Vermont governor vetoes marijuana legalization bill: “We must get this right”

Published: May 24, 2017, 10:30 am • Updated: May 24, 2017, 10:41 am By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — Republican Gov. Phil Scott said Wednesday that he planned to veto a bill making Vermont the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana but indicated that he was willing to work…

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Trump says he reserves right to ignore medical marijuana protection provision in spending bill

Published: May 8, 2017, 4:26 am • Updated: May 8, 2017, 4:36 am By Darlene Superville, The Associated Press BRANCHBURG, N.J. — President Donald Trump signed his first piece of major legislation on Friday, a $ 1 trillion spending bill to keep the government operating through September. The bill cleared…

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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is right: It’s time we rethink the war on drugs

Published: Dec 16, 2016, 7:46 am • Updated: Dec 16, 2016, 7:46 am By The East Bay Times Editorial Board Last Saturday, the president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, used his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech to call for a “rethink” of the war on drugs. Santos, who received the…

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When is it the right time to harvest cannabis? Look for these signs

Published: Oct 12, 2016, 8:33 am • Updated: Oct 12, 2016, 8:33 am By Jorge Cervantes, The Cannabist staff Renowned grower Jorge Cervantes will answer readers’ questions and give advice on all things related to the cannabis plant. Got a question for Jorge? Email him at jorge@marijuanagrowing.com. Editor’s Note: Laws…

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Trump: Drugs coming over border at ‘record clip.’ Is he right?

Published: Oct 11, 2016, 7:05 am • Updated: Oct 11, 2016, 10:05 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post We’re also letting drugs pour through our southern border at a record clip. At a record clip. And it shouldn’t be allowed to happen. In a debate performance characterized by insults,…

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