Emerald Cup–Music and Marijuana in Mendo

First, published in Grow magazine-Spring 2009: The Emerald Cup: A Ganja Guild Networking in Northern California Between thick redwood forests and wild rugged coastline, veins of a colorful marijuana culture thread through the California North Coast.  An illegal cannabis underground lurks beneath the skin of the spectacular countryside. This culture might someday help the region surpass the Napa Wine Country

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Stoners of Humboldt Unite–A 420 Themed Fast Food Chain has Co-opted Our Name

  CHeba Hut, a stoner themed restaurant chain duplicating the plastic culture of fast food has trademarked the name Humboldt (note they’ve spelled it differently) for a sandwich.  According to Nugmag, CHeBA Hut ” is the very first counterculture themed franchise” (isn’t counterculture and franchise an oxymoron?)  The chain which announces that the only thing fried is the occasional customer

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Last Week to Enter Your Best Buds in Emerald Cup

  This is last year’s winner of the Emerald Cup–a cotton candy cush “totally coated in icy trichomes.” Think your beauties could compete? The Emerald Cup Cannabis Competition is open to all California Organic Outdoor Entries from Contestants who possess a valid prop 215, doctors verified recommendation. Follow the directions on the Entry forms below: Download Cannabis Entry Form Here

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An Officer's Advice: Rules For Dealing With Police

  [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=is-c29EKVgw&feature=player_embedded] A person I know was once stopped by law enforcement and browbeat into giving permission for their vehicle to be searched.  Once the consent was given, the officers literally tore apart the truck.  When the search was over and nothing was found, the person was left sitting beside the road with the seat sprawled there beside them and

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Pot Growers High on List of Terrorist Threats–Federal Agencies Spend Well Over $500,000 in an Exercise to Defend Against Them

In response to the chilling possibility that pot growers pose a terrorist threat, twenty Federal Agencies prepared for the fearsome farmers of the Emerald Triangle taking over the Shasta Dam this last Wednesday. In a move surely inspired by paranoid fantasies, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s Critical Infrastructure Crisis Response Exercise Program spent 18 months and $500, 000 planning and

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American Medical Association Says Cannabis Has Medical Benefits

A century ago, all western physicians were knowledgeable about cannabis.  It was a common medicine mostly used in extracts and tinctures.  Doctors prescribed it as a sedative, a pain reliever and to stimulate appetite. Before that Chinese and Indian doctors used (and still do use) the plant.  But since 1937, when marijuana was basically outlawed, doctors have shied away from

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