LOOKING OVER THE GREEN DOWN UNDER

LOOKING OVER THE GREEN DOWN UNDER

  In many U.S. states, cancer patients and college students alike can consume cannabis safely and legally. California was a forerunner in the movement toward decriminalization in America with the famous Proposition 215 of 1996. More and more states are adopting both medicinal and recreational laws that allow the use of cannabis – in total, there are currently 23 states that have legalized cannabis in some form. Elsewhere in the country people are being handed…

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The Green Rush

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), but rather the cannabis industry becoming mainstream legitimate.   Ted Simpkins, the former CEO of Southern Wine & Spirits is now the CEO of River Distribution. The company models the ABC’s (Alcohol Beverage Control) process where middlemen purchases products from the growers and in turn, sell to the dispensaries throughout California. River Distribution is using…

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Trying to Get Your Grow Permitted in Humboldt County?

Trying to Get Your Grow Permitted in Humboldt County?

Trying to Get Your Grow Permitted in Humboldt County?  Start Here! Humboldt County Outdoor Cultivation Permitting Process Flow Chart Kendra Miers, PE Click Here to View Map So… you’ve decided to make the move towards legal farming and get permitted to grow medical marijuana in Humboldt County! Congratulations! You now get to join all other legal industries in the world and wade through a pile of regulations!   To help you understand this process, Mother…

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Safe Place for Cannabis in Texas

Safe Place for Cannabis in Texas

“My mother has cancer and I’ve heard cannabis can help.”    This is how many conversations start for me every day. Even in the conservative state of Texas, residents are reading about the healing properties of cannabis and they are searching for a solution. Governor Abbott signed into law last year the Texas Compassionate Use Program. It provides for patients with intractable epilepsy access to a 20:1 ratio cannabis oil. We still have another year…

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Humboldt’s Finest Cannabis Sativa Vodka

Humboldt’s Finest Cannabis Sativa Vodka

   You may have seen it on international news sources like BuzzFeed, Complex or Mashable, but this Humboldt County original has been a local gem since it’s founding in 2012.    Humboldt Distillery is taking the cannabis community, and the Internet, by storm with the introduction of their newest Cannabis Sativa Vodka. The product, officially released in March 2016, has already caught the world’s attention.    The micro-distillery is the first of its kind on…

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The Casual Cup

The Casual Cup

Trim Scene Solutions hosted Southern Humboldt’s First Annual Casual Concentrate Cup. With the publics vote, entries in the BHO, CO2 and Solventless Extracts categories were voted upon with one rosin taking the lead.   Southern Humboldt was blessed with a vigorous rainstorm on the day of the first Annual Casual Concentrate Cup, a fresh event hosted by the local cannabis processing supply and functional glass shop Trim Scene Solutions (TSS). The event took place in…

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The Meaning of Hemp

The Meaning of Hemp

Q & A With Humboldt Hemp Advocate and Entrepreneur, Anna Owen With all the attention on cannabis these days, some may overlook the low THC seed and fiber crop varieties commonly known as hemp. In fact, there is a lot of confusion around what hemp is, how it can be used, and what role, if any, hemp can play in our local Humboldt scene. To gain some insight and understanding, I spoke with Anna Owen,…

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The Medicine Man

The Medicine Man

   When my wife and I decided to take our honeymoon in 2014, we took a nontraditional trip. Being huge fans of the cannabis community and with recreational legalization in Colorado, it only made sense to take our honeymoon there. We stayed at the Clarks Family Homestead in Teller County, just past Cripple Creek, Colorado. The first place we went upon arriving at Denver’s International Airport was the Medicine Man Dispensary.    From the first…

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HBK Topicals

HBK Topicals

Providing a line of CBD-Rich Skin Care Products, Genetics and Extractions    HBK Topicals is a one-stop shop for those seeking natural relief for a variety of skin conditions.  Eric Minor, sole owner and operator of Fresno, California. based HBK Topicals, combines a family tradition with compassion to deliver a line of CBD-rich and THC infused skin care products and genetics including; chap stick, lotion, creams, extractions and seeds.    When Minor’s daughter, Kora, was…

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The Cali Connection

The Cali Connection

True Breeds, World Class Seeds   The innovative world of cannabis cultivation is changing the landscape of the industry with the sheer diversity of breeds, brands and products. The possibilities are seemingly endless, but it all starts with a seed – and The Cali Connection is in the business of producing only the West Coast’s best.   Cali-Grown It is businesses like this that make California world-renowned for its cannabis genetics. The Los Angeles based…

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