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The Cup Rolls On
At the 25th Annual Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam, the global ganja movement came together to savor the sweet smell of victory, smoke pot in peace, and celebrate the finest herb on Earth. Plus: Full coverage of all the winning cannabis strains and concentrates!
By David Bienenstock
The Dawn of Reefer Madness
Back in the 1930s, Harry Anslinger was appointed head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics. His subsequent disinformation campaign against cannabis has become legendary, but perhaps the most outrageous lie he told concerned a man in Tampa, FL, who murdered his entire family with an ax, supposedly while he was high on weed. Here’s the true story.
By Paul Guzzo
Proper lighting is essential for healthy plant growth, but which kind should you use: high-pressure sodium? Metal halide? LEDs? Try mixing and matching until you’ve created the best possible system.
By Erik Biksa
High in the Lowlands
How did Amsterdam become the first 420-friendly city? It began in the ‘60s when a couple of activists sold some pot plants from a houseboat and called themselves the Lowlands Weed Company.
By Bobby Black
HIGH TIMES Interview: Steve Hager
For more than 40 years, High Times’ former editor-in-chief has devoted his life to countercultural journalism and cannabis spirituality.
By Paul Krassner