Look Out Oaksterdam–Cannabis College Opening in Garberville

Do you know your male plants from your female?  Do you know even more?  Could you teach others about what you know? A cannabis college is starting up in Garberville and they are looking for “qualified instructors for a basic class in cannabis horticulture, medicinal use, and law.” According to their website, “[They] are located in the heart of the

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How to Peddle Pot

As we face the possibility of cannabis legalization in California, growers worry about how to sell their product in the changing markets.  In Humboldt and Mendocino counties, marijuana producers are holding meetings and forming collectives to help them sell now, influence legislation, and grapple with issues that legalization might bring.  Some news outlets are following closely this area’s struggle.  CNN

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Greening the Grow–KQED Talks About Marijuana and the Environment

Indoor and outdoor growers in Humboldt both hope that explaining the environmental damage of indoor grows will cause consumers to rethink their choices.  If buyers start realizing the value of organic outdoor marijuana, then prices for outdoor will rise and growers can farm in the sun.  Growers can choose the method that is easier on the earth and produces what

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The Best Article on Marijuana Growers' Concerns I've Seen

The best article on Marijuana Growers’ concerns that I’ve ever read just came out of Britian’s The Guardian today. The subtleties of cannabis farming and laws are discussed in depth. Here is an excerpt featuring Dan Hamburg former congressman for Northern California. Mendocino is the county for which Dan Hamburg is campaigning to be supervisor – a role akin to

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SoHumBorn Sunday:Unexpected Conclusion

In December 2008, a Southern Humboldt blogger began posting fictional tales of the marijuana culture. Some people were appalled. Most were enthralled. For three months her stories gripped the online community and then, abruptly, she was gone. Even though SoHumBorn pulled her blog, for months her stories were available in the cached version but eventually they, too, were swallowed into

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