Eric Holder Claims Jeff Sessions Has an ‘Almost Obsession’ with Weed

The post Eric Holder Claims Jeff Sessions Has an ‘Almost Obsession’ with Weed appeared first on High Times. It goes without saying that current Attorney General Jeff Sessions is not an advocate for the legalization of medical marijuana; however, previous Attorney General Eric Holder—who enabled states to regulate recreational marijuana […]

Shield Protecting MMJ From Jeff Sessions Is Under Assault

The post Shield Protecting MMJ From Jeff Sessions Is Under Assault appeared first on High Times. The 85 words crammed into a congressional bill at the end of the Obama administration, known then as the Rohrabacher–Farr amendment, which prohibits the Justice Department from prosecuting medical marijuana in MMJ-legal states, is […]

Science, Women and Cannabis: A Healthy Successful Combination

The post Science, Women and Cannabis: A Healthy Successful Combination appeared first on High Times. High Times recently attended a conference that featured a panel of scientists, physicians, inventors, designers and entrepreneurs—all of whom were women. The seminar focused on the critical role science plays in the cannabis industry, and while […]

IRS Targeted Pot Non-Profits for Deeper Scrutiny

The post IRS Targeted Pot Non-Profits for Deeper Scrutiny appeared first on High Times. A federal watchdog has has identified as many as 146 cases in which the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeted liberal-leaning groups, including non-profits working on medical marijuana issues, for extra scrutiny based on their names or […]

New Sentencing Reform Initiative Before Senate

The post New Sentencing Reform Initiative Before Senate appeared first on High Times. A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation this week that would reduce prison terms for non-violent drug offenders, Reuters reports. Under the proposed reform, mandatory minimum sentences would be reserved strictly for those convicted of violent crimes. The bill’s […]

Poll: Does Your Company Drug Test?

The post Poll: Does Your Company Drug Test? appeared first on High Times. As more and more states legalize marijuana, it seems that we’re seeing fewer companies insisting on drug testing employees. The mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, discussed eliminating drug testing for pot this summer, and Washington, D.C. recently passed […]