Student Kills Campus Cop Over Drug Paraphernalia

The post Student Kills Campus Cop Over Drug Paraphernalia appeared first on High Times. A student at Texas Tech University reportedly shot and killed a campus police officer earlier this week after evidence of drug activity was discovered in his dorm room. According to a report from Newsweek, campus police were called out Monday night to conduct a “welfare check” on 19-year-old Hollis Daniels. It seems Daniels’ mother wanted police to look in on Read entire story

Pot Prices: August 2017 THMQ

Market Analysis: All indices, with the exception of the Eastern Index, finished August below their previous month’s average. The Eastern Index tied its year-high price at $360 per ounce and finished above the Southern Index for just the third time in 2017. The US Price Index experienced the biggest drop this month, falling $9 from its July average. Current US Price Index: $338 (last month: $347, Year-to-Date: $332) Current Eastern Price Index: Read entire story

Harry’s World: PM Demystified

Powdery mildew (PM) has been the scourge of most farmers growing anything from tomatoes to wheat to cannabis; this plague leaves few crops unaffected. I’ve written about PM before but feel that this problem can never garner too much attention—especially since in California, in the past few months, pesticides have been in the news. NBC released an undercover story about contaminated cannabis products in California, and they discovered that more Read entire story

Winners of the 2017 NorCal Cannabis Cup

Everyone brought their best to the 2017 HIGH TIMES SoCal Cannabis Cup! The competition was fierce across all of the categories represented, but ultimately the judges voted for these fine entries. Special thanks to Gold Drop, our presenting sponsor, as well as our premier sponsors: Advanced Nutrients, Kushman Brands, The Cali Connection, The Green Doctor, Ocean Grown Seeds, North Star Collective, Point Loma Patient Consumer Co-Op, Cali Crop Doc, Read entire story

Kinky Skunk: How Pornhub’s Pot-Related Searches Went Through the Roof On 4/20

There are various myths and adaptations as to what the origin of 4/20 really is. No matter where the celebration came from, there’s one thing we know for sure: on the 20th day of April, the world grows sunny with the advent of International “Weed Day.” On this date, people from all around the globe blaze up in the name legalization, medicine and plain ol’ chillin’. You are probably familiar with the expression “to leave someone high and dry.” Read entire story

A 420 Classic: Add ‘Grow House’ to Your Stoner Movie Collection

On Monday night, the scent of solidarity and good vibes permeated throughout the Bruin Theater in Westwood, where hundreds of cannabis enthusiasts, activists and professionals gathered to watch DJ Pooh’s latest creation, Grow House. Sitting among so many like-minded individuals, I must admit that I felt honored to be a part of the event. Four rows back from my seat, Snoop Dogg was taking pictures with a long line of fans who just wanted a few Read entire story

Strain Review: LA Cheese from Essential Extracts

Texture: Whole Plant Rosin Batter Cultivar: LA Cheese Made By: Essential Extracts Made in: Denver, Colorado Essential Extracts is based out of Denver, Colorado and has been at the forefront of the solvent-less game since 2010. The term “solvent-less” to describe non-hydrocarbon hash, was coined by Nikka T to reference the extraction methods he was implementing, during a time when full melt water hash was the dominating force in the solvent-less Read entire story

Harry’s World: Understanding Vapor Pressure Deficit

Lately a new buzzword has permeated the upper echelons of the cannabis world. That word is VPD or Vapor Pressure Deficit. With help from Skye Hanke over at Smart Bee, we put this article together. It is important to first understand the basics of transpiration before you can fully understand the impact of VPD on your plants. Transpiration is essentially water evaporating from a plant. Let’s look at how this works: To begin with, the plant Read entire story

How to Properly Pick, Trim and Store the Perfect Pound

HIGH TIMES recently followed Mirage Medicinal (IG @miragemedicinal) out of San Francisco for a day-in-the-life look at how to pick, trim and store the buds he sources for his dispensary. Growers for Mirage Medicinal like Paka Products (IG @pakaproducts) and Fulcrum Labs (IG @fulcrumlabsinc) use a no-till organic-centric farming method to grow quality flowers for top shelf selections. Our very own Malcolm Mirage (IG @malcolmmirage) went straight Read entire story

Harvesting Under the Humboldt Sun

Revolutions don’t cause change; it’s the other way around. As the philosopher Eric Hoffer stated: “Change prepares the ground for revolution.” In Humboldt County, California, Raj has seen the changes. He arrived here in 1970, a product of Santa Ana in Orange County, one of the countless clone-like suburbs of Southern California. But Raj didn’t come to Humboldt specifically to grow cannabis. He attended the College of the Redwoods in Eureka and Read entire story

Nico’s Nuggets: Is Partial Harvesting Possible?

