By Kristen Wyatt
Colorado gave a lonely reception to marijuana when it became the second U.S. state to legalize the drug. Just as state officials planned. Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday quietly removed the final barrier to legalization by declaring that an amendment passed by voters in November was officially part of the state constitution. He announced the move on Twitter and email after the fact. In response, a handful of marijuana activists celebrated by toking up on the Capitol steps, but there were no crowds and little fanfare.
EssayBy Michael L. Tan
Sometime in 1890, Dr. A. B. Meyer, the director of a museum in Dresden, Germany, wrote Jose Rizal, asking about hashish in the Philippines. Rizal, who was in exile in Dapitan at that time, wrote back to say that there were no local names for hashish but revealed that in 1879, he himself had used [...]
By Michael L. Tan
A FEW months back, I talked with the director of the UP Veterinary Hospital to get his help to neuter some stray cats in my college. Because my first degree was in veterinary medicine, we went into some technical discussions and I asked about the cost of ketamine, the pre-anesthetic that we used when I [...]