Make a bold statement

Grab your visitors' attention front and center on your homepage, then give them an action to take.

Get Started

prison

/prison

Synthetic Marijuana Flooding Florida Prisons

By | July 9th, 2018|featured, Florida, News, prison, synthetic marijuana|

Florida’s prisons are being flooded with dangerous synthetic marijuana, causing a rash of inmate deaths. The Medical Examiner’s Office (MEO) for the state’s 14th Judicial District has confirmed that four deaths in the past year occurred after inmates had smoked synthetic cannabis, commonly known as spice or K2. The MEO suspects K2 as the cause [...]

The Industries That Oppose Marijuana Legalization

By | July 4th, 2018|featured, legalization, May 2018 Issue, prison|

Despite shifting attitudes and changing laws about cannabis, there remain people—and entire industries—that staunchly oppose marijuana legalization. Joe Mabel/ Wikimedia Commons Law Enforcement Nothing has changed in terms of the police’s position on marijuana. Law enforcement continues to block cannabis at every turn and uses cheesy propaganda to maintain the status quo—after all, the War [...]

Meet the Mother Teresa for Pot Prisoners

By | June 13th, 2018|activism, Exclusive, interview, People, pot prisoners, prison|

Beth Curtis used to fill her days playing tennis with friends and attending community board meetings in her rural home of Zanesville, Ohio, a small coal country city on the outskirts of Appalachia. But in the past decade, the social calendar of the 76-year-old widow and mother of three has all but disappeared. Instead, she [...]

Six Inmates Hospitalized After Smoking Synthetic Marijuana

By | June 13th, 2018|Florida, k2, News, prison, synthetic marijuana|

In Franklin County, Florida, five inmates are back behind bars after being hospitalized due to suffering severe reactions from smoking synthetic marijuana. A sixth inmate remains in intensive care. Corrections officers failed to find the contraband on an older woman they booked for a different charge on Saturday. By Monday, six inmates were convulsing, vomiting [...]

Spilled Crystal Meth Sickens Five and Causes Jail Shutdown

By | April 19th, 2018|meth, News, Ohio, prison, safety|

Spilled crystal meth sickens five and causes jail shutdown, authorities in Ohio have reported. The Darke County Sheriff’s Office reported that the incident began on Tuesday with the arrest of Stephen A. Garner, Jr., 37. The Ohio Adult Parole Authority had requested Garner’s arrest, according to deputies. While Garner was being booked into jail and [...]

Alaska House Passes Measure To Erase Prior Marijuana Convictions

By | April 16th, 2018|Alaska, criminal justice, featured, News, prison|

This weekend, Alaska took steps to end discrimination against people charged with low-level marijuana possession. Alaska legalized marijuana back in November of 2014, but legislators had yet to address the issue of prior marijuana charges. While the federal government threatens to revamp the War on Drugs, the Alaska House passes measure to erase prior marijuana convictions. This legislation will [...]

This City Could Stop Testing Parolees For Marijuana

By | April 13th, 2018|criminal justice, featured, News, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, prison|

Four years after Philadelphia decriminalized cannabis for personal use, this city could stop testing parolees for marijuana. City Councilman Derek S. Green announced recently that he will seek hearings to explore the potential change in city policy. In 2014 the City of Philadelphia decriminalized possession and use of less than 30 grams of cannabis. Thirty grams [...]

Cynthia Nixon Plans To Improve Racial Justice By Legalizing Weed

By | April 12th, 2018|Cynthia Nixon, featured, Justice, new york, News, Politics, prison, Race, women|

Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon announced last week that she’s running for governor of New York. During a private fundraiser, Nixon came out in support of recreational marijuana. Today, she clarified her stance on marijuana on Twitter. Cynthia Nixon plans to improve racial justice by legalizing weed. Here’s what we know about this [...]

British Columbia Abolishes Inhumane Solitary Confinement

By | January 25th, 2018|British Columbia, canada, criminal justice, News, prison|

The post British Columbia Abolishes Inhumane Solitary Confinement appeared first on High Times. On the heels of December’s British Columbia high court decision striking down mandatory minimum prison terms for cannabis defendants as “cruel and unusual punishment” in contravention of Canada’s constitution, the provincial court system has now just applied similar principles to use of solitary confinement. [...]

Deadly Deja Vu In New Year’s Day Prison Riot

By | January 2nd, 2018|Brazil, international, News, prison, World|

The post Deadly Deja Vu In New Year’s Day Prison Riot appeared first on High Times. For the second year in a row, Brazil has witnessed a deadly prison riot on the first day of the year. A death toll of nine has been reported from the central state of Goias. One inmate was decapitated. [...]