Shona Gochenaur

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    May 6, 2013

    Medical Cannabis Advocates to Rally in Statewide Protest Against the Feds

    Medical cannabis supporters will rally in front of the San Francisco Federal Building at noon today, joining Sacramento and Los Angeles to protest the feds' nonstop stonewalling of California medical marijuana laws. Rally organizers are urging protesters to contact California Attorney General Kamal ... More >>

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    June 15, 2012

    Medical Marijuana Is Still too Expensive

    Being poor is not so bad. Not in San Francisco at least, where in addition to free housing, city officials are now also handing out taxpayer-subsidized puppies to panhandlers. The disabled, terminally ill, or downright dirt-poor also "enjoy" an advantage over the healthy or the merely struggling to ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011

    Is David Chiu Medical Marijuana's New Best Friend?

    Photo by Greg DewarPedaling for pot​A funny thing happened to Board of Supervisors President David Chiu last night, while making his evening round of speeches.Somebody asked him for pot."You got the compassion? Who's got weed?" asked an attendee of yesterday's monthly dinner/medical cannabis givea ... More >>

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    November 30, 2010

    Is Marijuana Union Battle Budding?

    Meanwhile, over at the pot dispensary...​Don't smoke that! Get a union man to smoke that! San Francisco is a famous union town, a reputation won on the docks. But this isn't the 1930s, and "budtenders" at cannabis dispensaries aren't the spitting image of striking longshoremen. Still, organi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Axis of Love, 'Medical Cannabis Community Center', Faces Eviction

    ​When is a pot club not a pot club? When you walk in the establishment in question but cannot buy medical cannabis, that could be a clue. When you can't walk in at all, that says something, too. That's what Shona Gochenaur thinks: The proprietor of Axis of Love, a "medical cannabis community ... More >>

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    September 20, 2010

    Emergency Marijuana Legislation Proposed to Save 'Mom-and-Pop' Dispensaries

    'Big-box' dispensaries? ​That the city's planning and zoning laws are complex is well-known; that the city's laws permitting medical cannabis dispensaries are even more Byzantine is news even to dispensary owners, -- as SF Weekly reported last week. Of particular concern to the city's pot clu ... More >>

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    June 18, 2010

    Front Door Gets Pot Grower in Deep Trouble

    A Fortress?​The San Francisco Police Department has agreed to start maintaining a list of legitimate medical marijuana grows, so as to not have them raided by cops anymore, as our good buddies at The Examiner reported today. This is good news for the cannabis movement, but it's a bit late for the ... More >>

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    December 11, 2009

    Cannabis Town Hall 2010 Reminds Us All that People Need Their Meds

    ​Last night, around 150 members of the interestingly titled "compassionate community" gathered at the Women's Center for Cannabis Town Hall 2010 hosted by the Harvey Milk Cannabis Caucus. (Believe it or not, Harvey Milk's prime issue was working to get pot legalized. ... More >>

  • News

    June 6, 2007

    Stop Snitching

    Medical pot activists haze the traitors who ratted out Ed Rosenthal

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    February 7, 2007

    That Is High

    Medical marijuana smokers face a 1,000-percent increase in cost of state ID card, which could force its demise

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