Category Archives: wine

Napa County Votes Unanimously To Ban All Commercial Cannabis In The Community

Hold the joint, because it would appear that Napa County wants to stick with wine. On Tuesday, its Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to ban agriculture, processing, and sale of marijuana within county lines. Representatives of wineries had voiced concerns that legal marijuana in the area would unfairly benefit from the reputation for quality that […]

Napa County Ballot to Include Initiative for Commercial Cannabis Cultivation

Will wine tasters be set off their cabernet sauvignon should Napa County decide to allow farmers to legally grow marijuana? Local vineyard industry leaders told the Napa County Board of Supervisors that they would at a meeting on Tuesday. In response, the board decided to send the issue of local pot grows to the county’s […]

Flashback Friday: The Golden Age of Cocaine Wine

Each Friday, we’ll be republishing an article from the High Times archives. This week, we’re bringing you an article by John Groff, published in the August/September, 1975 issue. Three centuries after the European discovery of coca leaves, their amazing properties were still generally unknown. Then, in 1859, Paola Mantegazza, an eminent Italian neurologist, published “On […]