Howdy Nico! Love the work you and HT do! Hope you can answer this simple question for me… I grow my medicine using a LED panel in a small cabinet. The buds on the top of the plant mature before the ones on the lower branches. Can I chop the mature buds and expect better, larger buds than what I have now or would I be wasting my time? Thanks and keep up the great work! —SparkyGump via Edit.Grow@hightimes.com Hello Sparky, Thanks for reading Read entire story

Illinois Grow Revolution

Less than two hours outside of Chicago, a team of experts in cultivation and extraction is setting the standard for large-scale medical cannabis production, processing and lab-testing. Our senior cultivation editor reports on his exclusive look behind the scenes at this awe-inspiring facility serving the medical marijuana patients of Illinois. Start a Revolution Deep in the farmlands of central Illinois sit two identical medical marijuana Read entire story

Nico’s Nuggets: How To Flower Plants for Beginner Growers

Howdy, amigos! Based on recent inbox onslaughts, it seems like there are quite a few questions out there about how exactly to flower your cannabis plant at home, so let’s see if we can clear some things up… To start, it is important to understand there are two stages to growing a cannabis plant; first, you have the vegetative stage, then you have the flowering stage. The vegetative stage begins once your seedling or clone has put down roots and Read entire story

Top 5 Stoner Selfie Gadgets

Chances are, this New Year’s Eve you took selfies—a LOT of selfies. Forget the dorky selfie sticks. In order to help your selfies look their best, HIGH TIMES has put together a Top 5 Stoner Selfie Gadget Guide—because, let’s face it, who has the attention span for a top 10? 1. Panono Ball – A throwable, panoramic, ball camera. Never mind that it seems like a German word for Banana. It produces amazing, 108 megapixel, 360° X 360° full-spherical, Read entire story

Nico’s Nuggets: Plant Containers for Beginner Growers

Hey Nico! I’m new to growing, and I put my girls into a terra cotta pot with fox farms ocean forest as my medium. I’m very confident about my soil choice, but not so sure about the pot I planted my girls in. What kind of pot would you recommend? This is a stealth grow so I don’t have much room… Thank you much! — Hunter via NicosNuggets@hightimes.com  Howdy, Hunter. Thanks for reading and writing in. I actually get your Read entire story

11 Awesome Gifts for Edibles Lovers

Do your favorite friends love food and cannabis? If so, consider some of these terrific gift ideas, which combine the best of both worlds! Including luxurious edibles, high-end culinary experiences and cool kitchen gadgets, these inventive gifts let your irie foodie friends know you care, while also benefiting small businesses in this newly legal industry. Treat your friends to an awesome evening of high dining! 1. Gourmet Multi-Course Read entire story

Radical Rant: What Percentage of the U.S. Still Completely Outlaws Marijuana?

Thanks to the legalization of marijuana in four more states this past election, we now have two of the six US time zones designated as legal weed zones. OK, one is Alaska; with legalization there, we already had the entire Alaska Time Zone covered. Adding California and Nevada to Washington and Oregon gives us the entire Pacific Time Zone,except for that small chunk of northern Idaho (sorry, Coeur d’Alene). Within the four contiguous legal Read entire story

Chile Grows Huge!

It’s cropping season in the Southern Hemisphere, and one of the biggest medical marijuana harvests in the world is happening in a quiet corner of the South American jungle. Welcome to Paradise A large-scale cannabis farm in Latin America has been causing headlines around the world. This grow is a revolutionary project taking place in Chile and powered by 6,500 Paradise Seeds plants! The Dutch seed company provided all of the strains being grown Read entire story

Anticipating the Apocalypse? How to Grow Bud in a Bunker

Underground in an undisclosed semi-rural location in Canada lays the ultimate medical grow bunker-no this isn’t a government-built facility, rather, this state of the art grow bunker is the work of devoted federally-authorized medical marijuana cultivators. The facility is federally-licensed by the government of Canada for a specific number of plants and amount of dried medical marijuana buds that can be securely stored on site—making it Read entire story

Ron English x HIGH TIMES = POPAGANJA

One of the most celebrated contemporary artists working today, Ron English has saturated the cultural landscape with unforgettable images. Now English brings his signature style to a creative collaboration with the biggest brand in cannabis: HIGH TIMES. English coined the term POPaganda to describe his signature artwork—it’s a catchphrase for his style of manipulating commonly recognized brands and logos to start a wider discussion on everything Read entire story