Humboldt County marijuana industry looks to 2016 and beyond

Humboldt County marijuana industry looks to 2016 and beyond

Will Houston is a reporter for the Eureka Times Standard and recently noted a telling concern among marijuana industry stakeholders in one of the world’s premier cannabis cultivation regions, Humboldt County, California … CRN’s Brian Bahouth spoke with Will Houston and offers this audio companion to the print report … listen … http://www.cannabisradionews.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/will-houston-final-dwnld.mp3   Image credit: Redwood logging train in Freshwater, Humboldt County, California before 1900. Photo by Ericson of Arcata. Music credits as reported through the Public Radio Exchange, in order of appearance: Title: Riff Raff Rollin’ Artist: Clutchy Hopkins Album: Music is My Medicine Label: Ubiquity Date: 2009 Duration:  1:14 Share...
Marijuana Investor News Weekly Update #2

Marijuana Investor News Weekly Update #2

Publisher of the Marijuana Investor News, David Friedman, discusses the latest cannabis business news with CRN’s Brian Bahouth …   http://www.cannabisradionews.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/mj-investor-news-2-dwnld.mp3 Share...
Cannabis Radio News #11

Cannabis Radio News #11

In this edition Mason Tvert, Communications Director for the Marijuana Policy Project, tells us about taking the first step in getting a legalization initiative on the 2016 California ballot.  Chris Rempert, Political Director for the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska, describes the political effect of rogue television reporter Charlo Greene.  Then David Boyer,  Maine Political Director for the Marijuana Policy Project, explains why a legalization initiative will not be on the ballot in York this November.  And finally we hear from the Community Outreach Director for NORML Ireland about growing activism there.  A rocking 5 minutes … listen: http://www.cannabisradionews.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/crn-11-final-dwnld.mp3   or download a braoadcast quality mp3 of CRN #11. Share...
An Interview with NORML Ireland’s Brian Rogan

An Interview with NORML Ireland’s Brian Rogan

Holland might be considered the cannabis capital of Europe, but according to a recent poll, Ireland holds the distinction as the largest per capita consumer of cannabis for youth use in the EU, yet despite this social embrace of marijuana, there is no legal provision for medical cannabis in the country similar in population to Colorado, and marijuana is illegal to possess in any amount.  A bill to legalize cultivation, sales and possession was defeated last year by a wide margin in the lower house of Parliament, but cannabis legalization activists have begun to organize in recent months, and Marc Emery’s visit to Ireland the day before this interview may mark the beginning of change there … for some perspective, CRN’s Brian Bahouth spoke with Brian Rogan, Community Outreach Director for NORML Ireland … http://www.cannabisradionews.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/brian-rogan-final-dwnld.mp3 Music credits as reported through the Public Radio Exchange, in order of appearance: Title: Victoria Artist: Blackfish Album: Rheintal Chilllout Label:   BFP Media Date: 2011 Duration:  1:21 Share...
Nerdwallet estimates potential marijuana tax dollars, state-by-state

Nerdwallet estimates potential marijuana tax dollars, state-by-state

In a system of legal, taxed and regulated marijuana, how much money would that spell in state and local taxes across the US? Three billion dollars a year according to a recently published study in the personal finance website Nerdwallet. CRN’s Brian Bahouth spoke with Nerdwallet Senior Analyst and study author Divya Raghavan for details, but we encourage you to have a look at the report’s excellent comparative charts and other graphics as well … listen: http://www.cannabisradionews.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/divya-raghavan-final-dwnld.mp3   Music credits as reported through the Public Radio Exchange, in order of appearance: Title: Sonar Artist: Blackfish Album: Pole Navigation Label: blackfish Date: 2005 Duration:  1:24 Share...