Pot Legalization in Nevada Sparks First-Ever U.S. Cannabis Cup in Las Vegas
Just days after Nevada voted to legalize marijuana for all adults 21 and over, HIGH TIMES announced plans for the first-ever Las Vegas Cannabis Cup. The iconic magazine’s premiere event and competition will serve as the official kick-off to the 2017 HIGH TIMES Live & Legal Cannabis Experience Tour.
Presented in partnership with Ultra Health, this pioneering celebration of the new and evolving world of legal cannabis will take place March 4 – 5, at the Moapa River Indian Reservation, just a short ride away from the famous Las Vegas Strip.
“We’re so proud of Nevada for continuing our national march towards legalization and showing that this community should be celebrated, not denigrated,” said Mary McEvoy, HIGH TIMES Chief Events Officer. “So naturally, we’re planning one of our biggest and best Cannabis Cups ever to usher in this new era in a style befitting of Las Vegas’s reputation.
7 Ways Pot Can Help You Avoid Family Drama This Thanksgiving
This Thanksgiving many of us are thankful that voters in eight additional states voted to legalize medical and recreational marijuana.
However, we might need some help to deal with other issues that resulted from this year’s elections. With anxiety levels potentially so high, we should be too.
11 Extravagant Gifts for the Stoner Who Has It All
At the end of the day, when you’ve left your private jet on the runway to take a limo to your mansion, you just want to relax with some weed. Why settle, though? Here are some gift ideas for when the holidaze roll around, or you know, just to supplement your weed collection when a little retail therapy is needed.
Pot and the NFL: Jake Plummer
This week’s player testimonial is from former quarterback Jake Plummer. The talented and enigmatic quarterback known as “Jake the Snake” walked away from the game when he was just 32-years-old, leaving millions of dollars on the table.
Plummer’s reasoning for leaving professional football is complicated but cannabis helped the transition. Now, he’s working to raise funds to study how marijuana – and CBD in particular – could help the symptoms of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative disease that has been discovered in an alarming number of deceased NFL players.
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Pot and the NFL: Ricky Williams
While the NFL has experienced unparalleled success of late, it faces one issue that could bring the good times to a grinding halt: Player safety.
The neurodegenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) – the result of repeated traumatic brain injury on the field – has been discovered in an alarming number of deceased NFL players. Additionally, pharmaceutical addiction plagues the league as players battling injuries often rely on painkillers to get through games.
Incredibly, there is a natural, non-toxic medicine valued for its neuro-protective potential, healing properties and ability to reduce pain. Unfortunately, the league is not interested.
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