Get a Free Sample–High Times Gives High Profile to Humboldt Diesel Grows

High Times, a prominent and well known marijuana magazine, opens the door onto indoor environmental concerns.    An article in the preview of  the May issue grabs the diesel problem up and spotlights it.  On page 46, an anonymous local activist appears discussing Hacker Creek Spill and the effects of diesel and indoor grows on the environment.  The ethics of growing

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Power Lunch–Marijuana Debate

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALc0wVFfIKs] Thoughtful questions answered, for the most part, intelligently.  Thumbs Up from this reviewer. What does anyone know about the decriminalization of marijuana in Alaska?  This was brought up by anti marijuana debater, Former DEA head, Asa Hutchinson.  If legalization (in effect) didn’t work once, why? I’d like to know more. According to one questioner, 10 billion dollars were spent

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Strawberry Creek Forever: Celebrating (?) 48 years of Marijuana Guerrilla Grows in Humboldt County.

Who was the first marijuana grower in Humboldt?  There are nearly as many different stories about how Humboldt became known for illegal ganja gardens  as there are chrome laden pickups in Garberville.  However, here is my candidate for the first grower: The trickling waters of Strawberry Creek, just outside of Dows Prairie (not too far from the Arcata Airport), washed

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Notes

Just a note or two: Cristina Bauss has written a wonderful new piece based on information from Emma Worldpeace that compares the drug use and death rates of Southern Humboldt youth to those of youth statewide.  The statistics are staggering! Below is just a piece from what Cristina (and Emma) had to say! “Compared to other Humboldt County census areas,”

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When Marijuana is Legalized…Let's Think Proactively

Professional Clippers abound in the Emerald Triangle Legalizing marijuana has become a question not if but when (probably not in the next year but, almost certainly in the next twenty).  The problem for Humboldt and the Emerald Arena is societal acceptance in the form of laws means economic breakdown.  Or does it?  Can this area capitalize on its marijuana expertise?

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Searching for Answers: A SoHum Forum on Creating a Healthy Environment for Teens

Searching Daily Photo As a community with roots deep in the illegal marijuana trade, questions have always been asked about the effect of this on our growing youth.  On the one hand, our community produces delightful, independent, service oriented young people like Emma Worldpeace and on the other hand, youth who die in seemingly horrifically large numbers.  In an effort

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Marijuana Culture on the North Coast: KSLG Interview with Eric Sligh, Sohumborn, and me

Are marijuana growers like the wealthy rabbits in Watership Down whose riches come at the cost of a Farmer’s snare snatching one of them every once in awhile? Two weeks ago, Sohumborn-an anonymous blogger who writes exciting stories centered around the marijuana culture, Eric Sligh-publisher of Humboldt Grow magazine, and I discussed this and other hot button cannabis related issues. 

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Jerry Brown's More Stringent Marijuana Laws Now Being Enforced?

Take note Humboldt County, apparently, Attorney General Jerry Brown’s new policies are being implemented.  In spite of growing within the guidelines posted on the Mendocino County Sheriff’s web site, Laurel Krause was arrested last Friday at her home just outside of Fort Bragg and booked on two felony counts. Krause claims in a letter to have been growing one less

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Obama at Odd's with Bush's DEA Appointee?

DEA Photo from Wikimedia Commons Recent raids by the DEA in Los Angeles on 4 medical marijuana dispensaries have outraged patient activists and prompted a response by Whitehouse spokesman, Nick Shapiro.  He explained, “The president believes that federal resources should not be used to circumvent state laws, and as he continues to appoint senior leadership to fill out the ranks

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