13 Powerful People Who Changed Their Mind About Weed

Changing your opinion can invoke a lot of scrutiny. And if you happen to have power, people will inevitably put your words and position under a microscope. If your changed opinion is on the hot topic of weed, then it’s bound to make headlines. Powerful people change their mind all the time. Here’s an important list of powerful people who changed their mind about weed, for better or worse. Shutterstock Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Doctor and TV Read entire story

14 High Profile People Who Like To Get High

The post 14 High Profile People Who Like To Get High appeared first on High Times. Plenty of the common folk want to live like the rich and the famous. But many of those high-profile individuals enjoy kicking back and enjoying marijuana, same as the rest of us. They just light their bowls with their pinkies up, sitting by the saltwater pool outside of their twenty-room mansion. Jealousy aside, here’s an assortment of high profile people who like Read entire story

Artist Uses High Times Articles to Create Bill Maher Portrait

The post Artist Uses High Times Articles to Create Bill Maher Portrait appeared first on High Times. Well-known weed aficionado Bill Maher has received the highest honor of being immortalized as artwork. Using collage material from old issues of High Times Magazine and the New York Times, artist Geoffrey Stein created a pop-culture portrait of the comic to reflect Maher’s wit, values and razor-sharp comedy, which Stein says he relied on to make Read entire story

Expo Weed Mexico Brings Cannabis Brands, Activists & Consumers Together

The second annual Expo Weed Mexico took place last weekend at the the World Trade Center in Mexico City, but it wasn’t exactly a Latin American Cannabis Cup. While the event did bring local and international cannabis companies together with activists and the general public, there was no actual weed at the event. That’s because Mexico has very strict medical marijuana laws that were only passed on June 19 by President Enrique Peña Nieto. Unlike Read entire story

The Dankest Party Bus You’ve Ever Seen: My Ride with Loopr

We are well into marijuana legalization here in Colorado. Throughout the state, we have marijuana dispensaries in virtually every city and small town. Weed hotels, dab bars, bud and breakfasts, social clubs and now a party bus named Loopr that cruises the city while chauffeuring around patrons as they get high and socialize. The bus hosts different events such as the “Bud Crawl,” where it drives around and dips into different dispensaries in the Read entire story

Is Jenny Wakeandbake Marijuana’s Most Lovable Ambassador?

Jenny Wakeandbake is a photographer, writer, vlogger, medical marijuana (MMJ) patient, cannabis advocate and ambassador for NugTools, makers of the popular Nuggy. Known on Instagram and Youtube as @Jennywakeandbake, Jenny uses both platforms to openly share her patient story while documenting her day-to-day adventures consuming and normalizing cannabis in a variety of ways. Whether whipping up a medicated smoothie, creating a strawberry joint or Read entire story

5 Ways to Celebrate Tommy Chong’s Birthday

Wednesday, May 24, is the birthday of one of weed’s most prolific figures: Tommy Chong. The as-of-today, 79-year-old has remained remarkably active in his later years, so to pay tribute to our favorite stoner grandpa, here are five ways to celebrate his birthday that Chong himself would surely be proud of. 1. Watch (Or Listen) To A Classic Chong became widely known as half of the duo Cheech and Chong, finding wide fame in 1978 with the comedy Read entire story

Cannabis Village Makes Earth Day Greener

The world’s largest free Earth Day festival, in San Diego’s Balboa Park, was the site of a Canna Village for the first time on Sunday, April 23. The event featured more than 40 vendors eager to engage with the 60,000 people attending the festivities that celebrate the environment and sustainability. A dedicated stage for the Canna Village hosted talks by cannabis industry entrepreneurs, as well as musical entertainment. The show’s headliner was Read entire story

2017 SoCal Cannabis Cup: Day 2 Recap

Day 2 of the SoCal Cannabis Cup kicked off on Saturday with lots of sun and lots of bud! Photo by Sativa Von Teese Photo by Dale Shirley Photo by Dale Shirley HIGH TIMES’ Senior Cultivation Editor Danny Danko hosted a Personal Grow Seminar. Photo by Dale Shirley Subcool, who will be receiving the HIGH TIMES Lifetime Achievement Award on Sunday, made an appearance on Danko’s Grow Panel. Photo by Dale Shirley In the VIP Lounge, Taylor Read entire story

Grab Your Crayons and Color Me Kanye

New York publishing company Lesser Gods is releasing an absurd and hilarious addition to the wacky world of adult coloring books. Color Me Kanye: The Greatest Unauthorized Kanye West Coloring Book of All Time is a 64-page book depicting Kanye on fantastic adventures with Rick Rubin, Anna Wintour, and of course, Kim Kardashian. Created by Noah Levenson and Arturo Torres, the book imagines what’s really in Kanye’s troubled heart and brilliant mind. Read entire story

