Category Archives: Culture

The High Priestess: Stoned and Celebrating Summer Solstice, Sagittarius Full Moon

Summertime and the living is easy. All I want to do is light up a joint by the ocean, spend time under the sun and chill out. Even though it’s not summer yet, as of Friday June 21st we’ll be officially greeting the season thanks to the Summer Solstice. Also known as Litha to modern […]

The High Priestess: A Stoner’s Guide to Gemini Season

It’s as summer shimmers like a mirage, teasing in the distance, that we enter the domain of Gemini. A flourishing frenzy of inspiration and transformation, this air sign season lasts from May 21st to June 21st and is one that asks us to embrace all aspects of ourselves, all of our dualities and polarities with […]

What’s in Your Stash? Beverly Soucy, Owner of Western Mountain Moss & Apothecary

In 2012, at the age of 52, Beverly Soucy had scheduled her first mammogram ever, then presented with a persistent pneumonia, having to cancel and reschedule the procedure twice. “My instincts told me something was wrong, but I was thinking I was in for a heart attack or something – I never dreamed it would […]

Woodstock Wasn’t The Beginning: A Brief History of Music Festivals

Humans are born alone, but we get together to listen to music and party. You might even say that the history of humans is the history of music and festivals. Parties have been popping long before Coachella’s lineup was announced because we’re social creatures and even the most introverted people still get FOMO. Throughout history, […]

Eric Wilson Does It For The Love of Music

Jurassic Park. That was my initial thought sitting down with Eric Wilson in his massive backyard. It’s an expansive landscape of mountain rocks, avocado trees and bronze dinosaur statues. A padded chair sits empty across from a wooden bench, on which Eric sits with Melvin, his playful Rottweiler. Eric is in fantastic spirits, not at […]

What’s in Your Stash? Jessica Cadmus, Founder & Creator of Rogue Paq

Jessica Cadmus grew up in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The third of ten children, she learned a solid work ethic early, cleaning the office building her father managed at the tender age of seven alongside two older brothers who were eight and 10. “My father is a beautiful human being,” she shared. “With a family of 12, […]

The High Priestess: How to Connect to and Embody the Elements

Are you ready to get wet, hot, and steamy this summer? We just experienced the transformative release of the Full Moon in Scorpio, and now we’re inching closer and closer to the peak of the year on the Summer Solstice on June 21st. Spring has sprung, and now we’re officially in Gemini season, the air […]

Blazing Asians

“You may not know where you want to be in five years because your job may not exist yet.” My best friend sent me these words from an inspirational Instagram post. She said the quote reminded her of me, and it was refreshing to feel understood at that moment as a female at the forefront […]

What’s in Your Stash? Eve Lentz, Seattle Hempfest Historian

Cannabis and hemp activist Eve Lentz has a long history in the movement that has encompassed every part of her life. A member of the core group of the Seattle Hempfest since 1997, for the past 21 years she’s worked the festival’s history booth. The event is one of the largest hemp and cannabis events […]

Artist DENIAL Shares Experience with Cannabis and Mercedes Lawsuit

Since 1999, Canadian pop and mural artist Daniel Joseph Bombardier, better known by his artistic alter ego DENIAL, has been creating aerosol and stencil artworks that critique contemporary politics, capitalism, consumerism and the human condition. But one of DENIAL’s latest pieces, commissioned for and by High Times, is a more personal project. Part of a […]