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Our Weekly Picks: March 20-26, 2013

WEDNESDAY 20Mr. Marina Competition Why would you pay $50 for an hour of hosted Skyy vodka and Peronis? Why, when it's preceding what may...

On the Cheap listings

Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks.WEDNESDAY 201960's Go-Go Groove Make-out...

On the Cheap listings

Submit items at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for listings, see PicksWEDNESDAY 6RayKo's sixth annual plastic camera show RayKo Photo...

Staff of shut-down Mission dispensary opens SoMa’s newest cannabis club

Today was the grand opening for a new dispensary just steps from the front door of Mezzanine and right down the block from a...

Feds continue war on California’s medical marijuana industry

San Francisco medical marijuana dispensaries may be bouncing back from last year’s crackdown by the federal government, but the industry statewide continues to be...

Elsewhere on election night, cannabis could get fired up

What's on the California ballot this year that pot activists should be stoked on? Absolutely nothing! (Unless you're interested in eliminating the death penalty,...

Judges consider whether the feds have ignored medical evidence on marijuana

Tomorrow (Tues/16), for the first time in more than 20 years, a court will consider whether the federal government has improperly ignored evidence of...

Medical marijuana is over

... and so is this cannabis column.

Panther medicine

An original member of the Black Panther connects the dots between marijuana access and justice

Narc fetish

Weed vs. cancer, Fiona Apple vs. fascists

Roseanne vs. mind control

Everyone's favorite sitcom queen may have been high when she decided to run for president -- and she's not apologizing for it

A studied approach

Donald Abrams started examining cannabis at SF General in 1992 -- and thinks the cure to Prohibition lies elsewhere

PR problems

Some neighbors are bummed that a new pot club is coming to Mission Street, but does their reasoning make sense?

On the Cheap Listings

Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks.WEDNESDAY 29Martin Lee: Smoke Signals...

Temporarily blunted

Facebook saw fit to block marijuana advocacy ads -- what does this say about public discourse on the Internet?

Drug peace

Strange times call for strange measures: an interview with author Doug Fine


San Francisco did everything right. Now the feds are shutting down legal marijuana in town. And nobody can figure out what happened

Let it learn

What's fresh in Bay education, from pot activism 101 to design degrees

We need a hero

And why look to the Olympics when Vice made a documentary about said savior?

Two of SF’s most venerable cannabis dispensaries get shut down

Sadness, anger, and confusion hung thick in the fragrant, smoky air of two of San Francisco's oldest and most prominent medical marijuana dispensaries –...

Dab’ll do ya

Despite the actions of our president, we will continue to dab

Chow withdraws from D11 race after residency questioned

Sup. John Avalos appears to be cruising to an uncontested reelection now that Leon Chow, an organizer and executive with SEIU-UHW, has been chased...

Best of the Bay 2012: BEST VALUE-ADDED WAFFLE

BEST VALUE-ADDED WAFFLE Despite regulations handed down by the city's Medical Cannabis Task Force, which have eschewed food that can't be stored at room...

Best of the Bay 2012: BEST SMOKE ON THE AIR

BEST SMOKE ON THE AIR We love the activists on the medical marijuana scene, but you can't attend one of the Bay's many cannabis...