High Times Presents: The U.S. Cannabis Cup


Experiment: A New Way of Flavoring Cannabis

Trying out some of the 2015 Michigan Cannabis Cup entries gave us all a taste of how flavorful this wonderful plant can be on its very own. Strains like Strawberry Banana, Zkittlez, Tangie and Orange Cookies show just how versatile this plant can be for breeders who seek ...

Why Do Sativas Make Us Feel The Way They Do?

Sativa strains like Durban Poison, Nigerian or Hawaiian Dutch have an undeniably uplifting effect on those who smoke them. Many folks have given terpenes the credit for sativas' effects, but the key is in the cannabinoids. THCV, present in relatively high amounts in t...

Love Hormone Explains Why Weed Makes Us Friendlier

Researchers at the University of California Irvine have discovered how the so-called “love hormone” oxytocin boosts social interactions by making your brain release anandamide, the “bliss molecule.” Anandamide stimulates cannabinoid receptors like ...

The Runner’s High: It’s Like Smoking Weed

Research on mice has confirmed that a “runner’s high” arises from a release of anandamide, a neurotransmitter that stimulates the same cannabinoid receptors that cannabis does. If you have ever run, biked, lifted weights, or performed any kind of physica...

What’s Your Favorite Terpene?

As the essential elements to the flavor in cannabis, terpenes underlie the descriptive critiques connoisseurs articulate about their favorite dabs and strains. Terpenes hold the fate of the latest strains, but which ones specifically end up part of flavors people actually...



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