Day: March 7, 2019

New Data Suggests Most Cannabis Users Prefer to Consume at Night

New data from an online retailer suggests that most cannabis users in the United States are consuming their herb at night. Using information from more than 100,000 Twitter posts from the last month including time of day and geotagging data, online head shop DankGeek determined that most states are lighting up in the evening hours.

Dave S., the owner and operator of DankGeek, told High Times that the project began as a way to create a blog post that would bring traffic to the website and boost their ranking in search engine results. Working with a firm that uses social media posts to identify trends and create relevant internet content, DankGeek learned from tweets about using marijuana that more than 80 percent of states were waiting until after the traditional 4:20 p.m. smoking time to light up. Only two states, Tennessee and Minnesota, were using cannabis promptly at 4:20, and just seven were sparking up earlier than that. Nevada jumped the gun by only 10 minutes, with tweets about using pot trending at 4:10.

The data indicated that the rest of the 41 …

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The High Priestess: A Stoner’s Guide to Pisces Season

Editors Note: High Times is thrilled to present our newest bi-weekly column The High Priestess. Written by author and practitioner of magick, Gabriela Herstik, this column will explore the relationship and intersections of cannabis, witchcraft, sex, wellness, and everything in between. At High Times, we strive to keep our minds and our hearts open while centering and uplifting those whose views and practices have traditionally been denied a platform and excluded from the discussion. After all, what is the cannabis space if not inclusive? 

Ah yes, do you feel it in the air? That sense of dreaminess only paralleled by an overwhelming intensity of emotions– as if all the things we’ve kept hidden could bubble to the surface at any moment? Seriously, has anyone else been crying more than normal recently? No, it’s not in your head. You’re not disconnected from reality, it’s just Pisces season– the watery world of the fish, and the last sign of the zodiac. This is a season of diving deep into the world of feelings, it’s a season of baring it all, it’s …

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