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The Bay Area’s 420 Event Guide

The Bay Area’s 420 Event Guide

San Francisco is one of the best places to celebrate 420. SF Bay Area venues and public parks are hosting stoner-friendly performances and gatherings in the days around the marijuana holiday, setting the mood for some stoney festivities, beyond the annual Hippie Hill gathering. Here’s…

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Photos: Hippie Hill at Bill Graham Civic with Cypress Hill & Berner

Photos: Hippie Hill at Bill Graham Civic with Cypress Hill & Berner

Bay Area rapper Berner (Taylor Gang Records, Cookies) brought together his friends (Juicy J, J Boog, Chronixx, Kool John, Dizzy Wright) for a massive 420 celebration at the Bill Graham Civic in San Francisco last night. All photos by Abe Coloma. See the entire gallery…

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Photos: Method Man, Redman and B Real at Smoker’s Club Tour

Photos: Method Man, Redman and B Real at Smoker’s Club Tour

Some of the stoniest rappers to ever hold a mic, Method Man, Redman, B Real and San Francisco’s own Berner touched down the Regency Ballroom on Saturday to celebrate the the fall harvest at the Smoker’s Club Tour.

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Inaugural 420 Games Planned for Golden Gate Park

Inaugural 420 Games Planned for Golden Gate Park

The inaugural 420 Games are planned for this weekend at Golden Gate Park with a 5k race, a talk with Harborside dispensary founder Steve DeAngelo, a live performance from all-female Led Zepplin tribute band Zepparella and a beer tastings from Lagunita’s Brewing Co. Jim McAlpine,…

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Santa Clara County Bans Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Santa Clara County Bans Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

In a vote on Tuesday, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to ban medical marijuana dispensaries on unincorporated county land, surrounding San Jose and other South Bay Cities. Following San Jose’s adoption of strict pot regulations, which severely limited the number of…

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Video: Vice Throws a Marijuana Dinner Party at Hunter S. Thompson’s House

Video: Vice Throws a Marijuana Dinner Party at Hunter S. Thompson’s House

Media company Vice had rare access to the Aspen, Calo., estate of late gonzo author Hunter S. Thompson for a four-course dinner party with (legal) marijuana-infused dishes from longtime Aspen chef Chris Lanter.

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The New York Times Pushes for Legal Marijuana

The New York Times Pushes for Legal Marijuana

The New York Times appears to be taking a strong stance in support of marijuana legalization. In the Sunday edition of the paper, it introduced a series of editorials calling for the end of the prohibition on the plant.

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Berkeley Council Votes to Give Medical Marijuana to the Poor

Berkeley Council Votes to Give Medical Marijuana to the Poor

The Berkeley City Council recently voted unanimously that local medical marijuana dispensaries donate an amount equal to 2 percent of their sales to low-income patients.

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Advocates Occupy San Jose With Free Marijuana, Evaluations

Advocates Occupy San Jose With Free Marijuana, Evaluations

After the San Jose City Council recently voted to make it nearly impossible to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in the city, stakeholders in the South Bay city’s  medical marijuana industry are fighting back. In an effort to gain the 100,000 signatures for a referendum,…

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Voters to Get Free Weed in San Jose

Voters to Get Free Weed in San Jose

As California seemingly continues to move backwards on the issue of medical marijuana, San Jose, in particular, is struggling with the issue. That’s why the Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition will be handing out free pot to those who vote in Tuesday’s election as part of…

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San Jose City Council to Vote on Medical Marijuana Rules

San Jose City Council to Vote on Medical Marijuana Rules

While other U.S. cities enjoy the recreational use of medical marijuana, California cities are still struggling to define policies for regulating medical marijuana. Officials in San Jose, the city with the largest population in the Bay Area and the 10th largest in the U.S., are…

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Live Review: Hauschka Brings Psychedelic Piano to Yoshi’s on 420

Live Review: Hauschka Brings Psychedelic Piano to Yoshi’s on 420

While most people spent their Easter holiday either surrounded by family or at Golden Gate Park celebrating 420, Volker Bertelmann, aka Hauschka, found his way to Yoshi’s for an intimate performance at one of San Francisco’s best jazz venues. It was a snug setting. Five…

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