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The High Priestess: Celebrating 4/20 and the Pink Moon

We made it through the Retrograde and survived the shit-show of its aftermath! Puff, puff, pass to that. We’re here, it’s officially Spring, and no one can stop us from celebrating. And on this year’s 4/20 cannabis conscious day we are blessed with a particularly auspicious energy. The day before, on 4/19 in the wee […]

Inside The Canna Kitchen: The United Kingdom’s First CBD-Infused Restaurant

On November 1, 2018 the United Kingdom legalized medical marijuana treatments and hemp CBD products. This new market opens the door to a multitude of business opportunities and many people didn’t waste any time and immediately jumped on the green wave. Two hours away from London and only a few blocks away from the sea, […]

I’m A Parent and I’m Against Child-Resistant Packaging for Cannabis

In 2017, 16 million of the American adults who smoked or consumed cannabis were parents of young children. I’d wager that, with incremental legalization efforts, that number today is much higher. I know something about it: I’m one of those parents who didn’t partake just two years ago, but now I do—often, and with pride. […]

The Newest Album by GRiZ Ride Waves Is An Ideal Marijuana Meditation

Feelings are a superpower. That’s what makes Grant Kwiecinski, or GRiZ, among the grooviest musicians of our time. He zaps his music with electric emotion in a way that resembles the musical fluidity of a composer. His music takes you on a ride through an array of feels—from the heartache of tragedy to thrills of […]

Top Cannabis Attorney Olasker Eyes New Breed of Activists on the Horizon

The next wave of attacks on cannabis companies is likely to shift from short raids to traditional activist campaigns focused on better governance. That’s according to Patricia Olasker, Partner at Toronto-based Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, which ranked number one in cannabis M&A advisory in 2018. In an interview, Ms. Olasker pointed out that […]

High Folks: Cannabis Leads Lindsey Renner Down A Path To Self-Acceptance

Editor’s Note: Welcome to one of our newest bi-weekly columns, 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 Sweet Taste of Healing: Jelly Belly’s David Klein Finds His Calling in Cannabis

David Klein’s claim to fame is his invention of one of the world’s most beloved candy, the Jelly Belly; but his sweet disposition is his trademark and his sincere desire to help others, his legacy. No longer connected to the historic bean he created in 1976, this past year he launched his own line of […]

Meet Your New Instagram Crush: 420 Old Fat Lesbians

Are these your cannabis internet heroines? Instagram has answered with a resounding yes when it comes to Lee and Sue, a.k.a. the 420 Old Fat Lesbians. The retired duo started their account on March 3 on a lark, a fun way to entertain themselves, having moved from Florida to Maine after 10 years of coupledom. […]

The High Priestess: What to Smoke For Spring

Editors Note: High Times is thrilled to present our newest bi-weekly column The High Priestess. Written by author and practitioner of magick, Gabriela Herstik, this column will explore the relationship and intersections of cannabis, witchcraft, sex, wellness, and everything in between. At High Times, we strive to keep our minds and our hearts open while centering and uplifting those whose views and […]

How Sharmila Clee Got Off Valium With Plant-Assisted Therapy

After drug use caused Sharmila Clee’s parents to lose custody of her and her siblings in 1998, Clee said she was squarely against anything related to drugs or alcohol, including cannabis. “An anti-drug and alcohol mantra became my identity for years,” she said. Once her parents and extended biological family’s rights were terminated, Clee and […]