Read "Dope Rider," High Times' Beautiful 1970s Skeleton-Cowboy Comic

An ascot-wearing skeleton sits cross-legged in the desert, holding an umbrella, as cacti fall from the sky like men in an Magritte painting. Pancho Villa sings backward Bob Dylan lyrics as he faces the firing squad. A motorcycle speeds across a tightrope beneath a floating Mount Rushmore. This is the universe of Dope… »3/19/15 6:36pm3/19/15 6:36pm


Bystanders Enjoy Free Weed Party as Driver Tosses 17 Bricks During Chase

The above video, taken from a police cruiser dash cam, shows a white SUV speeding along an Arizona highway as its occupants toss no less than 17 bricks of weed from the windows. After cops caught and arrested the two men inside, they went back to recover the pot, but a few bricks were conspicuously missing. Cha-ching! »3/11/15 4:50pm3/11/15 4:50pm

Study: Weed Is 114 Times Less Deadly Than Alcohol

A new study published in a subsidiary of the Nature journal, Scientific Reports, found that marijuana is safer for users than a range of other substances, moreso than researchers previously believed. The study suggests that "risk management" should be redirected to legal alcohol and tobacco rather than mostly illegal… »2/24/15 12:55pm2/24/15 12:55pm

Cash-Rich Weed Moguls Are Laundering Money in Insanely Expensive Bongs

Even in weed-legal utopias like Washington and Oregon, the finances of the pot business are dicey. Because the drug remains federally outlawed, banks won't touch weed money, leaving business-owners without a safe place to keep cash. Others in this situation might invest their profit in art, or vintage cars, or real… »2/12/15 11:10am2/12/15 11:10am

Talking Weed and Creativity With the Creators of High Maintenance

High Maintenance is a show about weed, but more than that, it's a show about solitude and anxiety, celebration and self-indulgence—all the human moods and occasions that go better when you're stoned. Each episode dips into the lives of a new set of characters just as they're deciding to pick up some pot; the only… »2/09/15 3:15pm2/09/15 3:15pm

More New Episodes of High Maintenance, the Best Show About Weed and NYC

High Maintenance isn't just the best televised portrait of Brooklyn's ever-expanding gentrified northwest corner; it's among the smartest stories ever told about weed and the weirdos who smoke it in any genre or medium. Today, the self-produced web series returns with three new episodes available on Vimeo. Read a… »2/05/15 4:13pm2/05/15 4:13pm

Scientology Warns Kids Against "Moon Gas" and Other Street Drugs

The Foundation for a Drug-Free World, a program founded in 2006 by the Church of Scientology, gave lectures on drug abuse to students at 30 New York City public schools last year, DNAinfo reports today. That news alone should be alarming enough to anyone who's familiar with the church—but wait until you hear the… »1/28/15 4:09pm1/28/15 4:09pm

Straight Guys, Does Weed Make You Feel Gay (As in Homosexual)?

Hey dudes, I have a question for you, but before I ask I just want to make sure you know that this is not because of anything I've observed firsthand, but because of something I heard. I think you're straight until you say otherwise, and feel very justified in this based on your baseball cap, default manspreading,… »1/08/15 1:21pm1/08/15 1:21pm

There Really Is An LSD Shortage, And Here's Why

Lysergic acid diethylamide used to be everywhere. LSD played a huge role in shaping pop culture in the 1960s, and in the 1980s everyone lived in fear of LSD-laced temporary tattoos and acid-popping Satanists. But nowadays, you rarely hear about it. What happened? »1/02/15 2:40pm1/02/15 2:40pm

7 Stoney Gifts for the Cannabis Connoisseur

Now that weed is legal in two states and medically acceptable in 18 others, gifting Doritos and Visine to the stoner in your life isn't nearly as clever as it was back in 2004. Here are seven presents that are worth their weight in hash. »12/15/14 12:37pm12/15/14 12:37pm

Our Dumb Congress Blocked D.C.'s Democratically Enacted Pot Legalization

The people of Washington D.C., alongside their counterparts and Oregon and Alaska, voted overwhelmingly to legalize cannabis for recreational use last month. But unlike in those other states, D.C.'s decision came with a major potential roadblock: the United States Congress. »12/10/14 3:18pm12/10/14 3:18pm