Monthly Archive: April 2019

$9 Million Donation Given to Harvard and MIT to Promote Cannabis Research

$9 Million Donation Given to Harvard and MIT to Promote Cannabis Research

An alumnus of Harvard and MIT has made a donation to promote cannabis research at both schools. In an announcement Tuesday, Charles R. Broderick said he is donating $9 million—split evenly between the two...

Lt. Governor of Texas Declares Marijuana Decriminalization Bill “Dead in the Senate”

Lt. Governor of Texas Declares Marijuana Decriminalization Bill “Dead in the Senate”

On Monday, Texas House lawmakers accomplished an historic first for the state. They voted to approve a partial decriminalization bill that would have reduced penalties for the possession of small quantities of cannabis. But...

Texas House of Representatives Vote to Decriminalize Marijuana

Texas House of Representatives Vote to Decriminalize Marijuana

A bill that effectively decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana was approved on Monday by the Texas House of Representatives. Under the measure, House Bill 63, a fine of up to $500...

‘Workaholics’ Creator’s Band Debuts Pot-Friendly Video on HTTV

‘Workaholics’ Creator’s Band Debuts Pot-Friendly Video on HTTV

Kyle Newacheck, one of the creative forces behind the hit Comedy Central series ‘Workaholics,’ is bringing his talents to High Times TV this week with the debut of a pot-friendly video from his band...

Oregon Senate Votes in Favor of Temporary Freeze on Cannabis Production

Oregon Senate Votes in Favor of Temporary Freeze on Cannabis Production

A bill aimed at limiting Oregon’s supply of cannabis advanced out of the state Senate and will now go before the House for consideration. On Monday, Senate lawmakers voted 18-10 in favor of a...

Baltimore Judges Deny Request to Dismiss Past Marijuana Convictions

Baltimore Judges Deny Request to Dismiss Past Marijuana Convictions

A request by Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby to dismiss nearly 5,000 past cases of marijuana possession was denied by judges on Friday, according to online court records. On Monday, a spokeswoman for the...

Highly Anticipated Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival Cancelled

Highly Anticipated Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival Cancelled

Woodstock 50, a concert event to celebrate the semi-centennial anniversary of the original 1969 music festival, has been canceled by its promoters, according to a report in Billboard. Officials with Dentsu Aegis Network, the...

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