Humor Fail

The following was sent to me as a joke. I have a terrible sense of humor that overcomes my better judgment.  I snicker at very un PC stories. I understand a warped perspective. I know the woman who sent it to me didn’t mean harm.  I know I laugh at other jokes that horrify other people. Yet, I find it

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Humboldt Builders Exchange Endorses Allison Jackson for DA

Humboldt Builders Exchange Endorses Allison Jackson for DA The Board of Directors of the Humboldt Builders Exchange has unanimously endorsed Allison Jackson for Humboldt County District Attorney. “The board believes that Allison’s proven record as a prosecutor, along with her work as an award-winning child protective advocate uniquely qualifies Allison to bring about the needed changes to the DA’s Office,”

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Juicing Raw Cannabis

Reflection Marijuana contains many compounds.  One of which is CBD. Put into simple terms that even I can understand, THC is the high and CBD is the relaxation (this misses nuances but will do for a beginning understanding.) And CBD is one of the major cannabis compounds that is effective against cancer.  Some doctors are now working under the premise

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SoHumBorn Sunday: The Ride (part 4 &5)

In December 2008, a Southern Humboldt blogger began posting fictional tales of the marijuana culture. Some people were appalled. Most were enthralled. For three months her stories gripped the online community and then, abruptly, she was gone. Even though SoHumBorn pulled her blog, for months her stories were available in the cached version but eventually they, too, were swallowed into

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Tokin' and Travelin'–New Studies on the Effects of Driving while High

Driving and getting high–keeping them separate keeps you safe in my opinion. However, for people worried that legalization shouldn’t happen until there is a definitive way to tell if a driver is intoxicated on marijuana, new studies show that the effects of smoking pot don’t change the driving skills of most people. “Investigators reported that volunteers performed virtually the same

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Cannabis Workers, Local 420?

Trimmers worried about pesticides in the pot? Dispensary workers needing health insurance? Unemployed looking to find a new industry? Dan Rush, special operations director for the United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 5, in Oakland is working with his Union to organize cannabis workers.  The SanFrancisco Chronicle points out, The 26,000-member United Food and Commercial Workers Local 5 in San

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420 Friendly Tourism Coming To Emerald Triangle

Cannabis tourism is coming here now. People are doing more than talking about marijuana tourism.  They are buying properties and getting business licenses. Now there is this from Marijuana, Inc and its head, Bruce Perlowin who is a well-known figure in the cannabis world… … the counties in the Emerald Triangle of Northern California are greatly concerned regarding the impact

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