Cannabis Under the Microscope
Take a close look at the cannabis plant. These are definitely the biggest buds you’ve ever seen.
By Ted Kinsman and Ford McCann

From Reefer Madness to Cannabis Sanity
Since the 1930s cannabis, and those who enjoy it, have been in the crosshairs of law enforcement. Here’s a look at how our side has recently tipped the scales in our favor.
By Keith Stroup

The Greatest Pot Gardens of All Time
Danny Danko raids the High Times archives to present the most innovative and courageous cannabis crops from the past 40 years, featuring indoor growroom marvels and massive outdoor pot fields.

The List: The 25 Greatest Strains of All Time
After weeks of deliberation, here is our line-up for the best of the best, the cream of the crops. Some are timeless classics; others are leaders in the next generation of cannabis. Each has contributed something special to our culture and cherished gene pool. Here’s to our favorite plant—may she always be healthy and free!
By Nico Escondido

Narc Shadows
Ex-narcotics agent “Darth Raider” spent 22 years exterminating marijuana fields inside the United States. Now retired and disillusioned, he spoke to High Times telling us what it was like fighting for the other side in the War on Drugs.
By Chris Simunek

High Times Interview: Dr. Lester Grinspoon
Marijuana legalization wouldn’t be happening today without the dedicated work of Dr. Lester Grinspoon, the Harvard professor who wrote the groundbreaking and classic books Marihuana: The Forbidden Medicine and Marihuana Reconsidered.
By Rick Cusick

NorCal Highs
The crowd was high, as were the temperatures at the fifth High Times Medical Cannabis Cup in Northern California. Hordes of high-minded folks flocked to browse a full menu of pot products from hundreds of vendors at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.
By Dan Skye