MICHIGAN HANGS IN
By Dan Skye
Ever since Michigan voters passed a statewide medical-marijuana bill, the state’s cannabis industry has been marching briskly forward. Despite overwhelming popular support, powerful political opponents still lurk in the shadows.
THE 2011 CANNABIS CUP PREVIEW
By Nico Escondido
The cannabis competition that started it all is less than three months away and will be celebrating its 24th year (and counting). Have you been? If so, you already know, and if not, here’s why you need to. Coffeeshop reviews, Cup history, judging, strains, breeders—you’ll find it all at the Cannabis Cup this (and every) November.
HOW TO TURN YOUR CLOSET INTO A BUD FACTORY
Senior cultivation editor Danny Danko opens the door on cannabis farming in smaller spaces with this in-depth feature on closet grows. Learn the ins and outs for producing personal amounts of pot in an area as small as 2 feet square.
By Ben Kind
Money doesn’t grow on trees, but buds do. So why pay for weed when you can raise a never-ending supply in your own personal space? All it takes is a little planning and some careful setup—and we’ll show you how to get started with several easy-to-follow perpetual-harvest schemes designed for the novice grower and seasoned canna-culturalist alike.
HARVEST TIME IN MARIJUANALAND
By Jonah Raskin
Marijuanaland: Dispatches From an American War is the new book by Jonah Raskin, longtime marijuana reporter (and HT contributor) in and around his native California. In it, Raskin details the good, bad and ugly sides of cannabis culture throughout the famed Emerald Triangle.
THE HIGH TIMES INTERVIEW WITH ELIJAH WOOD
By Dan Skye
A generation of stoners grew up with the movies of Elijah Wood, hailed early on as one of the most talented young actors in Hollywood—even before The Lord of the Rings made him an international star. Now, the affable actor weighs in on life in the spotlight and shares some pithy
opinions on the War on Drugs.
Edited by Dan Skye
Global Commission on Drug Policy; New pot bills in Congress; Flyin’ light; Rihanna wears HT; AmEx nixes pot; Bud memory; Showbuzz; THC & HIV; Pot beats drugs; Stoner states; Warrantless searches okayed; Pot-tronica; Pot comics; Judas Priestess; Reviews; Adventures in the Counterculture; Band of the Month; Miss HIGH TIMES; Almost Infamous.
Edited by The HIGH TIMES Cultivation Department
Pix of the Crop; SSDP; Freedom Fighter; Ask Dr. Mitch; Munchies; NORMLizer; THMQ; Cannabis Clinic, by Nico Escondido; Gear/Hot Products; Green House Seed Machine; Dear Danko.
COVER: SOUTH BAY RAY STRAIN: STRAWBERRY COUGH
CENTERFOLD: LOCHFOOT STRAIN: PURPLE FROST