In the Press

Humboldt County Growers Alliance And Seven Cannabis Farmers File Suit Alleging Deception In Measure A Ballot Initiative

Staff

Kym Kemp​

Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Bill That Could Eliminate 43 Million Plastic Plant Tags Per Year

Cannabis Business Times

NOELLE SKODZINSKI

Humboldt County supervisors end full suspension of Measure S taxes

Staff

Kym Kemp​

College Matters | Five lessons from Talk Humboldt radio show

Times-Standard

BY DR. TOM JACKSON

LIVE FROM EUREKA, WE’RE AT CANNIFEST

Staff

Kym Kemp​

Letters to the editor | Sept. 7, 2023

Times-Standard

By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Ballot Initiative Could Crush Cannabis Cultivation in Humboldt

High Times

BY ELLEN HOLLAND

“DEFEAT MEASURE A” BENEFIT COMEDY SHINDIG

Staff

Kym Kemp​

(PHOTOS) ‘1 More Time!’ Rex Bohn Launches Campaign for Fourth Term on Humboldt’s Board of Supervisors

Ryan Burns

Lost coast outpost

Out-of-county residents may now apply for Humboldt County cannabis grant

By JACKSON GUILFOIL

Times-Standard

Humboldt-ERFSA hosts presentations

Times-Standard

California’s Persisting Cannabis Dystopia: Part 1

By Bill Weinberg

Cannabis Now

July 12, 2023

Tending the Garden

BY BENJAMIN M. ADAMS

High Times

Frenchy Cannoli - Cannabis Censoring Impacts Film Release

By Frenchy Cannoli

Ein News

Cal Poly Humboldt and Sonoma State study North Coast cannabis industry

MAD River Union

STUDY AIMS TO SET BASELINE TO MEASURE THE ECONOMIC HEALTH OF THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Kym Kemp

March 22, 2023

DCC RELEASES ENFORCEMENT STATISTICS FOR ’21 & ’22 AS ERADICATION EFFORTS GROW

Kym Kemp

March 13, 2023

Humboldt County Cannabis Farmers Blast ‘Misleading’ Ballot Initiative That Would Impose New Restrictions on Cultivators; Supervisors Form an Ad Hoc Committee to Work on Alternatives

By Isabella Vanderheiden

Lost coast outpost

From California to New York: How Interstate Commerce Will Reshape the American Cannabis Market

By PATRICK WILLIAMS

Cannabis Business Times

Bookkeeper May Have Embezzled Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars from Humboldt County Fair Association, GM Says

By Ryan Burns

Lost coast outpost

January 12, 2023

‘We’re in Crisis Mode’: Collapsing Cannabis Industry Guts Garberville Businesses; Local Leaders Look to Tourism as a Saving Grace

By Isabella Vanderheiden

Lost coast outpost

January 02, 2023

How falling pot prices killed a 3rd generation family farm in California

By Lester Black

SFGATE

December 14, 2022

Legal cannabis promised a lucrative industry for Northern California growers and distributors. It never materialized

By ANDREW GRAHAM

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT

Humboldt County supervisors suspend Measure S tax for 2 years

By SONIA WARAICH

Times-Standard

Are Water Conflicts Rising to the Surface?

By BRIAN MACIVER

Cannabis Business Times

October 29, 2022

Humboldt County supes cautiously send cannabis initiative to voters

By SONIA WARAICH

Times-Standard

October 27, 2022

An Initiative to Reshape Humboldt’s Cannabis Industry Qualified for the Ballot, and It Has Growers Worried

By Ryan Burns

Lost coast outpost

Inside California’s pot legalization failures: Corporate influence, ignored warnings

BY PATRICK MCGREEVY

La Times

Small Marijuana Growers Could Sell Directly To Consumers Across State Lines Under New Congressional Bill

By Kyle Jaeger

Marijuana Moment

September 14, 2022

Responding to Drought Concerns, Supes Tell Staff to Develop a Cannabis Policy on Water Storage and Forbearance

By Ryan Burns

Lost coast outpost

August 30, 2022

PlanCo Takes Up Aquafarms' EIR

By ELAINE WEINREB

NorthCoastJournal

Cannabis uses less water than many cropsThe casualties of California legalizing pot: Growers who went legal

