medical marijuana

Zach Randolph getting arrested for allgedly having two pounds of marijuana on him was dumb. But not as dumb as the way pro sports leagues treat the drug. (Courtesy Sean Davis/Flickr)

Pro sports leagues should learn to love marijuana legalization

Zach Randolph — formerly of the Portland Trail Blazers and Memphis Grizzlies,…

 

Steve Kerr (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr makes a lot of sense when explaining why he used marijuana

OAKLAND — Warriors head coach Steve Kerr made waves throughout the NBA…

 

Pennsylvania Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at a ceremony where he signed the medical marijuana bill known as Senate Bill 3 into law on Sunday in Harrisonburg, Pa.  (Daniel Zampogna/PennLive.com via AP)

Pennsylvania launches 24th US medical marijuana program

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania has become the 24th state to legalize a…

 

Whoopi Goldberg, pictured in February, is backing a new company making medical marijuana products for women. (Evan Agostini/ Invision/AP)

Scoop: Whoopi Goldberg goes into medical marijuana biz

Ladies, toss away the Midol! Whoopi Goldberg’s got the solution for your…

Whoopi Goldberg, pictured in February, is backing a new company making medical marijuana products for women. (Evan Agostini/ Invision/AP)

California governor OKs medical marijuana regulations

A trio of bills aimed at bringing order and oversight to California's…

Former medical marijuana industry union organizer indicted for taking bribes, kickbacks

An Oakland labor official working to organize the medical marijuana industry was…

Appeals court rejects Oakland’s efforts to keep Harborside pot dispensary open

A federal appeals court today ruled against the city of Oakland's efforts…

A customer takes a whiff of Buddha's Pantry's marijuana from Brandy Turnbull (left) at the "Get Baked Sale" held at  SOMAStreat Food Park on 11th Street, Saturday, June 13, 2015 in San Francisco. The event included food trucks and various booths promoting their companies. There were the typical edibles like cookies and brownies as well as the more innovative products like marijuana infused olive oil. Over 25 local businesses hosted the event. Photos by Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. Examiner.

Popular medical marijuana event kiboshed by SF

The organizer of a popular event last month in San Francisco that…

A customer takes a whiff of Buddha's Pantry's marijuana from Brandy Turnbull (left) at the "Get Baked Sale" held at  SOMAStreat Food Park on 11th Street, Saturday, June 13, 2015 in San Francisco. The event included food trucks and various booths promoting their companies. There were the typical edibles like cookies and brownies as well as the more innovative products like marijuana infused olive oil. Over 25 local businesses hosted the event. Photos by Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. Examiner.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA planned second location in the Sunset for Apothecarium

Sunset abstaining from pot clubs

The cannabis industry is booming in California and nationwide, but it appears…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA planned second location in the Sunset for Apothecarium
Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerSupervisor Scott Wiener stands outside of The Apothecarium

Supervisor plans task force to prepare SF for marijuana legalization statewide

If California voters approve recreational marijuana for adults at the November 2016…

Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerSupervisor Scott Wiener stands outside of The Apothecarium
cindy chew/2005 S.F. Examiner file photoA medical marijuana dispensary looking to add a location in the Excelsior was put on hold due to concerns from the neighbhorhood about the types of people the businesses attract.

SF medical marijuana industry expansion on hold

San Francisco is saying no to a medical marijuana green-light district. Cannabis,…

cindy chew/2005 S.F. Examiner file photoA medical marijuana dispensary looking to add a location in the Excelsior was put on hold due to concerns from the neighbhorhood about the types of people the businesses attract.
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Group begins push to legalize marijuana use in California

A national marijuana advocacy group took steps Wednesday to begin raising money…

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Misha Japaridze/2013 AP file photoU.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher introduced an amendment to the Department of Justice's budget that aims to end federal raids on state-legal cannabis in the U.S.

Marijuana wins big victory in Congress

Marijuana won its biggest-ever victory on Capitol Hill early Friday, when the…

Misha Japaridze/2013 AP file photoU.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher introduced an amendment to the Department of Justice's budget that aims to end federal raids on state-legal cannabis in the U.S.
(Juan Pardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Medical cannabis cards now reportedly available at Amoeba Music

According to Hoodline, San Franciscans who want to apply for a medical…

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cindy chew/2005 S.F. Examiner file photoA medical marijuana dispensary looking to add a location in the Excelsior was put on hold due to concerns from the neighbhorhood about the types of people the businesses attract.

Medical marijuana dispensaries could open in new parts of SF under proposal

The real estate in San Francisco available to medical cannabis dispensaries could…

cindy chew/2005 S.F. Examiner file photoA medical marijuana dispensary looking to add a location in the Excelsior was put on hold due to concerns from the neighbhorhood about the types of people the businesses attract.
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UCSF to study marijuana-based drug for children

Children as young as a year old are receiving a marijuana-derived drug…

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Advocates decry proposed SF medical marijuana restrictions

A group of medical marijuana advocates and a pot dispensary applicant made…

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Cindy Chew/2005 S.F. Examiner file photoDespite a turnaround in public opinion

Ammiano's latest effort for statewide medical marijuana regulations fails

Medical marijuana businesses obeying California law will continue to face U.S. Justice…

Cindy Chew/2005 S.F. Examiner file photoDespite a turnaround in public opinion
Kenneth Gibson

Man found with 7 pounds of marijuana at SFO claims it was personal use

This Jet Blue passenger's head was in the clouds, according to prosecutors.…

Kenneth Gibson

SF’s Civic Center Plaza to be awash in cannabis Saturday

The movement is coming home. San Francisco is widely seen as the…