Brandon Ecoffey

As someone who has had the unique experience of witnessing America’s drug war from both the front lines and the prison camps, and as someone who is an Ivy League graduate who has spent the last decade advocating for the legalization of marijuana, I found a recent column printed by the Indian Coun...

8/12/14
Donna Ennis

I have a message for all of you “stoners” in our Native community; there is nothing “traditional” about using a natural herb found in our environment if your method of using it is smoking the herb for recreational purposes....

8/8/14
ICTMN Staff
7/21/14
The drought in California is exacerbating the effect that illegal marijuana farms have on the Yurok ’s water supply, and on July 21 federal and state agencies raided several proper...
ICTMN Staff
5/15/14
Hip hop artist and "vaping" advocate Emerson Windy has gone all in with a faux-American Indian look and attitude, and Natives are asking him to cease and apologize...
Ruth Hopkins

Cannabis legalization is a hot topic. After decades of collective societal distain for the plant ala Reefer Madness, public opinion now seems to be swaying in favor of its use, especially where its medicinal properties are concerned....

4/25/14
Lee Allen
4/8/14
The Tohono O’odham Nation straddles the Arizona/Mexico border, where the Sonoran Desert’s drastic temperature shifts can be dangerous, but it’s an area where at any given time a dr...
ICTMN Staff
2/10/14
A small provision in the new five-year, $480 billion Farm Bill that Obama signed into law Friday authorizes some states to grow hemp for research purposes, reported Al Jazeera ...
Charles Kader

The announcement by New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo to allow 20 hospitals in the state to dispense medical marijuana is a sea-change shift in policy. The Democrat is up for re-election this year and is going against the grain in the state known for the strict Rockefeller drug laws....

1/25/14
Steve Russell
1/10/14
Rolling Stone announced that their website will have a preview track from the “lost” Johnny Cash album, Out Among the Stars , due out in March...
ICTMN Staff
10/3/13
When Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies busted a pot farm in the Burr Valley area of Bridgeville, California on October 1, they found more than just greenhouses containing 463 mari...

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