Why Leaflit Wants to Change the Way We View Growing Cannabis at Home

If you have decided to take control and grow your own marijuana, you might think to look outside and find an inconspicuous spot that won’t attract attention. Even if you live far from lurking eyes, for a variety of reasons, not everyone can grow outdoors year-round or even at all.  Whether it’s the location of your property in relation to …

New Harvard Study Suggests Smoking Weed is Associated with Higher Sperm Count

If you’re a testicle-having person who smokes weed, you’ve probably heard that you’re harming your reproductive health. You’ve probably heard that smoking weed lowers your sperm count or reduces the quality or DNA integrity of your sperm. If you’re not trying to have a kid, maybe that sounds just fine. But a new study by Harvard medical researchers, published today …

The Best Therapeutic Products to Help You Keep Your 2019 Wellness Resolutions

Keeping your New Year’s resolution becomes difficult when the stressors of life become overwhelming. When this happens we tend to let the (seemingly) less important things fizzle out—and for many of us that includes neglecting our health. But what if you could manage your stress in such a way that your health didn’t fall to the wayside? Incorporating CBD and self-care …

UC Berkeley Opens Cannabis Research Center to Study Effects of the Industry

The University of California at Berkeley has announced the creation of a research center that will study the effects of the cannabis industry on the state. The new center will analyze the impact that cannabis production has on the environment and society, including communities that grow cannabis. The policies and regulations enacted to control those impacts will also be studied. …

World Health Organization Urges Rescheduling of Cannabis

In 1961, more than 186 parties representing the world’s governing bodies signed on to the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. The convention is essentially an international treaty to prohibit the production and supply of specific narcotic drugs. And under heavy U.S. pressure, the Single Convention placed the same restrictions on cannabis that it did on opium, listing marijuana as a Schedule IV …

San Francisco Events May Soon Allow Marijuana Sale and Consumption

On Tuesday, San Francisco Supervisor Rafael Mandelman announced that the city would soon be accepting applications for city permits to allow legal cannabis sales and consumption at public events. That means parades, festivals, concerts, fairs, farmers markets and more could all soon have legal weed available for attendees. And the best part is, those attendees will be able to smoke, vape or …

2 Dating Tips to Rule Them All!

2 Dating Steps to Rule Them All Tired of being alone and looking for love? Perhaps you’re finding it hard to meet the right person? Being in love is awesome when it goes right, but the worst thing when it doesn’t. You can’t get away from the fact that the tone we talk in links emotions to what we say. …

The Top 10 Democratic Contenders of 2020 Who Support Legal Weed

In the lead up to the 2020 Presidential election, there are a lot of important issues that warrant debate. Everything from healthcare to net neutrality will be discussed during campaign season, but there’s one issue of particular importance: the legalization and decriminalization of cannabis. Legal weed isn’t really a wedge issue that causes people to shift their party allegiance. But …

Gov’t Shutdown Holds Up Hemp Farmers, Keeps Non-Violent Drug Offenders in Jail

Primary schools are being forced to ration vegetables and TSA employees are too “sick” to work airport security without pay– the federal government shutdown is undeniably wreaking havoc on the United States. And the cannabis world is far from immune, either: waterless hemp farmers and non-violent drug offenders stuck in prison are anxiously waiting for Trump’s wall gambit just like the rest …

Cannabis Breeding Banter with Connoisseur Genetics

Firmly established in the U.K and Dutch scenes as a purveyor of the finest cannabis geneticson the planet, High Times sat down with OJ from Amsterdam-based Connoisseur Genetics. Producing close to one million feminized seeds per year, we talk to him about the breeding scene, his influences, genetics, how he crafts his seeds, and what his top tips are when it comes to …