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Letter from the Editor
What are we gonna do? Jack Herer has passed on. He was a visionary, a warrior, a prophet, a legend, and a helluva man. We will miss him, but we must not let his passing stop us from finishing what he set out to do. We must gain inspiration and celebrate his life by continuing, and winning his struggle to Re-legalize the Cannabis plant. It will be weird without Jack. Without his fiery speeches, and never ending passion for the cause, and his smiling face, it’s going to be a little strange for a while, but we will prevail. We will succeed. And we will never forget Jack Herer. Moving on to more earthly matters, I would like to Thanks everyone involved in The SF International Cannabis and Hemp Exhibition at the Cow Palace last month. It was a blast. Bob, Lynda, Kim, Stefani, Gaynell(I hope I spelled that right), you did a great job. Everyone had a blast, and even the non-cannabis users at the event were blown away. I would also like to Thank everyone at Zephyr Ion Vaporizers for hooking us up. This month, we have the usual stuff. A feature on Jack Herer, coverage of the INT CHE, a column for Resipsa about the problems in LA, and more. On the business side of things, WE NEED YOUR HELP. As you know, we distribute West Coast Cannabis Magazine for free in 6 states. CA, WA, OR, CO, MT and parts of MI. We provide this magazine as a service, and a way to inform and inspire cannabis users and hemp enthusiasts to greater heights of activism and joy. However, we still need to cover costs. As you can imagine, printing and shipping 70,000 issues per month across half the country is expensive. So please, buy an ad to support this magazine that we all love so much. I will say it again: Please buy an ad to support this magazine. I know times are tough. Believe me I know. But one way for all of to succeed is to support each other. You know, the whole “cooperative economics” thing. If you have a business, please buy an ad. It doesn’t even have to be specifically cannabis related. Florists, coffee shops, accountants, bands, restaurants, whatever. Please let our readers know you support West Coast Cannabis Magazine, and they will support you. Even just a business card sized ad would go a long way toward making sure we can continue to bring you this publication. And please support our advertisers. Tell them you saw their ad in West Coast Cannabis, and that you appreciate it. I would like to thank you so very much for the opportunity to bring you this magazine every month. Thanks again, and stay high, Ngaio Bealum Editor

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A festive, concert-like atmosphere once again pervaded on this past 420 weekend, but the star of the show wasn’t a live music act, but a wondrous plant: cannabis, aka marijuana, kush, purps, skunk, blueberry, goo, dank, trainwreck, etc. At the 2010 Hemp Expo, herb was the star of the show. A mellow yet hardcore hemp enthusiast crowd mingled with the curious, the infirm, and the first-time patients. Education and a community of likeminded individuals were equally on display as various wares, from impossibly-tall, high-tech bongs to 20 foot-long growmobiles to seed banks— and their proud products—and hemp clothing companies. An estimated 15,000 people attended over the course of two days, a significant enough number to suggest that the mainstreaming of the marijuana movement was in full swing. Once a motley gathering of counterculture rebels, medical mavericks, legal iconoclasts, and stoned philosophy majors, hemp rallies—the 2010 Hemp Expo certainly qualifies—have evolved from a pop culture oddity to a lifestyle choice to big business. Indeed, the November election ballot initiative on the legalization of marijuana—hint: vote early and vote often!—loomed large on the minds of many. As much as the panels, exhibitions, and medical experts on hand in one part of the venue seemed designed to legitimize what had once been an outlaw culture, the mood and atmosphere in the “215” section” bespoke a different story. There, heads from everywhere—Humboldt, Oregon, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa—celebrated the, er, celebratory aspects of marijuana. In no uncertain terms, the 2010 Hemp Expo was every bit as auspicious as a hair-metal frizz-fest three decades had been. This was a hemporium to rival the best Amsterdam has to offer, but without the plane trip required.
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Inside the massive concourse, there were two main exhibition areas. The first, all-ages area, featured a stage with a rotating queue of speakers. All the, ahem, heavy hitters were there: Oakland City councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, Prop. 215 author Dennis Peron, TAXCAN2010 author Richard Lee, CA state Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, a growers panel with Ed Rosenthal, NORML’s Russ Bellville and Dale Gieringer, West Coast Leaf ’s Chris Conrad and Mikki Norris, Dr. Frank Lucido, Berkeley Patients Group’s Debby Goldsberry, and many more. This stage was also the place for live sets by Lovers Drugs, SexRat, Hypnotic Vibrations and the Jacka. As one might expect, the all-ages area also featured a bevy of vendors, from Oaksterdam university to Dr. Greenthumb to Satori clothing to ProGrow 2000. More vendors stocked the 18+ area in the South Hall, the main difference being the exhibitors carried bongs, waterpipes, vaporizers, rolling papers, and other assorted paraphernalia. There were at least
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eight merchants hawking “vapes,” while the colored glasswares of Delta 9 resembled an underground crystal formation. Like a trip through a cannabi paradise, the levels continued, all the way to hemp heaven. Fittingly, there were both “indoor” and “outdoor” Prop. 215 areas—requiring a medical card for access. Several dispensaries and seed banks displayed the results of their cultivation, and a long line snaked around several raffle wheels where attendees could win samples by answering trivia questions and the like. Yes, Virginia, there was marijuana everywhere, and some of it was even being given away for free. The Outdoor 215 area was treated to live performances by Los Marijuanos and Total Devastation, and a six or seven-foot long vapor bag made the rounds, ensuring everyone was at sufficient levels of THC. The ultimate viper lounge was the VIP area, where Jah Warrior Shelter spun irie tunes, and a free hash bar proved the most sublime attraction.
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The pictures I took at the event showed just how joyous an occasion 2010 Hempfest really was. Just about everyone you met seemed happy to be there, and everyone was there for one singular purpose: to celebrate hemp and share high times. On a more somber note, on my way to the venue, I ran into a man who called himself Lil Jack, wearing a Jack Herer tshirt. Lil’ Jack was still in mourning for his namesake, the author of the groundbreaking hemp manifesto “The Emperor Wears No Clothes,” who had recently passed away. Though distraught with emotions, Lil Jack informed me that a planned tour celebrating Herer’s life was still planned for the summer, and that proceeds would be donated to charity (after paying off Herer’s remaining medical bills). Still, the good times rolled on at the official Hempfest afterparty, held at the 2B1 warehouse/performance stage in the SF Mission district. More vape bags were passed around and there was much open, conspicuous spliff-lifting; the crowd was so thirsty (and, just maybe, a bit dehydrated) that the bar ran out of beer (LOL). Attendees were treated to live performances by Jah Sun, Los Marijuanos, and Grandaddy Purps, and there were many hemp luminaries in the house, including Ken Estes and WCC Editor Ngaio Bealum, who emceed the shindig. Overall, one would have to conclude the event, officially titled “2010 International Cannabis & Hemp Expo” lived up to its mottos of “awareness,” “education,” and “advancement” – and then some! Indeed, the movement definitely picked up steam, and it should be interesting, to say the least, to see how well this momentum translates into ballots cast in the November election. If you were there, you know exactly what I’m talking about, and if not, you need to be there in 2011. See you next year!

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n April 15, 2010 at 11:17 a.m. the cannabis movement lost a great leader and friend. Jack Herer has passed away. Cannabis has never has a more staunch advocate or dedicated soul to carry the torch of freedom. Everywhere in this great movement Jack is present. His influence has surpassed generations and he is a legend that will live forever. It is amazing to think of the many roads Jack traveled for the past decades educating people about hemp and cannabis. His book Emperor Wears No Clothes has sold hundreds of thousands of copies and has motivated activists around the globe to be active voices in the

fight for cannabis freedom. In his last public speaking event at 2009 Portland Hempstalk he declared, “There is nothing better for the human race than to have marijuana morning, noon, and night.” That was the message he had hammered home time and time again, year after year, event after event, fiery speech after fiery speech. The Hemperor will live on in the hearts and voices of cannabis activists forever. Jack virtually created the cannabis movement as we know it today. His infamous bus tours in the 80’s and 90’s spawned activists from across the nation to take up the cause. His

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book inspired people to not think of themselves as criminals, but crusaders in a fight for truth and justice. His welcoming presence created opportunities for people to learn about this incredible plant and Jack was always ready to teach. Jack’s passion for hemp and marijuana transcended generations, and he dedicated his life to freeing the plant from the clutches of tyranny. He organized ballot initiatives

Jack would yell, “Show me the bodies!” He knew there were none. It was simple. Jack had a way of inspiring individuals to join the good fight. He was an instrumental part of getting dozens of initiatives on the ballot. He was sure that people, if given a rational argument and choice, would vote to save the planet. Jack did not grow up smoking marijuana. In fact he did not even try the plant that he would dedicate his life to until he was over thirtyyears-old. “I was 30 and this girl I knew found out I had never gotten high. Nobody had ever told me about marijuana,” Jack recalled in an interview. “This girl wanted me to experience something I'd never experienced. She tried three times to get me high. Finally it worked, and I had the most incredible sex I'd ever had.” Jack may have been a late bloomer as far as cannabis was concerned, but he fell in love with the plant and never looked back. His passion would drive him until the day he passed away at 70, and he made sure that everyone he met knew about the benefits of marijuana. Thank you, Jack for your words of wisdom. When Jack wrote Emperor in 1985 he most likely never thought that a quarter of a century later we would still be debating the subject. Although he began his advocacy in the midst of the Just Say No era, he refused to let the drug warriors demonize his beloved plant without a fight. Jack once offered $100,000 to anyone who could prove his book wrong. None ever took him up on the challenge, and while some of the factoids in the book may be hazy (no pun intended), the overall premise was right on target. His findings and writings changed the debate on the subject, and at the very least led people to question cannabis prohibition more deeply. His exposing of the core roots of prohibition, including greed and racism, lead his readers to think critically about why these laws were created and who they were really meant to protect. Jack wanted to expose the government and the big corporations and leaders that influenced them for the lies and deceit that they used to outlaw this most helpful plant. In his final speech at Hempstalk he stated, “I don’t want to give the fucking United States government one fucking dollar of taxes. I thought they should go to fucking jail for getting you and me and 20 million people arrested for pot; the safest thing you can do in the universe.” Jack believed not just that cannabis should be legalized, but that we were all owed a big fucking apology. Jack was a master of the spoken word. Even after a stroke in the year 2000 that affected his ability to speak clearly, he was
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“There is nothing better for the human race than to have marijuana morning, noon, and night.”
like no other and inspired an army of cannabis activists to join him on his quest to make cannabis legal. Jack understood that the cannabis plant has unique powers. It is a renewable resource to produce food, fuel, fiber, and medicine. “Hemp can save the planet!,” Jack would scream to tens of thousands of supporters every summer at Seattle Hempfest. His passion for the plant was contagious. His words and his actions motivated the masses to stand up for their belief and to never be ashamed of their love for cannabis. The great warrior spent over 200 days a year traveling to speak about hemp. The miles he logged for the cause are an incredible feat of courage and strength. His words touched so many of us and gave us a voice of our own to speak out about the injustices of cannabis prohibition. As we see the battles being won at city council meetings, legislative forums, and ballot boxes cross the nation and the world, we all owe a debt of gratitude to the man that gave a plant a voice; a man who defended cannabis day in and day out for decades, and gave his life to educating the world about its powers. Jack is the Moses of cannabis. He has lead us to the gates of the Promised Land and talked to burning hemp bushes most of his days. We must take the final steps of this journey without the leadership of this great man, but we will always remember who made this all possible. The incredible journey is what we cherish about this great leader of the movement. Thank you, Jack.

Jack believed not just that cannabis should be legalized, but that we were all owed a big fucking apology.
It is said that Jack believed when he started this quest that he would present the overwhelming evidence about the benefits of cannabis and that the plant would be re-legalized a short time later. That was the belief and conviction that Jack showed us all. He believed it was a simple argument. Cannabis was safe. Cannabis and hemp had innumerable benefits to society in the form of renewable resources. Hemp could save the planet. As the drug warriors tried to paint cannabis as an evil, addictive, dangerous substance
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always one of the most passionate and moving speakers at every event. His call for people to “vote the scumbags out of office” always riled a passionate response from the crowd. His voice was filled with conviction that pierced the soul of those listening. He could make you understand that you were not an innocent bystander in this war on cannabis. That because you were there listening to him speak, that you had already taken your first step as a foot soldier in Jack’s army of cannabis enthusiasts. I remember after my raid Jack was one of the first to approach me at the 2007 NORML Conference and tell me he was sorry for what “the lousy bastards” did to my family and me. He looked me in the eye and said, “You’re not a fucking criminal. They are the fucking criminals.” He let me know that some day I would be a hero for my actions. Then he showed me how his cool double barrel pipe worked. Jack was always on. For those kind words that helped me to know I was not alone in my fight I thank him. What can you say about a man who spent almost 40 years in the trenches fighting for my right, your right, all of our rights, to smoke cannabis? Jack will live on in all of us. We owe him a debt of gratitude for his tireless work

Jack’s passion for hemp and marijuana transcended generations, and he dedicated his life to freeing the plant from the clutches of tyranny.
and his inspiration to the nation. Jack was a one-ofa-kind. There will never be another Jack. When you smoke a joint of Jack Herer (Skunk #1, Northern Lights #5, and Haze) know that you owe that man big thanks for the work he did to make it possible that you could even take a toke of greatness. Take a moment and thank Jack for the work he did for us all. Lord knows where we would be without this legendary warrior. I promise you, Jack that I will not stop fighting for cannabis freedoms until the job is done or we are in heaven smoking a fat one laughing at all of this sill shit here on earth. May you be in heaven an hour before the devil knows you’re dead. Thanks again for the inspiration, the knowledge, and the example of how to be a great leader. Thank you, Jack.

