What's After Pot? Humboldt Cannabis – A Future of Opportunity

Press Release: Humboldt Medical Marijuana Advisory Panel presents “Humboldt Cannabis – A Future of Opportunity.” This historical event marks the first county wide conference on cannabis and the role it plays in Humboldt’s economy. There will be a wide variety of speakers including representatives of local, city and state officials, medical collectives and dispensaries, unions, Tax and Regulate Cannabis 2010

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Professor of Economics Argues Price of Pot Might Rise When Legalized

Yesterday the New York Times Blog, Freakonomics, featured a guest post by Daniel Hamermesh.  Hamermesh is a professor of Economics at the University of Texas.  He claims that “if California passes the Legalize Marijuana initiative in November. If that happens, the demand curve will shift out, tending to raise price still further.  But people will be allowed to grow small

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Tax Cannabis is Officially Proposition 19

The proposition numbers have all been assigned for the Fall election cycle.  The marijuana legalization initiative is now Proposition 19. From the Center for Governmental Studies , here are the propositions we’ll see this coming November. Prop 18: Legislative Bond Measure: Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010. Prop 19: Allows People 21 years old or older

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Election Day

Election Day–where once again the mass of us hopes everyone else has done their research better than we have individually. Today marks again my twice yearly descent into feeling like I deserve a tyrant because I have once again failed to thoroughly research candidates and issues. I read newspapers, listen to radio programs, search the internet and once again feel

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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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The Future of Cannabis in Northern California–Mendo's Marijuana Organizers Hold their own WAP Meeting

The What’s After Pot meeting held in the heart of southern Humboldt a week ago Tuesday garnered international interest with reporters from the BBC and French papers contacting the organizer, Anna Hamilton.  Now Mendo organizers are garnering support for their own meeting to be held this month.  Today’s Press Democrat has an in-depth article discussing Mendocino’s dependence on the financial

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