Category Archives: Los Angeles

LA County Prosecutors Teams Up With Tech Group to Clear 66,000 Cannabis Convictions

Los Angeles prosecutors and a tech nonprofit are working together to amend the harms caused by the war on drugs. The post LA County Prosecutors Teams Up With Tech Group to Clear 66,000 Cannabis Convictions appeared first on High Times.

Dozens Of Los Angeles Cannabis Retailers Raided In City’s Largest Crackdown

By the time the sun came up on Friday the thirteenth, cannabis law enforcement agents had seized $8.8 million worth of cannabis products, including some 10,000 counterfeit vape pens and $129,000 cash, from two dozen unlicensed cannabis shops in Los Angeles, California. From December 10 – 12, investigators with the state’s Bureau of Cannabis Control […]

When An Opera Is Just As Trippy As Any Psychedelic

If you’re a regular reader of High Times, you know that we don’t usually cover operas. We do, however, have 45 years’ experience covering psychedelics and the counterculture at large, so when we were presented with the opportunity to view a breakthrough staging of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s legendary opera, The Magic Flute, we took it […]

Celebrating Día De Muertos: A Day For The Dead

Every year in Mexico and beyond, descendants of departed loved ones transform somber memorials into lively altars or ofrendas, replete with colorful marigolds, dazzling candles, and all of the deceased’s favorite earthly indulgences as a way to bring joy to the act of remembrance and successfully propel the dead into the afterlife. In the United […]

Another Cannabis Consumption Cafe Is Coming To West Hollywood

Recently, the City of West Hollywood, California unveiled the nation’s premier cannabis restaurant, Lowell Cafe. Now, it appears as if the pot-friendly SoCal city is about to have another weed eatery. Scheduled to open in Spring, 2020, Aeon Botanika will be a 7,000 square foot one-stop-wellness-shop with not just a superfoods cafe, but also a […]

Los Angeles Lawmakers Vote To Adopt Ordinance Banning Flavored Tobacco Products

Los Angeles County now has 30 days to buy flavored tobacco after its Board of Supervisors approved a ban on all such wares, including menthol products. The decision, which applies to the unincorporated areas of the county that are home to one million residents, comes amidst a rash of deaths related to vaping products, and […]

An Otherworldly Experience: Nakamura.ke’s Glow-In-The-Dark Pop-Up

Nakamura.ke is special. Every so often a pop-up restaurant concept hits Los Angeles that breaks through the static and changes the game. This is one of those concepts, but to simply call it a pop-up restaurant doesn’t do it justice. It’s an immersive dining experience that leaves you drooling for more. Out of This World […]

Cannabis Infused Creativity at LA’s Puff Pass & Paint Class

It’s a Saturday night in North Hollywood, and I’m about to take a painting class. It’s not just a regular painting class, though. Everyone involved will be at least a little bit stoned. There’s a big sign on the storefront with a cartoon joint and the words “Puff Pass & Paint.” I have a pre-roll […]

West Hollywood Set To Get “First of Its Kind” Cannabis Café

On Tuesday, West Hollywood stepped out in front of the cannabis dining and entertainment market by approving the country’s first licensed restaurant featuring THC and CBD-infused food. Lowell Farms — a project of marijuana company Lowell Herb Co. — will also offer an open-air smoking area. While cannabis industry types and users rejoiced over the […]