County Cannabis Cognescenti Begin to Shout Like Horton's Who's

Prop. 19 didn’t pass–so why the gathering of the cannabis cognoscenti at a the Hempfest forum at the Mateel Community Center?  Initiatives for 2012 are already being written, that’s why.  Next year at this time signatures will be scribbled onto petitions and by March 2012 at least one initiative to legalize marijuana will be on the ballot.  The conversation on

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County Cannabis Cognescenti Begin to Shout Like Horton's Who's

Prop. 19 didn’t pass–so why the gathering of the cannabis cognoscenti at a the Hempfest forum at the Mateel Community Center?  Initiatives for 2012 are already being written, that’s why.  Next year at this time signatures will be scribbled onto petitions and by March 2012 at least one initiative to legalize marijuana will be on the ballot.  The conversation on

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The Defeat of 19 was the Defeat of Big Canna…NOT

Many people who voted against 19 feel that they did so to defeat big corporations taking over the valiantly fought for businesses of small mom and pop farmers.  I only wish they were right about what the defeat really means.  Unfortunately, of course, Oakland’s megagrows forge ahead.  Agramed and its cohorts were created to flourish under the medical marijuana model.

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"To the Connected Shall Go the Spoils."

The best analysis of the Emerald Triangle outlaw culture that I’ve read so far is found in the November/December issue of The Washington Monthly. It’s detailed and nuanced but incredibly readable.  Excellent research is interspersed with delicious anecdotes that those of us who have lived here forever will recognize as true to the spirit of the place. “My neighbor over

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