Chem Tales

No One Should Lose Their Job for Getting High

It’s usually a bad sign if your path to employment includes urinating…

Driving and Cannabis Hit the Skids

California’s legal cannabis market is an infinitely complex map of regulations, priorities,…

Why Can’t Hollywood Get Weed Right?

  Most Friday nights in high school ended the same way. We’d…

Congress Is Growing Cannabis (Reform)

We’ve come a long way from the days when President Bill Clinton…

Make Festivals Dope Again

  Imagine, if you will, a foggy afternoon in Golden Gate Park.…

Cannabis Crimes Go off The Record

On Wednesday, Jan. 31, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced that…

Dennis Peron, the Patron Saint of Legal Cannabis, Has Died

It’s often impossible to trace the beginnings of progressive movements back to…

Oakland’s Rep. Barbara Lee Discusses Cannabis Reform

Following a brief shutdown of the U.S. government, it’s back to work for…

Local Dispensaries Overwhelmed by Adult Use Sales

On Jan. 6, anyone old enough to drink alcohol in the city…

Chem Tales: Reefer Sadness as Jeff Sessions Declares War on Pot

Rest assured, the timing was intentional. Attorney General Jeff Sessions waited a…