Get SF Weekly Newsletters

Friday, March 28, 2008

Who Can Get Away With Selling Pot Sweets? The Candy Man Can't.

Posted By on Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 9:54 AM

click to enlarge wonka_thumb.jpg
An Oakland pot candy maker has plead guilty to conspiring to manufacture and distribute marijuana, according to an article in today's Chronicle. The article dwells on the high-larious names of the goods offered by confectionist Michael Martin that play off the monikers of poplar sweets:



The article then goes on to talk about the 2006 raid on a similar enterprise called Beyond Bombs. Their offerings? (click 'more')


Rasta Reese's


Potheads love a good pun. Here's the more sobering news:
In federal marijuana cases, defense attorneys are barred from telling jurors that companies supply medical cannabis products through licensed dispensaries to qualified patients. Proposition 215, the initiative approved in 1996 by state voters, legalized growing and using marijuana for medical purposes with a doctor's recommendation. Under federal law, marijuana used for any purpose is illegal.
-Andy Wright

  • Pin It

Tags: , , , ,

About The Author

Andy Wright


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed

Like us on Facebook


  • Phish at the Bill Graham Auditorium
    Phish is in the midst of a block of sold out shows at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (October 27-29). The Monday night concert featured a rare first set opener of “Walfredo” with the band members switching instruments for the song. The evening’s highlights included John Fishman and his iconic vacuum cleaner solo and favorites such as Chalk Dust Torture, Slave to the Traffic Light, Axilla, Rift, 2001 Space Odyssey, and Maze. The show also featured Phish’s debut of a, seemingly impromptu, version of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” to with roaring approval of the, singing along, crowd. With Game 6 being tonight, partying Phish fans will join Giants fans in Civic Center Plaza where there will be a World Series viewing party on a large screen set up by the City. Photography by Jamie Soja.
  • The 4th Annual Masquerotica 2014 - NSFW
    The theme this year was Carnaval Mystique for the 4th Annual Masquerotica at The Factory. Attendees were entertained by strip dance, trapeze, and live music. Photographs by Calibree Photography.