Thanks again for the inspiration, the knowledge, and the example of how to be a great leader. Thank you, Jack.
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For those in the Pacific Northwest who know marijuana, you know spring has sprung when you hear through the grapevine that the Oly 420 Cup tickets are on sale. The list of sponsors has expanded to include Northwest industry leaders such as Seeds of Truth genetics, Sacred Plant Medicine providers, and West Coast Dreamery (purveyors of medicated ice cream). Also sponsoring was the Olympia Patient Resource Center, southwest Washington’s leading advocate for medical marijuana education, activism, and safe access. And Rich’s Smokin’ Pit BBQ (yum-Ed.). The undisclosed location was a beautiful large home in the south Puget Sound region. Cherry blossoms were in bloom and the smell of barbecue was in the air as the line of cup judges and guests arrived for the 4:20pm start time. Outside the venue, a large pavilion tent stood to allow guests to enjoy the Cup outside, rain or shine. What they found inside was something you might find in Amsterdam or the Bay Area.
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The venue was arranged like a great hall with an upstairs smoking lounge. One end of the hall was a spread of barbecue chicken, pulled pork, vegan alternatives, and good ole’ stoner munchies, while the other end was devoted to the dj booth, with DJ Arch Nasty providing fat reggae rhythms. The centerpiece of the feast was a medicated chocolate fondue fountain, with all manner of fruits to enjoy with the chocolate. A right turn inside the door led judges to their judge’s kit, a gift bag filled with pipes, goodies, and the samples of the Cup entrants. As they looked across the great hall, locally produced glass products from Positive Vibrations glass flanked the hash bar where OPRC director and main sponsor Jeremy Miller spent the bulk of the evening handing out hash hits to anyone who cared to take one. Raffles and entertainment ensued throughout the evening. Most popular was the 50 Bong-hit Raffle as well as the Cool Stuff Raffle which provided nutrients, books, and other Cool Stuff to help keep the non-profit Olympia Patient Resource Center doing good work. There were even fire dancers once the sun went down. Five kinds of cannabis and six edible entries competed. From the floor of the great hall to the ceiling of the upstairs marijuana smoke began to fill the whole house. Volunteers brought ganja snacks on huge platters as joints, pipes, and bongs were passed from hand to hand and table to table. The runaway winner in the smokables category was Ghost Rider, a frosty indica often de™scribed as “smooth and light in a ‘harsher’ way.” Joining the competition was Obamaberry [2nd place], Moonwreck [3rd place], Pinewarp, and Sunshine. In the edibles category, Turtle’s Medibles returned with the Ganja Roca, last year’s winner, and faced stiffer competition from, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip cookies and Budder Blueberry muffins, but still managed to come out first. Hope to see you there next year, and thanks to all of the judges and guests who made the 2010 Oly 420 Cup another roaring success!

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ebecca Kaplan is one of the up and coming political presences in the Bay Area. She currently serves as the “At Large” councilperson for the entire city of Oakland and is exploring a run for Mayor later this year. She won election with a resounding 62% of the vote in 2008 and has been a vocal champion for cannabis issues in the city for years. She has a Juris Doctorate from Stanford and is a prominent member of the LGBT community, helping launch Oakland Pride and reforming the LGBT Leadership Roundtable in the city. She loves Oakland. She has represented Oakland constituents in one way or another for most of this century. Her ambition is inspiring and is only matched by her confident smile and friendly voice. She is not your typical politician; but she knows Oakland is not your typical town either. She was instrumental in passing Oakland’s Measure Z that gave the city the right to act on cannabis legalization when allowed by state law. She also authored Measure F, which legitimized the dispensing collective’s efforts to be a positive force in the community through increased tax revenues. Measure F has inspired more cities across the state to take a second look at medical cannabis as a source of revenue for struggling municipalities. It passed with 80% of the vote. Rebecca Kaplan knows Oakland and the people that live there. She understands that many people in Oakland enjoy cannabis and want a safe and well-regulated system to ensure that public safety concerns are minimized. It is this type of vision and leadership that has helped Oakland to become a progressive leader in the development of the cannabis industry. Her work in Oakland has without a doubt made it a better place to live, especially if you love cannabis. West Coast Cannabis sat down with Councilperson Kaplan to discuss Oakland, cannabis, and the future. WCC: How do you think Oakland’s regulation of dispensing collectives is working? KAPLAN: I think it is working very, very well. I think we have the best system in the country right now for dispensary regulations. I am very proud of our permitted dispensaries. People are being paid properly and treated well. They are good neighbors and good for the neighboring businesses around them. It really has started to become a national role model. People look to Oakland as an inspiration of what to do in other cities. WCC: After 5 years of regulated cannabis in Oakland are there any issues you would change to make safe access better for patients? KAPLAN: To me the biggest thing we need to do next is create a system to regulate the cultivating and producing because right now we only have permits for the dispensaries. So we don’t have a good system for grow permits, edible production, and so to me that is the next step of what we need to do. I also do think we are going to need a small number of more dispensaries as interest is growing. That is not something that is wrong necessarily, but over time more and more people being involved creates a need for more dispensaries. WCC: What is your vision for Oakland as a cannabis friendly city? KAPLAN: I really think the next step for us is the production end because right now production is going on in an unregulated manner. To create permits so that we can have it in an industrial area with fire safety inspections, required security guards because the risks involved with cannabis growing…the number one risk is fire from bad wiring for the lights- jerry-rigged, non-code wiring. We have these large old industrial facilities that have very good power for industrial use, the proper ventilation, so if we can shift growing into a controlled environment like that with fire safety inspections and where the wiring all gets checked out before then we will get rid of the fire risks. Also in those regulations, we would include requirements to have a security guard on site, so you are also dealing with the public safety risk. Another benefit is that employees of the cultivation could be paid in regular paychecks where now it is all in cash. You would have regular employees and benefits.
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WCC: Do you see the Tax and Regulate Initiative as an opportunity for Oakland? KAPLAN: One of the most important things about the Tax and Regulate initiative is that it gives local control to the cities. It makes clear that cities can make their own local regulation, and Oakland has a pretty good track record with our local regulations. But what that does is definitively and unambiguously grant the city the right to provide proper regulation and I think that would be an improvement. What that means is that cities that don’t want to have it, don’t have to and cities that do can and would be able to. That could be very helpful. WCC: If elected Mayor would you do anything special to promote cannabis in the city? KAPLAN: Well. let’s leave out the Mayor’s race for now, and understand that no matter what position I am in that this is an important part of our economic development. For example, one of the things happening right now with Oaksterdam University is people come from out of town to take classes. I think that is wonderful. We have local hotels and bed and breakfasts having new business. That is incredibly important. We have seen a big downturn in the tourist economy and so bringing in new business is great for Oakland. The other thing is that I don’t see the economic development of cannabis as a freestanding thing. I see that what we have going on in uptown Oakland is a revitalization of the restaurant sector, the arts, and theater. So to me, the cannabis component of the economic revitalization goes hand in hand with that. WCC: What do you think of cannabis becoming a tourist attraction, like gambling has done for Las Vegas? KAPLAN: Well, I think Oakland parallels Amsterdam more than Las Vegas. I see Oakland, like Amsterdam, having a more rounded approach, including arts and great restaurants; whereas Vegas everything is surrounded by gambling. I think Amsterdam is a good example because while some people do travel there for the coffee shops, it is just a small part of the city. It is very pretty there. There are little sidewalk cafes and it is very welcoming. So there are cannabis coffee shops spread out in Amsterdam, but when you go it doesn’t feel like that is the only thing going on. The way coffee shops are integrated into the commercial districts of Amsterdam, with maybe a museum next door or an art gallery, I think it works pretty nicely. I think that is a healthier model for Oakland and I think you see that happening somewhat and that is a good thing.

WCC: How has cannabis been a positive force in Oakland? KAPLAN: Well, if you look at uptown Oakland before the dispensaries moved in there were much more vacant storefronts. The early dispensaries moved in and really cleaned up the areas. Literally they would go out and sweep the sidewalks and clean graffiti. They made significant efforts to improve the area. Before they moved in the area was really trashed. As they cleaned up the areas other businesses moved in because the areas got nicer. WCC: Has your outspoken nature on this subject caused any political backlash for you or do you anticipate that in the future? KAPLAN: Not in Oakland. (smile). But I want to say that doesn’t mean we can be cavalier about it. The dispensaries have to be well run. There has to be real rules. I think sometimes that what I am saying may be misconstrued and people may think I am saying cannabis should be everywhere. That is actually not what I am saying. I don’t want it on the street corners. I want it to be regulated and controlled. The one way people may take issue is if they don’t understand that. When I say tax and regulate I am not saying Wild West with no rules. In fact, it will be more controlled than it is today. There will be less of this on street corner stuff. As long as people understand that that is what I am saying, most people won’t have a problem with that. WCC: Former Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown is running for Governor and has taken a political stance against legalization efforts. What would you say to convince him otherwise? KAPLAN: I would say to him, “What is your proposal for how we should handle cannabis in California?” because the historical way of prohibition and imprisonment, and spending hundreds of millions of dollars arresting, prosecuting, and incarcerating, destroying people’s lives by giving them a criminal record, locking them away in a prison with more violent offenders where they learn to be violent, and destroy their lives. Is that his proposal? Because it is one thing for him to say what he is against but it is another to say what he is for. If he doesn’t think this particular proposal is the right way to have cannabis law then what does he think is the right way? Because the historical approach since the 1930’s has been a devastating failure. Under prohibition cannabis availability has gone up, prison expenditures have blown through the roof, California imprisons a higher percent of their population than anywhere on earth at a cost of billions of dollars to taxpayers. So if he

doesn’t think this particular proposal is the one he likes then it would be useful for him to state what he does think would be good because I don’t think any rational person who is honestly paying attention could say the way that we’ve historically handle this is right. So it is okay if he doesn’t particularly love this proposal but I would like to hear what he would propose because what we have been doing has been a disaster. WCC: Do you have aspirations to be Governor one day? KAPLAN: I don’t know. I really love Oakland. I couldn’t imagine living outside of Oakland. WCC: As other cities, such as San Jose and Richmond, struggle to figure out their own regulatory schemes, is there any advice you would give officials based on the Oakland experience? KAPLAN: Require your dispensaries to provide bathrooms to customers. (smile.) I bring that up, not because it is the most important regulation but because people might not know about that one. Now I will add to that, as I previously mentioned, security guards, proper controls about where they are regulated, so you do not have them next to a sensitive use where people might make a big deal about it. But the reason I mention the restrooms is because there was a dispensary in the unincorporated area of Alameda County that got a lot of complaints from neighbors. And it turns out, the complaints were not specific to cannabis but the dispensary didn’t have a bathroom and people would drive long distances to get there and there wouldn’t be a restroom. Now they would go pester other businesses or worst-case scenario they pee in an alley, so you end up having all of these complaints. But the complaints weren’t really about the cannabis. So make them have restrooms….and security guards. Councilmember At Large Rebecca Kaplan is forming an exploratory committee for the Oakland Mayor’s race in November 2010. She is looking to discuss key issues, and invite input and involve supporters. Her goal is “to build an Oakland we can all be proud of.” Kapan will be hosting a reception and fundraiser on Wednesday, May 12 at the historic Cathedral Building in Uptown Oakland (Right across the street from Oaksterdam University), 1615 Broadway, from 5:30-7:30pm. Show your support and help the community to elect a sensible, cannabis friendly, openly lesbian, with honors graduating, down-to-earth, friendly and kind, Mayor of Oakland.

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During World War II, the United States Government placed Americans in internment camps purely because they were of Japanese descent. The rationale was that we were at war. On Friday, April 16, 2010, when the Los Angeles City Council voted to deprive the sick and dying of basic constitutional rights, there was no rationale at all, much less a war. The mechanism for this wholesale abrogation of American Civil Liberties was the council’s Medical Marijuana Ordinance. The ordinance, drafted by the City Attorney’s Office, is the most draconian in the nation. Sections of it are already being used as models by other municipalities who wish to discourage safe access to medical cannabis. Much has been written about how the ordinance will effectively end the dispensary system in Los Angeles. However, the true losers in this blatantly political bid to end access to medical cannabis, are, of course, the patients themselves. The sick and dying of Los Angeles will have to endure the loss of basic constitutional rights as soon as the ordinance passes, if they wish to have safe access to medical cannabis. When the ordinance takes effect in five to eight weeks, medical cannabis patients

lose three very basic rights every time they join a collective. The loss of rights include: 1. The right to freely associate for any legal purpose. You can join Costco and Sam’s Club, but if you’re a medical cannabis patient, you can only join one collective. In an emergency, you can obtain cannabis from another dispensary, but this involves paperwork and a return visit to the doctor. 2. The right to a reasonable expectation of privacy in your personal and private things. This is one of our most cherished liberties, the right to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures. Once the ordinance passes, police can stroll into any dispensary and demand to see the member’s records and contact information. No warrant required, the police don’t even have to state a reason. The dispensary must surrender this information upon demand. 3. The Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees citizens the right to be free of self-incrimination. Unfortunately, the new ordinance requires that you incriminate yourself. If you’re on the books as a patient cultivator, that’s part of the record keeping that must be surrendered to the police on demand. The LAPD has about fourteen officers

cross-sworn as federal agents. Most are narcotics officers. Because there is no warrant requirement, these gentlemen can stroll in and demand information any time they please. Patient cultivators who enjoy protections under California law have none when charged federally, so this is a dangerous situation for them. And it is a long time practice of crosssworn agents tæo use the federal government when local entities will not indict. Stephanie Landa and Thomas Kikuchi, as well as Charles Lynch and Virgil Grant, were all indicted federally when cross sworn agents or local law enforcement were unsuccessful in charging locally, because of California’s medical marijuana laws. The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office has been militant about destroying the rights of the sick and dying as fast as possible, before the ordinance was in its final form, much less passed. Last September, when the ordinance was far from finished, Heather Aubry from the City Attorney’s Office, was already appearing at a California Narcotics Officer’s Association Meeting to “train” officers on medical marijuana law. The fact there was no local law enacted to

