Category Archives: People

Most Affected: Daniel Longoria, Joe Cavazos and Travis Longoria Fight for Their Freedom

This Most Affected installment looks at sentences of those incarcerated for cannabis, and this case deserves your special attention.  Life was difficult for Daniel Longoria and Jose “Joe” Cavazos growing up in the small border town of Brownfield, Texas. The stepbrothers were two of six in a house supported by a mom and stepdad who […]

‘Soy un Cultivador Científico’: Hablamos con Ignacio Peralta, el Primer Postdoctorado en Cultivo de Cannabis en Argentina

Nota por Hernán Panessi publicada originalmente en El Planteo. Más artículos por El Planteo en High Times en Español. Síguenos en Instagram (@El.Planteo) y Twitter (@ElPlanteo). Una cosa llevó a la otra y esa otra a otra más. En ese balcón del barrio de Caballito, en Capital Federal, no había más que ladrillos, concreto y una vista hacia otro […]

Andy Chango sobre Amigos, Drogas y la Hipocresía del Mundo Cannábico: ‘A mí me Aburre Soberanamente Hablar de Porro’

Nota por Lola Sasturain publicada originalmente en El Planteo. Más artículos por El Planteo en High Times en Español. Síguenos en Instagram (@El.Planteo) y Twitter (@ElPlanteo). Si bien es un compositor, cantante y pianista con seis álbumes editados en solitario, un histórico colaborador de Andrés Calamaro y Ariel Rot, entre otros, y cuenta con una frondosa carrera musical desarrollada […]

Higher Profile: Jesce Horton, CEO of LOWD

Jesce Horton founded LOWD, a craft cannabis company located in Portland, Oregon, in 2015. Immersed in Oregon cannabis causes and beyond, Horton was appointed by Oregon Governor Kate Brown to the Task Force for Cannabis Environmental Best Practices in 2016 and sits on the Board of Directors for both the Oregon Cannabis Business Association and […]

Rexx Life Raj Creates Community Through Music

Bay Area MC Faraji Omar Wrightz—known professionally as Rexx Life Raj—is serving up music and giving back to his community. The former D-1 football player has always known music was his outlet, and his most recent album, California Poppy 2, is both a reflection on our current times and an expression of Raj’s infatuation with […]

‘Lo Único Constante es la Transformación’: Sobre Sanar y Crearse a Sí Misma, Hongos Mágicos y Redes de Mujeres con Dignity

Nota por Lola Sasturain publicada originalmente en El Planteo. Más artículos por El Planteo en High Times en Español. Síguenos en Instagram (@El.Planteo) y Twitter (@ElPlanteo). Calu Rivero, hoy identificada como “Dignity”, conversa desde Argentina. Al momento de esta entrevista estaba en Buenos Aires. Hoy se encuentra viajando por su norte argentino natal. La actriz, modelo y experimentadora, como […]

Strain Check: We See You Rolling, But is it Loud?

What on earth am I doing at this millennial rap music festival? To be fair, I am a music industry lifer. I’ve done just about everything there is to do in this game, and I still do have a love for the music. So, I did my plantar fasciitis stretches, took extra-strength ibuprofen, bought a […]

Signs of the Swarm is Conquering Metal, One Bowl at a Time

Known for heavy, deathcore riffs and a love of the leafy green, Signs of the Swarm gets by through combining the world of music and the world of weed, working in both arenas to make ends meet, medicate and focus on the music. We caught up with the group to learn more about its weed […]

Cannabis Industry Rallies Support for Our Nation’s Heroes on Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day—a powerful, annual observation of those who are serving, or have served, in any branch of the United States Armed Forces. Originally named “Armistice Day” to note the first anniversary of the end of World War I, it wasn’t until 1954 that President Dwight D. Eisenhower changed the name of the holiday […]

Caroline Pineau Fights Back Against “Impact Fees” in Massachusetts

Caroline Pineau is more than just a cannabis entrepreneur based out of Haverhill, Massachusetts. She’s also an active part of the community, and strives to lift up other women and marginalized folks in her work. This is evidenced by her work joining forces with another business owner, Caroline Frankel, to collaborate and succeed in the industry.  […]