U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions hates marijuana so much that he’s promoted the death penalty for small-time marijuana dealers. After Trump made him attorney general, Sessions threatened to unleash the DEA and other federal agencies on the legalized cannabis community. Congress responded in April 2017 by re-authorizing the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, which forbids the Department of Justice […]
President Donald Trump and his attorney general Jeff Sessions continue to stoke fear in the legalized and black market marijuana industries. Trump said during the 2016 campaign that he’d respect “state’s rights” concerning legalized marijuana. But since Trump was elected, he and Sessions threatened to use federal law enforcement against legalized marijuana states. When Trump […]
Michael Straumietis founded and owns Advanced Nutrients, the only agricultural company making hydroponics nutrients that boost the yield, potency, and market value of cannabis plants. Straumietis is an athlete, founder of international philanthropic organizations, a father, a cannabis expert, and a member of networking consortiums that bring together the best and brightest visionaries, entrepreneurs, and activists. […]
Florida marijuana law was supposed to change for the better after voters overwhelmingly approved a medical marijuana amendment (Amendment 2) in 2016. The law gave doctor-approved medical marijuana patients the right to buy to corporate-grown schwag sold for high prices at licensed dispensaries run by a handful of politically-connected growers. But the law wasn’t complete […]
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte is running a deadly, merciless drug war— and President Donald Trump loves it. Shortly after Trump’s election in 2016, and again in April, 2017, Trump called Duterte to invite him to the White House as an “honored guest,” and to praise the Filipino leader’s brutal drug war. And make no mistake, […]
Hydroponics nutrients pioneer Michael Straumietis is known worldwide as a symbol of massive success in the marijuana industry. Starting as a clandestine, large-scale cannabis grower at a time when growing was much riskier than it is today, he realized that marijuana plants would grow and yield better if they were fed specialized nutrients and supplements. “When […]
High Times is giving marijuana seeds legend Subcool from TGA Genetics the coveted Lester Grinspoon Lifetime Achievement Award. Subcool received the award in person on April 23rd at the 2017 Southern California High Times Cannabis Cup, joining the ranks of past winners such as Tommy Chong and Jorge Cervantes as one of a handful of […]
Despite marijuana legalization, the war on drugs continues. For example, a U.S. federal prosecutor threatened to bust the recent High Times Cannabis Cup in Las Vegas if people possessed or consumed marijuana– even though possession and use of marijuana is legal in Nevada. The federal prosecutor also threatened the Native American tribe that was hosting […]
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