Book studies 'Marijuana's Frontier'

By PATRICK GAVIN

As several states around the country wrestle with issues regarding marijuana legalization, reporter and writer Emily Brady’s new book, “Humboldt: Life on America’s Marijuana Frontier,” could help educate Americans on what happens in a community based around marijuana.

Brady spent a year living in Humboldt County in Northern California, which has subsisted largely on the growing and sale of marijuana for decades. It helps fund its fire department and schools but also presents several problems as well.

“I found this community that was entirely economically dependent on marijuana and dug into the story of how that happens and the amazing things that come from it and the horrible things that come from it.” [Read more…]

Book studies 'Marijuana's Frontier'

By PATRICK GAVIN

As several states around the country wrestle with issues regarding marijuana legalization, reporter and writer Emily Brady’s new book, “Humboldt: Life on America’s Marijuana Frontier,” could help educate Americans on what happens in a community based around marijuana.

Brady spent a year living in Humboldt County in Northern California, which has subsisted largely on the growing and sale of marijuana for decades. It helps fund its fire department and schools but also presents several problems as well.

“I found this community that was entirely economically dependent on marijuana and dug into the story of how that happens and the amazing things that come from it and the horrible things that come from it.” [Read more…]