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Higher Profile: Ingrid Hart & The Humboldt Honey

When Humboldt State University journalism major, Ingrid Hart, created the Humboldt Honey in 1983, she had no idea the young woman pictured wearing the uniform we’ve all come to know as part of the culture of cannabis would cause such a stir, or continue to be relevant to this day. In the early 80s, posters… Keep Reading

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Darryl Jones Is Validated

Darryl Jones is in France when we connect via Google Meet. The legendary bassist who’s played with everyone from Eric Clapton to Sting to Miles Davis to Madonna—and most notably, The Rolling Stones—has just finished recording with a French artist and is now taking some time following the session to chat with High Times. Despite… Keep Reading

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From the Archives: I Smoked Pot With the Governator! (2009)

By Tommy Chong I met Arnold Schwarzenegger at Gold’s Gym in 1968, when he first arrived from Europe. He was 21 years old and could barely speak English. He was the talk of the bodybuilding world and had already won his first Mr. Universe title, in the 1967 competition sponsored by NABBA (the National Amateur… Keep Reading

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Fig Farms Keeps Things Weird

When Fig Farms took first place at the 2017 NorCal Cannabis Cup, it was with the flowers from a single plant. That Banana Fig, a cross of Purple Fig with Banana Split, was exceptional enough to propel the company to what it has become today—one of the most well-respected and prolific creators of new kinds… Keep Reading

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From Prison to the Legal Cannabis Industry: Conbud Creates Opportunities for the Formerly Incarcerated

When New York state lawmakers legalized recreational pot last year, they were intent on including measures that would ensure those negatively impacted by the War on Drugs and members of underserved communities would have a path into the emerging legal cannabis industry. Under these so-called social equity provisions, half of all licenses for marijuana businesses… Keep Reading

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From the Archives: Growing Undercover Camouflage (1981)

By Warren Dearden Everyone who has ever grown marijuana dreams of the day when it will be legal to do so. For one thing, cannabis is a beautiful ornamental; its foliage is luxuriant, its aroma pleasant. Since marijuana repels most common garden insects, it’s useful interplanted in an organic vegetable garden. And, of course, your… Keep Reading

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Rabbi Ben Gorelick Plans to Use Religious Freedom Against an 8-Year Minimum Psychedelic Charge

It’s not common to hear from a defendant during an ongoing case, especially when involving felony drug charges. Denver-based Rabbi Ben Gorelick is bucking that norm. Instead, the 42-year-old is using the media to amplify his message about psychedelic ceremonies, as well as their connection to Judaism and numerous other religions. Aware of the potential… Keep Reading

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Yung Bae Brings the Funk

Dallas Cotton (known professionally as Yung Bae) is playing with his self-described “demonic” cat when we connect by phone on a Monday. Cotton is slow to start, his cat exacerbating his “case of the Mondays” by inhibiting his coffee consumption. But coffee is not Cotton’s vice: Joints on the other hand have been supremely helpful… Keep Reading

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Big Cheeko on the Intersection of Cars, Weed, and Rap

When cannabis and hip-hop come together, it can make for a truly unforgettable creative dynamic. For an authentic display of this, look no further than Atlanta MC Big Cheeko, particularly in his upcoming, commercial debut album entitled Block Barry White, executive produced by acclaimed underground hip-hop phenom Mach-Hommy.  No stranger to consuming boat loads of… Keep Reading

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