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Brian Shields speaking to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors.

Humboldt Cannabis Union Aims to Defend Current & Future Labor

Job security seems to be on the minds of many who work in Humboldt’s underground cannabis industry. Big changes have been shaking up business...
Untrimmed Candyland flowers worth showing off at the Mecca Cup 2015. Photo by Allison Edrington.

Humboldt Board Passes Cultivation Ordinance

Update 1/26/2016: The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors passed the cultivation land-use ordinance on a unanimous 5-0 vote, followed immediately by applause from the...
Sacramento Capitol

2 State Legislators to Host Humboldt Community Forum on Medical Cannabis Jan. 29

Press release from Senator McGuire's office: Sacramento, Calif. -- Assemblymember Jim Wood and Senator Mike McGuire, authors of the recently signed Medical Marijuana Regulation and...
The Fortuna City Council voted to ban cannabis commercial activity on January 19, 2016.

List of Cities, Counties Banning Commercial Cannabis in California (UPDATED 1/25/16)

Update 1/25/2016 from the California City & County Ban Watch page: URGENT BAN WATCH UPDATE: There has been an enormous increase in cities and counties...
The Siskiyou County board of supervisors meeting was met with a full house when considering the outdoor cannabis cultivation on Dec. 8, 2015. Photo by Lauren Steinheimer.

Siskiyou County Volunteers File Cannabis Referendums to Repeal Cultivation Ban

17 days, over 4,000 signatures, hundreds of petition forms, and one determined cannabis community: That’s what it took to file two referendums repealing a set...
Emerald Triangle cannabis

Humboldt Planning Commission’s Cannabis Land Use Ordinance Draft — What’s Next?

After many years of whistling innocently while looking the other way, Humboldt County is on track to adopt a land use ordinance that would regulate...
The Cannabis Spa Book

What makes a book good for cannabis beginners? — Trying ‘The Cannabis Spa at...

'The Cannabis Spa at Home" came out earlier this week, which I wrote about here, and I highlighted it as a welcoming addition to...
Mixing up a cannabis salve from The Cannabis Spa at Home book

What It Looks Like to Appeal to Cannabis Newcomers Well — ‘The Cannabis Spa...

Given the healing and pain-relief cannabis offers, highlighting these properties in a spa setting makes sense. Herbalist and Hempista.com publisher Sandra Hinchliffe wrote The Cannabis Spa at...

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