Category Archives: women

Farrah Abraham, From ‘Teen Mom’ Star, To NYT Best Seller, To Cannabis Entrepreneur

Those over the age of 20 might remember MTV’s shows, 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, and its very memorable cast member Farrah Abraham. Since her high-profile part in these shows came to an end, though, Farrah has been doing all kinds of things, from acting, to releasing albums, to writing books – one of […]

Sensi Vapes Founder Tara Jane Forrest On Sustainability and Diversity

2017 was a tough year for Tara Jane Forrest. She’d suffered a terrible accident that literally broke her back, resulting in a complete separation of the L4, L5 and S1 vertebrae in her lower back that also caused her to lose all feeling in her left leg. The only option on the table was major […]

An Interview with Nidhi Lucky Handa: Founder and CEO of Cannabis Brand, Leune

Nidhi Lucky Handa is an advocate for recreational cannabis use that’s untethered to stoner stereotypes. The LA businesswoman is CEO and founder of the cannabis brand Leune—which debuted two vapes and two pre-roll varieties in November 2018 and quickly made headway with its Insta aesthetic and appeal to newish smokers who are also thoughtful about […]

Puff, Puff, Past: The Oracle of Delphi Inhaled Deeply

Have you ever been so high that time ceased to flow? That both past and future overlapped and the present became magical? Suddenly, you possessed insight into reality, the universe, or parallel dimensions. There may be some historical precedent for this high mindedness. For nearly 1200 years, the ancient Greeks turned to a series of […]

The High Times Mother’s Day Gift Guide For Your Favorite Lifted Ladies

Two things: she raised you and quite frankly, you may be one of the reasons she uses cannabis in the first place. Moms hold us down in ways we can only begin to fathom, and as such they deserve to be honored not one, but 365 days of the year. To get you started, we […]

The Initiative Is Building Gender Equity in Cannabis

I meet Amy Margolis at The Commune, her plant-filled, exposed-brick coworking space with floor-to-ceiling windows and skylights, located in Portland’s Old Town. The majority of people huddled around tables in a large meeting room are women who run emerging cannabusinesses, which makes the shared office look as if it’s The Wing for weed. But this […]

7 Women On What It Takes To Succeed In The World Of Cannabis

As public sentiment toward cannabis begins to shift, the oft-discussed ideal is that everyone will have equal access to the economic opportunities that come with any burgeoning industry. But the reality is that breaking into cannabis remains tough for a whole host of reasons: Financial barriers, vague laws, and social stereotypes can dissuade would-be entrepreneurs […]

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 […]

OM Edibles Makes History Receiving First-Ever State Annual License in California

It’s been a tumultuous year for California cannabis businesses. Though the state legalized recreational cannabis, new laws requiring stringent testing standards and efforts like seed-to-sale tracking have slowed the progress of many businesses. Some dispensaries have even had to destroy products not-up-to-snuff with new regulations in an effort to comply. Facing a long transition period, […]

9 Female-Owned Cannabis Companies Crushing It in California

Determined to reverse this trend, one of Oregon’s most prominent attorneys, Amy Margolis, has launched “The Initiative,” the world’s first female-centric cannabis business accelerator. Working to balance gender inequality, Margolis says, “The Initiative will help provide the tools, mentoring, training and access to funding that women need to ensure their success in the cannabis space.” […]