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Win tickets to Hempcon this weekend

June 12, 2012
Hempcon is a medical marijuana show catering to those who may be benefited from the medical use of marijuana. This will be one of...

Welcome back to SF President Obama! Now, say Supevisors, give us our marijuana

Not that it's ever a good idea, but avoid driving downtown today like the plague -- President Obama's in town! And, (as reported by...

In the air

Thousands of downloads a week and counting -- the newest voices in cannabis news are female

Outer Mission opposition

HERBWISE: "People who are ignorant assume we're all a bunch of hoodlums or stoners looking to get high"

Obama: gay OK, pot not

Obama's sudden nod to "states' rights" somehow doesn't include medical marijuana

The capital of cannabis?

An interview with the "Republican-leaning Independent corporate lawyer-type" behind the new DC cannabis regulations

Obama’s mistake

By Gabriel Haaland and Laura ThomasLast month, Obama came out swinging against medical marijuana in an interview, defended his raids of law-abiding clubs, and...

A teachable moment

Lynching Charlie Lynch tells the story of a crushing federal raid.

Obama and state’s rights

April 26, 2012
So how many angry pot smokers (and how many of my libertarian-leaning blog trolls) are going to love this? The governors of four western...

Guardian endorsements for June 5 election

Sure, the primaries are a joke -- but your vote still matters. Our take on the trash wars, the DCCC race, and more local elections

We had a party

Hey feds! Here's the shots from our 420 party, in case your spy cams didn't work so good

Alerts

April 24, 2012
WEDNESDAY 25Court support for Oaksterdam arrestees Oakland federal courthouse, 1301 Clay, Oak, 9:30 am, free. About 60 percent of Californians support medical marijuana, and...

The Guardian Presents: 4/20 Stoned Soul Picnic (a benefit for Americans for Safe Access)

April 19, 2012
With the feds cracking down on cannabis dispensaries all across the country, it is now more important than ever that we support safe access...

Oh high!

Gear up for 4/20 with this smashing recipe from High Times' new cookbook

Why Wall Street loves the War on Drugs

April 9, 2012
The raid on Oaksterdam has just about everyone in local politics engaging in a little head-scratching: What possible reason would the Obama administration have...

District attorney distances self from anti-cannabis memo, ‘unequivocally supports medical marijuana’

Don't believe everything you read, especially when it comes out of the District Attorney's office. D.A. George Gascon's press representative Stephanie Ong Stillman says...

Two incidents

On what the hell happened with SF medical marijuana last week

In the SXSW green room

A DIY potstar runs down her favorite medical marijuana moments from Austin

Power puff

Photographer Robyn Twomey's shots of women puffing tough come at a crucial time in cannabis history

Herbwise: Shambhala Healing Center next on the federal chopping block

When Al Shawa, founder of Shambhala Healing Center, was asked about what he was going to do now that the federal government is trying...

Campaign cash roundup and questions about our sleeping watchdog

February 22, 2012
Oliver Luby – the last true public-spirited employee at the Ethics Commission (a campaign lapdog when it should be a watchdog) before being forced...

A taxing situation

An interview with the tax attorney who is trying to save medical marijuana

Federal government sets its sights on 12 more SF dispensaries

February 10, 2012
Bad news for medical marijuana patients in the Bay Area: as reported by the SF Examiner, the DEA has requested records from the city's...

Weed on wheels

Delivery services and new dispensaries roll onto our annual Cannabis Club Guide update