Emerald Triangle

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The California Tribe Fighting for Federal Recognition

We talk about the Nisenan Native American tribe on this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now' podcast.
VICE Staff
1.23.18
Wildfire

Wildfires are threatening California's marijuana “Emerald Triangle”

Josh Marcus
10.10.17
Weed

Why Weed Pairings Are the New Wine Pairings

“Why not pair cannabis with your food if it builds appetite and increases flavor? It’s time to make weed pairings as normal as wine pairings and bridge these two awesome worlds together.”
Javier Cabral
10.27.16
Weed

The Weed Industry Responds to Accusations of Rampant Sexual Assault

A detailed report published by Reveal investigates the issue of rape and sexual assault for women working on California's cannabis farms. We reached out to leaders in the marijuana industry to understand the scope of the problem.
Gabby Bess
9.12.16
crime & drugs

Feds Snatch Massive Weed Haul at Sites Allegedly Linked to Big Tobacco

Confidential informants told the feds that two weed farms in California have ties to the CEO of a large Canadian tobacco firm, according to a federal warrant made public this week.
Max Cherney
7.10.15
environment

Weed Growers Are Desperate for Water Amid California's Drought

Law enforcement officials found a giant water storage bladder, dams, and man-made ponds during raids of pot farms in California's Emerald Triangle.
Max Cherney
7.8.15
Weed

Your Marijuana Habit Is Still Sucking California Dry

It was the week of public almond-shaming, but here’s the thing: the state’s insatiable weed habit could be far more wasteful than its nut-crunching proclivities.
Munchies Staff
4.10.15
crime & drugs

Growers in California’s Emerald Triangle Are Changing Their Minds About Legal Weed

In a shift that reverses years of either opposing or ignoring attempts at reform, pot farmers in Northern California have started mobilizing to make their crop legal in 2016.
Max Cherney
3.24.15
americas

Native American Tribe in California Announces Plan to Grow Medical Marijuana

A tribe from the renowned marijuana-growing region known as the Emerald Triangle plans to build a 2.5-acre indoor grow-op with the help of corporate partners.
Max Cherney
1.14.15
DROUGHT

Water Kleptos Are the Bleakest Part of California’s Drought

As record-breaking drought conditions persist in California, state officials are dealing with an unusual consequence of the lack of rainfall: water theft.
Lauren Rothman
11.13.14
Features

Why California's Best Weed Is Being Smuggled to Colorado and Washington

The grass is always greener somewhere else.
Max Cherney
8.28.14
Stuff

Growing Greener Grass

As marijuana cultivation outgrows its black market roots, the industry, consumers, scientists, regulators, and environmentalists have begun working together toward a more sustainable future.
David Bienenstock
8.15.14
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