Cannabis

Bikinis, Brews, and Blunts: How Soaring Inflation Is Impacting SF’s Summertime Staples

Whether you’re hitting the beach or chilling at a barbecue, everything you’d want to take with you costs a lot more these days.

Need Weed? Here’s a Map of Cannabis Dispensaries and Lounges in SF

Since San Francisco is now fully embracing its weed culture, it is no surprise that…

Q&A: Nikesh Patel, SF’s Top Cannabis Official, Says City Has Work to Do, Urges Patience With ‘Young Experiment’

With time and continued revision, the Director for the Office of Cannabis believes kinks in the city’s regulated cannabis industry will work themselves out.

Where To Enjoy 420 in SF: A Guide to Cannabis Celebrations in the City and Beyond

From the return of Hippie Hill to dance parties and film screenings, here are some of the best bets for buds on April 20, 2022.

Tax Reform May Be Coming Soon to Beleaguered Cannabis Shops

A new bill aims to ease the tax burden for an industry struggling to compete with a still-thriving black market.

He Left Russia to Cash In on Cannabis in SF. He Ended Up Sentenced to Prison with Rudy Giuliani’s Associates

Andrey Kukushkin first came to San Francisco from Ukraine as a teenager in the ’90s. He later returned to the city from Russia as a polished businessman. On Tuesday, he was sentenced to prison for taking part in a scheme to undermine U.S. elections and create a cannabis empire.

Smoke in the Club: SF’s Cannabis Consumption Lounges Get the Green Light

Cannabis lounge operators argue that the sites have some of the most robust air filtration systems of any business in the city.

Cannabis Workers Overwhelmingly Approve First-Ever Statewide Contract in Big Win for Labor

The deal with the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) union covers more than 1,000 employees at Shryne’s retail outlets across California.

SF and Calif. Pot Pros Call on Newsom to Fix Broken Cannabis Market

The governor championed the ballot measure to legalize recreational cannabis, but now the struggling industry is calling on him to cut state taxes.

SF Delays Cannabis Tax as Dispensaries Fight Burglary Spree

Dozens of dispensaries across the Bay Area were affected by the organized robberies that swept through the region in recent weeks.