Fleeced by Phylos?

Fleeced by Phylos?

(May 16, 2019) About two years ago, we wrote in these pages about the looming battle over cannabis genetics and the effort of deep-pocketed companies to register utility patents — the strongest...

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California's Regulated Cannabis Industry in Miniature

Sometimes it takes a village, or maybe just a lounge

(May 9, 2019) Southern Humboldt's summer music festivals are breaking new ground this year and will feature designated cannabis areas, where revelers can legally purchase and imbibe to their hearts' content with a...

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A Question of Values

(May 2, 2019) Retired U.S. Army Maj. Tye Reedy did two combat tours in Iraq, then another in Afghanistan, as an officer in infantry units within the 101st Airborne Division. He brought home...

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The CBD Burger and the Evangelist Editor

A match made in heaven

(April 25, 2019) The CBD craze has officially come off the rails, veering into territory no wellness supplement should ever traverse. We reluctantly looked the other way as folks began infusing everything from...

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Green Your Weed

(April 18, 2019) If you've found yourself in recent months puffing on some weed while arguing with a relative on Facebook about the merits of the Green New Deal, some self-reflection may...

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Smoochy Woochy Poochy Headaches

(April 11, 2019) The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department caused quite a stir on Facebook last week with a somewhat confusing post that appeared to offer a warning to cannabis farms. "Believe it or...

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Supes Pass Hemp Moratorium

(April 4, 2019) The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously April 2 to approve a temporary moratorium on the cultivation of industrial hemp. "The cannabis industry feels very strongly about it,"...

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The Psychosis of Prohibition

(March 28, 2019) If you smoke potent cannabis daily, you may be at an increased risk of having a psychotic episode, according to a British study recently published in The Lancet Psychiatry. The...

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Pot Full of Privilege

(March 21, 2019) White privilege, please come get your boys. As the nation watched transfixed last week by news that federal prosecutors had charged at least 50 people in a brazen college...

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The Tax Man Giveth Back

(March 14, 2019) The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously March 12 to reinvest a portion of its cannabis excise tax revenue back into the industry it came from. In a series...

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Trump, Yeast and the Mainstreaming of Weed

(March 6, 2019) Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) dropped a bit of a bombshell recently on the Cannabis Economy podcast, revealing a private conversation he had with President Trump after former Attorney General Jefferson...

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Science and the Looming Cannapacolypse

(February 28, 2019) Leave it to scientists to rain on your wellness parade. CBD is clearly all the rage right now. Cannabidiol, a naturally occurring compound that's one of more than 100 phytocannabinoids...

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'Fragmented and Uncoordinated'

(February 21, 2019) California's Gov. Gavin Newsom made national news last week, announcing during his State of the State address that he would be withdrawing most of the state's National Guard troops...

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The Fear is Real

(February 14, 2019) An article recently published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology links cannabis consumption to heart attacks. Kind of. The piece details the story of a 70-year-old Canadian man with a...

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Bad Looks

(February 7, 2019) You may have seen some breathless, excited headlines cross your social media feeds Super Bowl weekend exclaiming that the big game would feature (or had featured) the first cannabis ad...

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The Doctor Who Dosed a Preschooler

(January 31, 2019) The Medical Board of California has revoked a Hollywood doctor's medical license after he prescribed a 4-year-old boy cannabis cookies to treat "episodes of uncontrollable behavior and temper tantrums." Perhaps...

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