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August 15, 2018 - In the August episode, we examined the state of legalization thus far. How is it going? What's working? What's not working? What needs to be changed?. Our guest was Terra Carver, Executive Director of Humboldt County Growers Alliance.

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July 18, 2018 - In the July episode, we took a look at environmental issues as they pertain to cannabis cultivation -- regulation, compliance, best practices. Our guests included Drew Barber of East Mill Creek Farms, Scott Greacen, Conservation Director at Friends Of The Eel River, Peggy Olofson and Trillian Schroeder, co-founders of Emerald Hills Environmental and Lauren Quackenbush, Soil Consultant & Licensed Pest Control Advisor at Dirty Business Soil Consulting & Analysis.

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June 20, 2018 - In the June episode, we examined the value of the Humboldt Brand, both in a cannabis and non-cannabis context and explored possible ways to maintain and increase the value of the brand. Our guests included Mary Keehn, founder of Cypress Grove, Briar Bush, National Sales Manager for Lost Coast Brewery, Joshua Kappel, Partner, Vicente Sederberg LLC and Sean Trainor, CEO of Sensi Valley, Inc.

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May 16, 2018 - In the May episode, we invited the candidates for 4th and 5th District Supevisor into the studio to discuss their views on appropriate cannabis policy for Humboldt County. Our guests included 4th District candidates Dani Burkhart and Mary Ann Lyons (incumbent Virginia Bass was also invited but was unable to attend due to a prior commitment), as well as 5th District candidates Ryan Sundberg and Steve Madrone.

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APRIL 18, 2018 - In the April episode, we looked at patents, granted and pending, that have a potentially devistating impact on the cannabis industries. We also examined ways in which cultivators and others might be able to protect themselves from these patents. Our guests included journalist Amanda Chicago Lewis, Beth Schechter, Executive Director of the Open Cannabis Project, Dale Hunt, Partner and patent attorney at Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP, and Nat Pennington, CEO of Humboldt Seed Company.

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MARCH 21, 2018 - In the March episode, we looked at the topic of banking and finance in the cannabis industries. Though legal and regulated as far as California law is concerned, cannabis remains a Schedule 1 drug and very much illegal as far as federal law goes. This poses significant challenges for the cannabis industries. Our guests included Bryan Wilkomm, General Manager of the Humboldt Patient Resource Center, John Dalby, CEO of Redwood Capital Bank, and United States Congressman Jared Huffman.

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FEBRUARY 21, 2018 - In the February episode, we examined the local implementation of Proposition 64 in a few areas of Humboldt County and also took a look at the present situation and future implications for Southern Humboldt. Our guests were Kym Kemp, Publisher of news blog The Redheaded Blackbelt, Kevin Jodrey, Owner of Wonderland Nursery, and Rob Holmlund, Director, City of Eureka Development Services Department.

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JANUARY 17, 2018 - In the January episode, we took a look at the challenges of doing business in California's newly legal cannabis market while the federal government still considers it to be illegal. Our guests were Ray Markland, General Manager of Eco-Cann in Eureka and Nate Wittington, Secretary and Board Member of the Humboldt County Growers Alliance, United States Congressman Jared Huffman, and Mason Tvert, Vice President at VS Strategies in Denver.

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DECEMBER 20, 2017 - In this episode, we took a look at some of the changes coming our way in the new year as Proposition 64 is implemented in California. Our guests were Patrick Murphy, Director of Research and Senior Fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, Mike Wilson, Humboldt County Supervisor, District 3, William Honsal, Humboldt County Sheriff, and Patrick Finnegan, CPA.

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NOVEMBER 15, 2017 - In this episode, we continuted our look at the origins of cannabis in Humboldt County. Our guests were Dr. Dominic Corva, founder and Social Science Research Director at the Cannabis And Social Policy Center, Hezekiah Allen, Executive Director of the California Growers Association and Anna Hamilton, long-time Humboldt resident, musician and activist.

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OCTOBER 18, 2017 - In this episode, we looked origins of cannabis in Humboldt County. Why here? How did it all start? Our guests were Nick Angeloff of Archaeological Research And Supply Company and attorney Erik V. Kirk who also produces the SoHum Parlance Blog.

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