High Times is happy to announce the launch of its model new on-line video streaming channel, High Times TV. Developed partly in response to streaming platforms like YouTube and Facebook banning or proscribing hashish content material, HTTV will function a useful useful resource for cannabis-related information, schooling, and leisure.
The platform will profit viewers and content material creators alike as High Times is partnering with video streaming service supplier Unreel to monetize movies by means of digital advert networks like Google Ad Manager and Roku. Content creators within the hashish area who’ve had their work erased and banned now have a brand new platform. HTTV gives a spot to stream movies that have been deleted from different platforms, and a welcome house to stream and monetize new content material.
“Even in 2018, the truth about cannabis use is being silenced by major platforms,” says Joshua Young, founder of the channel StrainCentral. “Social media doesn’t want us to exist and propaganda is ruining society’s views on a harmless plant. Just as High Times has done since the ‘70s, we’re here to provide a voice for the unspoken, and to champion this gift of the earth.”
In addition to StrainCentral, content material creators Ruffhouse Studios, Stoner Mom, CustomGrow420, High Rise TV, That High Couple, and The Green Market Report are already on board with High Times TV. Doug Benson’s “Getting Doug With High” and Now This Weed may also stream new, unique content material on HTTV.
Original content material will vary from instructional movies concerning the cultivation, harvest, and processing of hashish crops, to behind-the-scenes footage of High Times occasions, to vlogs from influencers within the hashish area.
With High Times TV, viewers will be capable of entry a mess of movies from reliable, educated individuals, all on one easy-to-use platform. In an age of misinformation and always altering legal guidelines and laws surrounding hashish, that sort of entry could possibly be a lifeline in addition to a supply of leisure.
“HTTV allows society to see actual insight into cannabis use and its users, and provides us creators with the means to keep up the fight,” Young says. “In a time where YouTube is demonetizing, and Instagram is purging our pages, High Times is a safe space.”
High Times CEO Adam Levin, additionally acknowledges the necessity for dependable sources for cannabis-related info and content material:
“While High Times has built a powerful subscriber base across print, digital and social media, it’s not enough to just produce content for those platforms,” he says.
“The huge demand for mobile-friendly premium video includes a real hunger for the cannabis-related content that social-media sites are all too often blocking. High Times’ new channel intends to satisfy that hunger, ensuring that we can reach our loyal audience wherever they may be, on whatever platform they use. It’s another way to serve our fans.”
High Times TV is now stay on television.hightimes.com. It’s additionally obtainable as an app for iOS, Apple TV, Android, and Roku.