The Cannabis Conundrum

The Cannabis Conundrum

Where drugs and medicine collide

(January 19, 2017) When I began my brief career as a drug and alcohol counselor (2010-2012), I had learned to define sobriety along some pretty stark lines: Either you were abstinent from all...

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Cloudy Sessions

(January 12, 2017) Humboldt County marijuana growers hoping a typo would grant them a reprieve from paying the twice-yearly excise tax overwhelmingly passed by voters in November are going to be disappointed. When...

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So You Want to Start/Stop Smoking Weed

(January 5, 2017) So You Want to Start Smoking Weed Kids, put this down. Your brains don't finish developing until you're 24, and while statistically you're probably going to start getting high long...

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All the Fake News You Can Smoke

Making headlines (and resolutions) last in the new year

(December 29, 2016) As babies born at the beginning of the millennium prepare to take their driving tests, the rest of us, collectively feeling our age and lack of accomplishments, might be crafting...

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Puff, Puff, Pence

(December 22, 2016) On Dec. 20, the Humboldt County chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws signed onto a letter to Vice President-Elect Mike Pence, asking him for "clarity"...

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Ruff Trip

Pot meds for pets

(December 15, 2016) If, like me, your knowledge of pets plus pot ended in high school with your dumb cousins blowing second-hand smoke into their dog's ears, prepare to recalibrate. Animals, ranging from...

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Hmbldt's Invention

(December 8, 2016) In case you missed it, Time Magazine recently included a vape pen in its "25 Best Inventions of 2016." If this is big news through the cannabis world, it's bigger...

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Bye, Bye Baggie

Some weed companies are canning cannabis

(December 1, 2016) Forget those dime bags, film canisters and jelly jars: The future of nug storage might look more like cat food. Two companies – one in Colorado and another here in...

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Stop It

(November 24, 2016) Stop. I am begging you, just stop. Stop posting pictures of yourself where you've held the camera so you look like a cubist painting instead of your true chubby self....

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Gateway, Drugs

Humboldt's One Log House site might get a classy, cannabis-friendly reboot

(November 17, 2016) Welp, that happened. California finally legalized recreational marijuana, and, paraphrasing the great hive-mind joke machine that is social media, not a minute too soon! It's a tired joke, because a)...

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Taking a Breather

(November 10, 2016) Itty bitty Briceland has been the stage for a mini- drama over a tiny nursery next to a wee bus stop for small people. A local farmer, who asked not...

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Points on the Package

(November 3, 2016) With ballot measures in nine states poised to legalize recreational or medical marijuana, Nov. 8 is shaping up as a huge day for the anti-prohibition set. It could also bring...

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Where's the Fire?

Possibly not here, post legalization

(October 27, 2016) Humboldt Bay Fire Chief Bill Gillespie gave a presentation on butane hash lab explosions on Oct. 18, urging the Eureka City Council to pass an ordinance that would cap sales...

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Vote No for a Safer Community

The Argument Against Proposition 64

(October 20, 2016) Editor's note: With voters heading to the polls in just a few short weeks to decide the fate of Humboldt County's biggest, most celebrated and most notorious cash crop,...

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Better Than Status Quo, Prop 64 Protects Us All

The Argument for Proposition 64

(October 20, 2016) Editor's note: With voters heading to the polls in just a few short weeks to decide the fate of Humboldt County's biggest, most celebrated and most notorious cash crop,...

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The Cannabis TEA Party

(October 13, 2016) Some local marijuana farmers are feeling as though they're getting it from all sides. New state and county laws have them jumping through a host of regulatory hoops, filling out...

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  • Re: The Cannabis Conundrum

    • The gateway theory has been disproved to the point where it is now an accepted…

    • on January 20, 2017
  • Re: The Cannabis Conundrum

    • Correction: "Cannabis was once a common ingredient in patent medicines, but for most of modern…

    • on January 19, 2017
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    • marijuana isnt addictive in any traditional sense of the term. this needs to be made…

    • on January 19, 2017
  • Re: So You Want to Start/Stop Smoking Weed

    • Quit smoking that dope! It does nothing for you! If you want to get no…

    • on January 7, 2017
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    • I liked the "Become a media critic" part of this editorial best! "If a media…

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