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ACTIVIST CORNER
Wine Country Cannabis Law Symposium in Santa Rosa, California June 5, 2010, at the elegant Hilton Sonoma Wine Country. Renowned attorney Bill Panzer, co-author of Proposition of 215 and member of the NORML Board of Directors, will deliver an entertaining lecture entitled “Common Misconceptions About Marijuana Laws.” Chris Conrad, the pre-eminent court-certified cannabis expert, will share his expertise on the science and botany of the Cannabis plant, while instructing on the effective use of an expert to defend cannabis charges. Cannabis litigator Joe Rogoway will present attendees with innovative motions and brilliant tactical maneuvers in the defense of cannabis cases. The event will open with a brief overview of statutory and case law by cannabis law connoisseur Omar Figueroa. For more information, go to www. cannabislawinstitute.com
in Santa Rosa- June 11-1213 at Sonoma County Fairgrounds: This harmonious event is a cannabis enthusiasts dream. While it is not a cannabis event per se, there are a number of cannabis friendly vendors and the crowd is full of cannabis enthusiasts. The festival focuses on Music-Art-Ecology-Healthy Living-Spirituality. Slightly Stoopid headlines the event with many other memorable acts, including longtime cannabis friendly band, Fishbone. After dark there is techno-tribal dancing. Don’t miss the Eco-Village. Peace and Medicine and others from the community are sponsoring a medication tent for qualified patients. Visit www.harmonyfestival.com for more details. 9-10-11: This event is a wonderful gathering of artistic and beautiful people that come together in a rainforest village just outside of Eugene, Oregon to celebrate life, art, and magic. Patrons delight in a world class entertainment, hand-made crafts, delectable foods, educational displays and magical surprises at every turn of the path The wooded setting is 13 miles west of Eugene near Veneta, Oregon. It is an unforgettable adventure and great for the kids. The Oregon Country Fair creates events and experiences that nourish the spirit, explore living artfully and authentically on Earth, and transform culture in magical, joyous and healthy ways. For more info visit: www.oregoncountryfair.org

Campaigns, Events, & Happenings to Help You Be a Better Activist

ASA Chapter Meetings: American’s for Safe Access has chapters all over the country that meet independently of one another. To locate a chapter in your area and join visit: www.americansforsafeaccess.org and click the community link for local resources ASA SF Meetings and Pizza: The SF-ASA chapter meetings will take at 7:30 pm at Bowzer's Pizza located at 371 11th Street (between Folsom and Harrison Sts.) in San Francisco. All are welcome. Enjoy pizza and soft drinks and learn about medical cannabis news and events. For more information contact: dcgoldman@yahoo.com or call David at 305-609-4429. Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) Ongoing Educational Events: LEAP’s Mission is to

Marijuana is Safer Book Appearances: The three co-authors of the book Marijuana Is Safer: So why are we driving people to drink?, are making appearances to promote their book and educate people on the safety of cannabis. More about their schedule and the book can be found at: http:// www.facebook.com/MarijuanaisSafer Activist of the Month: Jeremy Miller
For the better part of two decades Jeremy has been founding and organizing some of the Pacific Northwest’s finest cannabis activism efforts and experiences. His founding of the Olympia Hemp, Love, and Freedom Rally (formerly Oly Hempfest) in Washington State has brought together large contingencies of activists and enthusiasts together on the grounds of the State Capitol to celebrate cannabis freedoms since 2003. He founded Oly’s 420 gathering a decade before that. In 2008 he founded Olympia Patient Resource Center to educate the community about the benefits of cannabis medicines. The next year he worked to help patients find doctors that specialized in cannabis therapies and formed American Heritage Medical, LLC. His Sacred Plant Medicine organization assists patients in possessing and cultivating medicines for their medicinal uses. The evolution of his work has helped thousands of patients in Washington find safe, affordable, and legal means of accessing their medicines. Jeremy is also the brains behind Seeds of Truth, Washington’s first cannabis genetics organization. In 2010 Jeremy will make the jump from community organizer and activist to elected official as he announces his campaign for State House Representative form District 22, Position 1 in Washington. He spearheaded a local campaign to save Capitol Lake and is well known and liked in the community due to his ongoing outreach and goodwill. He plans on making Health and WellBeing a center point of his campaign and body of work in the legislature. His work in organizing and developing projects will help him in his quest for social change and community responsibility. For his tireless efforts and ongoing inspiration on how to build activist organizations and events from the ground up, Jeremy Miller is the WCC Activist of the Month for May 2010. Congrats. You earned it.

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educate the public, the media, and policy makers, to the failure of current drug policy by presenting a true picture of the history, causes and effects of drug abuse and the crimes related to drug prohibition and to restore the public's respect for law enforcement, which has been greatly diminished by its involvement in imposing drug prohibition. They are leading the charge on the Tax and Rewguate initiative and their ongoing events can be found on their website, www.leap.cc, under speakers/ events.

Medical Cannabis Safety Council Meetings: Every 3rd Tuesday of the Month at Oaksterdam University Student Union, 1915 Broadway, Oakland
The campaign to legalize cannabis for adult use is underway and meetings on how to be involved are being held in Oakland, Los Angeles, and many other areas of the state. To learn more on where to get involved in your neck of the woods visit: www. taxcannabis2010.org/ and click on volunteer or contribute.

Oregon Country Fair in Eugene, OR on July

Tax Cannabis 2010 Volunteer and Staff Meetings:

Oaksterdam University: Get educated on the many facets of the cannabis industry. Classes are ongoing with campuses in Oakland, Los Angeles, and Sebastapol. To find out about enrollment visit: www.oaksterdamuniversity.com and click on enroll/

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Our very own Chronisseur, Dragonfly De la Luz travels the world in search of the best cannabis and evaluates strains ranging from the popular and plentiful to the rare and exotic. Get High with Dragonfly every month in West Coast Cannabis Magazine.

Blackberry Kush (indica)

anything that came from a plant. And it's just as sweet. Blackberry Kush was created by OrGnKiD, the living legend who was among the first to introduce Kush seeds to the scene. BBK is a highly-prized pairing of Blackberry x White Rhino crossed with Bubba Kush,

end, which gives rise to a hint of Blue Mountain Jamaican coffee in the after-scent. The dry hit: The dry hit flooded our mouths with a lush bouquet of grape, sage, and raspberry, with indescribably yummy, floral, undertones. Immediately, we surmised that

[O]ne of the most strikingly beautiful strains you will ever see in your life
and all three of these influences are deliciously apparent. You can taste and smell the sweet fruitiness of the Blackberry and the coffee of the Bubba Kush, and you can't miss the frostiness of the White Rhino.. When a group of seasoned chronnoisseurs convened to sample strains in a private cannabis cup, Blackberry Kush was the last one we smoked. After a dozen or so other entries, you might expect that the effect would be largely indeterminable. Not so in this case. Blackberry Kush lulled us out of hours of highness into another dimension of highness. The sounds of impressed chronnoisseurs filled the room as we turned to one another wowed and surprised. And that was only off the dry hit! The smell: On the living plant, Blackberry Kush smells deeply luscious. Concord grape, lavender, vanilla, and sage dominate the nose. Once the bud is dry, a gentle fluff brings up the grape, rose, and raspberry high notes, with a layering of lavender and sage. All of this is cradled by a classic Bubba-esque bottom this must be what the alien elite smoke on faraway planets; or, even more likely, what the alien elite are smoking right here on Earth! The flavor: The signature Bubba Kush taste is only mildly apparent beneath the potent berry flavor. One hit and you'll be basking in grape, lavendar, sage, coffee, rose, and raspberry, with a pungent, sweet finish. The cloud: When we puffed Blackberry Kush, we exhaled dense clouds of vanilla, sage, lavendar, and grape. There was a peppery hint of Terrapin culinary spice that lingered, and we also noticed a hint of patchouli in the aroma (possibly attributable to the fact that there were hippies among us). The high: I had been pondering getting up to get a drink when I sparked the Blackberry Kush. Let's just say that drink never happened. Unseen arms extended from the sofa and wrapped me comfortably and cozily in immediate — hmm, not couch lock, per se; I would call it more of a couch embrace. It is a very
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Blackberry Kush is without doubt one of the most strikingly beautiful strains you will ever see in your life. It is one of the frostiest, most crystalline varieties on the scene these days. The trichomes have large bulbous heads easily visible, making the buds sparkle like dank little diamonds. This connoisseur strain is so drenched in sugary crystals that it appears to drip

with THC; so brilliant with frost, you almost don't even notice its purple accents. While it's not likely to become deep purple even with good fading and cold temperatures, Blackberry Kush features many mouth-watering shades of color, ranging from light pinkish-purple to deep red burgundy, often all in one precious nug. It is stunning. It looks more like candy than

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stony, relaxing, undeniably indica body high, rounded out by a nice accompanying head high. Just a toke or two will give you a good buzz to keep you baked and buoyant without putting you under. BBK injects every cell with peaceful tranquility, enhancing the simple pleasure of doing nothing at all. A moderate pain

been invited to dinner by someone of questionable cooking skills. It's also a good opportunity to eat the snacks you don't really like but don't want to see go to waste, because on BBK, you will love them! A nice joint of Blackberry Kush is the perfect late-night smoke. It has a mysterious way of channeling the Earth

before. There is something peaceful and refreshing about waking up renewed the morning after Blackberry Kush. The grow: Blackberry Kush clones easily, but can be tricky to veg properly. Once in the veg state, it shoots out several branches that must be clipped down to a few strong, viable ones

BBK injects every cell with peaceful tranquility, enhancing the simple pleasure of doing nothing at all.
reliever, it also helps diffuse feelings of anxiety by putting you perfectly at ease. It is highly introspective, making it more conducive to daydreaming, meditating, or trance-ing out than social settings, unless you fancy social settings wherein pretty much nobody talks. That said, if you want your chatty friend to give it a rest, give him a few hits of this. BBK induces some serious munchies, so it's worthwhile to have some healthy snacks on hand. It's a convenient choice if you've
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Mother, who rises like a goddess through the smoke and kisses your eyes and strokes your head, soothing you into perfect, dreamy contentment. And this mollifying strain is the ideal lullaby when your sweetie is not within easy snuggle distance. Most indicas will do a good job of putting you to sleep. But something about Blackberry Kush lulls you to la-la-land in a more luxurious way than other strains in its class. Blackberry Kush sends you drifting through a starry sky, under a full moon, on a bright, white, fluffy cloud. And you won't wake up feeling like you just smoked a heavy indica the night

to prevent a cluster of little buds and allow the plant to take shape. From there, this short, stocky plant wants to flower almost immediately. Keeping it on a 24-hour light cycle while vegging will counter this. Even in the veg state, BBK is so excited to mate that it can start to produce resin crytals on the branches and all over its gorgeous, dark purple and burgundy leaves. Frost accelerates upon flowering, and an array of beautiful color blossoms soon after — pinkish purples darkening to deep burgundy, all covered in sparkly white frost. BBK has a relatively short flowering period of 55 days. Its compact but

fluffy nugs, coupled with its absence of colas, mean you'll be lucky to find this boutique strain in commercial markets. A year or two ago it would have been a truly rare find, but lately it has been known to show up in NorCal dispensaries on occasion. Blackberry Kush is a must for any well-rounded head stash. The buds are so beautiful you might have a hard time deciding whether to actually smoke them or just stare at them with your friends. Serving so many diverse functions, BBK is the perfect strain to keep on hand. And being so divine to look at and delicious to taste, it is sure to become one of your new favorites. You just got BBK-O’d! Look for Orange Velvet and Purple Diesel in upcoming issues of West Coast Cannabis. Got a strain you want to see covered by Getting High with Dragonfly? Or, just wanna say “high”? She loves to receive your emails. Write her at: ganjaprincess@hotmail.com

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NEWS
May 2010
JACk HErEr PASSES AWAY AT 70
Author, activist, and leader of the modern cannabis movement passed away on April 15, 2010 in Eugene, Oregon. Herer’s book, Emperor Wears No Clothes, sold over 700,000 copies and inspired the masses to look at cannabis prohibition in a different light. Jack traveled all over the country for decades educating people about the benefits of cannabis and hemp for fuel, fiber, food, and medicines. He spent his life fighting for the legalization of cannabis and helped author many ballot initiatives in several states to increase cannabis freedoms. He died of complications stemming from a heart attack suffered at Portland Hempstalk in September 2009. His legendary speeches were filled with passion and he was always willing to confront drug warriors on their claims that cannabis was dangerous. He passed at the age of 70 after almost 4 decades of cannabis activism. Members of the local cannabis community and public officials met in a town hall forum to discuss the future of cannabis in the Emerald Triangle should the Tax and Regulate ballot initiative should pass. The forum, entitled “Life After Legalization,” was meant to focus and brainstorm on what a post-legalization economy might look like for the area. Many are concerned that the local economy depends greatly on the cannabis trade and that legalization could deflate that economy based on mass production of the plant by Central Valley farmers. Ideas pitched were establishing a tourist economy and branding cannabis grown in the area to increase its value, much like Napa Valley does for wines produced locally. "The legalization of marijuana will be the single most devastating event in the long boom and bust economy of Northern California," stated the forum facilitator, Anna Hamilton, a Humboldt radio talk show host. There were voices of reason and comments of disdain on both sides of the discussion. Debates on the value of peace of mind and security vs. a normalized competitive market sparked passionate response from the 200 plus people in attendance. "I think it will normalize the industry," said Matthew Cohen of Northstone Organics. "This is going to allow growers to step into the light and be competitive."

