Stay Grounded

Stay Grounded

(July 20, 2017) Can we all slow our collective roll just a little bit? I know weed is now legal in the Golden State, with new businesses and products popping up at a...

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(July 13, 2017) Most stoners know the feeling: The last bag is empty, the dealer's dry and there isn't a roach to be found. It's an emergency! Well, that's basically the scenario in...

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RSVP: I Will Not Attend Your Weed Wedding

(July 6, 2017) I'm over the word "infused." I am over reading about cannabis-infused cocktails, bread, baking soda, bath salts, olive oil, etc. I get why these products are potentially useful but can...

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End This Insanity

(June 29, 2017) Burnt marijuana — it's a smell everyone on the North Coast knows well, whether you're a habitual smoker or never touch the stuff. It hangs in Old Town's doorways and...

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Game Changer

State bill brings sweeping changes for cannabis industry

(June 22, 2017) With little fanfare, state lawmakers passed a landmark bill last week that will have reverberating impacts on the state's budding marijuana industry. Attached to the Legislature's votes on the state...

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A Cannabis Chasm

(June 15, 2017) Community Development Director Rob Holmlund found himself navigating some strange territory last week while taking the Eureka City Council's input on the future of recreation marijuana in the city....

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Home-court Advantage

(June 8, 2017) Get your shovel ready — the days of buried cannabis cash may soon come to an end. Congress is set to consider a bipartisan amendment that would allow federally regulated...

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Follow the Money

(June 1, 2017) While hitting the bong might make it harder for you to remember where you put your keys, it may make it easier for grandma to find hers, according to a...

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Don't Panic, Bro, It's Science

(May 25, 2017) Researchers at Washington State University are looking for a few brave volunteers to get really high in the name of public safety. The study aims to develop a Breathalyzer to...

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Battle Cry

(May 18, 2017) In a May 11 press release, the newly assembled Humboldt County Growers Alliance announced its mission as a trade association of local cannabis farmers and business owners who have pledged...

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Puff, Puff, Savings?

(May 11, 2017) If Congress really wants to reduce Medicaid costs, there could be a pretty simple solution: Legalize marijuana. A new study out of the University of Georgia investigating the association between...

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Rules, Sessions and Stinky Weed

(May 4, 2017) The three state agencies tasked with regulating California's medical cannabis industry released 114 pages of draft rules that are designed to make the industry cleaner and safer, if a bit...

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How to Not Fuck Up Humboldt

Trimmigrant guides attempt to codify small town values

(April 27, 2017) Every year, hundreds of people travel to the Emerald Triangle in hopes of making a few grand trimming cannabis during harvest season. Some use that money to finance further...

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Cannabis and Carbon

(April 20, 2017) You may drink your locally sourced tea out of a Mason jar, have gone vegan and hung up your car keys in an effort to combat climate change, but have...

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Farmer to Farmer

Landowner group takes a belated stance on pot

(April 13, 2017) The Buckeye Conservancy, a local nonprofit that represents large landowners in Humboldt County, has released an official position paper on the cannabis industry, censuring the "commercial farming, production and...

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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Marijuana and Firearms?

(April 6, 2017) North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman is co-sponsoring legislation introduced to the House last week that would remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act and regulate it like alcohol. The...

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    • TSA officials at the airport are extremely helpful, patient, and have only the passengers best…

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    • Marijuana consumers deserve and demand equal rights and protections under our laws that are currently…

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    • Linda, I agree. Worst thing about marajuana (Well, I have a list) is getting behind…

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