Until full legalization happens (most likely upon this November's election), Californians still need a doctor's recommendation for medical marijuana in order to partake. We all know that obtaining one is as easy as scoring a pot truffle in the park, but at least now we have classier, more efficient options than the MMJ docs in dank little offices on our city's seediers blocks. Check out the best spots to get your card, as well as a few doctors and nurses who are changing the landscape of modern medicine.
7x7's Friendly Guide to Cannabis: Get Cultured at the Bay Area's Ganja Dinners, Festivals, Exhibits, Yoga Classes + 420 Games
Experiences are the new commodity, and the cannabis world is getting in on the action. As pot goes mainstream, devotees are coming out of the shadows to share herb together over a host of fun activities—yoga and fitness, salons and suppers, film festivals and even museum exhibitions. There's much to do here in the capitol of cannabis. Here's a start.
7x7's Friendly Guide to Cannabis: Our Favorite Marijuana Strains, Pre-Rolls + Growers in Northern California
Walk into any dispensary or log on to any online delivery service and the menu of choices is almost immediately overwhelming—if you've seen the restaurant wine-list-style menu at The Apothecarium, you know exactly what we're talking about.
As skateboarding’s popularity skyrocketed in the early 1990s, San Francisco became a hub for the sport’s progression and popularity and, in turn, home to some of the country's most iconic skate spots.
Dogs live the good life in San Francisco. Walk down any street and you’ll see a pooch happily trotting along, catching crumbs under cafe tables, or chasing tennis balls in one of the many off-leash neighborhood parks.
Rising rather dramatically from the shoreline of the San Francisco Bay, just north of the Dumbarton Bridge, the Coyote Hills are a local jewel hidden in plain sight.
7x7's Friendly Guide to Cannabis: The Bay Area's Best Dispensaries, Delivery + Chicest Weed Boutiques
The dispensaries of yore, you've seen them: neon green signs, bars on the windows, intimidating bouncers. We say goodbye to all that as the new era of sophisticated pot shops brings more familiar amenities—concierges, chandeliers, digital menus, even a VIP lounge. And, of course, on-demand delivery. Here are our favorite (read: clean, stylish, safe) places in the Bay Area to buy grade-A flowers (all lab-tested with no yucky stuff), artisanal edibles, and more.
New fitness app MoveWith provides an inspired fitness community with trailblazing instructors and one-of-a-kind classes. The teacher-centric platform encourages new ways to move, such as Chair Affair a fun class where you can learn the sweaty art of seduction and how to work a chair like Queen Bey.
Bay Area residents are already obsessed with food—put some cannabis in there, and we all go bananas. Unsurprisingly, today's local edibles market is touting all the watchwords of our favorite chefs and restaurants—artisanal, organic, and so on.
Did you know that early preservationist John Muir's shares his birthday with Earth Day (April 22)? It's no coincidence! We're lucky to have the sanctuary of Muir Woods right in our back yard to celebrate, thanks to him.