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News, The Snitch Mayor Ed Lee Blocks Plan to Let Shuttered Pot Clubs Operate on City Property

Mayor Ed Lee Blocks Plan to Let Shuttered Pot Clubs Operate on City Property

The boom and bust cycles that have created jobs and driven up rent and home prices in San Francisco apply to things other than technology. A year ago, there were nearly 30 medical marijuana dispensaries in town; they were paying…
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News, The Snitch East Bay Resident Manages to Keep S.F. Pot Club Closed With Dubious Claims

East Bay Resident Manages to Keep S.F. Pot Club Closed With Dubious Claims

It might be difficult to do business in San Francisco, but it's certainly easy to undo a business.All you need to do is say that a park or an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting hall is the same thing as a school,…
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News, The Snitch Medical Marijuana Crackdown: Rep. Barbara Lee Tells Feds to Back Off

Medical Marijuana Crackdown: Rep. Barbara Lee Tells Feds to Back Off

Last week was one of the the darkest for the medical marijuana movement, with the federal Justice Department picking two of San Francisco's best-known and best-behaving licensed medical cannabis dispensaries for closure. This came mere weeks after U.S. Attorney Melinda…
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News, The Snitch Obama Makes Another Stop in San Francisco Today, Which Means Traffic Will Be Awful

Obama Makes Another Stop in San Francisco Today, Which Means Traffic Will Be Awful

We love Obama, but we hate traffic. So each time the president makes a trip to San Francisco we feel truly conflicted. Then again, the only thing that we hate worse than San Francisco traffic jams is the thought of…
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News, The Snitch Nancy Pelosi Shames Obama Over Marijuana Crackdown

Nancy Pelosi Shames Obama Over Marijuana Crackdown

Earlier this week, medical marijuana advocates marched to Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco office, where they delivered a petition asking the House Minority Leader to crack down on President Obama over his federal crackdown of pot clubs.And because the San…
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News, The Snitch Local Democrats Ask Obama to Leave S.F. Marijuana Clubs Alone

Local Democrats Ask Obama to Leave S.F. Marijuana Clubs Alone

San Francisco Democrats turned on one of their own as they issued a scathing rebuttal to President Barack Obama's explanation of his unpopular crackdown of medical marijuana clubs.The local Democratic Party passed a resolution yesterday, demanding that President Obama, Attorney…
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News, The Snitch Feds Quietly Shut Down Marin Pot Club

Feds Quietly Shut Down Marin Pot Club

The state's oldest pot club closed over the weekend under pressure from President Barack Obama's Administration, media outlets are reporting. U.S. Attorney for Northern California Melinda Haag had sent letters to the Marin Alliance For Medical Marijuana, ordering the club…
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News, The Snitch Pot Club Crackdown Continues, Judge Rejects Demands to Stop Feds

Pot Club Crackdown Continues, Judge Rejects Demands to Stop Feds

A judge has ruled that she would not interfere with the feds' efforts to shut down medical marijuana dispensaries across California. Oakland U.S. District Court Judge Saundra Armstrong ruled on Monday that pot clubs failed to show that  the federal…
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News, The Snitch Medical Marijuana: Feds Move to Forfeit Marin Pot Club's Property

Medical Marijuana: Feds Move to Forfeit Marin Pot Club's Property

The state's oldest pot club closed over the weekend under pressure from President Barack Obama's Administration, media outlets are reporting. U.S. Attorney for Northern California Melinda Haag had sent letters to the Marin Alliance For Medical Marijuana, ordering the club…
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News, The Snitch Public Supports Medical Marijuana, but Not Full Legalization of Pot

Public Supports Medical Marijuana, but Not Full Legalization of Pot

Just as local pot clubs have been closing their doors due to a federal crackdown, a new poll was released showing that a growing number of people actually support medical marijuana. According to a CBS news poll conducted at the…
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News, The Snitch Have S.F. Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Reached Critical Mass?

Have S.F. Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Reached Critical Mass?

On Monday, the Apothecarium will finally open its doors, making it San Francisco's 26th medical cannabis dispensary. Far from having as many pot clubs as Starbucks, vast swaths of San Francisco are, thanks to restrictive zoning laws, devoid of dispensaries…
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News, The Snitch All Your Base Are Belong to SF: It's GovernmentInAction – Nanny State Edition!

All Your Base Are Belong to SF: It's GovernmentInAction – Nanny State Edition!

By Benjamin Wachs It’s “Big Brother Week” here in San Francisco, and almost every government agency is getting in on the act. This week they’ll be voting to: -- forbid sleeping AND cooking in parks; -- forbid check cashing…
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News, The Snitch SF WeedMap for College, err CANCER Victims: A Marijuana Dispensary Mashup

SF WeedMap for College, err CANCER Victims: A Marijuana Dispensary Mashup

Where exactly are all those pot clubs we're so known for? Solved. SFWeekly's The Snitch presents a handy Google mashup of pot clubs in SF based on permit documents. Note the density of clubs in the Inner Mission area…
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