie Mettler, The Washington Post “Stranger Fruit,” a documentary film that debuted last weekend at SXSW reveals previously unseen security footage of Michael Brown that the filmmaker claims casts doubt on the police narrative that the…

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Why The Introduction Of The SUCCESS Act Is A Very Big Deal For Drug Policy Reform

This week, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators introduced legislation to repeal a provision in the Higher Education Act that has denied grants, loans and work-study opportunities to an estimated 200,000 students with drug convictions over the last 18 years. If it passes, the Stopping Unfair Collateral Consequences from Ending…

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