Department Title

New Research

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

Annual Speaker Series

MONDAY, April 28 5:30-7:00 p.m. in Native AmericanForum BSS 162

"A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition"

Alyson Martin and Nushin Rashindian

The authors offer the most vivid and comprehensive account yet of the rocky road to cannabis legalization. They will bring copies of their new book to sign.

Here is the flyer with more details.


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: