Former Senate minority leader Tom Daschle is another high-level politician who's "evolved" on marijuana legalization. Now, 16 years after he left the Senate, Daschle is on the advisory board of Clever Leaves, an international cannabis company.
Due to "violent crime and gang activity," the U.S. State Department warns people from traveling to five Mexican states (Colima, Guerrero, Michoacán, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas) and suggests people reconsider visiting 11 others.
Cab Calloway's family house in Baltimore has been demolished. “It’s hard to imagine them doing the same thing to Babe Ruth or Edgar Allan Poe," says a grandson of the jazz great who was famous for "Reefer Man" and "Minnie the Moocher."
Former NORML executive director and Drug Policy Foundation co-founder Kevin Zeese passed away on September 5. "Kevin was a real player, a major pioneer in drug-policy reform," says Ethan Nadelmann.
"I was a hopeless abuser of alcohol and drugs," the White House's top economic advisor Larry Kudlow stated at an ONDCP event last week. Kudlow was a cocaine addict and alcoholic from the '70s to the '90s.
With High Times in the news, CelebStoner publisher Steve Bloom looks back at his 20 years as an editor at the legendary pot magazine.
The first Blues Brothers strain, Bubba D, is now available at Grassroots Cannabis in Skokie, Illinois. "Cannabis does heal," says Dan Aykroyd.
Several New York dispensaries have been quietly offering ground flower to patients, even though it's not approved by the Department of Health. Curaleaf has been ordered to remove such products.