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Based in 1974 through an formidable political activist and outlaw drug smuggler, High Times has been a innovative enterprise correct from the beginning. delivering alternative political observation and unabashed enthusiasm for hashish, LSD, and psychedelic mushrooms, the confirmed good fortune and endurance of the journal all through the years has cemented its recognition because the world's premier countercultural publication.

In the Nineteen Seventies, each reader dreamed of an afternoon while criminal pot will be bought in retail stores, and now—just in time for High Times' fortieth anniversary—it turns out that dream could eventually be coming precise. High instances: A 40-Year heritage of the World's Most Infamous Magazine celebrates this awesome journal with a collection of the greater than 420 covers—some significant, a few ridiculous and a few hilarious—that showcase the evolution of the counterculture, complimented through incisive new essays from present High Times editors contextualizing the historical past of this specific publication.

Arranged by means of decade, High instances: A 40-Year History of the World's Most Infamous Magazine displays the evolution of the booklet itself, from a revolutionary counterculture bible for a becoming group of antiauthoritarian rebels to a longtime journal holding velocity with the exponential progress of the cannabis industry and legitimization of the therapeutic herb. A funny creation via comedian Tommy Chong—who has been on extra covers of High Times than anyone—kicks off this celebratory tome. offered as a lavish coffee-table booklet, the colourful pages are jam-packed with lovely photographs that experience captured marijuana's largest moments and encouraged the desires of generations of hedonists looking for the proper excessive.

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