Tag Archives: Emerald Triangle

CNBC Presents a Special Episode ‘The Profit in Marijuana Country’ on Tuesday, January 2 at 10PM ET/PT

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Dec. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On CNBC’s hit primetime series “The Profit,” entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis puts his own money on the line to help save and grow struggling businesses. Now, he’s headed to California, as Proposition 64, a new law that allows any adult to buy cannabis legally, goes into effect New Year’s Day.

California Fires Destroy Cannabis Crops at Harvest Time

California Fires Destroy Cannabis Crops at Harvest Time

The fires in California are impacting the cannabis crops as some farmers are seeing their farms burn down, while others watch helplessly as ash and smoke contaminate sensitive marijuana flowers.

This Cannabis Distributor is Trying to Fight 'Big Marijuana'

This Cannabis Distributor is Trying to Fight ‘Big Marijuana’

Flow Kana is a cannabis distributor that promotes the sale of organic and sustainable marijuana. With recreational marijuana sales beginning next year in California, the company wants to help boost local farm-grown plants over commercial warehouse operations.

California Governor Allotting $1.5M for Emerald Triangle Cannabis Cleanup

California Governor Allotting $1.5M for Emerald Triangle Cannabis Cleanup

On May 10, 2017, California Assemblyman Jim Wood, D-Healdsburg, announced that California Gov. Jerry Brown will allot $1.5 million from California’s state budget to cover an Emerald Triangle cannabis cleanup of illegal grow sites in Humboldt, Trinity and Mendocino Counties.

Unrolling the Issues: Prop 64 Discussion at Humboldt State University

Unrolling the Issues: Prop 64 Discussion at Humboldt State University

On Oct. 26, 2016, Humboldt State University’s Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research will sponsor a panel discussion on Proposition 64, the November 2016 ballot measure that if passed by voters would legalize recreational marijuana in the state.

Signal Bay Inc.

Signal Bay (SGBY) Builds Presence in $850 Million Cannabis Testing Industry

BEND, Ore., June 10, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Signal Bay Inc. (OTC Pink: SGBY), a leading provider of cannabis consulting, licensing, compliance, and laboratory services, has been actively building its presence in the $850 million cannabis testing industry.


Marijuana Initiative Driving Northern California Real Estate Boom

A real estate boom has begun in Northern California as would-be growers anticipate the passage of the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. The act is not officially on the November ballot yet, but many people will be ready with slices of growing land from San Francisco to the so-called Emerald Triangle of Humboldt, Mendocino, and Trinity counties.

FBI Report

FBI Reports Marijuana Busts Increased in 2014 for First Time Since 2009

According to statistics included in the just-released Uniform Crime Report compiled by the FBI about all crimes in the United States, there were 700,993 marijuana-related arrests made last year, up from 693,058 in 2013.

Federal Funds

DEA Still Using Federal Funds to Prosecute State-Legal Users and Businesses?

On July 30, 2015, Reps. Sam Farr, D-Calif., and Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., sent a letter to the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Justice, the agency’s internal oversight office.


Marijuana Raid in Emerald Triangle Focuses on Environmental ‘Crimes’

Citing allegations of water theft and environmental damage including pesticide run-off, local authorities conducted a coordinated early morning marijuana raid in three adjacent California counties on Monday, June 22, 2015.


Californians Look to Legalization Again

In 2010, California tried to become the first state to legalize the sale and use of recreational marijuana. Given that California was also the first state to legalize medical marijuana, it only seemed natural that they become the first recreational state as well. Unfortunately, Californians failed to pass the bill, garnering only 46 percent of the vote. Now, Californians are ready for round two and hope to legalize marijuana in 2016.