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Best Buds Bakery

Classy, Clean, Precisely-Dosed Edibles Jonathan started making cannabis-infused cookies in 2013 for his wife, Meghan, a longtime medical patient who treats chronic anxiety with cannabis. After being pushed towards pharmaceuticals by her therapist as a teenager, Meghan sought healthy alternatives that were actually effective. When the couple moved north for Jonathan’s education at Humboldt State […]

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The Green New Deal

JILL STEIN Her Political Perspectives on Cannabis Culture By Brant Hartsell   Former presidential candidate, and Green Party member, Jill Stein, shared a few words about her perspective on the future of the cannabis market and the industry’s culture at the Humboldt County Cup on November 18, 2017 at the Redwood Acres Fairgrounds in Eureka, […]

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Ventura County Cannabis

Will The Winds Shift?  By Paul Pot Nestled between the daily chaos of Los Angeles and the posh serenity of Santa Barbara lies Ventura County, California, an intentional slow growth county that has changed little since the heydays of surfers and Woodies. Geographically it includes the fertile crescent of the region known as the Oxnard Plain. […]

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Emerald Queen Farms

Hannah Whyte and her husband Riley are the hard-working farmers behind Emerald Queen Farms, an incredibly beautiful cannabis farm located just outside of the bucolic town of Willow Creek, California. This month Emerald Queen Farms (EQF) expects to be fully permitted in Humboldt County. Humboldt was the first county to accept applications for regional cannabis […]

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California Continues to Shape the Industry’s Past, Present and Future

A Tale of Hash-Route Hippies, Cannabis Breeders, and World Travel All eyes are on California as regulations and rules are developed for the cannabis industry of the future. What is learned here, will be applied to the late bloomers of cannabis legalization. States in the Midwest and Southeast will have the chance to see what […]

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Up in Flames

Is the Federal Government More Destructive than Wildfires? In the federal government’s latest failure to protect citizens, the wildfire devastation is compounded by the desolation of no access to disaster relief, banking services, loans or mainstream crop insurance.   Picture this: you are a small-scale cannabis farmer in Mendocino, Sonoma, or Napa County, California. You’ve […]

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The Neverending Hunt

Emerald Essence’s Search for Tomorrow’s Strains Emerald Essence has been quietly winning awards at California cannabis competitions over the last couple years for their sungrown flower and oils, but Vince Sims — CEO, COO and Lead Cultivator — said he’s not a “trend chaser” when it comes to the kinds of cannabis he grows on […]

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Solful

Tucked comfortably into the corner of a shopping center in Sebastopol, California Solful is both a retail dispensary and a friendly hub for customers. You’ll know you’re in the right place when you see two large, bright blue birds sharing a cherry just outside their store — a metal art piece crafted by local artisan, […]

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The Plight of the Small Farmer

The Plight of the Small Farmer Persecution in the Face of Legalization   America was fed by small, ten-acre truck farms. They were local, you knew the farmer, and you knew where your food came from. In many rural areas the truck farmer still exists. While the local food movement began in the 1980s started […]

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What About the Children?

War, Weed and PTSD in Palestine   Playgrounds for Palestine.org is a non-profit organization whose sole mission is to provide areas for play in the devastated region, as the effects of its never-ending war have taken its toll on the children of Palestine. British researcher, Lydia Dimitry, of Imperial College of London, reported in 2011 […]

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