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“While the dispensary ordinance is functioning and seems to be operating smoothly, problems seem to be arising with grow operations and the city," said City Attorney David Smith. The city's dispensary law deals with the “time, manner and place" the shops may operate. But absent from the ordinance are rules for large-scale indoor marijuana farms - with hot lights and high electrical loads, and millions of dollars worth of product - operating in the city's denser zones. Councilor Christina Thompson, who formerly managed the mixed-use Crossroads Phase I building in downtown, said allowing a grow center to set up in a mixed-use area could be unfair to neighboring tenants. Regulating grow centers has the support of the local insurance community, said Tommy Tucker, an agent with American Family Insurance of Durango. Tucker said that, if it were up to him, marijuana would be legalized and taxed because “that's the direction the country is heading." The idea also has the support of the local medicinal marijuana community, said attorney Stuart Prall, who represents dispensaries and patients in Durango. Prall said safety already is a priority for wise growers; most keep a staff member on duty at all hours. “You'll find that growers are different animals entirely," he said. “Whereas dispensaries are retail operations run by entrepreneurs who want to get their name out there, growers want to be discreet." Though the emergency ordinance is intended to give the city time to write rules for growers, entrepreneurs hoping to set up marijuana retail stores also will be asked to wait the six weeks.

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The Regulate, Control, and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010 is holding at 56% affirmatively for, 42% against, and 3% undecided according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted on April 20. The poll was conducted with 500 respondents and has a plus or minus of 4.4%. This poll shows the same number as a poll conducted earlier this year by the sponsors of the initiative. The recent poll was conducted for Bay Area CBS5 news. It showed that persons under 35 favor the initiative overwhelmingly at 74% and older participants over the age of 65 were mostly opposed with only 39% in favor. State Democrats facing tough election races hope that the initiative may bring out the younger crowd, which normally favors Democrats. “That will turn out people,” said California Democratic Party Chair John Burton. The TC2010 Campaign began airing radio ads with law enforcement proponents stating that the current method of controlling cannabis is a failure and that it is time for a new approach. The initiative stands to be a close one.

DurAngo CITY CounCIL PASSES MMJ orDInAnCE
The Durango City Council unanimously passed another emergency marijuana ordinance Tuesday, this time because of emerging concerns about growers of the pharmaceutical plant. The ordinance prevents new applications for business licenses and will not affect current marijuana patients or dispensaries and growing operations currently operating. This is the second emergency marijuana ordinance passed by the City Council; the first came last summer, after the city's first three dispensaries sprang up in less than a month. In October, Durango became one of the first cities in the state to pass a law regulating dispensaries.

LA orDInAnCE To bE EnACTED
The Los Angeles City Council voted 9-1 on April 16 to approve final amendments

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In strict compliance with prop 215 & sb 420

to a local medical marijuana dispensary ordinance it passed earlier this year. Although Mayor Villaraigosa signed the dispensary ordinance into law on February 3rd, the city was required to adopt a supplemental permit fee ordinance before the law could take effect. Conspicuously deleted from the final ordinance was a controversial provision that caused the medical marijuana advocacy organization Americans for Safe Access (ASA) to file a lawsuit against the city. The ordinance previously required dispensary operators to find a new location within 7 days after the law took effect, which ASA argued was a violation of due process. Villaraigosa has 10 days to sign the final amended ordinance, but it won't become effective until 30 days after being signed. In order to comply with the ordinance, dispensaries must be located at least 1,000 feet from schools, parks, libraries, churches and other so-called "sensitive uses." Even more problematic is a provision prohibiting dispensaries from locating next to or across the street from residential property, which excludes almost all of the city's commercial zones. Despite official requests of the Planning Department to produce maps that would indicate all of the available areas in the city a dispensary can be located, city staff was never able to satisfy those requests. "This amended ordinance now gives dispensaries up to six months to find somewhere in the city to locate," said ASA Legal Counsel Joe Elford. "The city ought to think twice about conducting any further raids before dispensaries have had a chance to comply with the new regulation."

the rules governing dispensing collectives. The dispensing collective contends that ownership had not officially changed and that the city refused to accept notification of the change, according to here attorney, Lisa Gygax. The collective will most likely close or face $1000 a day fines from the City.

EDDY LEPP MoVED
Medical Cannabis activist Eddy Lepp, serving 10 years federal imprisonment for growing medical marijuana, has been moved from Lompoc to Oklahoma and then to Dublin FCI prison. It is not known how long he will remain in Dublin.

DISAbLED SuE oVEr ACCESS
Four disabled and ill patients filed a lawsuit in Orange County alleging that the cities of Costa Mesa and Lake Forest’s actions to shut down dispensing collectives deny them access to public services. The plaintiffs, Orange County residents Marla James, Wayne Washington, James Armantrout and Charles Daniel DeJong filed the suit to temporarily restrain the cities from taking any further action against collectives; bar the cities from violating the rights of qualified people under the American Disabilities Act; award damages for past actions in violation of the ADA; and award attorney’s fees. “All of them suffer from severe disabilities and illness,” said attorney Matthew Pappas. “They are and have tried other medicines to help all the various symptoms associated with the disabilities and illnesses and those have not worked for them.” The suit is in response to the cities’ actions to close down several collectives in the past couple of months, including arresting and intimidating providers in both cities.

nFL TEAMS DrAFT CAnnAbIS uSErS
Sports Illustrated reports that owners, general managers, and scouts for the National Football League are finding larger percentages of potential draft players have cannabis use in their background. While there was a time where this would make a pick undesirable and most likely make them drop in the draft, the current trend is to tolerate some cannabis use amongst players and judge them on individual case basis. "It's pretty significant as a trend,'' an anonymous NFL head coach tells SI. "But if you knocked everyone off your board who has experimented with weed, you'd lose about 20 percent of your board, not to mention disqualify a few recent presidents. A third sounds a little high to me, but it's not a rare occurrence to have a player with some pot use in his background. You have to make a judgment on each individual guy.''

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SF Weekly reports that the father of the medical cannabis movement, Dennis Peron, suffered a stroke in April. Peron co-authored Prop. 215 and opened the state’s first dispensary in San Francisco. Peron told SF Weekly that the stroke kept him from giving a speech at the International Cannabis and Hemp Expo and that he had an operation to unclog his artery, calling the procedure “a total success.” He declared he was on the mend and stated, “Don’t count me out.” He has quit smoking cigarettes and is “going easy” on the pot. Peron is launching his Hotel Normandie adventure in Los Angeles, in which he has rechristened an aging Koreatown hotel into a “Pot-tel,” where cannabis enthusiasts can stay in a cannabis friendly environment. It is unknown if his health will effect this project’s development.

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The world’s first educational institution dedicated to cannabis law has opened its doors in California, home of Proposition 215 and a key battleground in the fight for cannabis legalization. The Cannabis Law Institute, based in Sonoma County, has been approved by the California State Bar as a Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Multiple Activity Provider. This means that licensed California attorneys can get educational credits for attending their classes and learning about marijuana laws. The Cannabis Law Institute was founded by two cannabis liberation attorneys, Joe Rogoway and Omar Figueroa. Both advocates were involved in the creation of The Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010 (which will be on the November ballot) prior to becoming proponents of the critically-acclaimed California Cannabis

Initiative. The goal of the founders, who recognize that legal education is often brainnumbingly stultifying, is to spark intellectual discourse in the courts, the bar, and amongst the public. Joe Rogoway, a northern California criminal defense attorney, has been involved in the development of California’s cannabis laws since attending the University of San Francisco School of Law. There, Joe clerked with Americans for Safe Access and assisted in both the creation of online patient guides as well as landmark litigation on behalf of the organization. As an attorney, Joe has practiced at the Law Office of the Public Defender in both Mendocino and Sonoma Counties representing clients in cases ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies. Some of Joe’s victories include successfully defending against allegations of unlawfully cultivating thousands of marijuana plants and possessing for sale hundreds of pounds of processed bud. Joe currently practices in Sonoma County. Omar Figueroa has been defending human

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beings accused of ridiculous cannabis crimes in California and federal courts for more than a decade. He is in private practice with an office in Sebastopol, West Sonoma County, and a practice throughout the state. He has appeared in more than thirty California counties, defending cases ranging from felony possession of a gram of hash to federal cases involving tens of thousands of plants, and has gotten dozens of felony cases and hundreds of marijuana-related charges dismissed. Omar has been given the Defenders of Justice Award by Americans for Safe Access, is a lifetime member of the NORML Legal Committee and has taught lawyers at national seminars hosted by NORML. He has also taught as a professor at Oaksterdam University, and graduated from Stanford Law School, Yale University, and Trial Lawyers College (He’s also a supporter of West Coast Cannabis Magazine. You can find his ad in the magazine-ed.) Although courses are designed to benefit attorneys, anyone who is interested in the state of cannabis law is invited to attend, as long as they’re not prosecutors or law enforcement.

Classes are taught by experienced lawyers and court-qualified experts, with a focus on providing cutting-edge education in a rapidly-evolving area of the law. A critical aspect of the Cannabis Law Institute is its mission of assembling a brain trust of the best and brightest minds to help create the legal architecture for cannabis in the twentyfirst century. To that end, the Cannabis Law Institute is in the process of developing customized local ordinances to implement The Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010, which will be on the November ballot. By the end of this year, you could be living a city or county which has a local adult marijuana sales and taxation ordinance designed by the Cannabis Law Institute. For more information about the Cannabis Law Institute, please visit www. cannabislawinstitute.com”.

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darkness. For instance, in June the covering can be placed over the plants about 1½hours before sunset, and then removed in the evening or early morning. As the night lengthens, keep the day length at 12 hours by shortening the time the covering shields the plants from daylight.

may not be safe to swallow is that there are inert substances mixed in with the active ingredient that may not be healthful to ingest. I have found the product to be quite effective and easy to use. It doesn’t seem to affect the odor or

have plenty of access to oxygen because of the large spaces between the aggregate. DWC systems usually use an air bubbler pump that pushes a trickle of water to the top of the container from the individual reservoir below. However, they can be constructed using a central reservoir. The containers are placed in a raised tray. The water from the reservoir is pumped to the containers using a submersible pump and a network of tubing. It flows through the containers and then drains into the tray and from there, back to the reservoir. To germinate the seed in the container something must support the seed in place, so it doesn’t fall to the bottom. You can make a little “nest” in the planting medium using peat moss, coir or some tissue paper. The seed should be covered with ¼-inch of planting medium. Keep the seed moist until it germinates.

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I am an experienced grower. Recently I moved into a new house and set up a closet system similar to the one in my old house. I ordered new stock of Jack Herer seeds from Willy Jack via Marc Emery Direct. This is a strain that I have had success with before. Out of ten seeds, six sprouted and two were female. I took cuttings from the better looking female. They were flowered at 6 inches in 6-inch plastic pots with a good organic soil mix and pruned to one main cola. The plants grew vigorously and showed no deficiencies. They appeared to be definitely more indica than the previous Jacks I had ordered. They formed large buds but they were sparsely populated with trichomes and the single blade leaves did not have their normal coating of trichomes. Neither the Jack’s somewhat piney smell, nor any marijuana odor was present. More trichomes appeared as the flowers matured but they were still sparse and small. At 70 days about half the trichomes had turned amber so I harvested them. As I suspected, they weren’t too good. There is not 1/10th the THC present as was in the previous Jacks I grew. On the dried buds the trichomes are so small that

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smokability of the bud. I waited several days before harvesting. I am planning to try a DWC grow, starting from seed. How should I start the seeds off before putting them into DWC? I want to avoid rockwool cubes. Gary B. Deep water cultivation, or DWC, is a technique in which there is a constant flow of water over medium such as sand, gravel, lava rock or horticultural clay pellets contained in pots. The flow of water creates a film of nutrient/ water solution over the planting medium. At the same time, roots

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Plants infected with powdery mildew. The fungus can be controlled using Serenade® and other fungicidal agents.
attacks a wide range of molds, but is not at all interested in you. Serenade is considered very safe and has a zero hour re-entry interval, meaning you can safely enter a room just after it has been sprayed. The reason that it

they look like fine granulated sugar as opposed to a crystalline gland. I am really at a loss here. These are beautiful plants in every respect except resin production. I am ready to chalk it up to bad genetics. Though I have had success with the exact same seeds before, Willy Jack's JH is an F2 to start at best and since I only had two females to choose from I may have lost the genetic lottery. What do you think? Drew I agree with your assessment. The sparse, small trichomes were the result of genetics rather than cultural practices. Vigorous healthy plants are likely to approach their potential. These plants just weren’t programmed to be big trichome producers. You lost in the Jack genetic lottery. Jack Herer was originally produced by Sensi Seeds. It is a combination of unstabilized hybrids so there is quite a bit of genetic diversity within the Jack complex. I hesitate to use the word “strain” because the plants are too variable. A pack of Jack seeds is likely to produce plants that vary from indica to sativa. You purchased seeds from Willy Jack, a breeder who probably started with Sensi Seed genetics

This bud does not suffer from a dearth of glands. It is well covered and looks like a pine covered in frost. The crystals glisten in the light.
and then selected from it. However, Jack is still unstable and you are unlikely to find a duplicate of your lost genetics. Discard these plants and start with new seeds. hours, 24 minutes from sunrise to sunset. On December 22, the shortest day of the year, daylight hours are 10 hours 36 minutes from sunrise to sunset. A 10½ hour dark period is long enough for most varieties of marijuana to continue flowering. However, late flowering varieties might revert to vegetative growth for a while, until the days grow shorter. On July 22nd the dark period is 15 minutes longer. Some varieties will flirt with vegetative growth for a few weeks but are soon triggered into flowering by the lengthening dark period. To assure that the plants continue to flower, they can be covered daily with large containers or blackout tarps that are totally opaque and allow no light to enter. White/black polyethylene is ideal for this. Place the tarp over the plants at the same time each day so the plants receive a total of 12 hours of uninterrupted

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I have some plants in the flowering stage. If I put them outdoors in June will they continue flowering or will they revert to vegetative growth? If they won’t continue to flower under full days of summer sunshine, is it possible to cover them with a lightproof container or tarp for part of the daylight period in order to keep them flowering? Will N. Maui is at the 20th latitude, still fairly close to the equator, so there is not that much variation in day length between summer and winter. On the longest day of the year, June 22, it is 13

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This month I have a "Sweet & Savory" treat. We use to make an item very similar to this a few years back. This easy recipe can be made with or without the peanuts. Always remember to use caution when eating edibles, as this is one of those recipes that you can eat too much of...lol!!!

