High Times Discusses 19's Impact on the Emerald Triangle

…how do you vote when the issue at stake pits your own (and your neighbors’) economic interests against the continuing human misery that is the status quo? “Growers who are against legalization are harvesting bad karma,” Richard Lee says flatly. “When somebody else gets busted, that’s the subsidy that keeps prices high… High Times editor (and incidentally editor also of

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The Indoor Pot Story

“Today, indoor-grown pot is king. A weed that grows naturally in the sun has been tamed into an industrial product that is branded like soda pop and as subject to fashion as women’s shoes.” The LA Times is running an excellent story today about the economic and social impacts of indoor grows and how consumer demand is creating a “crop”

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HuMMAP Proposes Commercial Growing Permits to County Supes Today

In a proposal designed to keep Humboldt’s economy flourishing, the Humboldt Medical Marijuana Advisory Panel (HuMMAP) is proposing commercial cannabis regulations today to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. In the organization’s press release, HuMMAP Chair Syreeta Lux says that “This proposal is designed to stabilize our county’s rural economies with a tax policy that encourages families to stay on

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Hungry for Trimmers?

Hungry for trimmers?  And who isn’t right now with mold threatening to make a serious dent in this year’s harvest?  Experienced SoHum mamas are already snipping for someone else or getting their own crop in.  And the Twister has been hard to keep in stock. But, Ray’s, your one stop shop has it all now–even trimmers.   Today, this cute

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Humboldt Grower's Association on Al Jazeera

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-QaypIrP1U&feature=player_embedded] Al Jazeera recently came to Humboldt and interviewed local law enforcement officer, Cyrus Silva.  They asked “What would it take to eradicate cannabis from Humboldt County?”  “An act of God,” Silva replied. Knowing that the drug war has failed, people around the world are ready to explore legalization as an option for dealing with the normal human need for

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