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The High Times Marijuana Private Equity Investment Fund

HT growth fundFor a bunch of stoners the execs at High Times magazine were amazingly quick off the mark to capitalize on the newly legal marijuana business. Aldo Svaldi reports for the Denver Post via the Los Angeles Daily News:

Executives at High Times, a New York magazine that has covered the marijuana scene for four decades, are launching a new private-equity fund expected to boost a burgeoning American marijuana industry.

The HT Growth Fund plans to raise $100 million over the next two years to invest in cannabis-related businesses.

“What we are looking to do is provide capital and credit to companies that are established and have grown and reached their potential as much as they can without access to traditional capital markets,” said Michael Safir, managing director of the new fund and former business manager of High Times.

Investments are expected to be from $2 million to $5 million per company.

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High Times Mag’s 2009 “Strains of the Year” Cannabis Report (video)

In the annual HIGH TIMES ranking of the top 10 cannabis strains of the year senior cultivation editor Danny Danko travels the world, smoking and sampling, to bring you this unparalleled list of the top names in herb. Where else can you read all about the most amazing marijuana varieties in the world—enticing hybrids like Space Bomb, A-Train and the Church—while drooling over the kind of full color pot photography that made HIGH TIMES famous in the first place? Alright so it's a cheesy ad for the mag, but it's pretty cool anyway :)
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