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How Grass Roots Made It Through California’s Changing Cannabis Climate

Discover how one San Francisco dispensary has stayed ahead of the game in an ever-changing cannabis climate.

San Francisco Embraces Amsterdam-Style Cannabis Lounges

The lounges are required to install expensive heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems to prevent the distinct marijuana odor from leaking outside.

California Prosecutors Dropping, Reducing Cannabis Convictions

San Francisco and San Diego are moving to erase thousands of marijuana convictions en masse, a step that could prove life-changing for some and could especially help minorities.

San Francisco to Wipe out Thousands of Cannabis Convictions

District Attorney George Gascon said his office will dismiss nearly 3,000 misdemeanor cases and review nearly 5,000 felony cases for possible action.

America Mourns Passing of Dennis Peron, Father of Medical Marijuana

Rebel, nonconformist, American hero: The father of medical marijuana died at age 72, less than a month after California legalized.

San Francisco Goes Legal: Live Updates

The city that cradled the medical marijuana movement finally goes adult-use legal. Leafly's Chris Roberts hits the new shops.

California Cannabis Shops Roll Out Hoopla as Sales Set to Begin

Marijuana legalization arrives Monday in California with lots of hoopla, but only a handful of cities will initially have retail outlets ready to sell recreational cannabis.

San Francisco Could See Cannabis Sales Begin Jan. 5

San Francisco leaders have overcome deep divisions, approving cannabis-friendly rules that could allow sales to start the first week of January.

San Francisco Almost Certainly Won’t Be Selling Cannabis on Jan. 1

Amid infighting and delays, the Board of Supervisors pushed back a key vote. Now a bigger battle is brewing.

Recreational Marijuana Rules Rile Cannabis-Friendly San Francisco

Writing local rules in the cannabis-friendly city has taken a contentious turn as critics try to restrict where products can be sold.

No Contest: 8 of Forbes’ 10 ‘Coolest’ Cities Have Legal Cannabis

Forbes magazine recently published a list of "America's 10 Coolest Cities." Eight of those 10 have legal cannabis. Coincidence?

Confusion Coming With California’s Legal Cannabis

Ready or not, California kicks off adult-use cannabis sales on Jan. 1. And, mostly, it's not.

California Wildfires Threaten Thousands of Cannabis Farms

A devastating cluster of wildfires stands to destroy tens of millions of dollars’ worth of cannabis on the outskirts of the state’s famed Emerald Triangle.

The Dianne Feinstein Mystery: Why Is She California’s Last Prohibitionist?

She announced her re-election bid this morning. But will her drug warrior ways hurt her chances for another term?

The Ultimate Cannabis Road Trip Through California

From the Emerald Triangle through San Francisco and Big Sur to Los Angeles and on to Joshua Tree, soak in California cannabis culture on our road trip.

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