By Scott Wilson

TheWashingtonPost

Federal legalization could change landscape for Humboldt County cannabis businesses

By JACKSON GUILFOIL

Times Standard

July 25, 2022

Governor Newsom Signs Cannabis Tax Reform Initiative Killing Statewide Cultivation Tax

Isabella Vanderheiden

Lost coast outpost

July 01, 2022

Humboldt cannabis growers react to new California state tax relief

By AUSTIN CASTRO

KRCR TV

Cannabis uses less water than many crops

By Chris Conrad

TheLeafOnline

#ASK4HUMBOLDT–HCGA TO LAUNCH A LOCALIZED COLLECTIVE MARKETING STRATEGY

By Kym Kemp

ReadHeaded BlackBelt

June 13, 2022

PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN OF SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT CANNABIS CULTURE

By Kym Kemp

ReadHeaded BlackBelt

May 25, 2022

‘BUILDINGS FOR RICH PEOPLE’: PART TWO OF PUNISHED FOR ANOTHER’S CRIMES, A LOOK AT THE RAMIFICATIONS OF THE ABATEMENT PROCESS

By Nichole Norris

ReadHeaded BlackBelt

‘We Need Actual, Meaningful Tax Reform’: State Budget Proposal Seeks to Eliminate Cannabis Cultivation Tax This Summer

By Isabella Vanderheiden

Lost Coast Outpost

HUMBOLDT COUNTY APPLAUDS CULTIVATION TAX REDUCTION IN GOVERNOR’S REVISION OF THE BUDGET

By Kym Kemp

ReadHeaded BlackBelt

May 14, 2022

California Legislative Panel Approves Bill for Cannabis Farmers Markets

By A.J. Herrington

High Times

April 28, 2022

FEES TOO DAMN HIGH? State Cannabis Agency Wants Feedback on its Equity Fee Waiver Program

By Isabella Vanderheiden

Lost Coast Outpost

Citizens Seek More Voice Through Cannabis Reform Initiative

By Elena Bilheimer

The Northcoast Environmental Center

My Word | Cannabis initiative seeks to reduce harm from big grows

By THE TIMES-STANDARD

Times Standard

California marijuana farmers clamber to avoid major ‘extinction event’

By Chris Casacchia

Lost Coast Outpost

CHERYL DILLINGHAM ANNOUNCES ELECTION BID FOR AUDITOR-CONTROLLER

Kym Kemp

HUMBOLDT HOLDING UP: Catching Up on the Arcata Gateway Plan With Senior Planner Delo Freitas

By LoCO Staff

Lost Coast Outpost

State bill proposes more prominent warning labels for cannabis

BY SONIA WARAICH

Times Standard

Petition to reform Humboldt County cannabis rules draws ire

BY SONIA WARAICH

Times Standard

Cannabis and Conflict Behind Supervisor Michelle Bushnell's recusal on the Measure S vote, and what it might mean moving forward

BY THADEUS GREENSON

Noarth Coast Journal

Regulatory Relief? Humboldt's struggling cannabis industry hopes for help from Sacramento

BY THADEUS GREENSON

Noarth Coast Journal

Department of Cannabis Control Seeks Public Input on Proposed Regulatory Changes

By Isabella Vanderheiden

Lost Coast Outpost

Local Growers Voice Support for New Assembly Bill That Would Allow Direct Sales at State Cannabis Events

By Ryan Burns

Lost Coast Outpost

Humboldt County cannabis growers struggle with plummeting prices, high taxes

By Sonia Waraich

Times Standard

TODAY in SUPES: Board Talks Drought, Weed Irrigation Curtailment; Madrone Confronts a Geologist

By Ryan Burns

Lost Coast Outpost

Supervisor Michelle Bushnell speaks out about struggling cannabis industry in Humboldt

By AUSTIN CASTRO

KRCR

YESTERDAY in SUPES: After Bushnell Recuses Herself, Board Considers Tax Relief Options for Struggling Cannabis Growers But Postpones Decision

By Ryan Burns

Lost Coast Outpost

Humboldt County Board of Supervisors discuss cannabis tax relief in Tuesday meeting

By AUSTIN CASTRO

KRCR

‘Save our Humboldt farms’: Cannabis growers plead for help amid Measure S discussion

By Isabella Vanderheiden

Times Standard

Cannabis in Crisis - Behind the push to repeal the county's Measure S and what it might cost

