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The Underground, Part 4: A Review of Scholarly Literature About Women and Weed

The Underground, Part 4: A Review of Scholarly Literature About Women and Weed

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,   the second installment can be viewed here and the third part […]

The Underground Part 2: A Review of Non-Scholarly Literature about Women in Weed

The Underground Part 2: A Review of Non-Scholarly Literature about Women in Weed

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 installment in the series can be read here. The majority of publicized information, discussion, and research regarding marijuana is […]

The Underground Part 1: A Sociological Exploration of Women in Marijuana

The Underground Part 1: A Sociological Exploration of Women in Marijuana

As graduate school was coming to an end and life was changing, I needed to find a career path after academia. So I naturally turned to the underground Marijuana economy of Humboldt County. Trimming weed to pay the bills seemed like a natural progress for a soon to be Masters in Sociology. I had worked […]

HEMP OIL HUSTLERS: A Project CBD Special Report on Medical Marijuana Inc., HempMeds and Kannaway

HEMP OIL HUSTLERS: A Project CBD Special Report on Medical Marijuana Inc., HempMeds and Kannaway

UPDATE: On January 8, Project CBD and CannaVest posted a joint statement detailing additional testing results. They note, however, that  “These findings do not negate or refute the lab data presented in Project CBD’s original report.” Click here for full statement. A half year ago, Project CBD assigned a writer to investigate and report on Medical Marijuana […]

Study: Legalization Does Not Impact Rates of Teen Marijuana Use

Study: Legalization Does Not Impact Rates of Teen Marijuana Use

Prohibitionists have long used teen and underage cannabis use as one of their primary arguments against medical marijuana laws and recreational marijuana legalization. While activists and those capable of critical thought are always quick to point out that teenagers can easily buy illegal drugs because prohibition removes any age restrictions, somehow that logic is generally […]