Shape Of Canada’s New Cannabis Market Hangs In Balance

The post Shape Of Canada’s New Cannabis Market Hangs In Balance appeared first on High Times. Pretty ironic timing. Just as Canada is moving toward legal cannabis, dispensaries are coming under more legal pressure and being forced to shut down—most recently in Toronto. Last week, the city’s Cannabis Culture outlet—which had been targeted […]

Darfur: Cannabis Cover For Counterinsurgency?

The post Darfur: Cannabis Cover For Counterinsurgency? appeared first on High Times. Sudan’s conflicted western region of Darfur has receded from the headlines since the wave of global concern about the genocide there a decade ago. But horrific violence in the stark desert region continues—and there are signs that Sudan’s regime is resorting to […]

Apple Pulls Games Sensationalizing The Philippine’s Drug War

The post Apple Pulls Games Sensationalizing The Philippine’s Drug War appeared first on High Times. It’s all fun and games until your multi-billion-tech company gets accused of glorifying Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly War on Drugs. At that point, you almost have no choice but to pull the plug on […]

New York City’s Persistent Cannabis Dystopia

The post New York City’s Persistent Cannabis Dystopia appeared first on High Times. New York City, despite its liberal reputation, has long been the marijuana arrest capital of the USA. So, many herbal advocates were heartened by the recent poll (carried out by Emerson College on behalf of the Marijuana Policy Project and  Drug Policy Alliance) finding that 62 […]

Nicaragua: Army Assassination Disguised As A Marijuana Raid?

The post Nicaragua: Army Assassination Disguised As A Marijuana Raid? appeared first on High Times. The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women march in Nicaragua’s capital on November 25 was ironically set upon by the riot police, with several women being detained. The Managua march was emotionally charged, as it was led […]

Homegrown Marijuana Takes Hit In Swedish High Court

The post Homegrown Marijuana Takes Hit In Swedish High Court appeared first on High Times. The trial of a paralyzed man who was prosecuted by Swedish authorities for self-medicating with cannabis recently sparked debate over the right to cultivate medicinal herb in the Scandinavian nation. Now Sweden’s Supreme Court has just ruled against […]