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The future of cannabis is here, and it comes with a tote bag

The future of cannabis is here, and it comes with a tote bag

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Nine days after recreational cannabis became legal, Arcata now has a dispensary fully empowered to sell both “adult use” and medical marijuana. Around the corner though, its neighbor and only competitor in town is still awaiting its permits, and remains closed. Humboldt Patient Resource Center (HPRC) got

Cannabis event a learning experience for all

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Aug. 12 Yes We Cann Parade and Hullabaloo involved a good time being had by many, a handful of glitches and only minor infractions. Arcata’s first officially approved cannabis festival wasn’t a 4/20-like drugfest rife with public safety risks some had been worried about as a

McKinleyville dispensary hearing bumped

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A medical marijuana dispensary proposed for McKinleyville has been in the works for several years and will wait a little longer for….. You need to be a subscriber to read this article. Subscribe today by clicking here. If you area already a subscriber, make sure you are logged

Sheriff’s organization begins campaign against unpermitted grow houses

Humboldt Deputy Sheriff’s Organization EUREKA – The Humboldt Deputy Sheriff’s Organization (HDSO) on Tuesday, Aug. 22 started a public organizing and outreach effort to combat unpermitted marijuana grow houses in residential neighborhoods. “The Humboldt County marijuana grow-house epidemic has been going on for over a decade. We know that when you want to really dig in

Mad River Current for Thursday, Aug. 10: Drizzle, commissioner removed, Hammond Trail Stewards and butt-tat drama

Thunder and drizzle   Boom! It’s a thunderous morning here on the coast, and probably more so in the hills. And there drizzle. This should continue until about 11 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. By the afternoon, it should be partly sunny.   ‘Do you know who I am?’; Trinidad Council removes commissioner

Mad River Current for Tuesday, Aug. 8: Lightning, fire, a robbery and legit cannabis operations

Cannabis factories to be considered tonight Tonight the Arcata Planning Commission will consider issuing permits to two separate cannabis factories that want to locate in Arcata Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone. Click here to read more. McKinleyville gas station robbed The 76 Station at Central Avenue and Reasor Road was robbed early yesterday morning. Click here

Arcata to consider permits for two cannabis factories – meeting rescheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 9

Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata Planning Commission will consider next week issuing permits to two separate cannabis manufacturing business that want to operate in the city’s Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone. Humboldt Harvest Wellness is seeking a Medical Commercial Cannabis Facility Use Permit to operate a multi-tenant cannabis manufacturing plant at an existing building

Mad River Current for Wednesday, Aug. 2: Hot weather, RV park OK’d, pot bust

Excessive heat warning The National Weather Service has issued another “excessive” heat warning today for inland Humboldt County, where temperatures could climb as high as 110 degrees. This would be a good day to play hooky and go swim in the rivers, although it might almost be too hot. If you do go swimming,  be

Another pot grow raided in Humboldt County

From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office: On Wednesday 07/26/2017, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office’s Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) served two search warrants that covered three private parcels to investigate an allegation of illegal cultivation of marijuana. The private parcels in question had no applications on file with Humboldt County Building and Planning and no permits

Mad River Current for Tuesday, Aug 1: Heat warning, permitting a grow, pulling weeds & tearing down a barn

It’s going to be hot, hot, hot! The National Weather Service has  issued an excessive heat warning for inland Humboldt County, where temperatures could get as high as 110 degrees today. This is ideal if you are a grow-bro who likes to fry eggs on the dashboard of your big diesel truck. It’s hellish if

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