Matthew Owen

Emerald contributor since April 2019

California Votes on Recreational Cannabis

The AUMA (Adult Use of Marijuana Act) is coming to your California ballot in November 2016. It’s one of the [...]

The Green Rush

Do ya smell that? No, I’m not talking about the scent wafting from someone’s bong of Death Star (19.9% THC), [...]

So You Wanna Be Legal?

“…only 83 out of an estimated 10,000 growers in Humboldt County have come forward so far.”   While many cities, counties and [...]

Medical Marijuana Ordinance

Humboldt is one of the few counties in California on course to complete a “Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance” by [...]

Status Quo Grow

The California state legislature stirred things up recently when they passed four cannabis bills, consequently signed into law by our [...]

The ABC’s of Cannabis

Alcohol prohibition in the United States was supposed to improve health, reduce crime and solve many social problems. Instead, it [...]

WHAT’S YOUR CANNABIZ

It’s a simple question. What’s your cannabis business plan? If you don’t have one, that should be your first clue [...]

Cannabis Credit Union

One of the biggest obstacles to cannabis being a mainstream industry is the federal government. The feds classification of cannabis [...]

Legalization is Coming

I believe that November 2016 will be our Rubicon moment with the California voters passing an initiative to make cannabis [...]