This Thanksgiving Day, after 10 years working for marijuana law reform and ending the War on Drugs, I contemplated how I’d write this Thanksgiving column, and almost everything I am thankful for boils down to one word.
As marijuana becomes legal throughout various U.S. states, many in the African-American community see a green rush that is primarily benefiting white people.
I’ve just finished up my first international trip covering the HIGH TIMES World Cannabis Cup in Jamaica. But as I was not presenting or tabling at this one, I took some of my six days here to explore the host city of Negril and nearby Montego Bay.
On Tuesday, when Ohio's pot legalization initiative failed to pass, some marijuana legalization advocates lost the moral high ground in the debate to end marijuana prohibition.
I’m penning this rant early on Sunday for HIGH TIMES, since Monday I will be flying to Columbus, Ohio. There, I will be covering my fourth straight election since 2010 from a state that will be voting to legalize marijuana… or not.