Department Title

New Research

Eschker, Erick, Joshua Meisel and Jeff Grabinski. "College Students Working in the Marijuana Industry" 2014

Upcoming Event

Monday, April 6, 5-6 pm in Science B 135

Impacts of marijuana cultivation on streams in Northern California.

Scott Bauer (California Dept of Fish & Wildlife).

Put on by the HSU River Institute.

Saturday, April 11, 9am-5pm at the Red Lion Hotel, Eureka CA

Marijuana and the Environment: Regulation and Responsibility in California.

Put on by the Drug Policy Alliance.

Event is free. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided. But space is limited. RSVP to to reserve a seat.


We have released the special edition on Current Perspectives on Marijuana and Society in the Humboldt Journal of Social Relations, co-edited by Professors Ronnie Swartz and Beth Wilson.


HIIMR seeks to improve the economic, social, physical, and environmental health of individuals and communities through the interdisciplinary scientific study of marijuana. Members of HIIMR will: Design, conduct, analyze, and disseminate research, Provide applied expertise to policy makers, researchers, health professionals, businesses, and the media, and Archive and provide access to source materials (raw data, media)

Contact Us


Dr. Erick Eschker, Professor of Economics. phone: 707.826.3216 • email:

Dr. Josh Meisel, Associate Professor of Sociology. phone: 707.826.4446 • email: