Medical marijuana is not a political issue for Leon Chow. Or so the labor organizer insisted Saturday morning, when he led about 100 mostly Chinese men, women, and children on a mile-long march in opposition of three proposed medical cannabis dispensaries down the main drag of Mission Street in the ... More >>
Blindsided as he was during a "bloodbath" of a House Judicial Committee hearing, in which U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was hung out to dry over the teeny-tiny issue of injecting American-made weaponry into the Mexican cartel wars, you could forgive the Justice Department head for mincing his wo ... More >>
Go home ye rabbleEverybody needs cash -- and the medical marijuana community all the more so, with the sturm-und-drang kicked up by the federal government when it began its recent, highly publicized crackdown on state-legal dispensaries, where at least five storefront collectives in the Bay Area ... More >>
sfgov.orgWe know what we're doingYesterday, we told you the story of Wayne Kiloh, a 63-year-old Richmond District man who for seven years has grown medical cannabis in his Avenues home for the Green Cross, the city's lone licensed medical marijuana delivery service. After a July 2010 police raid ... More >>
Is there such thing as too much pot?On Monday, The Apothecarium will finally open its doors, making it San Francisco's 26th medical cannabis dispensary. Far from having as many pot clubs as Starbucks, vast swaths of San Francisco are, thanks to restrictive zoning laws, completely devoid of dispen ... More >>
The Green ScareMedical marijuana patients don't seem to care where exactly their cannabis is grown. As long as the pot has been lab-tested and is free of mold and pesticides, patients seem satisfied. But that information alone is not enough for the San Francisco Department of Public Health anymo ... More >>
Paranoid about potential pot raids? You should be.It's been nearly two years since Drug Enforcement Agency agents raided a medical cannabis dispensary in San Francisco. So while a raid might not be fresh on our minds, this week's bust in Montana and Southern California have served as a sobering r ... More >>
"No taxes can be devised which are not more or less inconvenient and unpleasant." Kevin Reed sells medical cannabis. Lots and lots of it. He sells it for $35 for an eighth of an ounce, delivered anywhere in San Francisco. Why shouldn't he? As the Green Cross delivery service president, Reed pays ... More >>
Concentrated cannabis hash, kief, and oil — has special purposes.
Joseph SchellAll pot is accounted for, says marijuana impresario Kevin ReedKevin Reed had to deal with some major slings and arrows in order to host the weekend's "Cannabis Competition." If only there was some way he could, you know, deal with the stress. SF Weekly reported earlier on The Green C ... More >>
Kevin Reed may have been better off having his pot competition in the bushes Kevin Reed can't catch a break. Reed, the CEO of medical cannabis delivery service The Green Cross, has for the past three years hosted an annual pot party/fundraiser called the SF Cannabis Cup (re-dubbed the "Cannab ... More >>
And you can forget about advertising on BART, too...SF Weekly recently broke the news that Muni is now accepting ads for medical marijuana. BART, meanwhile, began taking pot ads years ago. But, BART officials now tell us, right as Muni has agreed to accept pot ads, BART has reconsidered and will ... More >>
Coming to a Muni bus near you?SF Weekly's Chris Roberts yesterday reported that a local medical marijuana delivery service impresario has gotten his ads cleared to run on Muni vehicles. Not so fast, says Muni spokesman Paul Rose. Yes, Kevin Reed of the Green Cross has approached Titan Outdoor, wh ... More >>
You won't be seeing this ad on Facebook anytime soon...Pot delivery service owner says Muni has accepted his ads Facebook's not so special. Updates to your Farmville aside, the de rigueur social networking platform is behind the curve, at least when it comes to denying cannabis-related busin ... More >>
Growers who cashed in on illegal pot now welcome legalization and taxation.
Cookie, NOOOOOOOOO!Legalization threat "putting us in the shadows ... making us dirty again," says head of Green Cross Cannabis DeliveryA couple of years ago Kevin Reed, 36, president of Bay Area Green Cross medical marijuana delivery service, had his mother over. She tried a cookie. This was no ... More >>