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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 62–69.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Caitlin Mohan This personal piece of non-fiction explores the history of the Sierra Foothills and the current changes brought on by the marijuana industry. Attempts to present various ways of looking at how the changes in the Yuba River watershed are about and reflect important changes in...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 16–19.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Wade Collins An account of my attempts to overcome the obstacles of my unemployment by accepting a job offer at an organic farm in Napa. This article touches on the broader economic forces currently impacting our nation, the marijuana economy as it relates to vineyards, issues of disability, and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., marijuana legalization, green energy, and a whole lot else, besides. If there s an issue you care about and with seventeen state-wide propositions on the ballot, plus local initiatives and countless candidates, there s bound to be at least one find out how to get involved, and do it! Talk to friends and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 94–97.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., now forty-nine, says ruefully. It wasn t normal to think like that, but, back then, it was hard to understand what normal was She had her first drink at age six and was encouraged by an uncle to start smoking marijuana at a young age. Her stepfather sexually molested her. She also knew she was gay...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2015
... B A R C O T T is an award-winning author who writes about science, the environment, and the outdoor world. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow in nonfiction. His newest book,Weed the People: The Future of Legal Marijuana in America, was published in April 2015. R Y A N B R A D L E Y is a writer and...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 81–85.
Published: 01 September 2015
... least that s the summary you ll see in most media coverage of the topic. We went after the same story, and very quickly discovered that bath salts are a by-product of well- intentioned research by major pharmaceutical companies. The sixty or more cannabinoids in marijuana are widely understood to act...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 36–45.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Tirion, first published in Amsterdam ca 1740. IMAGE FROM THE GLEN MCLAUGHLIN MAP COLLECTION COURTESY STANFORD UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES. BOOM | S PR I NG 2014 39 a world-famous wine country and an even larger shadow economy of marijuana in the north, the world capital of cinema in the south, and technology in...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 44–59.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of them set in San Francisco. His fictional odyssey glorified spontaneous, intense experience, often fueled by alcohol, Benzedrine, marijuana, and morphine. Bebop jazz, with its soaring improvisations, provided the Beat soundtrack, and Kerouac consciously adapted its methods to his own writing. The...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 96–103.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of these, but even if one considers urban, suburban, rural, and exurban as points along a continuum rather than and other domesticated animals (and yes, sometimes people). the toxic waste and toxic politics surrounding guerrilla marijuana grow-sites and methamphetamine labs including law enforcement...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2012
... surreal fashion. Although in LA I can walk into a dispensary and be presented with a menu of designer marijuana, I know that much of the immigrant population in the immediate vicinity is traumatized by the violence across the border that results from, among other things, the massive, repressive, and...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 27–43.
Published: 01 December 2012
... children had been found to be addicted to dope, teachers and parents should not play ostrich and ignore the evil drug. 26 Instead, Mowery explained, heroin the terror drug had become a scourge in cities across the country, resulting in the hospitalization of eight- year-old marijuana users and the...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 79–86.
Published: 01 December 2012
... injustices, and the lingering Vietnam War were major divisive issues. Access to and widespread use of mind- altering drugs like marijuana and psychedelic substances The Liberace Show 70 billboard. Paul McCartney billboard above Whiskey a Go-Go, 1970. Pandora s Box was among the most notorious. Boom0204_09...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., since cartels have expanded their portfolios far beyond cocaine and marijuana). The Big Empty, in other words, is filled with an increasingly phantasmagorical scene of violence and addiction. Migrants crossing the desert are given methampehtamine (produced in ever- larger quantities in Mexico) to push...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 6–12.
Published: 01 June 2012
... called Leisure World, Aquadettes tells the story of 76-year- old former nurse Margo Bauer, who takes up medical marijuana to ease the nausea of multiple sclerosis, enabling her to continue with her synchronized swimming team. This year is the first year I ve been aware of my disease in the water...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 80–87.
Published: 01 November 2011
... marijuana farms in the Sierras.16 In 2009 they reported the seizure of over $1.1 billion of marijuana plants and made eighty-eight arrests, some of which were tied to DTOs. While these measures are a necessary part of the ho- listic response to such an invasive problem, they don t address systemic causes of...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 13–29.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., and increases in the minimum wage. Californians have also voted on liberalizing Indian gaming, on auto insurance regulation, on legalizing the medical and recreational use of marijuana (yes on the first, no on the other), and on a shift of emphasis in drug con- trol policy from punishment toward...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 50–61.
Published: 01 March 2011
... California culture than Nashville, with their long hair, marijuana smoking, and anti-establishment at- titudes. Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and others of the Ba- kersfield sound, while marketing their sound through their allegiance to Okie and southern roots, were themselves very tied to the culture of...