Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Tag: cannabis industry

Cannabis tax money goes to fund the cops

One way to defund the police: take away the mandatory cut they get of the state's taxes on weed.

Cannabis has a racism problem. The Floret Coalition can help.

On Thursday, hundreds of people who work in the marijuana industry gathered for a virtual event called “allyship + weed” convened by cannabis brand strategists Humble Bloom and the...

Puff: A stroll through the Grass Lands

PUFF While music acts like Paul Simon and Childish Gambino took to the main stages of San Francisco’s annual Outside Lands this month for a three-day music festival (see our...

Puff: Notes from a serious (and seriously interesting) cannabis expo

PUFF Last week in San Jose, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) held its yearly Cannabis Business Summit and Expo at the convention center for three days to upsell everything...

Puff: Light up, it’s Pride time

PUFF  This is the week of a thousand parties and events in the Bay Area as we celebrate LGBTQ Pride. You are going to be on the go, so...

Welcome, Puffragettes! ‘Mary Janes: The Women of Weed’ comes to town

PUFF I heard that the cannabis industry was predominantly a male-driven industry when I first got involved in it, and while I've met many men who work in cannabis,...

OPINION: The cannabis industry should not disregard Chinatown’s voices

We write in response to the Tom Ammiano and Jesse Stout’s editorial, “Yes we cannabis – even in Chinatown” which makes a number of uninformed and misleading claims in...

Puff: From Peron to Prop. 64

PUFF History was made in the Castro on a bench at Cafe Flore in 1974. Dennis Peron shared a joint with Mary Jane Rathburn aka Brownie Mary and the...

An SF city bank is not only possible — it’s a great idea, budget analyst concludes

San Francisco faces no legal obstacles and no significant policy problems with creating a municipal bank, a recent report from the city’s budget and legislative analyst concludes. The report, released...

Unlikely coalition demands better cannabis law

A press event on the steps of City Hall brought together an unlikely coalition of San Francisco politicians to speak out against recent developments in the city’s cannabis regulations. “The...