The Wink In Weed: The Midwest Leg Of ‘Cannafest Destiny’ Tours The Heartland

Grand Poohbah Bill Levin

By David Rheins So much attention is spent on the great progress that is being made on the East Coast, that we sometimes forget to acknowledge the truly historic changes that are transforming the country’s heartland.  As wise approach this Independence Day, those of us in the marijuana reform movement and legal cannabis industry have Read the full article…

New Rules Force High Times To Call Off Annual Seattle Cannabis cup

High Times Cannabis Cup in Seattle on Sept. 7, 2013.

WASHINGTON: The new state laws collapsing the medical market as we know it in Washington and funneling all public marijuana related activities, essentially, through the state liquor board has claimed it’s first victim … the High Times U.S. Cannabis Cup in Seattle. High Times has put on the cannabis competition/vender expo/party here for three years — twice in Fremont and Read the full article…

No Free Pot Samples At Cannabis Cup In Denver

“Licensed cannabis businesses are not allowed to participate in the transaction of sampling or giving marijuana away at events like the Cup,”

COLORADO: The free sampling of businesses’ marijuana, edibles and concentrates — a tradition that has long been a primary draw for fans of the annual Cannabis Cups that happen around the world — will no longer happen so freely at the Denver event. The U.S. Cannabis Cup in Denver is High Times magazine’s largest event and likely one of the biggest ticketed marijuana parties Read the full article…

Amsterdam Cannabis Cup Stays Open, But Crowd Frustrated

High Times Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam frustrates pot tourists

By Jake Browne, The Cannabist Staff AMSTERDAM — Don’t tell High Times the Amsterdam Cannabis Cup is canceled, shut down or in any way shuttered. Determined to proceed with the 27th annual event, organizers opened the Melkweg on Monday morning as if it were business as usual at the venue. Passes, tote bags and T-shirts were Read the full article…

Seattle’s Best Edibles 2014

Many of the products entered into the third annual HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cup held in Washington State would have made regulators proud, as companies vying for new customers have adapted their edible items to different tastes and dosage needs.

WASHINGTON:  While Washington State continues to roll out regulations governing legal cannabis, edibles makers are getting prepared, lab testing, researching and experimenting with dosage, flavors and new ideas for fantastic infused products. Under the new regulations developed by the Liquor Control Board, infused hard candies, gummies and lollipops will not be allowed, since these could Read the full article…

Cannabis Cup A Hit At Fairgrounds In Santa Rosa

The High Times plan to host a Cannabis Cup in Portland has hit a snag with the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.

CALIFORNIA:  Jared Combs peered through thick clouds of marijuana smoke Sunday afternoon, searching for a cure for the munchies. He saw hash brownies, pot-laced cookies and an array of smile-inducing doughnuts. But the thing that caught his eye as temperatures in Santa Rosa rose beyond 90 degrees was cannabis ice cream. Combs grabbed a cup Read the full article…