High Times Presents: The U.S. Cannabis Cup


WATCH: Fearmongering Police Release Absurd Warning About Pot

Prepare to roll your eyes. Illinois State Police have reportedly found the "tequila of marijuana," and not only is it "six-times stronger than the average marijuana cigarette," but it can also be "extremely poisonous and destructive to human nerve...

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...

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...

Where Is All the GMO Weed?

Some mainstream news authorities will have you believe that the weed we smoke these days has been genetically modified to produce high amounts of THC. They cite old studies that use increases in THC potency as proof cannabis has been genetically modified, but without any ...

Research: THC Helps Liver Transplants

The latest research on THC shows that even extremely low doses of THC can help mouse livers, and potentially human livers, overcome ischemia-reperfusion injury, a common cause of liver transplant failure.



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