All posts by Joe Kukura

Unions Labor to Grow in SF

Unions Labor to Grow in SF

The recreational cannabis industry has generally been quite friendly to labor — because the state has forced them to be. For instance, unlike Uber and...
Cookie D’oh

Cookie D’oh

In February, the San Francisco Planning Commission said the Upper Haight would finally get a dispensary, giving the notorious illegal pot-deal hotspot its first whiff...
Fudging Chocolate

Fudging Chocolate

Infused cannabis chocolates can be like… well, a box of chocolates: You never know what you’re going to get. That’s the premise of recent findings...
Dank to the Bank

Dank to the Bank

While many eyes in Washington, D.C. were glued to updates about President Donald Trump and a whistleblower, the U.S. cannabis industry had its attention on...
Is It Safe to Vape?

Is It Safe to Vape?

Anyone who says they know what’s behind the recent outbreak of a vaping-related lung disease is either lying, doesn’t know what they’re talking about, or...
Cannabis With Kid Gloves

Cannabis With Kid Gloves

You may have had a “cool” grandmother who smoked weed when you were growing up. If that’s your benchmark for cool, Susan Soares is ultra-cool,...
The Panic over ‘Organic’

The Panic over ‘Organic’

Buzzwords like “artisanal,” “farm-to-table,” and “handcrafted” don’t actually mean anything. A restaurant could slap those words onto any old crappy hot dog or cronut and...
The Inside Dope on Jack Herer

The Inside Dope on Jack Herer

You can’t call marijuana Girl Scout Cookies anymore, because the Girl Scouts of America send cease-and-desist orders to pot brands who use the name. Same...