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Statement of Purpose

The Humboldt Medical Marijuana Advisory Panel is a community-based nonpartisan policy group created to foster comprehensive approaches to legal marijuana policy, integrating health, safety, economic, and regulatory issues in Humboldt County, California and the United States.

HuMMAP speaks for the interests of legal marijuana growers, patients, caregivers, distributors and support services across Humboldt County. Join us!

Latest Marijuana News

Phase I medical marijuana ordinance to be presented at County Planning meeting Thursday, August 18th.

Clicking the link above or here, you can read the text of the County’s draft of Phase I of the medical marijuana ordinance. This will be presented to the Planning Commission Thursday night at 6pm in the County Board Of Supervisors’ chambers in Eureka. Both the Humboldt Growers Association (HGA) and HuMMAP will be giving [read more …]

HuMMAP Draft Medical Marijuana Ordinance Updated

The HuMMAP draft ordinance, linked here and in the menu bar above, has undergone some revisions based on grower input and further discussion. If you haven’t read it yet, please take a few minutes to go through it and give your input, either as a comment below or in an email. Thanks.

New DRAFT HuMMAP Medical Marijuana Ordinance submitted to Planning Commission staff.

HuMMAP’s latest proposal for a medical marijuana ordinance for Humboldt County can be seen by clicking the link above, below the header image or by clicking here.

This is the draft ordinance that has been submitted  to the Planning Commission staff. The next Planning Commission meeting will be this Thursday, May 12th at 5:30pm [read more …]

Good medical cannabis ordinances for Humboldt to learn from.

Here are three constructive medical marijuana regulatory models that solve problems we haven’t addressed here in Humboldt, from Washington state, San Franciso and Sebastopol. We invite all readers to share other exemplary models  with us here, and we’ll make sure the county  learns about them. Here’s what progress looks like so far:

Washington state regulates MMJ [

Summer Arts Report

HuMMAP tabled at the Mateel’s Summer Arts festival with a map blow-up from the national NORML website. It really caught people’s attention. Click the link and take a close look. Encourage your neighbors to check it out as well and post your comments below.

The map shows current and proposed marijuana policy changes across the nation. [read more …]

Eureka Approves New Pot Rules

Eureka Planning Commission Approves Marijuana Ordinance

By Ahron Sherman, The North Coast Journal, 6/1/2010

Fourteen years have gone up in smoke since Californians passed Proposition 215. Tuesday, Eureka’s Planning Commission voted 4-1 to recommend the city’s first medical marijuana ordinance to the Eureka City Council.

The ordinance — Medical Cannabis: Cultivation, Processing and Distribution [read more …]

Pot-Farmer’s Market in Yolo County?

A smoky farmer’s market model for Yolo County

From the Daily Democrat

The sale and distribution of medical marijuana in unincorporated Yolo
County is an issue never formally addressed by the Board of Supervisors,
but the subject is gaining popularity.

“We are rural; the trendy stuff that hits San Francisco and L.A. will
eventually trickle to Yolo County, it’s [