All posts by Sophia Valdes

Trimming the Supply

Trimming the Supply

San Francisco has more dispensaries per square mile than any other major California city. With a current 37 dispensaries open and 41 delivery services operating...
Sigh of ReLeaf

Sigh of ReLeaf

One of the first San Francisco cannabis dispensaries to open in the old medical marijuana era was also one of the first to shut down...
Striking Oil

Striking Oil

There’s long been a legend circulating in the cannabis crowd about a supposed “miracle cure” marijuana medication called Rick Simpson Oil. As the story goes,...
Is the Green Rush Over?

Is the Green Rush Over?

The dirty little secret of the California cannabis industry is that no one’s making as much money as they thought they would. A recent Office...
Boudin and Green

Boudin and Green

San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin was right-wing media’s most hated district attorney before he was even sworn in as district attorney. After Boudin won the...
Cannabis 2020

Cannabis 2020

  Recreational marijuana just blew into Chicago, as the state of Illinois legalized adult-use cannabis on New Year’s Day. Next week, the state of Hawaii...
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...