Tag Archives: Prop 64

Big Bottoms pot plant planned

Big Bottoms pot plant planned

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – For years, Sun Valley Floral Farms has been asked whether they’d get into the cannabis cultivation business once the drug was legalized. The answer has been, consistently and adamantly: no. That’s still the case, despite what might seem like an ideal and highly profitable extension of the

Uncertainty for health care, pot in the age of Trump

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – State Assemblymember Jim Wood has told the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors that the presidential election of Donald Trump has brought “uncertainty” to California, with health care and marijuana regulation being two main aspects. Wood, who represents the state’s North Coast district, was at the Dec. 13 Supervisors

Pot Prop 64 comes with new taxes

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – If voters approve the legalization of recreational marijuana and hemp on Nov. 8, they will assume the burden of two state taxes, plus new local duties. Proposition 64 mandates cultivation levies of $9.25 per ounce of flowers and $2.75 per ounce of leaves. A 15 percent excise tax