Strains

Doja Drops Bring Weed to the People
When the Hollywood Strain Premiere Party initially launched in the summer of last year, it was the place to be when it came to weed in Los Angeles. For an event that had no public advertising and for which the address and...
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Cannabeginners: The History of Acapulco Gold
One of High Time’s 25 Greatest Strains of All Time, Acapulco Gold is a legendary cultivar that is so rare these days the gold in the name might as well be a reference to its scarcity, rather than its color. Yet it was once...
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The 8 Best Weed Strains for a Spooky Halloween
Trick or treating might be out for you, but you can still have some fun that is equal parts cool and creepy. Scary movies are always an easy go-to for celebrating Halloween as an adult without feeling like you’re missing...
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The Great Skunk Hunt
In the 1960s and ’70s, humanity finally pulled it together and began hybridlizing different types of cannabis. Although use of the plant has been prevalent for thousands of years, it wasn’t until this time that cannabis...
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The Search for the Next Great Strain
Halle Pennington wears a loose white shirt resembling a lab coat and counts out 5,000 cannabis seeds with a machine typically used for sorting diamonds. The seeds per weight, she says, are equivalent to the price of gold....
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Scientists Identify Viroid-Resistant Purple Cannabis Strain
While humans battle COVID, cannabis plants face an equally devastating threat: Hop latent viroid (HLVd), a viroid that occurs worldwide in hops, but in recent years jumped to cannabis, destroying THC yields in infected plants. SFGate...
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The Primary Colors of Cannabis
This was a significant milestone for cannabis because during the 1960s, the majority of cannabis that was coming into the United States was coming from tropical regions such as Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Colombia,...
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Cannabeginners: Celebrating Two Decades of Blue Dream
Haze. Skunk. OG. Cookies. There are some cultivars that take the cannabis market by storm and quickly come to define an era, and for Blue Dream, that era began around 2003 and lasted until around 2011 before market tastes...
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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...
1y
High Times
Runtz Brings Its Iconic Strain to the Masses
Since 2017, the global phenomenon that is the Runtz strain has not abated. The brand has remained strong, but this year, newly independent, Runtz is relaunching as a top-tier luxury weed lifestyle brand, with all new Runtz genetics...
1y
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818 Brands Top-Shelf Strain Review
Gas Face OG is a highly potent hybrid strain of cannabis bred by the world-famous Seed Junky Genetics, combining the Face Mints strain with a cross of Biscotti and Sherbet. Sticky and tight, light green nugs show a classic...
1y
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Kevin Nash to Debut Strain on Dispensary Tour in Michigan
Seasoned pro wrestler and NWO co-founder Kevin Nash is going full throttle into the cannabis industry by launching his own strain, with the expertise of the cultivators behind HYMAN Cannabis. Nash’s new strain and collaboration...
1y
High Times
Happy 420! Celebrate With These Photos From Our Readers
High Times would be nothing without our readers. So we just wanted to show a little appreciation on this wonderful day, and make sure all your hard work didn’t go unnoticed. Thanks for rocking with us for all these years....
1y
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Pot & Perfume
Exhausted, with greasy hair from neglecting hygiene for the sake of deadlines, I pluck my Birthday Cake cannabis flower from my prized apothecary. I open the stash jar and inhale. My nose fills with a comforting vanilla scent....
2y
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Gassy Strains Revive with East Coast Legalization
Cannabis legalization in New York City means things are a little looser at the Astor Club, a cannabis speakeasy located somewhere on Manhattan’s Lower East Side (and, like everyone else in the weed game, reliably found...
2y
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Strain Check: We See You Rolling, But is it Loud?
What on earth am I doing at this millennial rap music festival? To be fair, I am a music industry lifer. I’ve done just about everything there is to do in this game, and I still do have a love for the music. So, I did my...
2y
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Freakshow! Weed Gets Weird
About six years ago, Jordan was approaching his 40th anniversary as a cannabis grower. He believed he was through — ready to quit a lifelong hobby and ready to liquidate a priceless (and, as it would turn out, wholly unique)...
2y
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Cop the Jungle Boys Drop at High Times
Ladies and Gentlemen, it is my distinct pleasure to let you all know about some new heat that has just become available to the cannabis-consuming citizens of California. Having just dropped from the gods over at Jungle Boys,...
2y
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The Story of Cannabis in Five Essential Strains
Arguing over which strains of cannabis are the best is a time-honored tradition. In good company and armed with some basic knowledge on the seemingly endless bounty of cannabis varietals now available, the quest to defend...
2y
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A Guide to the Evolution of Cannabis Strains
The discussion of cannabis strains has evolved to a point where it can feel like an entirely foreign language. While most consumers are familiar with the bedrock categories of sativa, indica and hybrids, concepts like minor...
2y
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High THC products and where to find them
This story is a part of The GrowthOp’s weekly series, Ask A Budtender. Alex Howarth grew up in B.C. Although her passion to work in the music industry led her to move to the U.K, when it came to putting down roots, Toronto...
3y
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The Top Strains to Help with Insomnia
Whether you have trouble getting to sleep or simply staying in the depths of your slumber until morning, consistently missing out in your Z’s can become quite unpleasant when it continues night after night. Having insomnia...
3y
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Sirius Black is Purple Perfection
Digital photo manipulation has blurred the lines between art and reality so completely that any truly remarkable image carries the weight of our collective skepticism; our minds no longer trust what our eyes can see. Such...
3y
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The 5 Best Fruity Cannabis Strains
In the late ’90s and early ’00s the explosion in popularity of OG Kush, Sour Diesel and Chem Dog with their strong notes of fuel led many breeders to abandon the fruity end of the flavor spectrum and concentrate on the...
3y
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Strain Review: Gorilla Glue #5
It’s practically impossible to overstate the popularity of Gorilla Glue #4; its unique pungency and first-class effects have won the strain gold medals at major cannabis cups and the earnest affection of millions of cannabis...
3y
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Five common benefits of sativa strains
As two primary cannabis forms, sativas and indicas become associated with certain behaviours and effects. However, the value of these definitions has lost significance over time. Their effects are not as clear-cut as the...
3y
The Growth Op
Strain Review: Purple Punch Swings for the Fences
The phenomenon of Purple Punch has taken the world of cannabis, filled with knockoff Girl Scout Cookies and OG Kush phenotypes, and turned it upside down. We got the chance to sit down with one of the strain’s breeders,...
3y
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Top 10 Cannabis Strains For Your Sunday Wake & Bake
Lovers of the morning session must pay careful attention to their strains of choice, though, or the rest of their day could be spent trying to muster up the energy to shake off the need to take a hearty nap. When waking and...
3y
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