Monthly Archives: June 2017

Pennsylvania Picks MMJ Program Dispensaries

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BY MARK SCOLFORD ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — State regulators on Thursday announced the 27 entities that have been selected to operate dispensaries under Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law, a program expected to be up and running next year. The Health Department said not all of them are currently opting to run three locations, so…

Lawsuit: Ketamine, Other Drug Residue Found in Popular Chicken Brand

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The old adage: you are what you eat. Guess what? If you eat Sanderson Farms chicken, a popular chicken brand throughout most of the South, you are a chicken lost deep, deep in a ketamine hole. Sanderson Farms sells packaged chicken, of the kind found in every supermarket in America, that it advertises as “100%…

How Pot Legalization Makes It Harder for Police to Violate Your Civil Rights

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Marijuana is an invaluable tool for law enforcement in America—but only so long as cannabis remains illegal, which is exactly what most law-enforcement lobbies and pro-police lawmakers want. Under prohibition, cannabis is an incomparable catch-all excuse. The mere whiff of cannabis is sufficient probable cause for a traffic stop or, where the police-state tactic is…

How To Makes Edibles That Don’t Taste Like Weed

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This article was originally published on Benzinga, and updated for exclusive re-publication on HIGH TIMES. Cannabis legalization has resulted in the creation of all kinds of weird, unexpected, unconventional jobs, like rolling blunts for Snoop Dogg—for a whopping $100,000 a year. Among the many people with strange jobs, there’s one who certainly deserves an article of…

Argentina Hosts First Medical Marijuana Congress

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The First Argentine Congress on Cannabis and Health was held last week at the National University of La Plata (UNLP), bringing together academics, activists, cultivators and patients from across the Southern Cone country. The focus was on expanding the extremely limited medical marijuana law passed in Argentina earlier this year. At the opening ceremony, held in an auditorium within…

Poll: Which Legal State Would You Be Most Willing to Move to for a Pot Job?

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We’ve already asked you what your dream pot job would be—most of y’all would prefer to be growers (38 percent)—but would you move for a career in the cannabis industry? Ancillary businesses and digital, work-from-wherever-as-long-as-you-have-a-computer jobs aside, we want to know which of the eight currently legal state’s you’d be most likely to move to…

Colorado: Dozens Accused of Trafficking Pot Outside State

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BY KRISTEN WYATT ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER (AP) — A mammoth marijuana trafficking ring that pretended to be growing weed for sick people was instead illegally shipping the drug to a half-dozen other states and bilking investors, including former NFL players, Colorado officials announced Wednesday. A Denver grand jury indicted 62 people and 12 businesses in…

Big Pharma Is Developing Cannabis Painkillers

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Ever since reports began to surface about how a growing number of patients in medical marijuana states are now using the herb as an alternative to prescription painkillers, the pharmaceutical industry has been trying to find an angle in order to win back profits. In fact, it was recently revealed that some of America’s drug makers…

13 Best Visually Arresting Shows To Watch While High

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Stoned and looking for something to stimulate your eyeballs? We’ve got a wide variety of visually arresting shows for you—spanning all varieties of the definition, from the animation, to the imagery, to the cinematography. So sit back, grab your remote and a pipe and start binging. 1. Hannibal Hannibal’s dark and gory subject matter may not…

Utah Group Files 2018 Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative

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BY MICHELLE PRICE ASSOCIATED PRESS SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Activists who say they are tired of waiting for Utah’s conservative Legislature to pass a broad medical marijuana law launched an effort Monday to ask voters next year to pass the law, a move that would bypass state lawmakers. People with chronic, painful conditions who…