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After Legalization

36 minutes ago

Dec 17, 2017 -- We're closing out our Emerald Cup coverage with a quick glimpse at the ongoing drug war at the federal level.  Diane Goldstein of the Law Enforcement Action Partnership reminds us that local law enforcement agencies are affected by federal monies.

After we hear from Goldstein, Lauren Mendelsohn, an associate at the law firm of Omar Figueroa, shares some tips on how to get cannabis-related charges off your record, and why that's a good idea.

Remembering History At The Emerald Cup

Dec 14, 2017

Dec 14, 2017 -- This year's Emerald Cup may have been historic for being the last of the 215 era Cups, but we found plenty of people who are under the impression that history has been happening for a long time. We'll hear from an oral historian, a curator of a hemp museum, and a woman who remembers passing around petitions for Prop 215, or the Compassionate Use Act of 1996.

The City of Fort Bragg is developing policies for up to four cannabis retail businesses. Retail cannabis would be banned in the city's Central Business District, and onsite ingestion of cannabis products would be banned at all retail sites. Tune in to hear Dan Young's report on the recent city council meeting on this issue. 

Small Farmers Hear From The Water Board

Dec 12, 2017

Dec 12, 2017 -- Cannabis cultivators will need to comply with new rules from The State Water Board, in order to get their licenses from the state. On December 6, a team of water board representatives addressed a crowd at the Ukiah City Conference Center. Growers learned about the new requirements, the small irrigation use permits, and how to sign up for the program using an online portal.

Emerald Cup 2017

Dec 11, 2017

Dec 11, 2017 -- The Emerald Cup this year was characterized by a mix of nostalgia and optimism, as visitors prepare for new state regulations and the end of the 215 era. In this piece, we'll look at how some are strategizing for the future.