High Winds blow out High Times Cannabis Cup

Strong winds accomplished what a lot of hot air could not: cancel the first High Times Cannabis Cup of 2017.

While Nevada’s Republican U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden didn’t follow through on a recent threat to enforce federal law prohibiting cannabis use in a state that has approved adult recreational use, the festival was no match for gusts of over 95 km/h (60 mph).

“Obviously, the safety of our patrons is of the utmost importance to High Times, and we cannot put anyone in the middle of these dangerous weather conditions,” High Times wrote on their website. “After an exciting first day of celebrating cannabis in Nevada, we are deeply saddened that Day 2 cannot go on; however, attendees are encouraged to exchange tickets for passes to our SoCal Cannabis Cup in April. Please email cannabiscuphelp@hightimes.com for any help, questions or concerns.”