marijuana

High taxes, high reward?

April 23, 2018

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 ...

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 ...

The stuff and things dreams are made of: a post-election analysis

November 9, 2012 Opinion 1 Comment

After a general election with campaigns that lasted more than a year, cost more than $6 billion and included thousands of hours of cleverly edited TV ads featuring scary-voice narration, one soundbite ascends above all the rest as the most succinct description of U.S. politics in 2012 and beyond. The one-minute monologue summed up the will ...