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Arcata to tackle pot store regs Wednesday

Arcata to tackle pot store regs Wednesday

City of Arcata ARCATA – The City of Arcata is currently in the process of adopting new policies regarding adult cannabis retail sales and services. At the Arcata City Council meeting held on May 2, the council considered recommendations made by the Planning Commission, Economic Development Committee and community members. Recommendations included a proposed Land

County OK’s ‘historic’ cannabis ordinance

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s cannabis industry is advancing to its next phase with the Board of Supervisors’ adoption of a new commercial production ordinance. At a May 8 hearing, a majority of supervisors voted to approve inland and coastal versions of the new ordinance along with an Environmental Impact Report.

Grow house raided in Arcata

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office ARCATA – On April 13, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Abbot Lane in Arcata for a welfare check. During their investigation, deputies smelled a strong odor of marijuana emitting from a detached garage at the residence and observed other signs of an unpermitted indoor

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

Planners grapple with deluge of pot grow applications

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Commercial marijuana permit applicants have responded to the county’s call for completing their paperwork and the Planning Commission is gearing up for what one commissioner described as “a big iceberg heading our way.” In a report to commissioners at their July 13 meeting, Planning Director John Ford said

Today’s Mad River Current: Who gets busted for growing pot, who does not and how much pot can you legally have?

Humboldt County is estimated to have between 8,000 to 10,000, and maybe even more, marijuana grows. Pot is everywhere. Piles of shake are sometimes left on the side of the road. Buds get dropped in tip jars. You can drive around and see and smell marijuana plants. There’s a grow there and a grow here,

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