By Thadeus Greenson

North Coast of Journal Politics

Cannabis farmers campaign for Measure S tax relief

By Daniel Mintz

Mad River Union

LARGE CROWD OF CANNABIS CULTIVATORS AND THEIR ALLIES ASK FOR RELIEF FROM ‘PUNITIVE’ MEASURE S TAX AT YESTERDAY’S COURTHOUSE RALLY

By KymKemp

Budding Interests | ‘Farmers feel desperation in a big way’: Cannabis community rallies to suspend Measure S

By Isabella Vanderheiden

Times Standard

(PHOTOS) ‘SUSPEND MEASURE S’: Humboldt Cannabis Community Rallies For Financial Relief From Cultivation Taxes

By Andrew Goff

Lost Coast Outpost

‘We’ve got to evolve’: Humboldt County cannabis industry looks to tourism

By Isabella Vanderheiden

The Mercury News

HCGA JOINS FORCES WITH THE ORIGINS COUNCIL TO BECOME CALIFORNIA’S LARGEST CANNABIS ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION

By KymKemp

California marijuana, hemp industries hail CBD bill passage, but farmers might sue to halt it

By John Schroyer

MJBizDaily

Budding Interests | Humboldt County Grower’s Alliance highlights women in cannabis

By Isabella Vanderheiden

Times-Standard

Farmers Embrace Sustainable Cannabis Cultivation

By Christopher Jones

Magazine Retailer

How Much Legal Cannabis Is In California? It’s A State Secret.

By Chris Roberts

Forbes

‘Times are really, really tough’: Plummeting cannabis prices strain small farmers

By Isabella Vanderheiden

Times-Standard

HUMBOLDT COUNTY CANNABIS FARMERS STRUGGLE TO MAKE ENDS MEET IN CALIFORNIA’S OVERSATURATED MARKET

By Lucas Bruce

RMR

California county offers $10,000 grants to cannabis farmers

By MJBizDaily

MJBizDaily

Cannabis growers seek solutions to water issues, including studying usage, monitoring theft

By Laura Drotleff

MJBizDaily

Falling prices in California marijuana wholesale market alarms some growers

By John Schroyer

MJBizDaily

HUMBOLDT HOLDING UP: Let’s Talk Cannabis!

By LoCO Staff

Lost Coast Outpost

Papa & Barkley Social unveils Eureka cannabis lounge

By Isabella Vanderheiden

April 21, 2021

Arcata Land Company Agrees to Reduce the Size of Its Arcata Bottoms Cannabis Grow From 23 Acres to 8

By LoCO Staff

Lost Coast Outpost

Arcata Land Company offers to reduce cannabis megagrow to 12 acres

By ISABELLA VANDERHEIDEN

April 05, 2021

Cannabis Equity Programs Aim to Repair Damage Done by the War on Drugs, But Who Most Deserves the Help?

By Ryan Burns

Lost Coast Outpost

Community calls on commission to deny Arcata Bottoms megagrow

By Isabella Vanderheiden

Times-Standard

State Awards $30 Million to Study Cannabis

Thadeus Greenson, North Coast Journal

March 18, 2021

Hemp, marijuana growers provide strategies for success in producing field-grown cannabis

By Laura Drotleff

Marijuana Business Daily

March 1, 2021

Interview with Ross Gordon of HCGA on The Humboldt Chronicles About the MORE Act

By Ryan Burns

Lost Coast Outpost

A New State Law Could Allow Small-Scale Outdoor Cannabis Farmers to Adopt the French Wine Concept of Terroir

By Ryan Burns

Lost Coast Outpost

Ross Gordon of HCGA Interviews on The Humboldt Chronicles About Marketing Assessment

Lost Coast Outpost

Oct 21, 2020

Humboldt County supervisors OK easing cannabis permitting

By Sonia Waraich

Times Standard

Oct 06, 2020

Advocates Launch Group Seeking Interstate Cannabis Commerce

By TG Branfalt

Ganjapreneur

Sep 22, 2020

Governor Newsom Makes California Cannabis Terroir Program Official with SB 67 Signing

By Jimi Devine

LA Weekly

Sep 30, 2020

Humboldt Cannabis Industry Comes Together in the Face of Fires

By Founder & Interim Editor of L.A.

