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Mad River Union Editorial: Support, help shape the Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone (MMIZ)

A vigorous public process is in progress regarding Arcata’s proposed Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone (MMIZ). That city-backed proposal would create an industrial zone were medical (and perhaps someday, recreational) cannabis products could be created via legal, labor-friendly, environmentally responsible and taxpaying businesses. It’s an idea whose time has come. In fact it’s long, long overdue. Like any large

State marijuana report draws mixed reviews

Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA – A rigorous system of oversight and evaluation should be in place before California legalizes, taxes and regulates recreational marijuana consumption, according to the initial report of a state blue ribbon panel. The notional monitoring system would track the many anticipated impacts of legalization on youth, the economy, tax