Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act: Comments from Legacy California Cultivation Regions

On Tuesday morning, HCGA's policy committee voted unanimously to approve comments in response to proposed federal cannabis legislation, the Cannabis Opportunity And Administration Act (CAOA), in the U.S. Senate. The…

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Planning for Drought Resilience in Humboldt Cannabis: A Proposal for Water Storage

As drought conditions persist and intensify, we view additional and widespread adoption of decentralized water storage as the single most essential tool in promoting long-term sustainable water usage in cannabis agriculture, and an area of shared priority for cannabis farmers, environmental advocates, and the county.

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Read more about the article HCGA Comments on Proposed 23-Acre Cultivation Project
The deadline for public comment on Arcata Land Company's 22.9-acre commercial cannabis project ends on Feb. 26. The project, located at the former Simpson Timber mill site in the Arcata Bottoms, has received criticism for its scale and proximity to residential neighborhoods. (Contributed --Humboldt County Planning and Building Department)

HCGA Comments on Proposed 23-Acre Cultivation Project

On behalf of the Humboldt County Growers Alliance, representing over 250 licensed Humboldt cannabis businesses, we are writing today to express our opposition to the 23-acre Sun Valley cannabis cultivation…

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HCGA Hemp Position AB 45 and SB 235

Policy Committee voted unanimously to adopt a position on hemp with three principles: 1) there should be testing parity (for pesticides, heavy metals, etc). between hemp and cannabis, 2) the state should close legal loopholes that allow high-THC products to be sold as "hemp," and 3) the quantity of active cannabinoids in hemp products should be physically labeled on hemp products.

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HCGA Staffing Announcement

Welcome back Heather Luther in the position as HCGA’s Membership Director. Heather is re-joining the team to increase membership retention and growth strategies, enhance communication engagement and activity, and be responsive to the needs of the membership.Thank you to Nicole Riggs for serving in the position of HCGA’s Marketing and Education director. Nicole is the founder and owner of Manifesto Synergies, a marketing and branding firm specialized in cannabis.

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Kaylie Saxon, of Forbidden Fruit Farms, elected to serve as Chair of the Board of Directors

Kaylie has served on the board for Humboldt County Growers Alliance since 2019. Her beliefs in strong communication, creativity, and community unification have not gone unnoticed, and in February 2021, Kaylie’s fellow board members elected her to serve as Chairwoman of the Board.

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