Sep 14, 2020

Can California marijuana trade groups coordinate to engage industry’s legislative gears?

By John Schroyer

May 19, 2020

California Regulators Prepare for the Champagne of Cannabis

By Alyson Martin

May 08, 2020

Mendocino Cannabis Alliance Partners with Origins Council

Apr 26, 2020

Humboldt County cannabis receives equity grant, but no federal funds

By Shomik Murkherjee

Apr 25, 2020

Trim responsibly: Humboldt County pot industry wary of COVID-19

By Shomik Murkherjee

Apr 15, 2020

Humboldt Cannabis Genetics & Bioethics Conference opens online 4/20

By The Times-Standard

Apr 15, 2020

$350,000 in cash? California marijuana taxes still make growers - and tax collectors - nervous

By Adam Ashton and Andrew Sheeler

The Sacramento Bee

Apr 11, 2019

Bill to Protect Cannabis Growers In Danger of Being Pushed Out of the Permitting Process Takes Crucial Step Forward

Redheaded Blackbelt

Apr 04, 2019

Keeping the Golden Goose Alive: Humboldt County Makes Changes to Measure S that Could Provide Some Relief for Cannabis Farmers

By Kym Kemp

$9.99

Mar 29, 2019

Supes Give Cannabis Farmers a Tax Break, But Statewide Overproduction Could Spell Doom for Many Growers

By LoCO Staff

Lost Coast Outpost

Mar 27, 2019

McGuire looks to extend all temp pot permits to year’s end

By Shomik Murkherjee

Times Standard

Mar 23, 2019

‘Project Trellis’ — the Multipronged, County-Led Program to Assist the Local Cannabis Industry — Appears to be a Go

By Hank Sims

Lost Coast Outpost

Mar 12, 2019

‘Small-grower focus’ would highlight new cannabis grant, marketing, equity program

By SHOMIK MUKHERJEE

Times Standard

Mar 13, 2019

Project Trellis: The Tax Man Giveth Back to the Cannabis Community

By Thadeus Greenson

Redheaded Blackbelt

Mar 14, 2019

Thousands of California pot growers’ licenses set to expire if bill is not passed

By Andrew Sheeler

Mercury News

Mar 11, 2019

California cannabis licensing backlog could spur collapse of supply chain, ‘hundreds of businesses’

By John Schroyer

Marijuana Business Daily

Feb 27, 2019

At Last Week’s ‘Seed to Sale’ Cannabis Business Event in Fortuna

Lost Coast Outpost

Feb 26, 2019

Panel Discussion at HSU Will Look at Netflix’s Murder Mountain and Media Representations of Humboldt County

Lost Coast Outpost

Feb 18, 2019

U.S. NEWS California's governor vows crackdown on illegal pot farms, says many are 'run by the cartels'

By Dennis Romero

NBC News

Feb 12, 2019

Coastal Commission to consider delaying cannabis ordinance decision by one year

By Shomik Mukherjee

Times Standard

Feb 06, 2019

Supervisors look to incentivize Humboldt County water storage

By Shomik Mukherjee

Times Standard

Jan 22, 2019

After year of commercial cannabis, some Humboldt County cities remain opposed

By Shomik Mukherjee

Times Standard

Jan 12, 2019

OP-ED: What the Netflix Series ‘Murder Mountain’ Got Wrong

Lost Coast Outpost

Jan 04, 2019

Year in review: 2018 was a banner year for the cannabis industry

By Associated Press

Times Standard

Dec 27, 2018

Compliant cannabis growers will get more time for expiring interim permits

By Shomik Mukherjee

Times Standard

Dec 20, 2018

Local Cannabis Company Taking Over the Ol’ Kmart Building in Eureka

Lost Coast Outpost

Dec 12, 2018

Oregon cannabis company says it wants to build ‘community’ in Humboldt County

By Shomik Mukherjee

Times Standard

Dec 14, 2018

Humboldt Brothers team up with Francis Ford Coppola on cannabis products

By Shomik Mukherjee

Times Standard

Nov 01, 2018

Humboldt County Growers Alliance hosts sold-out ‘Meet the Buyers’ event

By Philip Santos

Times Standard

Sep 20, 2018

Casey O’Neill: On Gratitude and Thanksgiving

The Mendocino Voice

Nov 20, 2018

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