Cop Caught with Child Porn Serves 90 Days in Jail; Man Selling Weed Gets 5 Year Sentence

A former Ohio police officer will serve just 90 days in jail for child pornography charges while a Louisiana man will serve 5 years for conspiracy to distribute marijuana, according to a report from The Free Thought Project. Last week, former Columbus, Ohio police sergeant Dean Worthington was sentenced to 9 years in prison after pleading guilty to four child pornography charges. …

Man Leaves Two Pounds of Pot in Uber, is Arrested Trying to Retrieve It

A Pennsylvania man who left two pounds of pot in an Uber driver’s vehicle was arrested by police when he tried to retrieve the weed. Malik Mollett, 21, was arrested by undercover state troopers on January 9, according to media reports. Mollett had hailed a Uber near Pittsburgh late last month, but at the end of his ride forgot a bag with two …

UConn’s New Cannabis Course Brings Scientific Rigor to the Art of Growing

Beginning next week, students at the University of Connecticut have the chance to take a pioneering new course in cannabis horticulture. The course, titled “Horticulture of Cannabis: from Seed to Harvest,” aims to train students in all aspects of the cannabis cultivation process. Importantly, this course represents progress on multiple fronts. For starters, it is part of an increasing focus …

Vermont Supreme Court Rules Marijuana Smell is Not Grounds for Search

January is already shaking out to be a big month for court rulings on the civil and criminal liabilities people should or shouldn’t face over the smell of cannabis. On the heels of a federal judge’s dismissal of a racketeering lawsuit against a smelly cannabis farmer, the Vermont Supreme Court has ruled that certain marijuana odors are not grounds for a search of persons …

What are the Best Strains from Humboldt to Grow Outdoors?

Knowing the traits in which certain strains were designed can help you grow a consistent flowering strain that jives with your environment. Below are many factors to consider when choosing the strain to grow outdoors. When breeders work hard behind the scenes, the initial traits purposely bred into the next generation of lineage could have a lot to do with environmental …

One Cannabis Support Group is Changing the Lives of Lady Veterans

Growing up in South Central Los Angeles, Lulu Gonzalez envisioned a life that often seemed out of reach.   “My neighborhood was really bad,” she tells High Times. “There was a lot of gang violence. I had seen some of my friends get killed, and that was something I wanted to stay out of. I didn’t want anything to do with …

High Times’ Handy Guide to the Best Grow Tents of 2018

The right grow tent can aid in creating an ideal indoor growing environment that’s easier to control. And the more controlled your environment is, the more mastery you’ll have over the bud. The best grow tents not only cloak your garden, but they also conceal the smell of it. They should be made with high-quality, durable material that’s capable of preventing …

The Official High Times Magazine STASH Awards of 2018

Our yearly roundup of the best grow gear of the year started in 1998 and was dubbed the STASH Awards (for Significant Technological Achievements in Secretive Horticulture). Behold our informed choices for the finest cultivation equipment of 2018. Click here to read the article by Danny Danko on High Times:

The High Times Guide to Traveling With Pot

As the number of states authorizing the use of cannabis for medical and recreational use increases—at last count, 33 states and the District of Columbia have authorized the use of medical marijuana, and 10 of those states have also authorized recreational or adult-use marijuana—a major question arises: What are the legal restrictions around traveling with cannabis? Despite the increasing legalization of marijuana …