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20 1 2 1/2 1 1/2 1/2 cups plain popped popcorn (about 2 cups unpopped) cup dry roasted peanuts cups firmly packed brown sugar cup dark corn syrup cup Cannabis infused butter teaspoon salt teaspoon baking soda

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Food-based cannabis medicines affect patients differently than inhaled methods of medicating with cannabis. Eating too much cannabis can cause extreme drowsiness, dizziness, inability to concentrate, diminished ability to focus, rapid heartbeat, increases or decreases in blood pressure, need for sleep, and feelings of euphoria.

Heat oven to 250° F. Combine popcorn and peanuts in roasting pan; set aside. Combine brown sugar, corn syrup, Cannabis infused butter and salt in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a full boil (8 to 10 minutes). Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until candy thermometer reaches 238° F or small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms a soft ball (3 to 5 minutes). Remove from heat; stir in baking soda. Pour mixture over popcorn, stirring until all popcorn is coated. Bake, stirring every 15 minutes, for 1 hour or until caramel corn is crisp. Remove from pan immediately. Cool completely, stirring occasionally. Store in tightly covered container. See you next month. Enjoy!!! RachieBake

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Green Angels Of Malibu (GAM) 21355 Pacific Coast Hwy. Unit #100 Malibu, CA 90265 (310) 317-6298 PCH Collective 22609 Pacific Coast Hwy. Malibu, CA 90265

Tujunga, Sylmar, Sun Valley, San Fernando, Pacoima

ALCC 7624 Foothill Blvd. Unit A Tujunga, CA 91402 (818) 353-9333 Folk Remedies Factory

11203 Glenoaks Blvd. #2B Pacoima, CA 91331 (818) 834-8304 Foothill Wellness Center (FWC) 7132 Foothill Blvd., Tujunga, CA 91402 (818) 352-3388 Herbal Compassionate Caregivers (HCC) 11565 Laurel Canyon Blvd., #215 San Fernando, CA 91340 (818) 837-7776 Sunland Organic Pharmacy (SOP) 7947 Foothill Blvd. Tujunga, CA 91040 (818) 951-5000 Urban Health (UH) 12431 San Fernando Rd. #E Sylmar, CA 91342 (818) 364-5700 Valley Holistic Caregivers (VHC) 7200 Vineland Blvd. #205 Sun Valley, Ca 91352 (818) 255-5511 Canoga Park 2AM Dispensary 8239 Canoga Ave. Canoga Park, Ca 91311 (818) 264-0790 Canoga Park Discount Collective (CPDC) 7111 Winnetka Ave. #8 Canoga Park, CA 91306

(818) 456-1917 Discount Co-op of The Valley (DCSV) 21315 Saticoy St. #R Canoga Park, CA 91304 (818) 887-0980 Holistic Alternatives Inc. (HAI) 21001 Sherman Way #12 Canoga Park, CA 91303 (818) 703-1190 Sherman Way Collective (SWC) 22147 Sherman Way Canoga Park, CA 91303 (818) 932-9428

Northridge & Reseda

420 For The People (420FTP) 15300 Devonshire St. #11 Mission Hills, CA (818) PUSH-420 Blue Banana Caregivers of Northridge 18526 Parthenia St. Northridge, CA 91324 (818) 772-0420 Cannamed of Northridge 9345 Melvin Ave. #1 Northridge, CA 91324 (818) 882-4849 Green Happiness Healing Center (GHHC) 8707 Lindley Ave. #G Northridge, CA 91325

(818) 886-2479 Happycation Collective (HC) 6740 Reseda Blvd. #107 Reseda, CA 91335 (818) 757-3574 Humboldt Relief (HR) 6670 Reseda Blvd. #10 Reseda CA 91335 (818) 300-0020 Medical Herbs (MH) 7122 Reseda Blvd #207 Reseda CA 91335 (818) 342-8889 MMI 8924 Reseda Blvd. Northridge, CA 91324 (818) 718-6336 Nature’s Natural Collective Care (NNCC) 6951 Reseda Blvd Reseda, Ca 91355 (818) 344-1102 OG Art Collective 14522 Vanowen St. #7 Van Nuys, CA 91405 (818) 994-2040 Reliable Relief 7125 Lindley Ave Reseda, CA 91335 (818) 881-4420 San Fernando Valley Patients Group (SFVPG) 8805 Reseda Blvd. Northridge, CA 91324

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Studio City Private Organic Pharmacy (SCPOT) 11557 Ventura Blvd. Studio City, CA 91604 (818) 506-7144 Studio City Caregivers (SCC) 3625 Cahuemga Blvd. Los Angeles, Ca 90068 (323) 850-1848 Wellness Earth Energy Dispensary (WEED) 12021 ½ Ventura Blvd. Studio City, CA 91604 (818) 980-2265 Daddy’s Collective (DC) 14430 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 (818) 817-9517 Medical Marijuana Relief Clinic (MMRC) 14303 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 (818) 783-3888 So-Cal Herbal Inc. (SCHI) 13238 Riverside Dr. Sherman Oaks, Ca 91423 (818) 501-5554 VIP 13650 Burbank Blvd. Sherman Oaks, Ca 91401 (818) 345-5477 Wellness Caregivers (WC) 14429 Ventura Blvd. #111 Sherman Oaks, Ca 91423 (818) 981-4781 California Compassionate Care Network (CCCN) 4720 Vineland Ave. North Hollywood, Ca 91602 (818) 980-6337 Cure With Herbs 12011 Victory Blvd. #104 North Hollywood, CA 91606 (818) 985-4372 Divine Wellness Center (DWC) 5056 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601 Green Miracle Healing (GMH) 7503 Laurel Canyon Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91605 (818) 232-8684 Harmony House (HH) 1651 Sherman Way North Hollywood, CA 91605 (818) 982-4420 Love & Spirit (LSC) 5651½ Cahuenga Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601 (818) 753-9200 No Ho Herbal Medicine (NHHM) 12032 Vose St. North Hollywood, Ca 91605

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(818) 734-2778 Sweet D (SD) 8349 Reseda Blvd. #D Northridge, CA 91325 (818) 882-8955 True Healing Collective (THC) 7329 Reseda Blvd. Reseda, CA 91355 (818) 705-6780

North Hills & Panorama City

105/405 15650 Nordhoff St. #105 North Hills, CA 91343 (818) 830-2600 No Stress Collective (NSC) 9005 Sepulveda Blvd. #1 North Hills, CA 91343 (818) 810-5864 Panorama Providers (PP) 13807 Roscoe Blvd., Panorama, Ca 91402 (818) 895-4820 Woodman Compassionate Center (WCC) 8205 Woodman Ave. #106

(818) 716-9200 West Valley Caregivers (WVC) 23067 Ventura Blvd. #104 Woodland Hills, CA 91364 Woodland Hills (818) 591-5899 Ashmoon Caregivers (AC) Woodland Hills Treatment Center 21610 Ventura Blvd. (WHTC) Woodlands Hills, Ca 91364, 5338 Alhama Dr. 2nd Floor 818) 999-2211 Boulevard Collective (BVC) Woodland Hills, CA 91364 19709 Ventura Blvd. #A 2nd Floor (818) 884-8338 Woodland Hills, Ca 91364 (818) 710-1166 Van Nuys Green Joy (GJ) 818 Collective (818C) 22851 Ventura Blvd. 7232 Sepulveda Blvd. Ca 91364 Van Nuys, CA 91405 (818) 222-1882 (818) 442-0200 Herbal Solutions Collective (HSC) Balboa Caregivers (BC) 22728 Ventura Blvd. #A, 16900 Sherman Way #6 Woodland Hills, Ca 91364 Van Nuys, CA (818) 704-1300 (818) 902-0201 The Hills Collective (THC) Boo-Ku Collective (BK) 20000 Ventura Blvd. #B 6817 Sepulveda Blvd. 2nd Floor Woodland Hills, CA 91364 Van Nuys, CA 91405 (818) 999-3265 (818 )908-9255 Topanga Caregivers (TC) Cali Care Collective (CC) 6457 Topanga Cyn Blvd. 13247 Victory Blvd. Woodland Hills, CA Van Nuys, CA 91401 Panorama City, CA (818) 453-8153

(818) 761-6944 California’s Choice (CC) 6722 White Oak Ave. Van Nuys, CA 91406 (818) 881-1489 C.A.R.E. Collective 14530 Archwood St. Van Nuys CA 91405 (818) 387-8467 Discount Relief Center (DRC) 6309 Van Nuys Blvd. #110 Van Nuys, CA 91401 (818) 849-6751 Durman Inc Caregivers (DINC) 16045 Sherman Way Unit H1 Van Nuys, CA 91406 (818) 908-0881 The Green Earth (TGE) 6811 Woodman Ave. Van Nuys, CA 91405 (818) 994-1045 Kester Caregivers (KCG) 6817 Kester Ave. Van Nuys, CA 91405 (818) 988-6600 KUSHISM (K) 7555 Woodley Ave.

Van Nuys, CA 91406 (818) 994-3446 Organic Health Solutions (OHS) 14540 Victory Blvd. #100 Van Nuys, CA 91411 (818) 787-0420 Our Green Planet (OGPC) 14624 Victory Blvd. Van Nuys, CA 91411 (818) 376-8512 Red Moon Inc. (RM) 14350 Oxnard St. Van Nuys, CA 91401 (818) 997-6912 Safe Harbor Patients Collective (SHPC) 5953 Hazeltine Ave. #B Van Nuys, CA (818) 902-0015 Van Nuys Healing Center 14923 Oxnard St. #B Van Nuys, CA 91411 (818) 994-5874 Valley Health Center (VHC) 7766 Burnet Ave. #C Van Nuys, CA 91405 (818) 602-6106

Valley Patients (VP) 8953 Woodman Ave. #101 Arleta, Ca (818 )895-5645 Van Nuys Compassionate Caregivers (VNCC) 7026 Van Nuys Blvd. Van Nuys, CA 91405 (818) 660-2646

Studio City

Alternative Medicine Group 10964 Ventura Blvd. Studio City, CA (818) 762-5886 City Organic Remedies (COR) 11306 Ventura Blvd. Studio City, Ca 91604 (818) 980-1122 LAHC 11101 Ventura Blvd. #1 Studio City, CA 91604 (818) 506-6364 Secret Garden 4346 Laurel Canyon Studio City, Ca 91604 (818) 985-HELP

Granada Hills

Caregivers Earth Ordinance (CEO) 17050 Chatsworth St. #243 Granada Hills, CA 91345 (818) 530-2615 Mission Hills Patients Collective (MHPC) 9911 Sepulveda Blvd. Mission Hills, CA (818) 894-5117

(818) 765-5933 North Hollywood Collective (NHC) 12518 Vanowen St. North Hollywood, Ca 91605 (818) 764-0070 North Hollywood Compassionate Caregivers (NHCC) 4854 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601 (818) 980-9212 Patients & Caregivers (PC) 6141 Vineland Ave. North Hollywood, CA 91606 (818) 588-1307 Toluca Lake Collective (TLC) 11436 Hatteras St. North Hollywood, CA 91601 (818) 752-8420 TLMD 12458 Magnolia Blvd. West Hollywood
Alternative Herbal Health Services (AHHS) 7828 Santa Monica Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90046 Valley Village, CA 91607 (818) 761-9581

North Hollywood

Sherman Oaks

AZ Caregivers (AZC) 4942 Vineland Ave. #112 North Holllywood, CA 91601 (818) 761-5467

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(323) 654-8792 The Herbal Discount Collective (HDC) 735 N. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, Ca 90038 (323) 933- HERB

