Pot

Medical cannabis opponents hold up signs while lined up outside of the Board of Supervisor Chamber at  San Francisco's City Hall Tuesday, October 3, 2017 ahead of an appeals hearing for the Apothecarium's medical cannabis dispensary planned to be opened in San Francisco's Sunset District. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF supervisors reject marijuana dispensary in the Sunset

Sunset residents afraid marijuana will hurt their children successfully prevented the cannabis…

 

Supporters of supervised injection facilities say that they are effective in reducing drug use, decreasing the risk of disease, preventing overdoses and keeping needles off the street.  (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Ed Lee faces criticism for opposing supervised injection facilities

From a needle exchange program to supporting the distribution of naloxone to…

 

States that have legalized pot are taking a fresh look at making it easier for out-of-state investors to get in the weed business, saying the pot industry's ongoing difficulty banking means they need new options to finance expansion. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, file)

Pot states take fresh look at out-of-state investment

DENVER — States that have legalized pot are taking a fresh look…

 

From left, Cannabis State Legislation Task Force members Barbara Fugate, Laura Thomas, Terrance Alan and Sarah Shradar attend the group's first meeting Wednesday. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Pot panel sets high ambitions, seeks to build broad political support

The architects behind the vision of San Francisco when marijuana is a…

From left, Cannabis State Legislation Task Force members Barbara Fugate, Laura Thomas, Terrance Alan and Sarah Shradar attend the group's first meeting Wednesday. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Scott Wiener, who created the cannabis task force, stands outside The Apothecarium, a medical marijuana dispensary in San Francsico. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner

San Francisco prepares for legalization of recreational marijuana use

Expecting California voters will legalize recreational marijuana use next year, San Francisco…

Supervisor Scott Wiener, who created the cannabis task force, stands outside The Apothecarium, a medical marijuana dispensary in San Francsico. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner
Election officials in two of Ohio's counties say lines of voters dwindled some after an early wave of Ohioans who cast their ballots early in the state's general election. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Ohio votes down legalizing pot for medical, recreational use

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In a single stroke, Ohio voters rejected a ballot…

Election officials in two of Ohio's counties say lines of voters dwindled some after an early wave of Ohioans who cast their ballots early in the state's general election. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Buddie, the mascot for the pro-marijuana legalization group ResponsibleOhio, waits on a sidewalk to greet passing college students during a promotional tour in Oxford, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Ohio votes on legalizing pot for medical, recreational use

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The only state with a ballot question this year…

Buddie, the mascot for the pro-marijuana legalization group ResponsibleOhio, waits on a sidewalk to greet passing college students during a promotional tour in Oxford, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Sean Parker is backing a ballot measure that may have the best chance of making marijuana legal for recreational use. (Brent Drinkut/Statesman-Journal via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Tech tycoon spearheads pot legalization bid in California

The push to put California among the states where marijuana can be…

Sean Parker is backing a ballot measure that may have the best chance of making marijuana legal for recreational use. (Brent Drinkut/Statesman-Journal via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
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Despite nebulous legal status, pot growers hire lobbyists

California's marijuana farmers have existed in a legal gray area in the…

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More than 600 marijuana plants seized from Bayview home

Police seized more than 600 marijuana plants from a house in San…

Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP ImagesActor Seth Rogen attends the premiere of the feature film "The Interview" in Los Angeles on Thursday

Seth Rogen slams report he left pot “stench” in Sony office

After being demoted from her cushy gig as Sony Pictures’ co-chairwoman, Amy…

Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP ImagesActor Seth Rogen attends the premiere of the feature film "The Interview" in Los Angeles on Thursday

Sobering facts on marijuana

With clever names like Peace of Mind, Girl Scout Cookies, Train Wreck…

Bid to regulate medical marijuana in California fizzles

Marijuana legalization may be considered by some as a foregone conclusion. But…

Man slashed with letter opener in Western Addition during pot purchase

A man was slashed with a letter opener in the Western Addition…

AP file photoGov. Jerry Brown says he is unsure legalizing marijuana is a good idea.

California governor unsure legal pot is good plan

California Governor Jerry Brown says he is not sure legalizing pot is…

AP file photoGov. Jerry Brown says he is unsure legalizing marijuana is a good idea.

Resident, church keep Sunset district pot fight alive

A Sunset district resident and a local church are trying to stop…

Mother jailed after 4-year-old daughter eats pot brownie

A 4-year-old should be allowed to eat a pot brownie, a South…

Pot task force looks to be leader in regulations

San Francisco could continue to forge the way in regulating the marijuana…

Garcia: Casino revenue no sure bet

California has long been engaged in its own big spin — as…