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Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Endorses Proposition 19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 19, 2010
Contact: Charley Custer, HuMMAP 707-223-4014
Ellen Komp, CaNORML Emerald Chapter 707-223-5755
http://hummap.org

Going further than a “no position” endorsement recommendation by Supervisor Mark Lovelace, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors today voted 4-0 to endorse Proposition 19, the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010 that will be on the Nov. 2 California [read more …]

HuMMAP Commercial Cannabis Industry Tax and Regulation Proposal

HuMMAP Proposes Licensing For County Marijuana Farmers

Graduated Fees Will Encourage Small Farmers and Boost County Income

The Humboldt Medical Marijuana Advisory Panel (HuMMAP) is proposing commercial cannabis regulations today to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. HuMMAP Chair Syreeta Lux says that “This proposal is designed to stabilize our county’s rural economies with a tax policy [read more …]

Economics Of Legalization

By Charley Custer
Originally published in the Arcata Eye

Many Humboldters enjoy making up facts about marijuana, and I won’t spoil the fun with certainties on the subject. But we don’t have to guess how big the elephant is in our grow rooms. Researchers at HSU’s Schatz Energy Research Center have highlighted a growing divergence in Humboldt’s [read more …]

HUMBOLDT CANNABIS- A FUTURE OF OPPORTUNITY Schedule For July 24

PROGRAM SCHEDULE FOR HUMMAP AT BAYSIDE GRANGE    7-24-10

1)  2:00: MEETING CALLED TO ORDER by Anna

2)  2:05: HUMMAP INTRODUCTION by Syreeta

3)  2:15: PERSPECTIVES ON OPPORTUNITY with Hank Sims, Kym Kemp and Kevin  Hoover and Marcy Burstiner.

4)  2:30: CITY, COUNTY AND STATE with Mark Lovelace, Eureka, Arcata representatives

5)  2:45: MEDICAL AND CRIMINAL MARIJUANA LAW with Mel Pearlston [read more …]

“Cannibis cooperation will help bring sanity and prosperity.”

Originally printed in the Arcata Eye, Wednesday, July 14th.
By Charley Custer

What’s going to happen to the economic base of Humboldt County? Everyone thinks they know: timber’s on life support, fishing’s kaput, our steady-Eddie government jobs threaten to become minimum wage, and—lest we forget—our county’s elephant-in-the-closet economic foundation is facing the crisis of legalization. What’s a [read more …]

Upcoming Cannabis Conference In Bayside

Humboldt Medical Marijuana Advisory Panel
Presents

HUMBOLDT CANNABIS-
A FUTURE OF OPPORTUNITY
Bayside Grange
2297 Jacoby Creek Rd.
Bayside (just south of Arcata)
Saturday, July 24
2 to 6pm
FREE!
A Conference on the Present and Future of Cannabis in Humboldt County

Panels and presenters will share the latest information on:
*Proposition 19 – Tax and Regulate Cannabis 2010
*County, City and State Regulations
*Medical Cannabis Law and [read more …]

Mendocino Medical Marijuana Community Strategy Meeting

When: Saturday, July 17 2010, 1-6pm

Where: Saturday Afternoon Club, 107 South Oak, Ukiah

Mendocino Medical Marijuana Advisory Board

www.mmmab.net

707-964-9377

Joy Greenfield–1st Approved Applicant in Sheriff’s Zip Tie Program Raided by DEA Tells Her Story.

Sheriff Urged to Respond to Community Meeting.

Also to be discussed:

Plaintiffs from Nuisance Ordinance Lawsuits

Asset Forfeiture
Sheriff’s Gardensite Guidelines Collectives as Legal Closed-Loop Membership Associations
Third Party Verifier [read more …]

“Taking the next step for California”

The following article was posted on June 30th, 2010, in the New Times – Volume 24, Issue 48

BY ASSEMBLYMEMBER TOM AMMIANO

What if California could raise hundreds of millions of dollars in new revenue to preserve vital state services without any tax increases? And what if at the same time, we could, without any new expense, [read more …]

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 …]

“Changing World Of Cannabis” on KMUD today 5pm

Today at 5 the first of a three part radio documentary on the changing world of cannabis will be aired on KMUD. (Click here to download and listen.) This first installment looks at the initiative, views on it from CaNORML director Dale Gieringer and medical activist Frank Lucido, a look at the legal medical industry, [read more …]