➤ “Speed key to Muni transit vision,” Local News, TuesdayMuni has solutions right in front themWill Reisman’s story implies that reducing Muni travel times is some kind of extraordinary goal and something “For the agency to strive for over the next 50 years.” This is completely ludicrous. Why does Muni need half a century to fix this problem? Read More
Ask any small-business owner: Starting a new venture, getting in the black, growing and expanding — it’s not easy.
And that’s without the risk of federal law enforcement swooping in at any time, seizing everything, shutting down the operation and then tossing the owners in prison for good measure.
A San Francisco medical marijuana collective plans to fight the law after receiving a shutdown notice from the U.S. Department of Justice. Read More
A prominent Mission district businessman is leaving the restaurant and real estate industries for the medical marijuana trade. Read More
It's not easy to open a medical cannabis dispensary in San Francisco, but it's very easy for patients to purchase their medicine from the comfort of home — even if the service is illegal.Delivery services operating in seeming violation of city law advertise in print and on the Web, and operate in full knowledge of city officials, who say their hands are tied. Read More
Three new medical cannabis facilities in the Excelsior district were approved by the Planning Commission on Thursday despite increasing interest from the federal government to shutter such businesses across California. Read More
The federal Drug Enforcement Administration has asked The City’s Department of Public Health to turn over records for 12 of San Francisco's remaining 21 medical cannabis dispensaries, according to emails obtained by The San Francisco Examiner. Read More
San Francisco's medical cannabis dispensary program resumed licensing and inspecting medical marijuana collectives, Department of Public Health officials announced Monday. The move comes after the agency said last week that the application process was suspended. Read More
San Francisco’s medical marijuana dispensaries are under attack after at least three landlords of pot clubs were sent threatening letters from the Department of Justice as part of a statewide crackdown.
The letters are the latest conflict between San Francisco — where medical marijuana is legal under local and state law — and the federal government, which deems the drug illegal. Read More
In spite of a concentration of pot clubs in the area, the Upper Market neighborhood seems likely to become home to a sixth medical cannabis dispensary. Read More