San Francisco's 29 medical cannabis dispensaries have received just eleven complaints in five years , making them a global model for safe, reliable access. But every crop yields some bad fruit, and at least one club — Nor Cal Herbal Relief — has had some serious problems over the last year.
This summer, the city seems to have successfully dealt with the problem by re-assigning the dispensary to new owners who are taking the historic responsibility much more seriously. The new Waterfall Wellness Health Center is fantastically well-stocked and almost always empty — making it a downright delight in the otherwise dry southeast corner of the city. Few patients know the club is under new management and has cleaned up its act. It wasn't always so.
1) The Best Slideshow goes to The Huffington Post.
3) Best Anti-quote: The Christian Science Monitor: “Kids will look over and see what’s going on and will wonder why it’s so exclusive and that will make it cool to them,” she says. “We don’t need this.”