Judging The Oregon High Times Cannabis Cup: Part Two

As a judge for the High Times Oregon Cannabis Cup, I was assigned “vape cartridges” as my product to review. Normally, that would have been great—but in light of what at the time was the still evolving EVALI (E-cigarette Vaping Associated Lung Injury) crisis, naturally I had concerns. A month prior to

Judging The High Times Cannabis Cup (Part One)

As someone who writes for three newspapers, I’ve learned that most publications have two sides: editorial, which produces articles and artwork, and sales, which sells the ads and produces the events that pay for what editorial creates. This can lead to conflicted feelings for their readership, who might enjoy the publication’s

High Times and the “World Hemp Expo Extravaganja”: How Not To Throw A Cannabis Festival

A group of festival goers dance and smoke cannabis

High Times magazine and their events are having a rough go of it lately. The all-things-weed publication had to withdraw from Washington and Oregon last year after failing to secure locations for their Cannabis Cup events. And amid numerous complaints and concerns, their annual 4/20 party had to move to a new

Washington State Cannabis News Update

A nighttime photo of the Seattle Public Place Market sign

Not So High Times If you were planning to head to the Emerald City for the High Times US Cannabis Cup, the Seattle PI has some bad news: It's been canceled. Although High Times has held the event in the Seattle area for the past three years, the implementation of I-502 (Washington's recreational