Grapes and Grass: Businesses Struggling During COVID-19

Most businesses struggled in the wake of the shelter-in-place mandate — many closed temporarily, and some shuttered for good. Aside from hand sanitizer and toilet paper companies, a few other industries saw demand for their product go up. Among them? Weed and wine. During the first week of sheltering in place, Bay Area residents drank […]

These Are the Best Ways to Get Cannabis in the Bay Area

Since recreational pot became legal in 2018, it’s seemingly everywhere in the Bay Area. From billboards referencing “420” above the on-ramp to the Bay Bridge to cannabis wellness products lining the shelves of grocery stores, there’s no avoiding the reality that pot is becoming more normalized by the day. Problems in the bedroom? There’s a […]

Curious About CBD? Here Are 8 Products to Try

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard the letters CBD more than a few times lately. Not sure what it is or what all the fuss is about? We’ve got you covered. First, let’s get something straight: No, it will not get you high, and yes, it is legal in most states.  […]

What You Need to Know About Your Teen’s Brain on Marijuana

Opinions about marijuana are changing. Greater social acceptance is evidenced by the drug’s legalization in some states, calls for decriminalization by politicians in others, and even Kathy Bates’ new television series “Disjointed,” about the owner of a Los Angeles cannabis dispensary. Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States by teens […]

My Husband Left His Law Firm to Sell Pot

When my husband called from work last August to announce he was going to quit his steady job to pursue his dream of starting a business, I wish I could say I was entirely supportive. That there wasn’t a pit in my stomach at the thought of him sacrificing his stable law career to work […]

The Case Against Pot and Your Teen

Dope. Bud. Weed. Purple Hurkel. The Devil’s Lettuce. Whatever they call it, kids are smoking it. Legalization doesn’t help, particularly in Colorado, which is already long down the legalization path. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper said his state should be the guinea pig for any other state considering legalizing marijuana. Whatever Illinois decides to do, the facts […]