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The Underground, Part 3: Conclusions from Non-Scholarly Literature & the Gender Gap in Cannabis Culture

The Underground, Part 3: Conclusions from Non-Scholarly Literature & the Gender Gap in Cannabis Culture

Editor’s note: This article is a continuation of Brandie Wilson’s series, The Underground. It is a sociological analysis of the role of women in the underground cannabis economy of Humboldt County and Northern California. The first article in the series can be viewed here,  and the second installment can be viewed here. Framing men as […]

Don’t Let Dispensaries Profit? How Would Pfizer Take That?

Don’t Let Dispensaries Profit? How Would Pfizer Take That?

A week ago, the California State Senate approved S.B. 439, effectively attempting to make it illegal for dispensaries to make a profit on the sale of marijuana to patients. In the guidelines set in 2008 by then Attorney General Jerry Brown, the profit margins are laid out thusly: Cooperative corporations are “democratically controlled and are not organized […]