cannabis

Cannabis dominates Bay Area ballots

November 1, 2018 News 0 Comments

From the South Bay to Contra Costa County, this year’s midterm elections is all about cannabis. Communities throughout the Bay Area are organizing to pass or trash gross taxes on recreational marijuana cultivation and sales. Across the state’s 58 counties, 170 other local proposals aim to regulate marijuana cultivation, sales and use. In unincorporated Contra ...

High taxes, high reward?

April 25, 2018 Life

Thousands of people gathered for the annual 4/20 festivities in Golden Gate Park, the first since the legalization of recreational cannabis. From cannabis infused brownies to lemonade, attendees had their pick of product but not necessarily the product they would have chosen. Recreational sales for the substance began on Jan.1 in California after approval of ...

San Francisco’s higher taxes on cannabis

February 13, 2018 News

Adult use of cannabis is legal in California because of Proposition 64, which means anyone over the age of 21 can now purchase marijuana for recreational use, at a cost. Several taxes, including the 15 percent state tax, which comes along with recreational marijuana, that pushes the price of cannabis sold at dispensaries higher than ...

Alumna takes dope photos

December 7, 2017 Life News

After the vibrant female energy she felt during a No Doubt concert in 1997, SF State alumna Ashleigh Castro realized she wanted to become a photographer. Castro is now freelancing for Dope magazine a publication that focuses mainly on cannabis and hopes to get more women in the cover. “My main goal here is to ...

Prop 64 kicks up opposition from unexpected places

November 1, 2016 News

California is a mecca of cannabis agriculture and production. Small growers, especially in the Emerald Triangle, have made a living and created a culture around the industry. According to a recent report by The ArcView Group, the state generated $2.7 billion in legal cannabis sales 2015. On Nov. 8, voters will decide if legalizing recreational ...