Cannabis

Jan. 18, 2017
Chem Tales: Progress on Pot Policy Could Be Undone by Trump
“If the hair isn’t standing up on the back of your neck, then you’re not paying attention,” says Steph Sherer, head of Americans for Safe Access. 
(SF Weekly)

Jan. 12, 2017
Chem Tales: Small Growers Fear Changes Promised by Prop. 64
Has legalized pot put the small farmers of Northern California’s Emerald Triangle at risk?
(SF Weekly)

Jan. 5, 2017
Review: The Pax Era is Simplicity Incarnate
Only PAX could release two diametrically opposed products within months of each other and nail them both.
(SF Evergreen)

Jan. 5, 2017
Review: Grav Labs Upright Bubbler
I’ve never witnessed an angel cry, but I imagine it might sound something like the shattering of glass when you accidentally knock your bubbler over.
(SF Evergreen)

Jan. 4, 2017
Chem Tales: Legislators Seek Ban on Pot Smoking While Driving
Proposition 64 made it illegal to have an open container of pot in a vehicle but did not outlaw driving while stoned.
(SF Weekly)

Dec. 28, 2016
Chem Tales: Grandma, Are You Smoking Pot?
A recent study found a 71 percent increase in the number of people older than 49 who reported using marijuana between 2006 and 2013.
(SF Weekly)

Dec. 21, 2016
Chem Tales: What Does the Feds’ Recent Ruling on CBD Mean?
Marijuana attorney Josh Kappel helps us sort through the misleading headlines.
(SF Weekly)

Dec. 14, 2016
Chem Tales: Leading the Fight to Give Veterans Access to Cannabis
Lawyer Brandon L. Wyatt wants military veterans with PTSD to have the right to use medical cannabis.
(SF Weekly)

Dec. 8, 2016
Chem Tales: Can Cannabis Treats Help Pets, Too?
Despite the benefits cited by some animal lovers and veterinarians, CBD faces restrictions imposed by veterinary boards.
(SF Weekly)

Dec. 1, 2016
Review: The Pax 3 is the James Bond of Vaporizers
Despite the PAX 2’s status as the king of personal vaporizers, the PAX 3 has unseated its sibling.
(SF Evergreen)

Nov. 30, 2016
Chem Tales: Can Trump’s Attorney General Stop Pot Reform?
Many in the cannabis industry are concerned that the new administration might slow or reverse the rising tide of support for reforming weed policy.
(SF Weekly)

Nov. 23, 2016
Chem Tales: ‘Dinner Is Dope’ = Food, Cannabis, and Community
Mike Salman’s party is one where the food and the company are as important as the THC.
(SF Weekly)

Nov. 16, 2016
Chem Tales: What Happens Now That Prop. 64 Has Passed?
The legalization of recreational marijuana in California is a bellwether of what is likely to happen across the nation.
(SF Weekly)

Nov. 9, 2016
Chem Tales: A Pot-Based Drug Could Treat Addiction to Nicotine
A San Diego-based company is working to develop a CBD-nicotine hybrid gum to treat addiction to tobacco.
(SF Weekly)

Nov. 3, 2016
Chem Tales: Max Simon’s Fight to Bring Cannabis Into the Mainstream
The man who helped pull yoga and meditation from the fringes of respectability now has his sights set on weed.
(SF Weekly)

Nov. 3, 2016
Cover Story: Bringing A Sleek Aesthetic To a Once-Funky Industry
“It’s aspirational for us,” PAX CEO Tyler Goldman says when asked of the Apple comparisons. “Who wouldn’t want to be compared to Apple?”
(SF Evergreen)

Nov. 3, 2016
A New Golden Standard
Election Day is on Nov. 8, and for proponents of California’s Prop. 64, it means that legalized recreational use of cannabis for adults in the state may finally become a reality.
(SF Evergreen)

Nov. 3, 2016
Dabbing in the Flow State
Seibo Shen has a lot of ideas.
(SF Evergreen)

Sept. 1, 2016
Review: The Source Nail
For a long time, taking a dab has required one to assemble something they might find deep in the back of Walter White’s closet. But with the Source Vape Source Nail, those worries are now a thing of the past.
(SF Evergreen)