Happy Tokes: From MMJ Patient to Activist & Ambassador Superstar

Twenty-four year old Madison Ortiz is a cannabis brand ambassador, photographer, writer and sterling advocate for medical marijuana. Professionally known as Happy Tokes, her story has inspired thousands worldwide to speak openly and honestly about the plant. With an audience of over 63K followers on Instagram, Ortiz uses her platform to promote, explore and liberate the truth about natural medicine. From CannaSmack to the #HappyTokesTribe, she is Read entire story

2017 Las Vegas Cannabis Cup: Day 1 Recap

Day one of the 2017 HIGH TIMES U.S. Cannabis Cup Las Vegas presented with Ultra Health kicked off on Saturday with waves of attendees coming out to celebrate Nevada’s recent legalization of cannabis! Excited for the first ever Nevada Cup, Kush Kards had special Vegas cards on sale—ready for a pre-roll to be inserted. Photo by Dale Shirley Lines of people circled around the Moapa Paiute Tribal Grounds waiting for entry into the Cup. Photo Read entire story

Radical Rant: LEAPing into a Broader Mission

“I gotta say, Neill, this is the only time I’ve ever enjoyed being in the back of a cop’s car!” It was 2014, and I was getting a ride to the airport with Major Neill Franklin, a retired law enforcement professional with 34 years of experience working the mean streets of Baltimore. It was his rental car, and the only time I’ve sat in a car’s back seat with my hands free while talking to a cop. Have you seen HBO’s incredible series, The Wire? Neill Read entire story

Pot Matters: Hemp on the Hill

Look no further for proof of the success of the hemp industry than your local grocery store. This picture is from the aisles of Giant Food, a major grocery chain in the Washington, DC area, showing raw shelled hemp seeds in the organic foods section of the store. Vote Hemp is the leading advocacy group working on restoring hemp to American agriculture. Vote Hemp was responsible for the congressional passage and enactment of Section 7606 of the Read entire story

Glass Artist of the Month: Steven Hulsebos

Steven Hulsebos started his career operating a Phoenix, Arizona smoke shop, stocking his store with hand pipes. But his goal was to be the artist. Once he got started, his pipes began appearing on his shelves. And once he was able to support himself solely through glassblowing, he ditched the retail business altogether. At first, he created patterns to put on the ends of his pipes. “Honeycombs, dot stacks and dot implosions were all my Read entire story

Radical Rant: Kids’ Perception of Marijuana Harm Isn’t Decreasing… It’s Becoming Accurate

As legalization and medical marijuana become increasingly adopted by the states, prohibitionists are desperate to document how this has been a public policy disaster. The problem is that all their predictions about how legalization would usher in a pot apocalypse have failed to come true. They thought that certainly, as marijuana became more accessible and acceptable, more teenagers would fall into the clutches of the demon reefer. “We had Read entire story

Meet the Man Who Plans to Walk Across Indiana—in the Winter—for Marijuana

Jim Nowacki doesn’t own a car, so the 62-year-old can be seen most days walking around Gary, Indiana. And as of this past Sunday morning, he’ll be on foot as usual—walking south towards Indianapolis, a journey through winter rain and cold that will take at least five days. This long walk is in order for Nowacki to walk around the state capitol, lobbying state lawmakers to legalize medical marijuana. Marijuana acceptance in America is at an Read entire story

8 Family Friendly TV Shows That Are Secretly for Stoners

It’s still the holiday season, which means extended family and countless children are probably already invading your personal space. While it used to be hard to find something on TV that the whole family could enjoy, nowadays cartoons are telling stories rivaling even the best of ‘adult’ television. Whether you need a show that you and your 10-year-old nephew will love or you’re just looking for shows made even better by weed, we have you Read entire story

Glass Artist of the Month: Danny Camp

For Danny Camp, life was once a 40-hour grind working in the borough of Queens in New York City. But life changed when he moved to Maine in 2010. He arrived in Portland, a hotspot for glassblowers, where a community of artists and locally owned businesses welcomes new artists. Danny is a significant member of that community now. He works with a host of top glassblowers—Purdy, Beak and Pauly T, among others—who collaborate to enhance Portland’s Read entire story

Hockey Great Darren McCarty: Pot Advocate on Ice

When it comes to physical punishment and player injuries, the big, bad NFL gets all the press. But Darren McCarty, the former Detroit Red Wings star, is here to tell you that professional hockey is just as rough, if not more so. In retirement, McCarty has become an outspoken advocate for cannabis, pointing to his own rehabilitation from alcohol and pill addiction by relying on cannabis. That’s how Darren McCarty views his current role. Read entire story