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A Note from HIGH TIMES’ Editor-in-Chief

A Note from HIGH TIMES’ Editor-in-Chief

by Chris Simunek

Wed, Nov 07, 2012 4:29 pm

 

 

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What a week this has been. For starters, as we were putting to bed our February 2013 issue (we work way in advance) featuring the2013 Hydro Report, Hurricane Sandy hit, and those of us here on the eastern seaboard were suddenly confronted with more water than any of us had ever seen before. Ironic? Poetic? Prophetic? While we were telling you folks how to grow pot in water-based systems, Sandy’s wind and rain took out lower Manhattan, as well as large parts of Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, and the Jersey Shore. It also took out the HIGH TIMES office for a week.

We learned our own lesson about water – that it has a will of its own and that too much or too little can be lethal for you or your plants.  After a lot of last minute scrambling, we had the issue ready to go.

But stop the presses!

On November 6, something bordering on the miraculous happened. Marijuana was legalized for recreational use in the states of Colorado and WashingtonMassachusetts became the 18th state to legalize pot for medicinal use, and folks in Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, and Ypsilanti, Michigan voted to decriminalize. Continue reading

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