Category Archives: San Francisco

San Francisco’s First Black-Owned Dispensary To Open This Month

Growing up, San Francisco’s first Black dispensary owner Shawn Richard sold marijuana on the streets of the Haight Ashbury neighborhood. He was far from the first person to do so. The Haight gave birth to the 1960s hippie movement and cannabis has long been a cornerstone of the area’s culture. But now, on December 21, […]

Inside Outside Lands: 5 Brands Creating Heightened Dispensary Experiences

For the first time in Outside Lands history, San Francisco allowed recreational cannabis sales and consumption during the three-day music festival, making it the first major US festival to take advantage of new local ordinances that grant temporary cannabis events.  Despite the fact that permits were not issued until hours before the event started, the […]

Edibles Company Reportedly Donated Over $60,000 to San Francisco LGBT Center

California cannabis edibles manufacturer Plus Products has donated more than $60,000 to the San Francisco LGBT Center, according to a statement from the company. The donation comes from Plus Products’ sales of its Rainbow Sorbet limited edition gummies. The company’s donation totaled $60,937, which represents a $1 contribution to the SF LGBT Center for each […]

Outside Lands Music Festival Will Have Legal Cannabis Retail, Consumption

The Outside Lands music festival in San Francisco will have areas for the sale and consumption of legal cannabis for the first time this year, according to state and local regulators. Approval for the separate cannabis consumption and retail zones came on Wednesday, just days before this weekend’s event in Golden Gate Park, which will […]

San Francisco City Officials Vote to Ban Sales of E-Cigarettes

Concerned over e-cigarettes’ health risk to residents, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to become the first major United States city to ban the sale of the products. The prohibition applies to both in-store sales and delivery of e-cigarettes to city addresses. It will take effect at the beginning of next […]