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calendarHarm Reduction Coalition of Santa Cruz County Meeting
by Harm Reduction Coalition of Santa Cruz County
Capitola City Hall 420 Capitola Ave, Capitola...
Event Date: Thu, Apr 19, 2018 7:00pm PDT
Posted: Fri, Apr 13, 2018 10:59pm PDT
calendarDon't Punish Pain Rally
by Lawrence Favero
California State Capitol Building - South 1315 10th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814...
Event Date: Sat, Apr 7, 2018 9:00am PDT
Posted: Tue, Mar 20, 2018 9:36pm PDT
imageTragic Irony: After Defeating U.S. Government, WAMM Shut Down By California Government
by Sweetleaf Bay Area
Since January 1st, 2018, WAMM has been unable to dispense medical cannabis to its patients because of California's new cannabis law. The irony is tragic as the U.S. government was unable to shut WAMM down, but the California government has effectively shut them down....
Posted: Tue, Mar 20, 2018 12:51pm PDT
imageAnti-houseless stickers spread in Santa Cruz public areas
by William Machtes
Sticker carrying violence-encouraging stereotype image of houseless tweaker found on crosswalk button downtown....
Posted: Thu, Mar 8, 2018 9:56pm PST
documentCombatting the opioid crisis with drug takeback programs
by Needle Exchanges Work
Santa Cruz County's drug and sharps take-back programs have been replicated far and wide, and were featured in the March 2018 of the American Public Works Association's Reporter magazine....
Posted: Sun, Mar 4, 2018 1:08am PST
calendarSpecial meeting of the Board of Supervisors on Cannabis by Green Trade Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz County Building...
Event Date: Mon, Feb 5, 2018 9:00am PST
Posted: Mon, Feb 5, 2018 12:00am PST
imageComic Criticizes Supply and Demand for Corporate Marijuana
by Eugenio Negro
San José writer Eugenio Negro critiques the corporatization of legal marijuana....
Posted: Sat, Jan 27, 2018 9:44am PST
calendarThe Future of Cannabis in the County of Santa Cruz
by A Coalition of Cannabis Advocates
Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean Street in Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Wed, Jan 24, 2018 7:00pm PST
Posted: Tue, Jan 16, 2018 1:53pm PST
imageWhy Farmers Need Direct Sales
by Casey O’Neill
As a vegetable farmer, the scale at which I produce is not large enough to enable me to survive in the wholesale marketplace. The same is true for my cannabis crop....
Posted: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 3:53pm PST
calendarCelebrate the last Santa Cruz Cup before the recreational era
by WAMM & Santa Cruz Cup
8043 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003...
Event Date: Sun, Dec 3, 2017 12:00pm PST
Posted: Wed, Nov 29, 2017 8:59pm PST
calendarHow Counterculture Built Silicon Valley by CIIS Public Programs
California Institute of Integral Studies 1453 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Wed, Jan 17, 2018 7:00pm PST
Posted: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 12:52pm PST
textCall SF Bd of Supes for Marijuana: We Voted 75% for It by Phone Time
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, all Democrats, is currently doing everything they can to oppose the 75% of San Francisco voters who voted for Prop 64, the marijuana initiative, of November 2016. We need your phone calls, Emails and faxes now to demand enforcement of Prop 64 with marijuana stores everywhere in San Francisco....
Posted: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 7:42am PST
imagePhilippines: Stop the killings, stop silencing dissent
by PA + PES
This is the statement of a seven-member delegation of the Progressive Alliance (PA) and the Party of European Socialists (PES) that have visited Manila this week to assess the situation and to demonstrate solidarity in support for democracy in the Philippines. The delegation was hosted by Akbayan Party, a member of Progressive Alliance....
Posted: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 1:19am PDT
textA Public Bank of Oakland Could Provide Financial Services to Cannabis Industry by R. Robertson
Oakland will spend $75,000 on a study to examine the feasibility of establishing a public bank in that city. Most corporate banks do not conduct business with the cannabis industry, even where cannabis operations are legal, pay taxes and hire employees. The study will hopefully prove that a public bank would be able to provide financial services to the cannabis industry....
Posted: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 1:10am PDT
calendarCannabis Advocates Alliance meeting
by Cannabis Advocates Alliance
Felton Community Hall 6191 Hwy 9...
Event Date: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 4:00pm PDT
Posted: Thu, Oct 19, 2017 4:33pm PDT
textCannabis for the Treatment of Cancer - Scientific Details in Report by Justin Kander (report author)
The 182 page report titled "Cannabis for the Treatment of Cancer: The Anticancer Activity of Phytocannabinoids and Endocannabinoids" by Justin Kander and edited by Dennis Hill reveal detailed descriptions of studies where cannabis stopped cancer cells from surviving, spreading and metastasizing. Included are also personal testimonies of patients that have used cannabis to treat their cancer. The U.S. government chooses to ignore this critical information and instead continues to publically vi...
Posted: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 7:47am PDT
imagePhilippines: 8,000 killings proof of policy to kill
by AKBAYAN (Citizens Action Party)
Akbayan Partylist condemns President Rodrigo Duterte’s denial of his policy to kill under the War on Drugs....
Posted: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 5:13am PDT
imageSanta Cruz County Cannabis EIR Update and Important Meeting Dates
by GreenTrade Santa Cruz
A draft Environmental Impact Report on establishing a regulated cannabis trade in the County concludes that a more permissive approach is an “environmentally superior alternative” to either a ban or a more restrictive proposed ordinance under consideration....
Posted: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 6:32pm PDT
documentRecommendations for Action in the MHCAN Crisis
by Robert Norse
MHCAN (Mental Health Clients Action Network) has faced a crisis for the last several years with police and city agencies breathing down its neck. The management of MHCAN and its Board of Directors has chosen to pursue, largely a low-profile work-behind-the-scenes approach. There's been little publicity about the upcoming Special Use Permit meeting of the Planning Commission which Board Chair Steve Pleich says is slated for 9-28. A month ago, I wrote the following suggestions to the community....
Posted: Sun, Sep 3, 2017 6:06pm PDT
imageSupport Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM) for City and County License
by via Valerie Corral, WAMM
WAMM is the longest continually running Medial Cannabis Collective in the nation....
Posted: Sun, Sep 3, 2017 3:56pm PDT
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