Show your Support for Humboldt Growers–HuGG One Today

Worried about marijuana legalization? How is the changing economic climate going to harm Humboldt, the whole North Coast, and growers in general? A new Humboldt Growers Guild is seeking members.  They want to work with the legalization groups such as the Marijuana Policy Project to create laws supporting small farmers.  They have a new blog. Here is a post from

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High Times Editor Comments on Cannabis Cup and Outdoor Marijuana

Yesterday, High Times announced a Medical Marijuana Cannabis Cup will be held this year in San Francisco.  Today, concerns that the June date might be handicapping outdoor growers spread throughout Humboldt.  In an effort to answer these concerns I contacted David Bienenstock the new West Coast editor at High Times. Bienenstock has proved to be exceptionally friendly to outdoor growers

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Inconsistancy

Sunshine on Sugar When the federal government overrides California’s marijuana laws, many of us rightly see it as interfering.  The whole marijuana culture celebrated when Obama said his administration would respect local laws. However, many marijuana activists are trying to get California to override county government laws on marijuana.  Does the inconsistency bother anyone else?

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Toking Tourists and a Marijuana Museum Here in Humboldt

Bud with Grape Leaf Frequent Photo “You can hang a grow light in a SoCali basement as easily as in a Humboldt grow house, but you can’t replicate a redwood forest terroir in a concrete jungle.” HighlikeMe The excerpt above comes from an excellent post by the new Humboldt blogger Highlikeme.  In it s/he makes the argument that if Humboldt

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Welcome, Stranger: Is Humboldt Hospitable?

When the Back to the Landers showed up in Southern Humboldt thirty years ago, they were met with suspicion and hostility.  Today they are pillars of the community–starting health clinics (Redwoods Rural), gathering places (Mateel Community Center), and businesses (Garden of Beadin).  But some of us the old timers while married to them or good friends with them– deep down, 

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Will Napa Valley be just a side trip on the way to the Emerald Triangle?

Bright Spot Frequent Photo Could the Emerald Triangle’s Marijuana business overshadow Napa Valley as one of the foremost tourist venues in California?  An article in the Daily Caller (a Conservative news site), cites Aaron Smith, head of the Marijuana Policy Project based out of Washington, DC, ““[Legalization] will launch the birth of legal multi-billion dollar industry, that some think could

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