High Times Buys DOPE Magazine For More Than $11 million

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High Times just acquired DOPE Media, a company that produces the cannabis-centric monthly print publication, Dope Magazine. High Times paid a total of $11.2 million to make the acquisition, using both cash and stock in High Times’ parent company, High Times Holding. This move follows a series of other acquisitions and major shifts in High…

Weed and Wine: California Cannabis Goes Luxury, Plans Appellations

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As the cannabis industry matures in the world’s largest legal cannabis market, California, growers will soon be borrowing from the wine world and establishing cannabis appellations. In the wine world, appellations are more or less the geographical regions where wine is grown and labeled after. You probably already know a few wine appellations, like Champagne…

Want Future Job Security? Take a College Course on Cannabis

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With Canadian cannabis businesses offering sky-high wages in exchange for expertise, many are now looking for a reliable way to break into the industry. Prospective cannabis industry workers—and the businesses doing the hiring themselves—are now looking for academia to provide that bridge. Canada is preparing to officially legalize recreational cannabis for adult use on October…

Willie Nelson Tells Stephen Colbert Who He’d Smoke Up With

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Last week, Willie Nelson made a guest appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, where the famous country singer discussed various people he would enjoy smoking cannabis with. After some casual banter about Nelson’s latest album, his political activism, and support for Beto O’Rourke, along with his thoughts on space travel, Colbert initiated a…

Make Sure You Always Test Clean with the Best Home Drug Test Kit

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It happens to almost everyone sooner or later. You’ve just aced your interview and you’re ready to start your dream job. However, there’s a hangup: you smoked weed three days ago and you just found out that you have to pass a urine test before you’re hired. Let the panicking begin. Fortunately, there is one…

Scientists Gave Octopi MDMA and They Acted Just Like Your Buddies

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Few things are further from a human than an octopus. Yet, when scientists recently gave eight octopi MDMA, they found the drug had a very similar effect as it does on people. MDMA, sometimes known as Molly or Ecstasy, creates a blissful, inner-peace feeling that facilitates intense connections, often leading to a lot of, well,…

Why People Are Smoking Strains With High CBD and THC Together

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When I first step into Hemp Garden on Orchard Street in Manhattan, I can’t believe what I’m staring at isn’t weed. Designed like an approachable, boutique dispensary with dark wood furnishings and giant glass jars full of well-trimmed buds, this shop sells all things hemp-derived CBD, virtually free of THC. From CBD oil and gummies to…

Snoop Dogg Announces His Musical Theater Debut With ‘Redemption Of A Dogg’

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On the first weekend of October, Snoop Dogg will embark on a tour for the semi-autobiographical musical, titled Redemption of a Dogg. The musical tour will see the California-based rapper, actor, and cannabis entrepreneur doing theater for the first time in his career. Redemption of a Dogg is the brainchild of playwright Je’Caryous Johnson. Aside…

Florida Cop Under Investigation For Planting Drugs On Hundreds Of Drivers

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The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is reviewing hundreds of drug-related cases after discovering that one of their officers, Jackson County deputy Zachary Wester, was routinely planting drugs during roadside stops over a two year period, according to a report from the Tallahassee Democrat. The report discusses several instances in which Wester’s alleged victims were charged…

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