By Sativa Von Teese  June 04, 2017     Everyone brought their best to the 2017 HIGH TIMES SoCal Cannabis Cup! The competition was fierce across all of the categories represented, but ultimately the judges voted for these fine entries. Special thanks to Gold Drop, our presenting sponsor, as well as our premier sponsors: Advanced Nutrients, […]


HASHISHENE Those lucky enough to have smoked real Moroccan hash have undoubtedly noticed its subtle, intoxicating aroma that’s different from any buds or hash you can get in the USA. This difference in smell between hash and flowers has remained a mystery to the trans-Atlantic smokers at HIGH TIMES, until now; meet hashishene.On November 28, […]

Intro To Terpenes

There’s something about the aroma of cannabis that soothes the mind and body. Whether it’s the sweet fruity taste of Pineapple Trainwreck or that skunky smell that bursts from a cracked bud of Sour Diesel, we know there’s something going on under their complex and flavorful bouquets. Terpenes are what you smell, and knowing what […]

Myrcene, Linalool, and Bisabolol: What Are the Benefits of These Cannabis Terpenes?

Myrcene, Linalool, and Bisabolol: This article is sponsored by Tilray, one of the largest and most sophisticated producers of premium medical cannabis in the world. Tilray is dedicated to providing safe, consistent and reliable products to patients and furthering clinical research. Terpenes are fragrant essential oils secreted in differing concentrations in different cannabis strains alongside […]

What Is Limonene and What Are the Benefits of This Cannabis Terpene?

Limonene’s Have you ever wondered what gives strain like Super Lemon Haze, Chernobyl, and Tangie a sweet citrus aroma? That’s limonene, an aromatic cannabis terpene produced in the flower’s resin glands as well as in many everyday items like fruit rinds, cosmetics, and cleaning products. Terpenes are fragrant oils secreted alongside cannabinoids like THC and […]

Cannabis Cannabinoids

Cannabinoids The cannabis plant contains dozens of active compounds called cannabinoids, which are found within the flower, leaf, and stem. Researchers have identified over 70 unique cannabinoids within the cannabis plant. The Most Common Cannabinoids Found in Cannabis Cannabis Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid (THCA) THCA is the main constituent in raw cannabis. THCA converts to Δ9-THC when […]

Cannabis Concentrate Guide

Introduction Welcome to the rapidly expansive world of cannabis concentrates! Simply put, concentrates are cannabis-derived extracts that contain concentrated amounts of the psychoactive compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and a multiplicity of other cannabinoids and terpenes. Despite the fact that most concentrates today are produced using modern technologies and extraction methods, they have a very extensive and […]