The 2012 Global Pot Report
It’s that time of year again, when HIGH TIMES submits its comprehensive look at the best 2012 had to offer. Compiled by the cultivation depart- ment, this year’s Global Pot Report features news on strains, grows and harvests from the world’s biggest marijuana markets. With correspondents checking in from all over the planet, here’s a look at the past, present and future of pot on planet Earth.
Visit a unique rent-a-tent cultivation facility in Arizona that teaches qualified caregivers how to grow their own medicinal cannabis. Learn about the evolving politics of medical marijuana in the Grand Canyon state, where safe access was approved by a narrow margin of voters.
By Elise McDonough
Top 10 Strains of 2012
Senior cultivation editor Danny Danko breaks down the 10 most tasty, potent and pungent pot varieties of this year. What strains will you be hunting for in 2013? Bonus: HIGH TIMES readers pick their favorites!
The Medicine Man
There are many types of growers out there these days, from the small home hobbyist to the large-scale commercial operator. But there is also a distinction between growing for your head and growing serious meds. This medicinal growroom demonstrates a clean and simple approach to producing high-quality medicine and potent cannabis.
The Revelation of Dr. John
Inspired by a dream, Soulfire for the Gulf was a magick healing ritual. Two years after BP’s Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil spill, the legendary musician hopes that the spirits of New Orleans can accomplish what man and machine thus far have not.
By Chris Simunek
HIGH TIMES Interview with Steve DeAngelo
The head of Harborside Health Center, America’s largest medical cannabis dispensary, explains how and why he’s fighting back against the federal government’s misguided California crackdown.
By David Bienenstock