Collective Resrouce Guide
Services, cutting available (888) 815-2453 Grateful Meds (GM) 744 N. La Brea Los Angeles, CA 90038 (323) 939-9111 Hollywood Caregivers (HWCG) 711 N. Virgil Los Angeles, CA90029 (323) 669-9333 Kush Mart (KM) 6430 Selma Ave. Hollywood, CA 90028 (323) 464-6465 Natural Remedies Caregivers (NRC) 927 ½ N. Western Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90029 (323) 871-9501 Melrose Herbal Pharmacy (MHP) 7262 Melrose Ave. #A Los Angeles, CA 90046 (323) 933-1906 Santa Monica Collective (SMC) 11957 Santa Monica Blvd. #101 Los Angeles. Ca 90025 5045 York Blvd. (323) 473-8444 Los Angeles, CA 90042 West Coast Natural Pain Relief Inc (323) 982-9042 (WCNPR) Green Leaf Collective (GLC) 5421 Santa Monica Blvd. #D 5607 Huntington Dr. Hollywood, CA 90029 Los Angeles, CA 90032 (323) 463-4444 (323) 343-0100 Nature’s Cure Patients Collective East Los Angeles (NCPC) American Eagle Collective (AEC) 4577 Valley Blvd. 2501 Colorado Blvd. #B Los Angeles, CA 90032 Eagle Rock, CA 90041 (323) 225-1815 Soto St. Collective (323) 739-0215 1260 S. Soto St. #1 Colorado Collective (CC) Los Angeles, CA 90023 1121 Colorado Blvd. (323) 262-8288 Los Angeles, CA 90041 (323) 550-8043 Apothecary Collective Venice, Marina Del 5405 Alhambra Ave. Ray,Playa Del Ray Los Angeles, CA 90032 Marina Caregivers (323) 222-4420 730 Washington Blvd. Marina Del Ray, CA 90292 The Green Cross (TCG) (310) 574-4000 2912 Colorado Blvd. Gourmet Green Room Eagle Rock, CA 90041 736 Lincoln Blvd. (818) 241-6300 Venice, CA 90291 Green Earth Collective (GEC) (310) 581-0600 Beach Center Collective 310 Culver Blvd. Playa Del Ray, CA 90293 (310) 821-4420 Alternative Caregivers Discount 122 S. Lincoln Ave. #204 Venice, CA (877) 219-3809 Supplemental Organic Solutions 2501 Lincoln Blvd. Venice, CA 90291 (310) 450-9141 Ironworks Collective 4100 Lincoln Blvd. Venice, CA (310) 305-8425 Venice Beach Care Center 410 Lincoln Blvd. Venice, CA 90291 (310) 399-4307 Nile Collective 1501 Pacific Ave. Venice, CA 90291 (310) 392-9900 12421 Venice Blvd. Venice, CA 90066 (310) 401-3454 B Green (BG) 10835 Santa Monica Blvd. #204-A Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 234-6634 Canna Care Relief (CCR) 1716 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90021 (310) 473-4105 Culver City Collective (CCC) 10887 Venice Blvd. #A Los Angeles, CA 90034 (310) 838-5888 Farmacopiea Organica (FO) 468 S. Robertson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90048 (424) 354-1700 Gourmet Green Room (GGR) 2000 Cotner Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 473-3509 Greener Pastures Collective (GPC) 1101 S. Robertson Blvd. #104 Los Angeles, CA 90035 (310) 744-1600 The Green Oasis (GO) 11924 W. Jefferson Blvd. West Los Angeles, CA 90230 (323) 389-1899 Organic Caregivers (OC) 2249 Westwood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064 (424) 832-7684 The Organic Pharmacy (TOP) 11607 Washington Pl. Los Angeles, CA 90066 (310) 915-1595 The Farmacy 7825 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046 (323) 848-7981 Purelife Alternative Wellness Center (PAWC) 1649 S. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90035 (310) 246-9345 Venice Collective (VC) 12581 Venice Blvd. #201 Los Angeles, CA 90066 (310) 437-0308 Venice Holistic Caregivers (VHC) 10955 Venice Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90034 (310) 837-5100 West La Caregivers (WLAC) 8621 Bellanca Ave. #100 Los Angeles, CA 90045 (310) 645-1064 Westwood Caregivers (WC) 10966 Le Conte Ave. Westwood Village, CA 90024 (310) 209-3333 Westwood Organic (WO) 1722 Westwood Blvd. #201 Los Angeles, CA 90024 (310) 441-1200 Wilshire Healing (WH) 11906 Wilshire Blvd. W. Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 478-6655 Alternative Herbal Health Services (AHHS) 7828 Santa Monica Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90046 (323) 654-8792 2802½ S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90007 (213) 748-1992 Eagle Rock Herbal Collective 4729 Eagle Rock Blvd. Eagle Rock, CA (323) 257-4420 Art Healing Center 620 E. 1st. St. Los Angeles, CA (213) 687-9981 Downtown Collective 1600 Hill St. #D Los Angeles, CA (213) 746-5420 Apothecary 420 330 N. Western Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 836-0420 Hollywood Holistic 1543 Sawtelle Blvd. Los Angeles, CA (310) 481-0060 The Natural Way of LA 5817 Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019 (323) 936-4300

Los Angeles Patient Care Group (LAPCG) 7213 Santa Monica Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90046 (323) 882-6263 Zen Healing Collective (ZHC) 8464 Santa Monica Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90046 (323) 656-6611

Hollywood

Blue Sky (BS) 5302 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 406-4732 Canto Diem 5419 Sunset Blvd. #5 Hollywood, CA 90027 (818) 465-4420 Hollyweed 1607 N. El Centro #24

Hollywood, CA 90028 (818) 469-9073 City Of Angels Wellness Center 6435 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 (323) 469-9073 Eden Therapy Caregivers 6757 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90038 (323) 463-8937 Better Alternative Treatment (BAT) 7353 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046 (818) 420-6847 California Herbal Healing Center (CHHC) 1437 N. La Brea Ave. Hollywood, CA 90037 (818) 420-KUSH Evergreen Co-op Collective (ECC) 1606 N. Gower St. Hollywood, CA 90028 (323) 466-2100 Good Leaf Collective Free Delivery to OC & Los Angeles Excellent at home care

West Los Angeles
420 Collective

Downtown & W. LA
420 Grand Caregivers

Law Offices Of Omar figuerOa 7770 Healdsburg avenue, suite a, sebastopol, ca 95472 (707) 829-0215 • omar@stanfordalumni.org • www.omarfigueroa.com

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Herbal Cure Co-op 11318 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064 (310) 312-5215 Higher Path 1302 W. Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026 (213) 977-0907 Herbal Remedies Caregivers 5204 Fountain Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90029 (323) 913-0931 Heaven on Earth Healing 4847 Fountain Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90029 (323) 661-8894 Downtown Patients Group 1753 S. Hill St. #8 Los Angeles, CA 90015 (213) 747-3386 Green Earth Collective 5045 York Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90042 (323) 982-9042 Korea Town Collective 3567 W. 3rd St. Los Angeles, CA 90020 (213) 384-2403 Euphoric Caregivers 1155 N. Vermont #202 Los Angeles, Ca 90029 (323) 664-9900 California Patients Alliance 8271 Melrose #102 Los Angeles, CA 90047 (323) 655-1735 Living Earth Wellness Center 4207 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019 (323) 936-5000 Cali’s Finest Compassionate Co-op 8540 Venice Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90034 (310) 838-5800 Robertson Caregivers 2515 S. Robertson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90034 (310) 837-7279 Hazelwood Patients Collective 4619 Hazelwood St. Eagle Rock, CA 90041 (323) 542-9140 Hyperion Healing 1913 Hyperion Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90029 (323) 953-1913 Herbal Healing Center (HHC) 1051 S. Fairfax Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019 (323) 934-4314 Sunset Herbal Corner Inc. 7725 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046 (323) 851-5554 Green E 7948 W. 3rd St. Los Angeles, CA 90048 (877) 321-5874 Vermont Healing Center 955 Vermont Ave. #T Los Angeles, CA 90006 (213) 387-5203 314 W. Olympic Herbal Center (WOHC) 314 Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015 (213) 744-0036 Western Caregivers Group 467 N. Western Ave. Los Angeles, CA (323) 464-5571 The Farmacy 1509 Abbot Kinney Venice, CA 90291 (310) 592-9890 The Farmacy Westwood 1035 Gayley Ave. Westwood, CA 90024 (310) 208-0820 Grateful Meds 744 N. La Brea Los Angeles, CA 90038 (323) 939-9111 California Caregivers Alliance 2815 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90026 (213) 353-0100 The Green Easy
7948 W 3rd St. Los Angeles, CA 90048 (877) 321-5874 LAX Patients Remedies 5300 W Century #124 Los Angeles, CA 90045 (310) 645-1330 Blue Sky 5302 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 406-4732 Hollywood THC 5322 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 465-9513 Keep It Medical 4911 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA (323) 851-0204 Farmacopeia Organica 468 South Robertson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90048 (424) 354-1700 Downtown Natural Caregivers 312 S. Wall St. Los Angeles, CA 90013 (213) 625-0301 Exclusive Caregivers of California 2157 ½ W. Century Blvd

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Found at the Finest Dispensaries in the World

Los Angeles, CA 90013 (323) 754-2209 Euphoric Caregivers (EC) 1155 N. Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90029 (323) 664-9900 Fountain of Well Being (FOWB) 3835 Fountain Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90029 (323) 662-0900 Global Meds (GMEDS) 3425 Glendale Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90039 (323) 953-0565 Herbal Healing Center (HHC) 1051 S. Fairfax Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90019 (323) 934-4314 Hill Organic Herbs (HOH) 718 S. Hill St. #200 Los Angeles, CA 90014 (213) 627-1004 Holistic Healing Alternative (HHA) 1400 S. Olive St. Los Angeles, CA 90015 (213) 746-4445 KKC Collective 2214 S. Vermont St. Los Angeles, CA Ca 90007 (323) 733-2581 Kush Collective (KC) 1111 S. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90019 (323) 938-5874 La Confidential Caregivers (LACC) 7263 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046 (323) 272-4738 La Organic Pharmacy (LAOP) 4911 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90029 (323) 463-3920

Locate where pain is emanating from. Directly apply two sprays of the isopropyl alcohol cannabis tincture. Flares cells allowing THC to penetrate. Cover with small dab of hempseed oil based lotion enjoying it’s pleasant fruity fragrance. Lotion is infused with cannabis also. Hempseed oil from lotion is absorbed into flared area along with cannabis. Works immediately. Each set usually lasts 3 months for average patient. Very economical, and natural too.

Directions for Natural Relief CANNALGESIC Topical Spray and Lotion

LAXCC 5710 Manchester Ave. #203 Los Angeles, CA 90045 (310) 568-9602 Med X Express Caregivers 441 ½ E. 16th St. Los Angeles, CA 90015 (213) 746-6256 Purple Heart Compassionate 5823 W. Pico Blvd. #B Los Angeles, Ca 90019 (323) 272-4392 Slauson Caregivers Center (SCC) 3708 W. Slauson Ave. #B Los Angeles, CA 90043 (877) 310-9333

CA 90026 Phone: (213) 908-7442 Vermont Herbal Center (VHC) 955 S. Vermont Ave. Ste. T Los Angeles, CA 90006 (213) 387-5203 Western Theraputic Collective (WTC) 447 S. Western Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90020 (213) 381-5209

1 Love Beach Club (1LBC) 2767 E. Broadway St. Long Beach, CA 90803 St. Andrews Medical (SAM) (562) 343-5388 432 S. San Vincente Blvd. Quality Discount Caregivers Los Angeles, CA 90027 1150 San Antonio Dr. (310) 855-0420 Long Beach, CA 90807 Sunset Discount Providers (562) 492-6091 1498 W. Sunset Blvd. #6, Southern California Herbal Los Angeles, CA 90026 Network (213) 250-2244 600 S. Pacific Ave. #104 Sunset Organic Center (SOC) San Pedro 2210 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, (310) 547-4500

Long Beach & South Bay

Natural Wellness Caregivers Group 1111 S Pacific Ave. San Pedro, CA 90731 (310) 618-3582 Delta 9 Torrance Herbal Collective 1321 W. Carson St. Torrance, Ca 90501 (310) 618-3582 Green Cross 1658 W. Carson St. #B Torrance, CA 90501 (310) 533-9363 Alternative Medicine Group 5543 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach, CA 90805 (562) 612-4637 South Bay Wellness Network 1127 W. Anaheim St. Wilmington, CA 90744 (310) 847-6199 Alternative Herbal Health 3702 E. Anaheim St. Long Beach, CA90804 (562) 597-1199 A Soothing Remedy Co-op 1521 W. Willow St.

Long Beach, ca. 90810 (562) 612-4388 Herbal Solutions Compassionate Caregivers (HSCC) 5746 E. 2nd St. Long Beach, CA 90803 (562) 439-8295 Long Beach Collective (LBC) 1734 Artesia Blvd. Long Beach, CA90805 (562) 984-2520 Long Beach Quality Discount Caregivers (LBQDC) 1150 San Antonio Blvd. Long Beach CA 90807 (562) 988-8889 Natures Top Shelf Medicinals (NTSM) 1530 E. Wardlow Rd. Long Beach, CA 90805 (562) 989-0000 Compassionate Caregivers of San Pedro (CCSP) 410 Gaffey St. San Pedro, CA 90731 (310) 732-2109 Gardena Compassionate

Caregivers (GCC) 534 W. 182nd St. Gardena, CA 90248 (310) 817-7777 Green Guild (GG) 26302 S. Western Ave. Harbor City, CA 90717 (310) 534-0013 Kush Korner II (KKII) 813 Cristobal Ave. Wilmington, CA 90744 (310) 830-0653

South East Los Angeles

AP Natural Solutions (APNS) 9841 Alburtis Ave. Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 (562) 911-9393 Santa Fe Compassionate Health Center (SFCHC) 13128 Telegraph Rd. #C Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 (562) 941-1111 The Springs Alternative Care (SAC) 11703 Los Nietos Rd. Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

