Articles tagged with "wildfires"
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$6 billion for farm disaster aid but not a penny for cannabis farmers. WTF?Marissa Wenzke - Published on June 14, 2022Read more
Biden’s new $6 billion program bails out everyone except state-licensed weed producers.
‘It rained fire’: A California cannabis grower’s hellish wildfire fightDavid Downs - Published on August 24, 2020Read more
‘You can’t rebuild if you try to fight this fire and die,’ says one NorCal grower who nearly lost his life last week.
Massive power outage threatens NorCal cannabis harvestDavid Downs - Published on October 9, 2019Read more
Countless millions of dollars of crops could spoil over five days.
How wildfire season can affect your cannabis cropChristine Giraud - Published on August 21, 2019Read more
Even if you cannabis crop escapes a wildfire, it can still be affected. Here’s what you need to know to save your crop.
Federal Bill Would Expand Insurance Coverage to Cannabis IndustryBen Adlin - Published on July 23, 2019Read more
Wildfire season is coming. A newly introduced bill in Congress aims to limit cost of fires and other disasters by expanding insurance coverage to the cannabis industry.
Wildfire Torches Grower’s Home, 1,200-Pound Cannabis Harvest in CaliforniaKate B. Maxwell - Published on September 12, 2018Read more
Amid the worst wildfires in state history, Emerald Triangle growers are replanting or doubling down.
What Are You Smoking? Episode 48: California Cannabis in Wildfire SeasonLeafly Podcasts - Published on August 9, 2018Read more
Find out why the future doesn’t look bright for the storied Emerald Triangle region, and how the recreational market can keep producing fantastic $30 eighths in the face of seemingly ceaseless wildfires.
Don’t Blame Wildfires for Rising California Cannabis PricesChris Roberts - Published on November 20, 2017Read more
The North Bay wildfires devastated California cannabis country—but other factors are far more responsible for recent swings in price.
After the Blaze: The Harrowing Accounts of Wildfire Victims in California’s Cannabis CountryHayley Fox - Published on October 27, 2017Read more
“You die multiple times when you think your children have passed,” one farmer said. “I still kind of tear up when I think about it.”
In Photos: California’s North Bay Rebuilds in Wake of WildfiresJames Tensuan - Published on October 25, 2017Read more
While the fires are still burning, the recovery effort has already begun. Many in the cannabis community have been forced to rely on their own.