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By Sari Staver | March 4, 2020

Compassionate care programs are expected to expand locally, following the March 1 start date for Senate Bill 34, the new state law making it easier for organizations to legally donate cannabis to low-income patients.

By Sari Staver | February 5, 2020

A year after selling Hip Chick Farms, their multimillion-dollar natural foods company, two Bay Area lesbians moved to a 10-acre lavender farm in Oregon to build what they hope will be their next successful startup: a CBD snack business.


By Cynthia Laird | January 29, 2020

This year marks the 10th annual Bay Area Reporter readers' poll, the Besties, and voting begins Thursday, January 30.

By Sari Staver | January 8, 2020

Despite the rollout of new products and retail outlets, both cannabis consumers and sellers are expected to face a difficult year in 2020.


By Sari Staver | December 17, 2019

A married gay couple on Tuesday received the first business permit for equity applicants by San Francisco's Office of Cannabis for their soon-to-open Castro cannabis retail store, Eureka Sky. They plan to soft open after Christmas.

By Sari Staver | December 4, 2019

From $5 stocking stuffer socks to $175 edible-making machines, you'll have no trouble finding gifts for the cannabis aficionado in your life this holiday season.


By Sari Staver | November 6, 2019

It's more than an hour away from San Francisco and tickets start at $100, but cannabis aficionados shouldn't miss the Emerald Cup, the longest running sun-grown contest, celebration, and farmers market in the world, according to its website.

By Sari Staver | October 16, 2019

Cannabis activists were elated after Governor Gavin Newsom on Saturday signed Senate Bill 34, the Dennis Peron and Brownie Mary Act, which exempts compassionate cannabis programs from state cannabis taxes.


By Sari Staver | October 2, 2019

State Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and more than a dozen cannabis activists urged Governor Gavin Newsom to sign Senate Bill 34, which will make it possible for indigent patients to receive free cannabis.

By Sari Staver | September 4, 2019

San Francisco could have several new LGBT-owned cannabis businesses, if the applicants for new companies make it through the city's lengthy, expensive, and complicated approval process.


By Sari Staver | July 30, 2019

A free four-day conference to help people of color, queers, and women navigate opportunities in the cannabis industry, "Weed the People," will be held August 1-4 at the African American Art and Culture Complex, 762 Fulton Street in San Francisco.

By Sari Staver | July 2, 2019

With almost 200 applications for licenses to open retail cannabis businesses now in the pipeline in San Francisco, a flood of new jobs is expected to make it easier to break into the burgeoning bud industry.


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