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Canna Help 505 A Industrial Pl. Palm Springs, CA Orange, San (760) 327-2504 Bernardino, OC Collective & Patient Bakery Riverside, Imperial (Call for Directions) 215 Agenda (215A) Anaheim, CA 24601 Raymond Way #11 (714) 835-3500 Lake Forest, CA 92630 Orange County Patients Group (949) 380-8420 2315 E. 17th St. #4 California Alternative Medical Solutions Santa Ana, Ca 92705 58967 Business Center Dr. #H (714) 547-2525 Yucca Valley, CA Healthy Living Hospice Center (800) 409-7969 1800 E. Garry Ave. #221 C.A.P.S. Collective Santa Ana, CA 4050 Airport Center Dr. (866) 575-5430 Palm Springs, CA 92264 Omega Healthcare Collective (760) 864-8700 (Call for Directions) The Compassionate Collective Santa Ana, CA 92705 Of California (949) 836-4833 555 N. Commercial Dr. #5 The Care Resource Center Palm Springs 92264 14482 Beach Blvd. #Z (760) 325-2262 Westminster, CA 92683 Lake Forest Community Collective (888) 714-6337 24602 Raymond Way #201 Beach Cities Collective Lake Forest, CA 92630 26841 Calle Hermosa (949) 690-7048 Suite #C (562) 699-8960 Capistrano Beach, Ca 92624 (949) 481-5046 Camm Collective (CC) Serving OC Call For Verification (949) 242-9168 Care Mutual 26730 Towne Center Dr. #203 Foothill Ranch, CA 92610 (888) 864-4326 Lake Forest Health & Wellness Center 23072 Lake Center Dr. #110 Lake Forest, CA 92630 (949) 859-1158 The Point Alternative Care 34213 S. Pacific Coast Hwy #C Dana Point, CA 92629 (949) 248-5500 Santa Ana Patients Group 1823 17th St. #209 Santa Ana, Ca 92705 (714) 568-0041 South County Alternative (SCA) (Call for Directions) (888) 737-7765 Suite-A Laguna Health (SALH) (Call for Pre-Verification) (949) 249-2570 Unit D/Tangent Retail 11471 Brookhurt St. #D Garden Grove, CA 92840 (714) 590-9100 The Variety (TV) 15052 Adams St. #A Midway City, CA 92655 (714) 893-1263 (619) 574-9500 Green Stream Co-op 3434 Midway Dr. #108 San Diego, CA 92110 (619) 795-BUDS Hillcrest Compassion Care 1295 University Ave. #10 San Diego, CA 92103 (619) 395-6349 Horizon Collective 3405 Kenyon St. #201 San Diego, CA 92110 (619) 221-2932 Integrity Workers Co-op 2801 Camino Del Rio S. #201-6 San Diego, CA 92108 (619) 692-3995 Light the Way 6330 Nancy Ridge Rd. San Diego, CA 92121 (858) 550-0450 The Greenery Caregivers 4672 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA 92116 (619)296-1300 Trichome Healing Collective 752 6th Ave. San Diego, CA (619) 338-9922 and surrounding areas (949) 637-PUFF Ventura County Deliveries Serving Southern California (877) 837-4420 (559) 442-8420 North Valley Holistic Health 2961 Highway 32 #17 Chico, CA (530) 891-HERB Pathways Health Co-op 20 E. Acacia Stockton, CA 95202 (209) 451-3940 Real Meds Delivery Serving Modesto & 209 (209) 489-5148 Yuba County Cannabis Buyers’ Collective Call for Directions (530) 749-7497

Collective Resrouce Guide
Berkley Patients Group (BCG) 2747 San Pablo Ave. Berkley, CA (510) 540-6013 Berkley Patients Care Collective 2590 Telegraph Rd. Berkley, CA (510) 540-7878 Blue Sky Coffee Shop 377 17th St. Oakland, CA (510) 251-0690 Harborside Health Center (HHC) 1840 Embarcadero Oakland, CA (510) 533-0146 Oakland Patient Center (OPC) 705 Broadway Oakland, CA (510) 893-0891
Purple Heart Patient Center (PHPC) 415 4th St. Oakland, CA 94607 (510) 625-7877

San Francisco

Southern California Delivery Services

San Diego

Beneficial Care Collective (BCC) 740 Broadway San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 702-2110 Gourmet Green Room (GGR) 5121 Santa Fe St. #F San Diego, Ca 92109 (858) 273-9300 Green Joy 4633 Convoy St. #104 San Diego, CA 92101 (858) 268-4488 Green Leaf Wellness 1747 Hancock St. #B San Diego, CA 92101

420 Spiritual Caregivers Serving LA & OC Counties (562) 536-2502 Chron Don Medical Marijuana Serving Inland Empire, OC, Long Beach (714) 499-8776 Compassion At Your Door Delivery to the 909 & 951 areas (951) 224-4572 IE Dispensary Inc. Serving San Bernardo, Riverside (760) 801-7892 OC Herbal Care Serving the OC (714) 654-3450 Relaxed Expressions Serving Riverside, and Surrounding areas (909) 532-2439 Stick Icky’s Serving OC, Riverside,

Northern California Redding, Chico & Foothills Central Valley
D.O.C. Inc. 4950 Cohasset St. #10 Chico, CA 95973 Golden State Patient Care (GSPC) 233 Highway 174, Colfax, CA (530) 891-1420 The Hampton Collective 2745 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA 96002 (530) 222-MEDS MEDIMAR Clinic Dispensing Collective 210 E. Olive St. Fresno, CA

Oakland

South Lake Tahoe
City Of Angeles 2 Collective 989 3rd St. South Lake Tahoe, Ca (530) 600-0202

Berkeley

Berkley Cannabis Co-op (BCC) Call For address and Directions (510) 486-1025

Duboce Collective 208 Valencia St. San Francisco, Ca 94103 (415) 621-0131 Alternative Patient Caregivers 953 Mission St. #108 San Francisco, CA (415) 618-0680 Alternative Relief Co-op 1944 Ocean Ave. San Francisco, CA (415) 239-4766 Bernal Heights Collective 29th St. San Francisco, CA 94110 (415) 642-5895 Divinity Tree (DT) 958 Geary St. San Francisco, CA 94109 (415) 614-9194 Emmalyn’s Califonia Cannabis Clinic (ECCC) 1597 Howard St. #A San Francisco, CA

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(415) 861-1000 Grass Roots Clinic (GRC) 1077 Post St. San Francisco, CA 94109 (415) 346-4338 Green Door 843 Howard St. San Francisco, CA 94109 (415) 541-9590 Herbal Health Collective Call For Directions (916) 459-6123 Hope Net Co-op 223 9th St. San Francisco, CA (415) 863-4399 Ketama Collective 14 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA 94109 (415) 861-2451 Love Shack (LS) 502 14th St. San Francisco, CA 94103 (415) 552-4121 Nor Cal Herbal Relief Center 1545 Ocean Ave. San Francisco, CA 94112 (415) 469-7700

Re-leaf Herbal Center 1284 Mission St. San Francisco, CA (415) 355-0420 Sanctuary 669 O’Farrell St. San Francisco, CA (415) 885-4420 San Francisco ACT-UP 1884 Market St. San Francisco, CA (415) 864-6686 Sweatleaf Collective Call For Directions (415) 273-4663 Valencia St. Caregivers 208 Valencia St. San Francisco, C A 94103 (415) 621-0131 Vapor Room Cooperative of San Francisco 607A Haight Street San Francisco, CA 94117 www.vaporroom.com

San Jose

Amsterdam’s Garden 2170 The Alameda

San Jose, CA 95126 (408) 717-3035 Fortune Wellness Center 2231 Fortune Dr. #A San Jose, CA (408) 432-1776 Harborside Health Center Of San Jose 2106 Ringwood Ave. San Jose, CA 95131 (408) 321-8424 Holistic Health Care Co-op 88 Tully Rd. #107 San Jose, CA 95111 (408) 294-6973 La Vie MMX 2081 Bering Dr. #Y San Jose, CA 95131 (408) 573-7123 Monterey Rd. Health Center 1837 Monterey Rd. San Jose, CA 95112 (408) 289-9111 Natural Herbal Pain Relief 519 Parrott St. San Jose (408) 283-9333 Pharmers Health Center

7246 Sharon Dr. #N San Jose, Ca 95129 (408) 899-4901 Purple Elephant Co-op 642 E. Santa Clara St. San Jose CA 95112 (408) 275-8089 San Jose Patients Group 824 The Alameda San Jose, CA 95126 (408) 295-5411 South Bay Apothecary Collective 1907 Concourse Dr. San Jose, CA 95131 (408) 428-9827 South Bay Cannamed Patients 334 Commercial St. San Jose, CA 95112 (408) 279-6700 The 408 CC 2730 Alello Dr. #B San Jose, CA 95111 (408) 229-2373 TheraLeaf Co-op 606 Saratoga Ave. #D San Jose, CA 95129 (408) 246-4420

University Avenue Wellness Center 630 University Ave. San Jose, CA 95110 (408) 564-5244

Santa Cruz

Greenway Compassionate Relief (GCR) 140 Dubois St #D Santa Cruz (831) 420-1640 Mon-Sat 11am-7pm

Vallejo & Richmond
East Bay Patients Association 3223 Pierce St. Richmond, CA (510) 527-0420 Golden State Health Center 865 Marina Bay Parkway #44 Richmond, CA 94804 (510) 232-1329 Gradaddypurp Collective Inc. 2924 Hilltop Mall Rd. Richmond, CA 94806 (510) 243-7575

Holistic Healing Collective 221 Tewksbury Ave. Richmond, CA 94801 (510) 232-1329 Marin Alliance For Medical MJ Call For Directions (415) 256-9328 North Bay Alternative Healing (NBAH) 1516 Napa St. Vallejo, CA 94590 (707) 980-7221 Stan The Man’s Collective 1235 Warren Ave. Vallejo, CA 94591 (707) 557-5433 7 Stars Holistic Healing Center 3288 Pierce St. #M108 Richmond, CA (510) 527-STARS

Sacramento

1 Love Wellness (1LW) 1841 El Camino Ave. Sacramento, CA 95815 (916) 231-LOVE

12 Hour Care Collective 6666-C Fruitridge Blvd. Sacramento, CA (916) 386-9727 215 Grass (215G) 4381 Gateway Park Blvd. #560 Sacramento, CA (916) 419-6322 5800 Roseville (GCNA) 5816 Roseville Rd. #10 Sacramento, CA 95842 (916) 538-1006 All About Wellness (AAW) 1900 19th St. Sacramento, CA 95811 (916) 454-4327 American Collectives Dispensary 1855 Diesel St. #1 Sacramento, CA 95838 (916) 927-0237 Alternative Medical Center (AMC) 8665 Folsom Blvd. Sacramento, CA Free Shuttle Service Offered (916) 386-3588 A Therapeutic Alternative (ATA) 3015 H St.

Sacramento, CA 95816 (916) 400-3117 California Holistic Collective (CHC) 7703 Fair Oaks Blvd. Carmichael, CA 95608 Capital Wellness Collective 2100 29th St. Sacramento, CA (916) 739-1471 City of Trees Compassionate Care (CTCC) 6743 Fair Oaks Blvd. Carmichael, CA 95608 (916) 481-1116 Doctors Orders Co-op 1704 Main Ave. Sacramento, CA (916) 564-2112 El Camino Wellness Center 2511 Connie Dr. #200 Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 473-2427 East Bay Health Solutions (EBHS) 2201 Northgate Blvd. #H Sacramento, CA 95833 (916) 564-6625

Florin Wellness Center (FWC) 7047 S. Land Park Dr. Sacramento, CA 95831 (916) 391-8200 Fruitridge Health & Wellness Center (FHWC) 2831 Fruitridge Rd. #E Sacramento, CA 95820 (916) 706-3806 Grass 4381 Gateway Park Blvd. #560 Sacramento, CA 95833 (916) 419-6322 Green Solutions 1404 28th St. Sacramento, CA 95816 (916) 706-3568 The Holistic Cafe 4215 Kitty Lane Sacramento, CA 95841 (916) 285-5822 Horizon Collective 3600 Power Inn Rd. #1A Sacramento, CA (916) 455-1931 Hugs Alternative Care (HUG)

2035 Stockton Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95817 (916) 452-3620 Northstar Holistic Collective NonProfit (NHCNP) 1236 C St. Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 476-4344 Sacramento Holistic Healing Center (SHHC) 2014 10th St. Sacramento, CA (916) 930-0939 Sarah Jane Collective (SJD) 908 21st St. Sacramento, CA 95811 (916) 446-8985 Unity Collective (UC) 1832 Tribute Rd. #E Sacramento, CA (916) 564-182 Valley Health Options 1421 Auburn Blvd. Sacramento, CA (916) 779-0715

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(303) 665-5596 DRReefer.Com 1121 Broadway #G Boulder, Co. 80302 (303) 588-3335 Central Grateful Meds 110 Snyder Nederland, Co. 80466 (303) 258-7703 The Farmacy 1644 Walnut St. Boulder, Co. 80302 (303) 440-1323 Tea Alchemy 98 Highway 119 South #2 Nederland, Co. 80466 (303) 258-3561 The Village Society 2043 16th St. Boulder, Co. 80302 (720) 746-9064 Cannabis Medical 762 Kalamath St. Denver, Co. 80204 (303) 912-2013 Caregivers for Life of Cherry Creek 310 Saint Paul St. Denver, Co. 80206 (720) 536-5462 Discount Medical Marijuana 2028 E. Colfax Ave. Denver, Co. 80206 (303) 355-9333 Green Karma Medical 1115 Grant St. #G2 Denver, Co. 80203 (303) 815-1585 Green Werks 907 E. Colfax Ave. Denver, Co. 80218 (303) 647-5210 Herbal Health 419 W. 13th Ave. Denver, Co. 80204 (720) 542-8364 Herbal Wellness 771 Santa Fe Dr. Denver, Co. 80204 (720) 299-1919 Lincoln Herbal 424 Lincoln St. Denver, Co. 80203 (720) 289-9654 Pain Management of Colorado 110 Cook St #103 Denver, Co. 80206 (303) 423-7246 Pride in Medicine 731 W. 6th Ave. Denver, Co. 80204 (303) 999-0441 Rocky Mountain Farmacy 1719 Emerson St. Denver, Co. 80218 (720) 389-9002 The Grasshopper Alternative Medicine 1728 E. 17th Ave. Denver, Co. 80218 (303) 388-4677 The Organic Remedy Call For Directions (303) 450-7426

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1730 Blake St. #420 Denver, Co. 80202 (303) 296-5566 Ballpark Holistic Dispensary 2119 Larimer St. Denver, Co. 80205 (303) 953-7059 Denver Kush Club 2615 Welton St. Denver, Co. 80205 (303) 736-6550 Denver Patients Group 2863 Larimer St. #B Denver, Co. 80205 (303) 484-1662 J&J Green Clinic 3462 Walnut St. Denver, Co. 80205 (303) 284-5610 Lotus 1444 Wazee St. #115 Denver, Co. 80202 (720) 974-3109 Natural Remedies 1620 Market St. #5W Denver, Co. 80202 (303) 953-0884 Nature’s Kiss Medical Lounge 4332 S. Broadway Denver, Co. 80205 (303) 484-9327 Peace in Medicine 2042 Arapahoe St. Denver, Co. 80205 (720) 242-9308 The Happy Harvest 2324 Champa St. Denver, Co. 80205 (303) 997-4425 Zen Dispensary 26th St. Denver, Co. 80205 (303) 297-1466

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The North Coast
Arcata Patient Center 1085 K St. Arcata, CA (707) 496-9769 Humbolt Patients Co-op 601 1st St. #B Arcata, CA (707) 822-9330 Humbolt Patient Resource Center 980 6th St. Arcata, CA (707) 826-7988 The Green House Wellness CTR Call For Directions (707) 588-4700 Organic Cannabis Foundation 301 East Todd Rd.

