Legal Pot Opportunities

Legal Pot Opportunities is a workshop enabling our community to come to grips with the rapid changes happening around us in the marijuana industry. It will take place in August in the Garberville-Redway area in 3 separate evening sessions of 3 hours each, spread out over two or three weeks. The facilitator, Willow Rains, will be using a method developed

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"Every Adult Should Then Grow Cannabis" Financial Times Deutschland Does Humboldt

When German businessmen recently wanted to hear about marijuana, they sent a reporter to talk to Bruce Perlow, well known marijuana personality, and then they sent the reporter to Humboldt. According to the article, “Hier, in den Landkreisen Mendocino, Humboldt und Trinity, befinden sich die größten Anbaugebiete der USA.Here, in the counties of Mendocino, Humboldt and Trinity, are the largest

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Banks Turn Down Money: Legit Marijuana Businesses Find it Difficult to Deposit Money

Banks often refuse to accept money from businesses that are connected to marijuana.  One new local business, a lab seeking to test marijuana for impurities and levels of CBD (cannabanoid associated with health benefits)  as well as THC, repeatedly was turned down when they attempted to open an account by nearly every bank in the area. Reportedly, the banks feared

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New Bill Proposes Mimimum 10 Years on those Growing Marijuana on Public Lands

Nearly 2/3’s of all California marijuana seized in recent years grew on either state or national lands.  In response to the resulting environmental damage and to increasing violence, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Visalia, has written a bill requiring a 10 year minimum sentence for all those convicted of drug production (that includes making meth etc.) on public land. Sheriff Tom Allman

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Washington State Democrats Support Legalize Marijuana Initiative

California isn’t the only state looking to legalize marijuana in the coming year.  Washington, Oregon, Nevada surround us and all are  going to have legalize cannabis initiatives on the ballot either this fall or next.  Even more importantly for the many growers of Humboldt that export to places back east, those states are all likely to vote for legalization.  Speculation

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