CANNABIS CULTURE- Last week, United States Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced legislation to federally regulate the $6.7 billion US cannabis industry. In the bill, Booker details the combined injustice forcing the industry to operate in cash and making producers vulnerable to both criminal prosecution and tax rates as high as 70 percent.
On the face of it, marijuana would seem an odd candidate for a museum exhibit.
We insist that poor, drug-producing countries save us from ourselves, but at what cost to them?
A report from the London School of Economics released Monday night outlines the enormous negative outcomes and collateral damage from the war on drugs and calls for new, evidence-based approaches to drug use and the drug trade.
One indisputable achievement of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, which overthrew a regime that alternately cracked down on opium production and profited from it, was an enormous increase in drug seizures.
Nova Scotians on social assistance will no longer be able to get medical marijuana, gym memberships or hot tubs as a special need.
Canada is way ahead of the US when it comes to industrial hemp legalization.
Marijuana may not be the county's most pressing crime problem, but "it's where the money is" for police.