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The High Life: Weed Maximalism

The High Life: Weed Maximalism

My dealers have mostly been selling mixes and weed hybrids lately. I have taken to calling this kind of experimentation with weed, this mixing and matching and mashing-up of strains, weed maximalism. It dovetails with maximalism in the artistic sense1—a response to there being too much (as a tribute to the kind of maximalism and distracted nature of weed strains this column has been footnoted, duh). It makes sense that the maximalist impulse has come to weed growing. Thanks to recent adjustments in marijuana legalization and evolution in medicinal marijuana2, there's more of a variety of weed out there and it's moving around the country more...

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