THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE CANNABIS KILLER
By Ian Mulgrew
James Roszko was a hermit, a gun nut, a convicted pedophile and ultimately a murderer-who also happened to grow pot. So guess where the police, the press and the politicians decided to lay the blame when he gunned down four Canadian Mounties in cold blood?
ALL THE YOUNG DUDES
By Kevin McCarthy
High Rollers and White Russians make the annual Lebowski Fest a cannabis cult classic. Bonus: HIGH TIMES interviews the Big Lebowski himself, Jeff Bridges.
SEX IN THE GROW ROOM
By Danny Danko
How to tell the difference between male, female and hermaphrodite pot plants.
HIGH ON SEX
Our annual look at Pot & Sex features Jenna Jameson, two Penthouse Pets, phallic sculptress Cynthia Plaster Caster, pot/prostitution activist Robin Few, California gubernatorial candidate Mary Carey and the first round of contestants in our new Miss HIGH TIMES contest. For a good time, call Mary Jane!
HEART OF DANKNESS
Story & photos by Dr. DalaT
Three decades after returning home from battle, a Vietnam vet grows out his favorite Southeast Asian strain.
By Rick Steves
PBS's resident globetrotter offers up travel tips for stoners. Bonus: an interview with NORML advisory board member Steves and our Top 10 Highlights of the 2005 NORML Conference.
By Jorge Cervantes
Our cultivation editor fields questions from HT readers. Plus: the August Garden Calendar.
You write, we answer
PIX OF THE CROP
Our favorite reader submissions.
Edited by David Bienenstock
Grow Your Own 'Shrooms; Buzzkill: Centerfold Taster; Jack Herer in Woodstock; Pothead Primates Attack; Miss HIGH TIMES; Pot 10; Quiz: Are You a Sexy Stoner?; Events Calendar; Jay-Dar; Goo Balls.
VAPORELLA & STONERSCOPES
The Mistress of the Dank embarks on a search-and-destroy mission. Plus: Stonerscopes.
Bobby Black sparks a joint venture between Penthouse and HIGH TIMES.
The Lost Amazon: The Photographic Journey of Richard Evans Schultes; Half Baked: The Fully Baked Edition; John Brown's Body's Pressure Points; and Re-ignite It: Greatest Hits of the Smoke-In, Vol. 1. Plus: High Tunes.
Breeding basics: What's a phenotype?
THE GROW SHOW
Kyle Kushman cools down his garden.
THE DRUG TEST
Richard Cusick checks in on the government's tardy guidelines for hair and saliva tests.
Real readers talk about being a "cannabis criminal."
Allen St. Pierre on diversifying the movement. Plus: Freedom Fighter Roger Goodman.