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Santa Rose, CA 95407 (707) 588-8811 Sonoma Patient Group 2425 Cleveland Ave. #175 Santa Rosa, CA (707) 526-2800 Peace In Medicine 6771 Sebastopol Ave. (Hwy 12) Sebastopol, CA 95472 (707) 823-4206 Marvin’s Gardens Call For Directions (707) 869-1291 Lake Co. D & M Compassion Center 15196 Lakeshore Blvd. Clearlake, CA (707) 275-9564 The Patients Choice

South Bay & Peninsula
Blue Haven 3149 Middlefield Rd. Redwood City, CA (650) 361-8009 Evolution 6116 Highway 9 Felton, CA (650) 537-6526

(707) 994-1320 D & M Compassion Center 15196 Lakeshore Dr. Clearlake, CA (707) 994-1320 Triple C Collective 14196 Lakeshore Dr. Clearlake, Ca 95422 (707) 277-0121 Triple C Collective II 9781 Pointlake Veiw Rd. Kelseyville, CA 95451 (707) 701-4160

ColoraDo State Boulder
420 Highway LLC 201 E. Simpson St. #B Lafayette, Co. 80026

Lake County Alternative Solutions 12867 E. Hwy 20 Clearlake, CA

Medicine 1325 Broadway St # 213 Boulder, Co. 80302 (720) 210-4021 Boulder County Caregivers 2955 Valmont St. Boulder, Co. 80301 (303) 495-2195 Boulder MMJ 1909 Broadway #103 Boulder, Co. 80302 (303) 723-6654 Boulder Vital Herbs 2527 ½ Broadway Boulder, CA 80304 (303) 440-0234 Compassion Pain Management 116-7 W. Dillon Rd. Louisville, Co. 80027

East

Downtown

24/7 Health Care Centers 3535 Walnut St. Denver, Co. 80205 (720) 479-8756 Apothecary of Colorado

Flavored Essentials 3955 Oneida St. Denver, Co. 80207 (303) 377-0539 Herbal Care 2866 N. Colorado Blvd. Denver, Co. 80207 (303) 321-4433 Denver Medical Stop
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5926 E. Colfax Denver, Co. 80220 (303) 573-6337 Supreme Care Strains & Wellness 6767 E. 39th Ave. #105 Denver, Co. 80207 (720) 877-5216 (303) 455-3187 Chronic Wellness 3928 Federal Blvd. Denver, Co. 80211 (303) 455-6500 Denco Alternative Medicine 2828 Speer Blvd. #117 Denver, Co. 80211 (303) 433-2266 Grassroots 2832 W. 44th Ave. Denver, Co. 80211 (303) 325-7434 Herbal Connections 2209 W 32nd Ave. Denver, Co. 80211 (720) 999-6295 Herbal Wellness Inc. 3870 N. Federal Blvd. Denver, Co. 80211 (720) 299-1919 Highland Health 2727 Bryant St. #420 Denver, Co. 80211 (303) 455-0810 Highland Squares Apothecary 3460 W. 32nd Ave. Denver, Co. 80212 (720) 855- 7451 Mary Jayz Natural Therapeutics 4900 W. 46th Ave. Denver, Co. 80212 (720) 655-7451 Sunnyside Alternative Medicine 1406 W 38th Ave. Denver, Co. 80211 (303) 720-6761 Sweet Leaf Inc. 5100 W. 38th Ave. Denver, Co. 80212 (303) 480-5323 The Giving Tree Of Denver 2707 W. 38th Ave Denver, Co. 80211 (303) 477-8888 The Releaf Center 2000 W 32nd Ave. Denver, Co. 80211 (303) 458-LEAF Total Health Concepts 2059 Bryant St. Denver, Co. 80211 (303) 433-0152

Collective Resrouce Guide South
Broadway Wellness 1290 S. Broadway Denver, Co. 80210 (303) 997-8413 Cannabis 4 Health 1221 S. Pearl St. Denver, Co. 80210 (720) 296-7563 Colorado Alternative Medicine 2394 S. Broadway Denver, Co. 80210 (720) 379-7295 Ganja Gourmet 1810 S. Broadway Denver, Co. 80210 (303) 282-9333 Mother Nature’s Miracle 315 W. Littleton Blvd. Denver, Co. 80210 (303) 794-3246 Patients Choice of Colorado 2251 S. Broadway Denver, Co. 80210 (303) 862-5016 The Kind Room 1881 S. Broadway Denver, Co. 80210 (720) 266-3136 Wellspring Collective 1724 S. Broadway Denver, Co. 80210 (303) 733-3113 Denver, Co. 80222 (720) 771-9866 Mile High Remedies 4155 E. Jewell Ave. #310 Denver, Co. 80222 (303) 419-3896
Mile High Wellness 6740 E. Hampden Ave. Denver, Co. 80237 (720) 382-8516 Natures Choice 2128 S. Albion St. Denver, Co. 80222 (720) 447-3271 Rockbrook Inc. 2865 S. Colorado Blvd. Denver, Co. 80222 (303) 756-0595 Rocky Mountain Alternative 1479 S. Holly St. Denver, Co. 80222 (303) 758-9114 Sweet Leaf Compassion Center 5301 Leetsdale Dr. Denver, Co. 80246 (303) 955-8954 Very Best Medicine 6853 Leetsdale Dr. Denver, Co. 80224 (720) 941-8872

Southwest
Alameda Wellness Center 183 W. Alameda Ave. Denver, Co. 80223 (303) 736-6999

Southeast

North

Doctors Orders 5068 N. Federal Blvd. Denver, Co. 80221 (303) 433-0276 Green Medical Referrals Clinic 10781 Washington St. Denver, Co. 80233 (303) 495-5000

Northwest

Alive Herbal Medicine 4573 Pecos St. Denver, Co. 80211 (720) 945-9543 Biocare 2899 N. Speer Blvd. #105 Denver, Co. 80211

Affordable Medicine for Colorado 5650 E. Evans Ave. #105 Denver, Co. 80222 (720) 275-1845 Altitude Organic Medicine South 2250 S. Oneida St. #204 Denver, Co. 80224 (303) 756-8888 Cronergy 4101 E. Louisiana Ave. #320 Denver, Co. 80246 (720) 382-1287 Green Around You 970 Oneida St. #17 Denver, Co. 80224 (303) 284-9075 South Metro Cannabis 4101 E. Wesley Ave. #5

Clovis, LLC 4000 Morrison Rd. Denver, Co. 80219 (303) 284-3165 Little Green Pharmacy 1331 S. Broadway Denver, Co. 80233 (303) 772- 2133 Mr. Stinky’s 314 Federal Blvd. Denver, Co. 80219 (720) 243-0246 Nature’s Gifts 1270 W. Cedar Ave. Denver, Co. 80233 (720) 475-1982 Rocky Mountain MMJD 1126 S. Sheridan Blvd.

Denver, Co. 80219 (303) 219-4884 Rocky Mt. Organics 1015 W. Evans Ave. Denver, Co. 80233 (720) 479-8905 The Natures Cure 4283 West Florida Ave. Denver, Co. 80219 (303) 934-9503

Cannabis Kindness Center 4045 Wadsworth Blvd. Unit 306 Wheat Ridge, Co. 80033 (303) 431-4994

Northwest Suburbs
Cannabis Kindness Center 4045 Wadsworth Blvd. #306 Wheat Ridge, Co. 80033 (303) 431-4994 Colorado Patients Coalition 9460 Federal Blvd. Westminster, Co. 80260 (303) 810-8667 Herbal Remedies 3200 W. 27th Ave. Westminster, Co. 80030 (303) 430-0420 Special Kinds 4804 W. 60th Ave. Arvada, Co. 80003 (303) 847-3238 Canna Mart 72 E. Arapahoe Rd. Littleton, Co. 80122

(303) 771-1600 The Hatch Wellness Center 3624 Highlands Ranch Pkwy #105 Littleton, Co. 80126 (303) 470-9270

Southwest Suburbs

Mountains

Medical Marijuana of the Rockies 720 Summit Blvd. Ste. 101A Frisco, Co. 80443 (970) 668-MEDS Medicine Man, LLC 101 North Main St. Ste. 6 Breckenridge, Co. 80424 (970) 453-2525 Tree Line Premier Dispensary 40801 Hwy. 6, Ste. 215 Avon, Co. 81620 (970) 949-1887

Southeast Suburbs

Northern Suburbs

ADG Herbal Medicine 11 W. Hampden Ave. #L100 Englewood, Co. 80110 (720) 278-0419 Blue Sky Care 1449 W. Littleton Blvd. #106 Littleton, Co. 80120 (720) 283-6447 Footprints Health 8250 W. Coal Mine Ave #4 Littleton, Co. 80123 (720) 981-2818 Green Mountain Care 5423 South Prince St. Littleton, Co. 80120 (303) 953-9231 Green Tree Medical LLC 3222 S. Vance St. Denver, Co. 80227

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(720) 838-1652 Mountain Medicinal Wellness 1800 Colorado Blvd. #5 Idaho Springs, Co. 80452 (303) 567-4211 The Hemp Center 2340 W. Main St. Littleton, Co. 80120 (303) 993-7824
(303) 955-5190 Meadows Wellness Center 1701 Kipling St. #104 Lakewood, Co. 80215 (720) 435-3830 Pain Wellness Center 2509 Sheridan Blvd. Lakewood, Co. 80214 (720) 404-0174 Rocky Mountain Wellness Center 1630 Carr #C Lakewood, Co. 80214 (303) 736-6366

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Colorado Cannabis Caregivers 2203 N. Weber St. Colorado Springs, Co. 80907 ((719) 634-7389 Pikes Peak Alternative Health & Wellness 605 S. Tejon St. #101 Colorado Springs, Co. 80905 (719) 575-9835 The Highlands Co-op 332 W. Bijou St. #101 Colorado Springs, Co. 80905 (719) 442-6737 In Harmony Wellness 4630 Royal Vista Circle #12 Fort Collins, Co. 80528 (970) 988-3898 Magic’s Emporium 2432 E 12th St. Loveland, Co. 80537 (970) 667-HEAL Nature’s Medicine 843 North Cleveland Ave. Loveland, Co. 80537 (970) 461-2811 Nature’s Medicine 1260 S. Hover Rd. #C Longmont, Co. 80501 (303) 772-7188

West Suburbs

Bud Med Health Centers 2517 Sheridan Blvd. Lakewood, Co. 80214 (720) 920-9617 Golden Alternative Care
807 14th St. #A Golden, Co. 80401 (303) 278-8870 Green Werkz 5840 W. 25th Ave. Lakewood, Co. 80214 (303) 647-5210 Lakewood Patients Resource Center 7003 W. Colfax Ave. Lakewood, Co. 80214

Western Colorado
Nature’s Medicine 1001 Paterson Rd. Grand Junction, Co. 81501 (970) 424-5293

Northern Colorado
A Kind Place 123 E. Drake Rd. #B Fort Collins, Co. 80525 (970) 282-3811 Botanic Labs 1110 Boston Ave. #210 Longmont, Co. 80503 (303) 260-8203 Stone Mountain Wellness 600 S. Airport Rd. Longmont, Co. 80503 (303) NUG-WEED

Southern Colorado Cannabis Therapeutics 907 E. Fillmore St. Colorado Springs, Co. 80907 (719) 633-7124 Canna Care 1675 Jet Wing Dr. Colorado Springs, Co. 80916 (719) 596-3010

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T H I S M O N T H ’ S B U D : J AC K H E R E R p h oto : e d r o s e nt h a l
There is probably no higher honor in the Cannabis Movement than to have a strain named after you. Jack Herer is a great plant, named after a great man. A mix of Haze (50%), Northern Lights #5 (37.5%), and Skunk #1 (12.5%), Jack Herer is a strong, sativa dominant hybrid with a great flavor (citrus, cream, and skunk) and smooth, powerful, mostly cerebral effects. It takes about 60-70 days to reach full maturity. Jack Herer is a truly unique, wonderful, and thought provoking plant, named for a truly unique and wonderful, thought provoking person. Next time you try this strain, take a moment to remember the man who made it all possible. —editor@westcoastcannabis.com

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