Saturday, February 27, 2021

Tag: War on Drugs

Chron rejects comments critical of Boudin editorial

Comments supporting the DA don't seem to violate the paper's standards; why were they blocked?

Why did so many people vote for Trump?

Radical economic inequality causes social breakdown. We're seeing it right now.

Cannabis for president: Legalization, decriminalization ruled ballots nationwide

Last night, US voters proved ending prohibition is the one thing they can agree on, from Arizona to Mississippi.

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.

The money—and endorsements—in District Five

One of the most interesting elements of the D5 supervisorial campaign is challenger Vallie Brown’s website. Check out the tab that says “endorsements.” Most people running for office make a...

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...

On Juneteenth, Black leaders detail lingering obstacles to change

On June 19, 1865, over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger of the Union Army arrived in Galveston and issued General Orders, Number 3, which...

SF community rallies to support Brandon Lee, shot in the Philippines

Earlier this month, Brandon Lee, a San Francisco native and human rights advocate, was shot by unknown assailants outside of his home in Ifugao, a province in the northern...

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,...

Puff: The doctor done told me

So US Surgeon General Jerome Adams finally said it. The most authoritative medical opinion in America stated that the government should rethink its stance on cannabis as a Schedule...