Did Growers Carry Gallegos to Victory?

In an excellent analysis of Humboldt’s election results, Thaddeus Greenson of the Times Standard  points out that in the District Attorney’s race, Paul Gallegos carried the traditional progressive areas (which not so coincidentally are also the traditional growing areas) of Humboldt like Garberville and Arcata while his opponent Allison Jackson carried the more conservative areas of Eureka and Fortuna. The

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Feds Prying into Cali's Cannabis Factories

The federal government isn’t happy with Oakland’s planned licensing of four industrial scale, indoor cannabis factories. According to Michael Montgomery’s excellent piece in California Watch, Officials from the Justice Department’s civil division and the U.S. attorney’s office in San Francisco delivered the blunt message to Oakland City Attorney John Russo…“The warning is clear: These are illegal, large-scale pot growing operations,

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