David Downs
David Downs is a San Francisco-based journalist who edits “Smell the Truth” on SFGate.com. He contributes to WIRED and Rolling Stone, and is the co-founder of “The Hash” podcast.
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California Marijuana and Wildfire: Here’s the Latest

More than 600,000 acres of the Golden State scorched. Cultivation heartlands under smoky siege.

Raging California Carr Fire Reaches Designer Cannabis Maker Alien Labs

Redding-based growers are facing loss of homes after the wildfire exploded Thursday and jumped the Sacramento River.

Mango Haze, World Cup, and Independence Day — This Is #MondayMotivation

Look out for World Cup, Marvel's new "Ant-Man" film, July 4 fireworks, and much more in Leafly's Monday radar report.

Oakland Rolls Out Drug War Reparations

While others talk about expanding diversity in the cannabis industry, the City of Oakland is taking action. Will it work?