Big Piercy Bust–More To Come In Mendo?

11 people were arrested in a big bust Wednesday in a long time marijuana grow in Piercy. An excellent article by the Ukiah Daily Journal Reporter ( TIFFANY REVELLE) gives a detailed account. The point I found especially striking came at the end of the article–Special Agent Richard Russell from the Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement was paraphrased as saying ,

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Smokers Calling for a Boycott of Emerald Triangle Growers?

Online chat rooms, marijuana blogs, and Facebook roil with accusations of “pot traitors”–folk  who smoke or grow marijuana but voted no on 19. For instance Toke of the Town says, “So-called “Stoners Against Prop 19” — traitors to the movement such as Dennis Peron, Dragonfly De La Luz and J. Craig Canada — whether through stunning ignorance or outright malice, spread

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Tunnel between LA and Humboldt?

Transporting pot is arguably the most dangerous part of a dangerous business.  Willits has a reputation for being a place where large quantities of Humboldt weed gets captured and its driver thrown into jail.  Well, enterprising souls forced to transport marijuana between Tijuana and San Diego found a way to minimize its hassles. They dug a tunnel that featured a

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The Big Business Book of Buds

  Want to understand how big cannacorporations are taking over the marijuana market?  This new book, Cannabiz: The Explosive Rise of the Medical Marijuana Industry by John Geluardi delves into Oaksterdam and beyond.  On November 5th, this Friday, at 7 pm, Geluardi will be at Northtown Books in Arcata. Rebecca Kaplan, an Oakland City Councilmember says that “Cannabiz fully captures

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