The Initiative for Recreational Marijuana

The Adult Use Marijuana Act will change many of the factors involved in legal operation of a commercial cultivation site as well as change the personal limits for growing and possessing designated amounts. Limit 1 oz and grow 6 plants for adults over 21 years. Source: Humboldt County reacts to recreational marijuana initiative – KRCR … Continue reading The Initiative for Recreational Marijuana Continue reading

Advocate for ALL Students to obtain Food Security

During this semester I had the pleasure to work at the College of the Redwoods Resource Center (CRRC) and learn about CalFresh and student eligibility which is outlined through California Assembly Bill 1930. While doing outreach through the pantry and advocating for students to have more flexible standards in obtaining CalFresh benefits, my group and … Continue reading Advocate for ALL Students to obtain Food Security Continue reading

Is Big Soda the New Tobacco?

Voters in three cities in California- San Francisco, Oakland, and Albany- all  passed ballot measures to place a one cent-per-ounce tax on sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages, a move aimed at tackling obesity. Harry Goldstein, executive director of Public Health Advocates, wrote, “The growing worldwide movement to tax sugary beverages can no longer be stopped.”. http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/11/09/501472007/souring-on-sweet-voters-in-4-cities-pass-soda-tax-measures Continue reading