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The Ultimate High Times 420 Gift Guide 2024
It’s that time again! With the high holiday right around the corner, we thought it only fair to show you some of our favorite products to make this 420 the stoniest one yet! This year, we’re featuring products from the...
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Cannabeginners: Cannabinoids Without the Cannabis
Even though cannabinoids are named for the cannabis plant, cannabinoids and chemicals that interact with our endocannabinoid system (ECS) are not exclusively found in cannabis. Research going back more than 40 years has demonstrated...
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The Cannabis Guide to Injectables
While many cannabis users embrace signs of aging and effortlessly transform into beautiful crones as they get older, some of us, such as myself, are vain. We enjoy that through technology, such as injectables, we can look...
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The Ultimate High Times Holiday Gift Guide 2023
What a wonderful time of the year. Snow’s falling—in some places more than others—eggnog’s being spiked with THC tinctures, and Santa Claus is smoking a big ol’ pipe, getting ready to eat all those cookies. Not...
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Cannabeginners: Hashish-e-what? Hashishene Explained
While California and many other states with an abundance of cannabis flower have seen more and more of it become bubble hash or full melt, those hashes are generally not made using the traditional techniques of Moroccan hash...
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From Sub Par to Six Star: How to Make Better Hash Rosin
Hash rosin has surged in popularity over the last few years in both the traditional and legal markets as consumers and operators alike begin to learn a bit more about the products they consume. This surge has been a net positive...
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Cannabeginners: What Are Synthetic Cannabinoids?
Synthetic cannabinoids – they’re known by many names around the world, spice and K2 are the most common, but in Japan the street name is “dappou herb.” Simply put, these are man made chemicals that interact with the...
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Cannabeginners: How To Legally Use Cannabis in Chile
Chile, the country, not to be confused with Chili (the food), is the longest north/south oriented country in the world, stretching across 39 degrees of latitudes, giving it plenty of climates for growing cannabis, and the...
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The Best YouTube Rabbit Holes To Go Down While Smoking
The YouTube algorithm is a mixed bag. At worst, it will suggest something you’ve already watched before or is currently trending and completely unrelated to your subscriptions or political beliefs. At best, however, it...
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Cannabeginners: Cannabinoid Ratios, Why They Matter
Full-Spectrum cannabis contains the entire spectrum of more than 100 phytocannabinoids, but those cannabinoids are not present in equal amounts. Knowing the ratio of one cannabinoid to another can help you predict what the...
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3 Fuel-Forward Strains to Heat Up Summer
Mason jars, also known as canning or fruit jars, are glass jars used to pickle and preserve foods at home. Many cannabis breeders and cultivators still use the same jars that grandma would use to preserve summer fruits and...
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The Guide to Cannabis for Post-Abortion Pain Relief
Since Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization passed, reproductive rights have been more restricted than ever. But, since people will find a way, especially thanks to the availability of medical abortion (the abortion...
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The Year of the Hash Hole
If there’s one thing that has made 2022 slightly different than any year before it, it’s gotta be the proliferation of the hash hole. Although infused doobs are nothing new, these expert level jumbo-sized cigar-like products...
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The Ultimate High Times 420 Gift Guide 2023
It’s that time of year again. The best time of year, we would argue. The sun’s coming out, the birds are making love, and everyone on the High Times staff is getting incredibly stoned. Since it would be rude not to share,...
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The Best Strains of 2022
I’ve been tasked by our fearless leader Ellen Holland with writing the High Times State of the Heat address for 2022, a celebration of the flame and all things chronic. Make no mistake about it, 2022 was a good year for...
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The Glamour Witch Guide to CBD Beauty Products
Cannabis may still be criminal on a federal level, but these days, you can find it in your pharmacy and favorite makeup store. And, no, it’s not in such places to get you high (unless your pharmacy is also a dispensary);...
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The Ultimate High Times Holiday Gift Guide 2022
It’s that time of the year when the reindeer come a’trottin’ and the corn starts a’poppin’, and there’s nothing better than lighting a tree or two or three dozen in joint form or whatever your preference. Check...
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From the Archives: The High Times Guide to Gurus (1977)
By Rick Fields Guru means teacher. A guru teaches you your own true nature, which all gurus agree cannot be expressed in words. Lao Tsu said, “Those who know don’t say.” However, that hasn’t stopped anyone from trying,...
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The Endocannabinoid System
Excerpted from Weed: A Connoisseur’s Guide to Cannabis Since it is a relatively recent scientific discovery, many traditional medical professionals are still unaware of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) and its crucial role...
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Spark Up: How to Celebrate the 4th of July with Cannabis
Wherever you’re at with your feelings on the U.S. this month—be it joy around the concept of puff, puff passing freely in your state, or frustration with recent federal events—we have you covered. Here are a few ways...
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Common Cannabinoids & Effects
Excerpted from Weed: A Connoisseur’s Guide to Cannabis Cannabis is a complex plant that works through the interactions of various chemical components. While we’re continually discovering more about the compounds that...
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Reverse Watering Potted Plants
Many growers have a hard time with the balancing act of watering their plants. Have I overwatered? Have I underwatered? Is my water too acidic? Watering can be one of the trickiest parts of plant parenthood. My main tip for...
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Terpenes are Aroma Therapy
Excerpted from Weed: A Connoisseur’s Guide to Cannabis Fog rolls over the hillsides on an early morning hike. As sunbeams break through the mist, they activate the aromas of the chaparral: the nuanced and layered sweetness...
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Hot Cannabis Seeds To Grow in 2022
Luckily for us, cannabis was made illegal. After all, if the U.S. government had not decided to criminalize marijuana, starting with a tax for growing it, we wouldn’t have nearly as many different types. When cannabis growers...
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Edibles Holiday Gift Guide
Edibles today have gone far beyond THC—with added terpenes and countless other active cannabis compounds such as CBG, CBN, THCV and more to create a more refined experience that will take you beyond THC only. As always,...
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Growers Holiday Gift Guide
Cannabis growers deserve a little love, too, and anyone who has dabbled in the art of growing cannabis knows the gear can be pricey, so a little love goes a long way. From products that control Ph levels to butter-making...
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Cannabis Wellness Holiday Gift Guide
Cannabis is the single best ingredient to integrate into your daily self-care routine. Looking for a tincture that actually provides results? Maybe a little DIY lotion and bath salts spa treatment is more your jam, or a sleep...
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Vape Holiday Gift Guide
Vapes are quite possibly one of the best gifts you could give someone—but choosing just one is no easy task. They vary greatly in size and price, ranging from the smallest, most discreet vape pens (some of which are disposable)...
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