Brock Pierce: The Revolutionary Going for the White House

*Disclaimer: This piece should not be considered an endorsement of any of the mentioned candidates by the author or by High Times. While we believe Brock Pierce has interesting policies, and has ideas that both major party candidates should consider, we’re not ignorant to the Democratic process and the importance…

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Common Misconceptions and Pseudo Facts of Marijuana – Cannabis White Noise

Common Misconceptions and Pseudo Facts of Marijuana – Cannabis White Noise Every now and then I read “smart sounding articles” that make outlandish claims about cannabis. While it’s true that we still don’t have the full picture about the effects of marijuana use, we do have a few thousand years…

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White House drug office vows objective pot study, Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet says

A White House drug office official has offered assurances that a marijuana policy panel will be objective and dispassionate as it examines the impact of legalization in some states, Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet said. The vow came after BuzzFeed reported in August that the panel intended to portray marijuana as…

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Veterans group ratchets up pressure on White House and Congress to support medical marijuana research

Published: Feb 23, 2018, 12:12 pm • Updated: Feb 23, 2018, 5:21 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Top officials at of The American Legion, the nation’s largest veterans organization, on Friday stepped up their calls for the federal government to legitimize and invest in medical marijuana research. In…

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Why does White House’ Anti-Drug Office want Medical Cannabis Patient Records?

Why does White House’ Anti-Drug Office want Medical Cannabis Patient Records? The Deputy Director of the National Marijuana Initiative, Dan Quigley recently sent a request to Massachusetts Health Officials petitioning for bundles of information on their 40,000+ registered medical marijuana patients. For those of you who don’t know what the…

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Red, White, and Green: Stoner-Friendly Activities For The Fourth Of July

Red, White, and Green: Stoner-Friendly Activities For The Fourth Of July Summer is here, and the 4th of July is right around the corner. What better way to celebrate the season’s first holiday than by adding some cannabis to the mix? Besides, did you know that many of America’s great…

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Report: White House plans to slash funding for fed Drug Control Policy office

Published: May 5, 2017, 2:35 pm • Updated: May 5, 2017, 2:35 pm By Peter W. Stevenson, The Washington Post On Friday, Politico’s Dan Diamond reported that the White House will gut funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the executive branch agency coordinating efforts to fight the…

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Marijuana industry, angered by White House reversal, speaks out

Published: Feb 24, 2017, 3:28 pm • Updated: Feb 24, 2017, 4:09 pm By Jennifer Kaplan and Polly Mosendz, Bloomberg News The cannabis industry was rattled Thursday after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said he expects the Department of Justice to increase enforcement of federal laws prohibiting recreational pot,…

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