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The Best High Times Covers

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List of the most memorable High Times Magazine covers, featuring the coolest photographs, sexiest celebrity shots, and most innovative designs ever to hit newsstands. These best High Times covers span the entire history of the publication, and provide a good overview of the stories and issues High Times has covered over the years. Iconic magazine covers capture images of historic and cultural landmarks that persist in the collective consciousness.

High Times is a monthly magazine devoted to cannabis that was first published in 1974. The first issue was a kind of joke, "a one-shot lampoon of Playboy, substituting dope for sex," said founder Tom Forçade. However, High Times celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2009, and now also publishes the quarterly Medical Marijuana News & Reviews. The magazine also sponsors a number of annual events, including the Cannabis Cup marijuana festival, the Stony Awards for movies and TV, and the Doobie Awards for music.

This list includes rare High Times covers and hard-to-find classic High Times covers as well as the most popular and famous High Times magazine covers. The stars, politicians, athletes, and other famous and influential figures on magazine covers document major world events and news stories that have held public attention over the years.

Ever evolving fashion, technology, and societal trends influence the art and design of magazine covers, but High Times also has a signature font, layout, and style that has come to represent the magazine as an institution. You won't a more comprehensive collection of High Times magazine covers. Vote for the vintage High Times magazine covers with the most attractive design, most memorable or important news stories, or that you best remember and recognize. Missing your favorite? Add it to the list!
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  • John Lennon
    Photo: High Times
    High Times - May 1992
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  • Jack Black
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    High Times - August 1981
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  • Snoop Dogg
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    High Times - July 2007
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    High Times - January 1992

    High Times - January 1992
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