Category Archives: Culture

Keeping The Love Alive: High Times Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Expressing love and affection can be difficult. That’s why gifting presents can be such a profound gesture. And since we’re celebrating the season of love the entire month of February, we crafted this list of our favorite products to help you show your appreciation to the people who make your life magical all year round. […]

These Date Night Ideas Are Perfect For Cannabis-Loving Couples

Who says Valentine’s Day is the only day that deserves a creative approach to date night? Even once the heart-filled holiday has passed, having a few fresh ideas up your sleeve can make a big difference in any relationship. They can help you transcend the dreaded funk that often affects long-term couples. You know: the […]

Inside the Murder Mountain Documentary Everyone is Talking About

Though the Humboldt County-centered, true-crime documentary Murder Mountain was first released by Fusion, it saw a surge in popularity after dropping on Netflix in late December. The six-episode series takes its name from Alderpoint, a small, census-designated area of Humboldt County that has earned itself the grim, alliterative nickname with salacious tales of mystery and […]

Enlightened and Bejeweled: The High-End Jewelry Designed by Carole Shashona

You can find the high-end cannabis-inspired jewelry by Carole Shashona at Barney’s of New York. The retail location brings cannabis culture out in the open in a big way. The designer came into her own in the world of fashion, raised in the presence of fashion and art icons such as Valentino and Andy Warhol […]

Weed the People Chronicles Families Searching For Cannabis Cancer Treatments

Sometimes the most powerful stories are the ones you stumble upon without even looking for in the first place. That was the case for Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein, the filmmakers behind Weed the People, a new documentary about families navigating the cannabis world in an effort to treat their cancer-stricken children. “This documentary came […]

Weed Almost Ruined My Marriage. Now I’m a Cannabis Journalist and Advocate

I met my husband in Berkeley in the early 2000s. I was a quasi-hippy with long blonde hair, and he was a stoner with thick black curls and glasses. I was earnest and idealistic; he was smart and funny and sometimes fantastically dark. We had many differences that made for interesting conversations and great sex. […]

10 Comic Books You Should Finally Read In 2019

With so many superhero movies on the horizon, it can be easy to forget that the stories actually originate from an artistic medium: comic books. While most people may think about costumed crime fighters when someone mentions comics, there are numerous genres and types of stories worth exploring. Before 2019 dumps even more enjoyable comics […]

High Folks: La Kia Gooch is Fighting to Stand Out

Editor’s Note: Welcome to our newest bi-weekly column, High Folks: the cannabis-infused version of Humans of New York, in which we take an intimate look at people’s relationships with our most beloved plant. The connection between humans and cannabis is primal, dynamic, and profound. But it’s something that’s increasingly overlooked in the new age of weed. So […]

The High Times Interview: Dr. Dina & Corey Thomas

Dr. Dina is the founder of the Alternative Herbal Health Services dispensary in Los Angeles as well as the inspiration for the Nancy Botwin character on the groundbreaking pot-centric show, Weeds. A noted cannabis activist, Dr. Dina has made a name for herself as both a business owner and a philanthropist. Here, setting aside the […]

Oregrown Talks About Weed, “Low Pressure”, and the Oregon Lifestyle

As cannabis is becoming legal in more states, companies are looking to further their ventures by entering other markets while remaining tied to their roots. One company making a successful transition is Oregrown Industries, a vertically-integrated canna-company based out of Bend, Oregon, that’s launched into the sports and fashion industries. Oregrown, co-founded by Aviv Hadar […]