Marijuana

Blog post
June 28, 2017, 2pm PDT
Despite its medicinal benefits, cannabis will negatively impact the environment if we don’t plan accordingly.
Kayla Matthews
June 26, 2017, 10am PDT
A new report by the insurance industry studying the relationship between crashes and legalized recreational marijuana sales found that crashes can be expected to increase by three percent. A news report from Denver questions their findings.
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
April 29, 2017, 11am PDT
2015 was the first year that driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) surpassed those killed while driving under the influence of alcohol. Increased legal access to marijuana is correlated with the surge. Amphetamine use is also a factor.
The Washington Post
November 30, 2016, 10am PST
Humbolt County has long been associated with growing marijuana, now some see an opportunity to turn that association into tourist dollars.
The Cannifornian
November 19, 2015, 2pm PST
Commercial marijuana operations to be restricted to industrial areas.
Alaska Dispatch
July 24, 2015, 9am PDT
The Northern California city of Arcata has long tolerated the production of California's most second-most-lucrative mood-altering crop. Now, the city is considering an official zoning designation to accommodate marijuana production.
Next City
January 14, 2014, 11am PST
The Northern California marijuana industry is booming, but issues with water consumption and downstream pollution produced by the large-scale cultivation of marijuana are threatening populations of salmon already on the brink of extinction.
NPR The Salt