The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District's Arts and Dialogue series presents "Growing Pains: The Business of Cannabis in San Francisco," Thursday, March 21, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco. This state-of-city discussion about the marijuana business and the impact of proposed legislative reforms is led by SF Appeal Editor Eve Batey with Heather Donahue, (contributor to Los Angeles Magazine, The Huffington Post, Rodale and author of Growgirl: The Blossoming of an Unlikely Outlaw) and Chris Roberts (contributor to the San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco Weekly and San Francisco Magazine).
California has been on the cutting edge of legal reform regarding the cultivation, possession, and use of marijuana beginning with 1996's Compassionate Use Act regarding the sale and use of medical marijuana. In San Francisco alone, there are 25 dispensaries are in operation. This lively discussion centers on the intersection of politics, business, law enforcement, and counter-culture resulting from the business of cannabis. Questions for participants are encouraged in advance at growingpains [at] sfappeal.com
. Admission is free. Space is limited. Please RSVP to info [at] ybcbd.org
The event is part of the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District's exciting Arts and Dialogue series of discussions, performance and workshops held quarterly in the Yerba Buena neighborhood