'Slightly Less Awful'

'Slightly Less Awful'

(March 23, 2017) U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions tossed some more shade on marijuana last week, adding to growing concerns that a federal crackdown is looming for the $7 billion industry. Speaking about...

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The Week in Weed

The Strain Name Game

How to trademark THC

(March 16, 2017) Quibbling over how we can brand cannabis using Humboldt as a signifier of the sticky icky is not new. In August of 2016 the county launched its track-and-trace program,...

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Quick Withdraw

Smokers stymied in the Silver State

(March 9, 2017) Attendees at this year's High Times Cannabis Cup in Las Vegas, Nevada, were dealt a double blow of disappointment last weekend when organizers announced at the last minute there would...

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Quick Withdraw

Smokers stymied in the Silver State

(March 9, 2017) Attendees at this year's High Times Cannabis Cup in Las Vegas, Nevada, were dealt a double blow of disappointment last weekend when organizers announced at the last minute there would...

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Publisher

Reawakening, Part II

(February 2, 2017) "You weren't really a fan of Lyndon Johnson, were you?" a friend asked me suspiciously after the Jan. 19 column I wrote on my least favorite, post World War...

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Editor

A Newsroom Without Women

(March 16, 2017) I spent #ADayWithoutAWoman at work. Not because I don't support the cause; I do. But, like many women, striking is not an option at my job. So instead, I'd...

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Media Maven

Press Time

(February 23, 2017) For a long time citizen journalists annoyed me. I blamed them for destroying the news profession. If people gave away work for free, why would anyone pay a journalist...

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Views

It's What, Not How, You Grow

(March 23, 2017) Economics 101 teaches us that carrots are more effective than sticks in encouraging compliance by any industry. So what are the incentives for the cannabis industry? Why is cannabis being...

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Mailbox

Who Are You Calling Vulnerable?

(March 23, 2017) Editor: Regarding "The Need for Sanctuary" (March 9), you often hear these days of "the need to protect those who are the most vulnerable in our society." Who decides who...

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Commenting on Cannabis

(March 23, 2017) Editor: You overlooked a vitally important topic in your Cannabis Issue (March 16). It also goes missing from marijuana regulations and discussions of "best practices." That topic is location. When...

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Even Weirder

(March 23, 2017) Editor: I read Barry Evans' recent column ("The Weirdness of English," March 16) with interest. Another weird issue with the English language is how it deals with the names for...

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Schools Need Money

(March 23, 2017) Editor: What a delightful article, "Hello and Goodbye," in your March 9 NCJ. It was so positive! Both Garry Eagles and Chris Hartley sound like great men. Most importantly, these...

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