Castro Castle

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Dennis Peron, Local Pot Guru, Cleared of Criminal Charges

    Free and pissed​Dennis Peron has said it all along. For decades, the Castro District resident -- one of the fathers of the American medical cannabis movement  -- has maintained that marijuana is medicine. And for just under a year, Peron has been insisting that he's innocent of narcotics and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Marijuana Roundup: The Year In Pot

    ​How was your 2010? For the cannabis community, it was a wild flip of the calendar, with dispensaries opening and closing, police raiding, a medical cannabis luminary thrown in jail for meth charges -- and we vaguely remember something about a legalization ballot measure. There's still time y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Dennis Peron, Pot Guru, Arraigned on Child Porn, Drug Charges

    ​Dennis Peron, the author of the medical marijuana-creating Proposition 215 and a revered figure in the cannabis community, was arraigned today in San Francisco on drug and child porn charges. The charges stem from a police raid on Peron's "Castro Castle" in August. The "matter depicting a minor e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Dennis Peron, Pot Guru, Raided by San Francisco Cops

    Dennis Peron has been feeling the heat -- from the SFPD​Things haven't been going well for Dennis Peron lately. Peron, one of the authors of Proposition 215 -- the 1996 voter initiative legalizing marijuana for medical purposes in California -- is on the outs with some cannabis advocates for h ... More >>

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