Rolling Papers

Drain the Pain

Bear with me, Dear Reader, while I tell my CBD story. I was in pain and found it uncomfortable to sit, stand...

Pushback Time

Call them Sonoma County’s best-known marijuana-istas. Erich Pearson, Alexa Wall, Erin Gore, Ron Ferraro and Dennis Hunter are among the most outspoken...

From Gun to Gavel

Former Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Coursey, now running for a slot on the county board of supervisors, tells me I ought not be surprised...

Weed Bouquet

Want to boost your romantic life this Valentine’s Day? Try eating dark chocolate, and ingest some locally grown cannabis. The cannabis might briefly increase...

Texas Barnstorm

Down in the great state of Texas, the state of cannabis has pot folks are pissed off. For starters, there aren’t many of them—at...

Pot Pivot

A new, cannabis-devoted “institution of higher learning” is coming to Santa Rosa. “The Galley” will serve as a center for the co-manufacture and distribution...

Buds in the Bunker

Read an excerpt from Jonah Raskin's new book, "Dark Day, Dark Night," available now.The setup: Detective Tioga Vignetta and her...

Hemp It Up

More marijuana is grown in California than anywhere else in the U.S., but 10 states, including Colorado, Kentucky and Oregon, leave California in the...

Wise Guys

Are you Weed Wise? The state of California hopes you already have the cannabis smarts. In case you don’t, there’s a new campaign called...

Look for the Union . . . Edible

Can unions organize cannabis industry workers, some stoned, some sober, others undocumented and still others with college degrees?It’s tricky.The upsides: a unionized cannabis industry...